China and Black Internationalism in the Early 20th Century

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by Jia Wei Teo on July 10th, 2017   106 views

When and Where

  • 10/07/2017
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

  • The Bookworm
    三里屯南街4号院
    Beijing
    China
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China and Black Internationalism in the Early 20th Century

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This presentation looks at the emergence of black internationalist thought in the early 20th century and China’s place within this discourse. Through examining the writings and utterances of prominent black U.S. intellectuals, it offers an overview of their varied responses to China’s progress from the end of dynastic rule to the founding of the People’s Republic.

Monday, July 10, 7:30 pm
China and Black Internationalism in the Early 20th Century”
Aaliyah Bilal, Writer
The Bookworm
The Bookworm | 50 RMB | RSVP Required
This presentation looks at the emergence of black internationalist thought in the early 20th century and China’s place within this discourse. Through examining the writings and utterances of prominent black U.S. intellectuals, it offers an overview of their varied responses to China’s progress from the end of dynastic rule to the founding of the People’s Republic.

Aaliyah Bilal is a fiction and non-fiction writer. Previously she was a recipient of the Shansi Memorial Fellowship at Yunnan University where, for two years, she conducted ethnographic research among HuiZu Muslims. A graduate of the School of Oriental and African Studies, she is currently at work on a book about her experience as an African-American woman living in Asia.

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