DINE-WITH-A-PROF: Dr. Rowena Xiaoqing He
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Harvard Extension International Relations Club
Come Dine-with-a-Prof this summer and interact in an intimate setting with professors teaching on a range of topics related to international relations. The topics run the gamut from economic cooperation and conflict to development and cultural topics from here to Japan and back.
The honorary dinner guest for this dinner is Professor Rowena Xiaoqing He who currently teaches "Rebels with a Cause: Tiananmen in History and Memory" at the Harvard Summer School, and the dinner menu will be as follows:
- Steamed Pork Dumplings
- Vegetarian Bean Curd Rolls
- Kan Shue String Beans
- Seasonal Greens Sautéed
- Kung Pao Chicken
- Yu Hsiang Jumbo Shrimp
- Shredded Beef, Szechuan Style
- Sizzling Tofu
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY!!!
Tickets are limited! The maximum number of dinner guests is 10 people. Reserve your seat now for only $20.00. *
About Dr. Rowena Xiaoqing He:
Dr. Rowena Xiaoqing He is a lecturer in the Department of Government in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. Her research interests focus on political socialization, citizenship, human rights, and democratization in China. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Toronto and conducted her postdoctoral research at Harvard's Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies. She spent eight years working with political prisoners and student leaders of the 1989 Tiananmen Movement and recently finished her book manuscript Tiananmen Voices from Exile. Her postdoctoral project Identifying with a `Rising China’?: Overseas Chinese Student Nationalism examines the roots and development of nationalism among Chinese students in the post-Tiananmen era.
Dr. He’s seminars on the 1989 Tiananmen Movement and its aftermath have earned her the Harvard University Certificate of Teaching Excellence for three consecutive years. She has taught for Harvard’s Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard’s Freshman Seminar Program, the Harvard Extension School, and the Harvard Summer School.
In addition to her scholarly work, Dr. He has published in the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal, and in other general media in Chinese and English. She has been interviewed by the Harvard Gazette, Maclean’s, Newsweek, CBC, CTV, BBC, NBC, Radio Free Asia, and Radio Canada International.
* All net proceeds will go towards the fulfillment of HEIRC’s mission during the 2013 - 2014 academic school year.