Xinjiang and Central Asia: China’s Strategic Shift

Organizer: Xiaoxiao Li, University of Central Oklahoma

Chair: Jessica Sheetz-Nguyen, University of Central Oklahoma

Discussant: Harold Tanner, University of North Texas

Presenters:

Baktybek Beshimov, Northeastern University

Yi Sun, University of San Diego

Xiaobing Li, University of Central Oklahoma

Xiaoxiao Li, University of Central Oklahoma

Roundtable: Engaging the Studies of Blackness in China: Scholarship and Curriculum Development

Organizer: Danke Li, Fairfield University

Chair: Yunxiang Gao, Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University)

Participants:

Yunxiang Gao, Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University)

Danke Li, Fairfield University

Xi Wang, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Guangzhi Huang, Thomas Jefferson University

Ruodi Duan, Haverford College

Zifeng Liu, Cornell University

Snapshots: Perceptions and China-US Encounters on Diplomatic, Commercial, Cultural, and Educational Fronts from the Early 19th Century to the Present

Panel Organizer: Shuhua Fan, University of Scranton

Chair: Yanqiu Zheng, Social Science Research Council

Discussant: Guolin Yi, Providence College

Presenters:

Dan Du, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Shuhua Fan, University of Scranton

Tao Wang, Iowa State University (Co-authored with Niu Jun)

Mao Lin, Georgia Southern University