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The Washington Chinese Language Meetup Group Message Board › Agenda for 1911 Centennieal Conference, Sep 8-9

Agenda for 1911 Centennieal Conference, Sep 8-9

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1911 Centennial Conference
September 8-9, 2011

Encounter of Chinese and Western Cultures
and the 1911 Chinese Revolution

Co-sponsored by:
The Confucius Institute at the University of Maryland
The Asian Division, Library of Congress

The year 2011 marks the 100th anniversary of the 1911 Chinese Revolution, which ended the Qing Dynasty and imperial rule in China. The Confucius Institute at the University of Maryland (CIM) and the Asian Division of the Library of Congress are jointly planning an international conference to commemorate this historical turning point, with the intention of deepening the understanding of this momentous event, and providing insights into its implications for China on the world stage.

Please send in or call in to Rebecca McGinnis, CIM Coordinator tel: 301-405-0213

The event is FREE, but we ask for your registration information this week – THANKS!

Day 1 - Sept. 8 - at the University of Maryland.
Atrium, Stamp Student Union. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Lunch on your own in Stamp Union Food Court.

Book Event and Reception 3:30-5 p.m.
McKeldin Library, 4th Floor, Special Events Room.

Day 2 - Sept. 9 - at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Madison Hall, Madison Building. 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Lunch comes with your registration! Capitol South Metro stop.

September 8, 2011 Day 1 - UM

Atrium, Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. SIGN-IN
9:10 - 9:40 a.m. KEYOTE ADDRESS: “The 1911 Revolution: Significance and Impact”
Dr. George Yu, University of Illinois
9:50 a.m. Panel One: Transformation and Modernization
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Dr. Thomas Gold, UC-Berkeley, “Transformation of the ROC on Taiwan”
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Dr. Edward McCord, George Washington University, “Military Modernization
and the 1911 Revolution”
11:20 - 11:50 a.m. Dr. James Gao, UM, “Other Stories: The Early Republic and Warlordism Revisited”
11:50 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Dr. Morris Bian, Auburn University, AL, “Dynamics of Change: Transformation and
Evolution of China’s Public Economy through Peace, Revolution, & War,1928-2008”
1:30 p.m. Panel Two: Early Revolutionaries
1:40 - 2:10 p.m. Dr. Steven Phillips, Towson University, "Still Father of the Nation: Remembering
Sun Yat-sen and the 1911 Revolution"
2:10 - 2:40 p.m. Mr. Thomas Li, “Contributions of an Historic Individual and Grandfather, Li Yuanhong”


Special Events Room, 4th Floor, McKeldin Library

Dr. Chu Mi, LC; Dr. Judy Lu, LC; Dr. C.T. Hsueh, Huang-Hsing Foundation; Mr. Thomas Li, CIM Board.
Speakers who have new publications will introduce their new books, and all will share brief reflections
about their personal ties relevant to 1911.

Sept. 9, 2011 Day 2 - LC

Madison Hall, Madison Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
(Capitol South Metro stop.)

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. SIGN-IN
9:10 - 9:50 a.m. KEYOTE ADDRESS: “Dr. Sun Yat-sen: His Influence at Home & Abroad”
Ambassador David Dean, Chiang-Ching Kuo Foundation
10:00 a.m. Panel One: History and Legacies of the 1911 Revolution
10:10 - 10:40 a.m. Dr. William Rowe, Johns Hopkins University, “State, Society, and the 1911 Revolution”
10:40 - 11:10 a.m. Dr. Robert Sutter, George Washington University, “Implications of China’s 100-Year
Experience for Contemporary Foreign Relations”
11:10 - 11:40 a.m. Dr. Mi Chu, Asian Division, LC, “Chu Cheng (Ju Zheng) and the 1911 Revolution”
1:00 p.m. Panel Two: New Studies on the 1911 Revolution
1:10 - 1:40 p.m. Dr. Lu Hanchao, Georgia Tech, “The 1911 Revolution in Front of a Camera: Francis
Stafford’s Photographic Records of an Age of Turmoil and Transformation”
1:40 - 2:10 p.m. Dr. Young-tsu Wong, National Central University, Taiwan, “Who Made the
1911 Revolution? A Centennial Retrospect”
2:10 - 2:40 p.m. Ms. Judy Lu, Asian Division, LC, “Birth of the First Republic in Asia as Seen from
American Diplomatic Documents”
3:10 - 3:40 p.m. Dr. Ming Poon, Asian Division, LC, “1911 Revolution in the Eyes of an American in
China: John Calvin Ferguson’s Point of View”
3:40 - 4:10 p.m. Ms. Guo-hua Wang, Emory University, “Influence of John Allen on the 1911 Revolution”

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