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Thursday, November 12, 2009 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Scholarly Communication Center, Alexander Library, CAC

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of U.S.-China relations, the Confucius Institute at Rutgers University (CIRU) will sponsor a conference entitled "Evolving U.S.-China Relations: Retrospect and Prospects" on Thursday, November 12, 2009, at the Scholarly Communication Center on the 4th Floor of Alexander Library, College Avenue, New Brunswick.   Below please find the conference program.
8:30-9:00         Refreshments and Registration

9:00-9:30         Introduction

                        Ching-I Tu, Rutgers University


                        Welcoming Remarks

                        President Richard L. McCormick, Rutgers University


9:30-10:50       Panel 1: History, Progress, and Mutual Recognition

                 Moderator: Ann Fabian, Dean of Humanities, SAS, Rutgers
University


-The PRC at 60: A Paradox of Hope and Fear, Cheng Li, Brookings Institution

The China Diary of George H.W. Bush and the Making of a Global President
Jeffrey Engel, Texas A&M University

-China's Prolonged Rise: What It Means for US-China Relations
Jian Chen, Cornell University

11:00-12:20     Panel 2: Economy, Trade, and Financial Interdependence

                Moderator: Yangru Wu, Rutgers Business School

-U.S.-China Relations: The Economic Factors
Penelope B. Prime, Mercer University

-Open Trade with China and China's Democracy
Philip I. Levy, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research

-How China and the US Seek an Orderly Exit from the Financial Crisis
Barry Naughton, University of California-San Diego

1:50-3:10         Panel 3: Perception, Image, and Cultural Interactions

                  Moderator: Louisa Schein, Rutgers University

-Changing Perceptions between China and America in the Cold War and the Era
of Globalization
Ban Wang, Stanford University

-Envisioning the Other: Mutual Imaginations in American and Chinese Films
Weijie Song, Rutgers University

-Chinese American Realism
Colleen Lye, University of California-Berkeley

3:20-5:00         Panel 4: Obama's China, Opportunities and Challenges

                  Moderator: Joanna Regulska, Dean of International
Programs, SAS, Rutgers
University

-China's Environmental Governance
Dali Yang, University of Chicago

-China's Rise and U.S.-China Relations under the Obama Administration
Suisheng Zhao, University of Denver

-U.S.-China Relations: Recent Trends and Future Prospects
Thomas J. Christensen, Princeton University

-Constructing a Win-Win Relationship between the Chinese and American People
Simei Qing, Michigan State University

5:00-5:30         General Discussion

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