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The Jewish Multiverse: Judaism And Superheroes

Since the first Superman comic was published in 1938, there has been a persistent fascination with superheroes. Today, we see them everywhere:...

An American Family’s Patriotic Service in Time of War

Reception, lecture, optonal dinner. Author and Sons of the Revolution (NY) member Ric Murphy will speak about his family genealogy, and his ancestors...

Lu Xun: A Product of Shaoxing

Considered by many to be the father of modern Chinese literature and widely recognized as one of China’s best and most influential authors, Lu Xun...

Book Launch- Visions: East and West

Join China Institute to celebrate the publication of Visions: East and West 松風山月, Translations of Selected Tang Poems, a new book created by...

Chip Dreams: Will China Catch Up with the West?

Will China achieve its tech dreams? It all depends on whether it can produce advanced semiconductor chips, the tiny piece of metal that are crucial...

A Conversation with Chen Kaige on Yellow Earth

China Institute is honored to welcome Chen Kaige, one of China’s greatest directors, in conversation with filmmaker Janet Yang and film expert...

Science Fiction and the Future of AI in China

How will artificial intelligence change our world? On September 16, join Kai-Fu Lee, former president of Google China and bestselling author of AI...

In Search of China’s Soul: Why Confucius Matters Today

China Institute welcomes Confucianism expert Zu-yan Chen, who will introduce Confucius, China’s greatest sage, and the philosophy that has shaped...

Pen Parentis

Authors Jennifer J. Chow, Elizabeth Pagel-Hogan, Jennie Englund, and Peter Lerangis discuss their incredible successes writing for middle-grade...

Stories Survive: Dr. Rene David Alkalay

Dr. Rene David Alkalay was born in March 1941 in Zagreb, the capital of the former Yugoslavia (now Croatia). When Dr. Alkalay was just a few weeks...