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The Making of Modern China in Four Acts: Empire, Republic, Party-State, Superpower

Carolina Public Humanities


a Distinguished Scholar seminar

featuring Michelle King

This seminar has bothin person and virtualregistration options and runs from 9:15 am to 4:15 pm on Saturday, May 21.

Topics include:

  • From Empire to Republic, 1911-1937 
  • China at War, 1939-49 
  • Mao’s Revolutions, 1949-78 
  • Socialism with Chinese Characteristics, 1978-Present 

MichelleKing is Associate Professor of History at UNC-Chapel Hill. She is the author of Between Birth and Death: Female Infanticide in Nineteenth-Century China (Stanford University Press, 2014) and editor of Culinary Nationalism in Asia(Bloomsbury Academic, 2019).

REGISTRATION: Tuition for in-person attendance is $125, optional lunch $20.  Tuition for virtual viewing is $75.  For more information on GAA, teacher, and student discounts, or to register, visit humanities.unc.edu/summer2022/.

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