October 7, 2009

RECENT SPEAKING APPEARANCES
November 9, 2009 – Featured Guest National Public Radio, “Talk of the Nation” (along with Madeleine Albright and others) NPR “Talk of the Nation” show about the end of the Cold War around the world, inc. Africa: NPR “Talk of the Nation” show about the end of the Cold War around the world, inc. Africa: Click to hear the show (My segments are at 25:19, 37:30, and 45:00 minutes into the program.”
November 4, 2009 – Dean’s Roundtable Speaker: “China’s Expanding African Frontier and its Global Consequence. The School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California at San Diego
October 21, 2009 – Panelist – The U.S. and China, Partners or Enablers, Action Speaks Radio, Providence, Rhode Island Click to hear the program
October 9, 2009 – Moderator: New Media and Global Transformation, The Institute for Comparative Literature and Society, Columbia University
October 7, 2009 – Featured co-speaker – The Goldstein Program in Public Affairs, Washington College
September 24, 2009 – Panelist – Communicating Africa: Transcending Borders with Digital Media, a one-day conference at Georgetown University, Washington, DC.
March 6, 2009 – Speaker, China in Africa Symposium, organized by the African Studies Program and the East Asian Studies Center, The University of Indiana, Bloomington. Same date, Featured Guest Speaker of the Department of Journalism, University of Indiana.
April 14, 2008 – Featured Speaker, Crain Series Lecture, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University
April 9, 2008 – Featured Speaker, University of Wisconsin, Madison: Africa Encounters Global China Symposium
April 8, 2008 – Featured Speaker, Carleton College: “China’s new African frontier and the implications for the continent?” I also gave a guest lecture on Disappearing Shanghai, my three-year photography project.
February 12, 2008 – Featured lecturer, Washington University: The Great Transformation: China’s Rush to Urbanize and the Fate of its Cities. This talk included a museum gallery exhibition of my Disappearing Shanghai photography at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum in St. Louis.
February 26, 2007 – Regent’s Lecture, University of California – Berkeley: On China’s Future. Also guest lectured on Disappearing Shanghai, my three-year photography project.
September 25, 2008 – Keynote speaker, China and Africa, Emerging Patterns in Globalization and Development, hosted by the China Quarterly and The School of Oriental and African Studies, London.
November 2005 – Featured speaker, The Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota. On a changing China.
October 2005 – Guest Lecturer, University of Wisconsin, Madison: “The Politics of Memory: World War Two and Sino-Japanese Relations Today.”
May 2005 – Featured Speaker, Washington University
May 2005 – Guest Lecturer, Dartmouth College: A View of the World, Reporting from Asia, Africa and the Americas.
May 2005 – Featured Speaker, The Center for African Studies at the University of Illinois’s Annual Media Symposium
April 2005 – Guest Speaker on Africa and China, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts
January 2005 – Featured Speaker, The Winter Series, Calvin College, Flint Michigan
November 2003 – Featured Guest Speaker, African Studies Program, Whitman College

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