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Book Signing & Discussion with journalist and author Lenora Chu

Department: History

Date and Time: October 3, 2017 - 3:30 PM

Event Location: HG 1300

Event Details

Join the History Department, Humanities Commons and the Long US-China Institute on October 3rd for an evening with renowned journalist and author Lenora Chu.

3:30pm-4:30pm: Lenora Chu will discuss her new book "Little Soldiers: An Amerian Boy, a Chinese School and the Global Race to Achieve" with UCI History Professor & Associate Dean Yong Chen. "Little Soldiers" has already been lauded by the New York Times as a "perceptive" work that "vividly sketches differences between the education structures of the China and the United States." The talk will be followed by a signing.

5:00pm-6:30pm: Lenora Chu will be joined via Skype by NPR's Rob Schmitz to have a conversation on the latest developments across the pacific in China. This discussion will be moderated by UCI History Professor & freelance journalist Jeffrey Wasserstrom.

Each event is free and open to the public and will be held at UC Irvine in Humanities Gateway 1030.