Material Culture and Mao’s China

Material Culture and Mao’s China is a multi-year collaboration with Dr. Jennifer Altehenger, an historian of modern China at Oxford University.  This project has both a scholarly and a public component.  It brings together an interdisciplinary group of researchers working on some aspect of material culture from China’s Mao period (1949-1976).  Two conferences, which included … Continue reading Material Culture and Mao’s China

China in the Curriculum

China in the Curriculum was a one-day professional development program for junior high and high school teachers in the Greater New Haven area.  Supported by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations’ Public Intellectuals Program and the Yale-China Association, this event included three sessions on how to use visual materials, literature, and oral history to integrate the … Continue reading China in the Curriculum

Bright College Day

Bright College Day was a one-day program organized in conjunction with the Association of Yale Alumni’s annual day of service in 2015.  Held in Hong Kong at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, twenty elementary school students from the Hope Worldwide Center in Shek Kip Mei had their first exposure to what college life is … Continue reading Bright College Day