April 10, 2015: East Asian Studies Student Symposium

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The East Asian Studies Program is proud to present the EAS Student Symposium 2015: The Changing State and Society in East Asia. The symposium will take place on Friday, April 10, from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in Mergenthaler 266.

Introduction and Overview: Erin Chung, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, and Director, East Asian
Studies Program

“Capital News: Ordinary People, Official Documents, and Imperial Politics in Late Imperial China”
Emily Mokros, PhD Candidate, Department of History
Discussant: Victoria Cass, Emeritus Professor of Chinese, University of Colorado, and Instructor, East Asian Studies Program

“Do Local Governments Care About Environment? A Comparative Study of Environmental Policies in Shandong Province of China”
Chunman Zhang, PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science
Discussant: Joel Andreas, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology