April 21, 2013
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
Co-editors Angilee Shah and Jeffrey Wasserstrom will be at a Sunday 3:30pm panel called “Nonfiction: People & Place” in Seeley G. Mudd (SGM 124). (Conversation 2084 in the program.)
September 12, 2012
Join us to celebrate the publication of this new collection, Chinese Characters, and hear from contributors Ian Johnson (Wild Grass), and Christina Larson (Foreign Policy) in discussion with Jeremy Goldkorn (Danwei).
September 17, 2012
New York City
Book Launch at the Asia Society
Speakers include: writer Xujun Eberlein; journalist and translator Megan Shank; journalist and photographer of Chinese Characters’ cover images Howard French; and media commentator, professor, and Asia Society fellow Jeffrey Wasserstrom. Followed by a book sale and signing. Buy tickets or watch the live webcast at 6:30pm ET.
September 18, 2012
“Writing about China for Journals, Magazines, Books, and Blogs” at Harvard University’s Fairbanks Center for Chinese Studies. A conversation with contributor Christina Larson and co-editor Jeffrey Wasserstrom
September 19, 2012
The International Law and Human Rights Society at the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University hosts a discussion and reception at 5:15pm in Room 240 with contributor James Carter and co-editor Angilee Shah about Buddhist revivals in China and telling stories about everyday lives.
September 21, 2012
Angilee Shah and Megan Shank meet with James Carter on his home turf at Saint Joseph’s University to talk about creating the book, China and crafting narratives. At noon in Drexel Library.
September 27, 2012
A brown-bag noon talk at Pomona College (scroll down): James Carter, contributor, and Angilee Shah and Jeff Wasserstrom, editors of Chinese Characters: Profiles of Fast-Changing Lives in a Fast-Changing Land, will give a reading and discuss their work.
September 27, 2012
Los Angeles, CA
Book Launch at the University of Southern California, featuring editors Jeffrey Wasserstrom and Angilee Shah, and contributor James Carter, hosted by the US-China Institute and Office of Religious Life
September 28, 2012
”The Art of the Profile: Telling China’s Story, One Life at a Time,” a Past Tense writing seminar at the Huntington Library with co-editors Angilee Shah and Jeffrey Wasserstrom, with contributor and China scholar James Carter. Join us in the Munger Building of the Huntington Library from 11:45am-1:00pm. RSVP for pre-circulated materials and lunch.
February 6, 2013
Stanford University, California
A noon book discussion of Chinese Characters:Profiles of Fast-Changing Lives in a Fast-Changing Land, hosted by the Center for East Asian Studies. Featuring editors Angilee Shah and Jeffrey Wasserstrom, and contributor Michelle Dammon Loyalka. Please RSVP.