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Enjoy the bibliography:"leftover woman", Zhang Xi

time:2014.7.20 2:30pm to 5:00pm

location:Notice after the registration of the specific address in Columbia University.

Registration link:Click on the bottom left corner of the "Read the original" and you will be taken to the event registration link.

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Ph.D. in Sociology from the State University of New York at Albany. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at St. John's University. Professional background includes law, English, economics, sociology, criminology, psychology and other disciplines. At present, he is mainly engaged in international criminal justice, drug issues, Chinese society and family research, and loves writing.

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Sharing bibliographic information:

"leftover woman"

This book is the first work to reflect the Chinese Americans in recent years, especially the reality of women's marriage and love. It reveals the reality that Chinese leftover women who have stayed abroad try to obtain green cards through marriage, showing their twists and turns and efforts to gain a foothold in the US experience.

It reflects the process of their survival and development in the United States and the winning of love. Based on the controversial issue of "leftover women", the author placed the stage in Boston, USA, and used documentary brushstrokes to restore the true status of Chinese women's marriage and love. It shows the extraordinary overseas women's life for the readers, and reveals the difficulties and injustices of women in the society from the perspective of women. It reflects the Chinese women's thinking about human nature, social relations, family responsibilities, extramarital affairs, and real life. The bold practice and hard work are all very real. Writer Han Shaogong commented: "This novel is very open-minded. It is a wide-angle lens and face-to-face view of the Chinese and American society, the world of men and women, fun (fun), easy to use (knowledge), and the necessary sorrow and suspense."

about the author:

Zhang Xi

Born in Xinjiang, a sociologist and a drug expert. He was a visiting scholar at the University of Macau, Taipei University, and Northeastern University. writer. Currently living in Connecticut, USA. 12 years ago, China’s first anti-terrorism novel “National Honor” was published. It has been reprinted more than ten times and won the 60th anniversary of the founding of the country. The sinister undercover novel “Love Beyond” won the first prize of the National Radio and Television System Long-form Broadcasting; The Women's Archives of the Anti-Japanese War won the third China Women's Literature Award. There are also "Miracle: Kang Honglei and "Turkish Assault"", "China's Abolition Case", "Drugs and Society" and so on. The TV short drama "A Ming's Story" won the second prize of the 1996 "Flying Award" screenwriter.

Highly interactive activity process:

1) The sharer introduces the book and expresses his own opinion (about 15 minutes);

2) Each participant expresses his or her own feelings (about 2 minutes/person);

3) All participants will be divided into small groups to communicate and propose a topic-related question;

4) Participants discuss the issues raised and show their speculation. (about 2 minutes / person);

5) After the event, welcome friends who are still unfinished to join the dinner and continue to talk.

friendly reminder:

1) Participants are not required to prepare in advance, and the sharer will provide the information needed for discussion

2) Please try to be on time to avoid missed sharing of the bibliography

3) Please bring your ID

4) If you can't find the venue, please send a message in the event temporary WeChat group or Facebook 麓山学社 Group, we will respond promptly

5) The number of people per reading will be limited to 18 people. Please invite your friends to register as soon as possible. After the full amount, the applicants will be in the waitlist.

All the speeches of the participants of the event do not represent the position of the school.


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