YPFP Disruptor: American Political Discourse on China with Dr. Michelle Yang

The rise of China has been a recent, hot button topic in U.S. politics. YPFP's East Asia Discussion Group will bring this discussion to the forefront on Monday, November 13th during a panel discussion with the University of Maryland's Dr. Michelle Murray Yang. The panel will consist of the East Asia Discussion Group's Co-Chairs, Michael Buckalew and Robert Thomas, as well as Dr. Yang, discussing her recently published book, American Political Discourse on China.

The event will begin with a brief overview of Dr. Yang’s work, followed by a discussion led by the East Asia Discussion Group's Co-Chairs, which will then be followed by audience Q&A. Following the conclusion of the event, the discussion will move to a nearby location to continue in a more informal setting.


When: Monday, November 13th | 6:30 - 8:30 PM

Where: SAIS's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies



Dr. Michelle Murray Yang is a rhetorical critic whose scholarly work focuses on how China is understood, interpreted, and portrayed by policy makers and media outlets within the United States. Her work has appeared in the Quarterly Journal of Speech, Rhetoric & Public Affairs, and the Chinese Journal of Communication. 




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November 13, 2017 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Johns Hopkins SAIS Nitze Building
1740 Massachusetts Ave NW
Room: N417
Washington, DC 20036
United States
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