The Ricci Institute at the University of San Francisco Center for the Pacific Rim is pleased to announce “Gender, Culture, and Power: Chinese and Western Women Interact in Late Imperial and Early Modern China,” a one day colloquium to be held at the University of San Francisco on April 5, 2006.
The colloquium will be an interdisciplinary examination of the interaction between Chinese and Western women in China during the Qing and Republican periods, highlighting issues of gender, culture, and power. The aim of the colloquium is to provide a forum for the examination of themes concerning the interaction between Chinese women and Western women in China such as: social and cultural roles, social reform, education, cultural exchange, encounters with Christianity, relations of power, gender roles, and issues of race.
Panels will be organized thematically and will encourage discussion among participants and the audience.
Registration forms must be received by Wednesday, March 15, 2006. Space is limited; please apply early to reserve your space.
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