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Presented By: Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies

LRCCS Noon Lecture Series | On The Wuhan Lockdown, or How to Reassemble a Global Pandemic

Guobin Yang, Grace Lee Boggs Professor of Communication and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

Guobin Yang, Grace Lee Boggs Professor of Communication and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania Guobin Yang, Grace Lee Boggs Professor of Communication and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
Guobin Yang, Grace Lee Boggs Professor of Communication and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
In this talk, Dr. Yang will discuss why he focuses on characters and scenes in his new book "The Wuhan Lockdown" and what this approach implies for our understanding of the Wuhan lockdown as a historical event and for the study of contemporary China more broadly.

Guobin Yang is the Grace Lee Boggs Professor of Communication and Sociology at the Annenberg School for Communication and the Department of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, where he directs the Center on Digital Culture and Society and serves as deputy director of the Center for the Study of Contemporary China. He is the author of "The Wuhan Lockdown" (2022), "The Red Guard Generation and Political Activism in China" (2016), and "The Power of the Internet in China: Citizen Activism Online" (2009). He is also the editor or co-editor of six books, including "Engaging Social Media in China: Platforms, Publics and Production" (2021).
Guobin Yang, Grace Lee Boggs Professor of Communication and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania Guobin Yang, Grace Lee Boggs Professor of Communication and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
Guobin Yang, Grace Lee Boggs Professor of Communication and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

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