Christopher Rea, Professor of Modern Chinese Literature

Christopher Rea, Professor of Modern Chinese Literature

My name is Christopher Rea and I teach modern Chinese language, literature, and cinema at UBC. I’m primarily a literary and cultural historian focusing on the Chinese speaking world. I’m also a translator of both modern and classical Chinese literature. My research is eclectic, but one of its goals is to trace what might be […]

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Future China: A Peaceful Power? | Yunling Zhang | TEDxKFAS

Future China: A Peaceful Power? | Yunling Zhang | TEDxKFAS

Translator: Jaegun Lee Reviewer: Denise RQ Ladies and gentlemen, it is my great pleasure to talk about China because China is really a great focus. Wherever you go, they talk about China. Great attention. Why? I think, number one: China is too fast. Three decades ago, when China started its reform, nobody projected that China […]

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Is the US-China Trade War a Cold War? (w/ Kyle Bass and Gen. Robert Spalding)

Is the US-China Trade War a Cold War? (w/ Kyle Bass and Gen. Robert Spalding)

KYLE BASS: I’m here with General Spalding, who’s just written the book, “Stealth War, How China Took Over While America’s Elite Slept.” General, it’s a pleasure to be here with you today. ROBERT SPALDING: Great to be here. KYLE BASS: Very few books have been written, I think, unvarnished on what China’s really doing, what […]

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LeBron James’s China Remarks, Gina Rodriguez’s N-Word Backlash & Google’s Pixel 4 | The Daily Show

LeBron James’s China Remarks, Gina Rodriguez’s N-Word Backlash & Google’s Pixel 4 | The Daily Show

The conflict between the NBA and China over the Hong Kong protests continued this week. But now, King James has stepped into the fray. MAN: In Hong Kong tonight, basketball superstar LeBron James under fire, his famed jersey up in smoke. Furor growing over his response to this tweet sent by Houston Rockets’ general manager […]

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Student societies at Cambridge University: ACS, ABACUS, Archimedeans, Bangla

Student societies at Cambridge University: ACS, ABACUS, Archimedeans, Bangla

So the ACS is basically a cultural society for people of African and Caribbean descent and also people who just want to kind of be involved to know about the culture get to know what we do and we have a lot of fun social events and we’re basically just one big family which is […]

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American vs Asian culture: what America found different about Chinese and Japanese culture

American vs Asian culture: what America found different about Chinese and Japanese culture

Hello guys welcome back to my channel, thank you very much for your support to my channel until now. And in a series of interviewing people, today I’d like to talk about American and Asian culture and in that in that I’m going to interview some Americans who have experience with Asia and Asian culture […]

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If You Don’t Know, Now You Know: Russia & China | The Daily Show

If You Don’t Know, Now You Know: Russia & China | The Daily Show

Russia. For decades, the Soviet superpower has been America’s number one rival. There was the Cuban Missile Crisis, meddling in the 2016 elections, and on Twitter, they challenged Tom Cruise to an MMA fight, and nobody can figure out why. And just when we thought Russia’s antics couldn’t get any crazier, a few days ago, […]

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China is erasing its border with Hong Kong

China is erasing its border with Hong Kong

This is me in the middle of crossing one of the weirdest borders I’ve ever crossed. It’s this one. It divides China from China. And it took me two hours to get through. This border is weird not only because it separates the same country into two, but also because it has an expiration date: […]

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I Apologize for Talking While You Were Talking – Simone Biles & A Snoop Dogg Show | The Daily Show

This weekend was jam-packed with sports news, which means it’s time for another edition of I Apologize for Talking While You Were Talking. -♪ ♪ -(cheering and applause) -Hit it. Hit it. -Yeah! -What’s up, sports freaks? -(grunts) -I’m Michael Kosta. -I’m Roy Wood Jr. -And, Kosta, what a weekend it was for sports. -Wow. […]

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[1972] Michelangelo Antonioni – Chung Kuo – Cina Part 2 with English / Spanish Sub 5/6

These are medical plants. They can cure flu, cough, fever, malaria, high blood pressure, skin and liver diseases. There are not many historical monuments that have survived in Nanjing. A few gardens, a few restored pagodas. The Palaces of the Southern Dynasties and the temples have all decayed into ruins. The monument that Nanjing is […]

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