MSU Wonderlust to host free online presentation about COVID-19 pandemic and China-U.S. relations
- Thursday, June 11, 2020 from 10:00am to 11:30am
- Online via Webex
MSU Wonderlust, a lifelong learning organization, will host an online presentation about the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on Sino-U.S. relations from the perspective of an expert on the People’s Republic of China.
Maggie Greene, an assistant professor of Chinese and East Asian cultural history in the Department of History and Philosophy at Montana State University, will present "Sino-U.S. Relations in the Time of COVID-19" via Webex.
Greene will discuss the emergence of the virus in the Chinese city of Wuhan in early 2020 and the current global situation, as well as the social and political response to the pandemic around the world.
Maggie Greene is the author of “Resisting Spirits: Drama Reform and Cultural Transformation in the People’s Republic of China” which was published by the University of Michigan Press in 2019. In addition to her work on theatre and literature, she has published on subjects as varied as high altitude mountaineering to the game of mahjong in modern China. She teaches courses such as “Modern China,” “Science and Medicine in China” and “Modern Asia” for the Department of History and Philosophy.
This presentation is free and open to the public, but you must register in advance by June 10. To register, please visit the MSU Wonderlust website at www.montana.edu/wonderlust/. Upon registration confirmation, participants will receive an email with the Webex link and instructions to join the program.
The presentation will be recorded and available online. If you would like to be notified when the recording is available for viewing, please join our mailing list at www.montana.edu/wonderlust/newsletter/.
For more information, please contact Bobbi Geise, MSU Academic Technology and Outreach, (406) 994-6550, [email protected].
Wonderlust is a program of Academic Technology and Outreach (ATO) at Montana State University. ATO works across MSU to support and advance our land-grant mission through unique and innovative opportunities for outreach and engagement.