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A conversation with renowned journalist & author Lenora Chu and NPR’s Shanghai correspondent Rob Schmitz

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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You are cordially invited to a book talk and conversation with renowned journalist and author Lenora Chu and NPR’s Shanghai correspondent Rob Schmitz.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Humanities Gateway 1030




3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Book Talk & Signing

Lenora Chu will discuss her new book, Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School and the Global Race to Achieve, with UCI History Professor & Associate Dean Yong Chen and Professor of Education Deborah Lowe Vandell. Little Soldiers has already been lauded by the New York Times as a “perceptive” work that “vividly sketches” the differences between education in the United States and China. The talk will be followed by a book signing.

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Where is China Heading?

Lenora Chu will be joined via Skype by NPR’s Shanghai correspondent Rob Schmitz for a conversation on the latest developments across the Pacific in China. This discussion will be moderated by UCI Chancellor’s Professor of History & freelance journalist Jeffrey Wasserstrom.

Each event is free and open to the public.






This event is brought to you by the UCI History Department, Humanities Commons and the Long US-China Institute.
University of California, Irvine



Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm