• Stepping Forth into the World: The Chinese Educational Mission to the United States, 1872-81
Stepping Forth into the World, by Dr. Edward Rhoads

Presented by the Rosenberg Institute for East Asian Studies

走向世界; 1872-81年在美國的中國幼童

Thursday, October 27, 2011
7pm
The Modern Theater at Suffolk University
525 Washington Street, Boston

Dr. Edward Rhoads, Professor Emeritus at University of Texas at Austin, will talk about the first 120 young men and boys who arrived from China in 1872 to study and live in New England for a decade before being abruptly summoned home in 1881. The returned students helped modernize China and rose to top administrative and political posts in the Qing government. Dr. Wing-kai To, Professor of History and Director of the Asian Studies Program at Bridgewater State University, will moderate the event.

Free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by the Chinese Historical Society of New England (CHSNE) in collaboration with the Rosenberg Institute at Suffolk University and the Asian Studies Program at Bridgewater State University. For more information contact CHSNE at 617-338-4339 or info@chsne.org.

programs will be added in the course of the semester. All programs are presented in English. Welcome! 美國薩福克大學羅森伯格東亞研究所歡迎您

 

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