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MSU Wonderlust to host online presentation on COVID-19 pandemic impact on China-U.S. relations


Last updated 6/8/2020 at 8:23am

MSU News Service

BOZEMAN — Montana State University Wonderlust will host an online presentation about the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on Sino-U.S. relations from the perspective of an expert on China.

“Sino-U.S. Relations in the Time of COVID-19” will run 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday.

Maggie Greene, an assistant professor of Chinese and East Asian cultural history in the Department of History and Philosophy in the College of Letters and Science, will lead the presentation. Greene will discuss the emergence of the virus in the Chinese city of Wuhan and the current global situation, as well as the social and political response to the pandemic around the world.

Greene teaches courses such as Modern China, Science and Medicine in China, and Modern Asia at MSU. She is the author of “Resisting Spirits: Drama Reform and Cultural Transformation in the People’s Republic of China,” which was published by the University of Michigan Press in 2019. Greene has published on subjects as varied as high-altitude mountaineering to the game of mahjong in modern China.

The lecture is free and open to the public, but participants must register by June 10 at http://www.montana.edu/wonderlust . After registration, participants will receive an email with the Webex link and instructions to join the program.

The presentation will be recorded and available online. People who are interested can sign up for Wonderlust’s mailing list at http://www.montana.edu/wonderlust/newsletter to be notified when it is accessible. 

For more information, people can contact Bobbi Geise at 406-994-6550 or [email protected]

Wonderlust is a program of Academic Technology and Outreach at MSU. ATO works across the university to support and advance its land-grant mission through unique and innovative opportunities for outreach and engagement.


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