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Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Simon Wickhamsmith
In the years immediately following the 1921 Soviet-led revolution, Mongolian writers played a pivotal role in defining the new socialist society and in communicating and implementing the practical and ideological developments. This talk will explore the ways in which writers negotiated their art under the increasingly restrictive political system, and how Mongolian letters and literature changed at this time.
Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Jay Xu
A Bronze Age civilization lost for more than three thousand years was found in China’s Sichuan province in 1986. Remains of a large-scaled, walled settlement were discovered at the village of Sanxingdui, which included two underground pits filled with a staggering number of objects, familiar as well as extraordinary, such as three-dimensional sculptures, life-size standing figures, and masks of fantastic supernatural beings with protruding eyes and huge flaring ears. Nearly 35 years later, in March 2021, Sanxingdui shocked the world with news of the discovery of six more pits, filled with spectacular bronzes, whole elephant tusks, and other...
Monday, March 14, 2022

Join the Society for our Annual Spring Dinner at the iconic Far East Café in Chinatown. We will welcome the Year of the Tiger with a sumptuous 8-course menu with wine and good cheer.

An enchanting and long-established restaurant, Far East Café is located in the heart of Chinatown and decorated with painted murals, carved screens and nostalgic artwork from China.

Parking is available on the street or in St. Mary’s Square Parking Garage at 433 Kearny Street.

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