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    In a Chinese-language conversation, American experts on China Robert Daly, June Mei, and Matt Sheehan will share insights about the ways that Sino-American relations have affected the lives of every American, how views of China are changing as a result, and the ways both societies can learn to view one another through the lens of our shared humanity.

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    Explore the fascinating role that sports, food, and film play in the U.S.-China relationship: MLB China baseball operations manager Raymond Chang, Forbes 30 Under 30 restaurateur Lucas Sin, and film producer Janet Yang examine how aspects of our shared humanity can forge unique ties during times of political tensions, and how these rich intersections enhance American and Chinese society.

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    Chris Fenton discusses the parts American business, including the NBA and Hollywood, have played in China’s rise.

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    Dori Jones Yang's memoir describes her introduction to China as a correspondent during the excitement of the early reform era.

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    Paul Pickowicz visited China in 1971 as one of 14 American graduate students with a Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars delegation.

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    Anla Cheng, Erika Lee, and Nancy Yao Maasbach convened in a conversation moderated by Jerry Yang to share their insights on the critical issues of anti-Asian racism, generational divides, the model minority myth, and Sino-American relations.

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    Matt Sheehan examines the varied, broad, and deep ties between the state of California and China to illustrate what is happening on the ground, beyond the power centers of Beijing and Washington.

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    Lenora Chu and Gish Jen discuss their recent books and the east-west creativity gap.

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    Alison Friedman, Fajer Al-Kaisi, Timothy Douglas, and Rachel Leslie discuss the recent tour of the award-winning drama "Disgraced" through China. 

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    Michelle Vosper discusses her new edited volume Creating Across Cultures: Women in the Arts from China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.                

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    Jiayang Fan and Jeffrey Wasserstrom discuss mutual misunderstanding and fascination between Chinese and Americans.

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    On the third and last stop of her U.S. visit, Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong was honored at a cultural symposium and luncheon at Carnegie Hall on November 22, co-hosted by the National Committee and the Chinese Consulate General in New York. The symposium, on Sino-American cultural exchange and cooperation, featured the signing of five cultural cooperation agreements and was attended by a diverse group of American leaders in the fields of the arts and education.

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    In The Silk Road: A Very Short Introduction James Millward explores the historical background against which the silk road flourished, discusses the significance of old-world intercultural exchange, and puts the silk road into the context of world history. Professor Millward will discuss the historical significance and contemporary uses of the silk road at a National Committee program on May 16 at the Institute of International Education in New York City. Click below for a podcast interview with James Millward:

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    Prominent rights activist, legislator and professor Wu Qing joined the National Committee Vice President Jan Berris in a program co-hosted by the National Committee and Asia Society on December 12, 2012. A well-known public figure in China, Wu Qing has built a reputation as a fearless legislator, human rights activist – particularly on behalf of women, and dedicated teacher. Program Video:

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    What does the modern Chinese consumer want, and how are those desires changing? Advertising guru and frequent television news commentator Tom Doctoroff, North Asia Area Director and Greater China CEO at JWT, discussed these issues and his new book, What Chinese Want: Culture, Communism and China's Modern Consumer at a National Committee public program on June 1, 2012 at Dorsey Whitney New York. The discussion was moderated by National Committee Senior Director for Education Programs Margot Landman. BIO

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