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Gender in Chinese Studies: A Conference in Honor of Wang Zheng

Friday, April 9, 2021
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Off Campus Location
Join us as we celebrate the career and contributions of Wang Zheng, pioneering feminist and scholar, beloved teacher, and esteemed colleague!

This conference features papers by her former students as well as current UM graduate students, and a keynote address by Gail Hershatter (Distinguished Professor of History, UC Santa Cruz). We will reflect on the development of Chinese gender studies, past and present, and explore future directions for research. This conference is sponsored by the Women’s and Gender Studies Department and the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies at the University of Michigan.

Schedule overview (times in EDT):

9:30 am--Welcome
10:00 am--Panel #1 (“Archives and History”)
12 noon--Keynote address, Gail Hershatter
2:00 pm--Panel #2 (“Scholarship and Activism”)

10:00 am--UM graduate student panel (“Future Directions”)
11:10 am--Lunch and mingle
1:00 pm--Panel #3 (“Interspecies, Affects, and Boundary Pushing”)
2:45--Closing remarks by Wang Zheng

NOTE: Advance registration is required for this free Zoom event. Visit this link to register:

For the most up-to-date details on participants, papers, and abstracts, please see our Google Doc schedule:
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Type: Livestream / Virtual
Tags: Women's And Gender Studies
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Women's and Gender Studies Department, Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies
Upcoming Dates:
Friday, April 9, 2021 9:00 AM-5:00 PM