Special Lecture: Order and Chaos in China’s Intangible Cultural Heritage: Ethnicity, Cultural Tourism, and the Place of Tradition in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

Tuesday, October 10, 2023 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

*The in-person lecture is only available to current UCF students, faculty and staff. Recorded lectures will be posted to the website at a later date*

Featuring Jessica Anderson Turner, Executive Director, American Folklore Society.

This is part of the Reaching for the Stars as a Global Citizen: An Intellectual Journey of Asia and the World lecture series. This lecture series provides a rare opportunity for students to learn first-hand from esteemed scholars one of the most important regions in the world today. Students from UCF’s top-ranking schools and programs will develop a more comprehensive understanding on the cultural, political, and economic forces that have shaped modern Asia through this Special Lecture Series. Asia has a major role in manufacturing, technology, and investment markets. Non-governmental organizations specializing in economic development, healthcare and environmental protection also are active throughout Asia. The goal of this course is to help students become global citizens, who look forward to the prospects of cooperation between Americans and Asians in building a better, conflict-free world in the 21st century.

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