In the Site of the Strange: A Pearl River Delta Roundtable

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Speakers: Marco Cenzatti (Urban Planning), Tim Choy (Anthropology), Margaret Crawford (Architecture), Aihwa Ong (Anthropology), Lanchih Po (International Studies), Winnie Wong (Rhetoric)

Sponsor: Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)

The Pearl River Delta region, encompassing the British post-colony Hong Kong, the Portuguese post-colony Macau, the historic port city of Guangzhou, and the post-Mao model city Shenzhen, is a site of exceptions to both national, transnational, and global discourses of space and culture. Join six scholars of the region as they introduce the strangest and most confounding sites they have encountered in their research.

Co-sponsored by the Global Urban Humanities Initiative in association with the Art+Village+City Spring 2015 graduate research studio.

Event Contact:, 510-643-6321 

IEAS – In the Site of the Strange