Past Tiger Events
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Go East, Young Woman!
Two Decades of the National Palace Museum – Wellesley Connection, 1968-1989

May 23, 2021, 12:00:00 AM

Presenter/Panelists

Panelists: Mary Jane Clark, art appraiser and principal for Art Care & Appraisals LLC, and former museum management professional; Katharine Burnett, Professor of Chinese Art History, University of California Davis and Founding Director, Global Tea Initiative for the Study of Tea Culture and Science; Kristen Day, International Business Ethics Consultant and former Co-Chair for the Columbia University Seminar on China International Business; Rachel Wang, former Asia Director of the Elisabeth Luce Moore '24 Wellesley-Yenching Internship Program and former Managing Director-Asia, Acoustiguide Corporation

Moderator

Rachel Wang

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Poetry and the Literacy of Imperial Women in the Ming Dynasty

May 9, 2021, 12:00:00 AM

Presenter/Panelists

Ellen Soulliere , Honorary Research Associate, School of Humanities, Massey University, University of New Zealand

Moderator

Cynthia Brokaw, Chen Family Professor of China Studies, Professor of History and East Asian Studies, Brown University

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Wong Chin Foo: The First Chinese American

April 11, 2021, 12:00:00 AM

Presenter/Panelists

Scott Seligman, Writer, historian, genealogist, retired corporate executive

Moderator

Earl Y. Lin, Washington, DC-based civil rights legal professional, and Mrs. Lin’s grandson

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Four Decades of Business in and with China: Reflecting Back, Looking Forward

March 26, 2021, 12:00:00 AM

Presenter/Panelists

Merritt (Terry) Cooke, Founding Director, China Partnership of Greater Philadelphia and Steve Markscheid, Chairman, Still Waters Green Technology

Moderator

Kerin Cantwell, Director and Managing Attorney, Southern California Edison Company

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Studies of China in Academia: China Scholars Reflect Back and Look Forward

March 7, 2021, 12:00:00 AM

Presenter/Panelists

Tim Brook, Professor of History, University of British Columbia; Deborah Davis, Professor Emerita of Sociology, Yale University; Gail Hershatter, Distinguished Professor of History, UC Santa Cruz

Moderator

Bin Wong, former Director of the UCLA Asia Institute and Distinguished Professor of History

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Programming on Law, Rights, and Governance in China: The Ford Foundation Experience in Different Times

February 19, 2021, 12:30:00 AM

Presenter/Panelists

Ira Belkin, Senior Research Fellow and former Executive Director, US-Asia Law Institute; and Adjunct Professor of Law, New York University School of Law; Phyllis Chang, Founder and former President, China Law and Development (CLD), Beijing; and Mark Sidel, Doyle-Bascom Professor of Law and Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Moderator

Mark Sidel

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How Chinese Must a Chinese be? Identities of Chinese Indonesian Asylum Seekers On Trial in the US

January 29, 2021, 12:30:00 AM

Presenter/Panelists

ChorSwang Ngin, Professor of Anthropology and former Director of the Asian and Asian American Studies Program, California State University Los Angeles

Moderator

Diane Young Spitzer, Deputy Director and General Counsel, Massachusetts Securities Division

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Not so Insular: The Influence of Other Languages and Dialects on Mandarin

January 10, 2021, 1:00:00 AM

Presenter/Panelists

Neil Kubler, Stanfield Professor of Asian Studies, Department of Asian Studies, Williams College

Moderator

Lisa Chang Ahnert, former Director of Asian Studies at Southern Methodist University and former Director of Chinese Studies at Hong Kong International School

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Tiger Zash!

December 4, 2020, 1:00:00 AM

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China - US Relations: A Sino-Optimist's View - Past Present and Future

November 15, 2020, 12:30:00 AM

Presenter/Panelists

Priscilla Hoffman-Stowe, United States Department of State (Ret.). Retired as Senior Economic Analyst and Deputy Director, Office of Economic Policy, Bureau of Intelligence and Research. Now working at State as a Senior Management Consultant, Freedom of Information Requests.

Moderator

Debi Carter, Former Senior Director of Customer Success, Salesforce

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How an Accidental Art Historian Found Her Way to China and Tea

October 4, 2020, 12:00:00 AM

Presenter/Panelists

Katharine Burnett, Professor, Chinese Art History, Department of Art and Art History, University of California Davis and Founding Director, Global Tea Initiative for the Study of Tea Culture and Science

Moderator

Betsy Glans Langberg, Former Vice President of Student Exchanges, Institute of International Education, New York

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What’s in a name: The origin of place names (地 名)in ancient China and their role in the imperial system

September 3, 2020, 11:30:00 PM

Presenter/Panelists

Jim Hargett, Professor of Chinese Studies, Department of East Asian Studies, State University of New York at Albany

Moderator

Cynthia Chennault, Emerita, Chinese Literature, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, University of Florida