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As mentioned in class last night, since we have lost a class due to the typhoon, we will ask you to undertake some independent study to make up for the session on documentary film screening.
Please watch a Chinese documentary film and prepare a short memo/ review (no more than 500 words). It should discuss [...]
We will switch up the materials for the next two classes:
For this week’s class on Oct. 6, we will cover reporting on the environment and health as noted on the original syllabus. The readings are available here on the course site under the readings for week six.
Next week on Oct. 13 we will [...]
According to the university’s policy, since the T8 signal is still in force as of 3PM, all evening classes are automatically canceled. That means we won’t be meeting tonight. Stay safe and dry and see you next week. We will post an update on the lecture content and readings for next week shortly.
This week we will discuss coverage of China’s politics and arrange a group discussion exercise on the roles of various interest groups. Please read the relevant article for your group as listed below and come to class prepared to discuss–
Group 1 – Party officials: Soo Young, Jiawen, Wang You, Sammi, Anja
Brahma Chellaney, one of India’s leading strategic thinkers and analysts, a professor at the Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi, and a former journalist will give a talk at the Foundation Chamber, Eliot Hall on Friday, Sept 23 from 10- 11 a.m, on his new book “Water Asia’s New Battle Ground”.
Brahma Chellaney [...]