Friday, December 15
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
  • Meet & Greet at the iHotel and Conference Center in the Technology Room

    Saturday, December 16
  • Syposium located at the Levis Faculty Center; Room 300
    919 West Illinois Street
    Urbana, IL 61801

    9:30 AM
  • Introduction - Matthias Grosse Perdekamp, ACDIS-UIUC
  • Welcome - UIUC Provost Wilkin
  • Welcome - Consul SHEN Qiwen, Director for Political and Press Affairs, Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Chicago

    10:00 AM
    Panel A: The Nanjing Massacre and the Events that Led to the Fall of the Chinese Capital
    Chair: TBD
  • Remembering Kangzhan: World War II in China - Dr. Poshek Fu, UIUC
  • The Nanjing Massacre and American Eyewitnesses - Dr. Suping Lu, University of Nebraska

    11:30 AM
  • Coffee Break

    11:45 AM
  • Minnie Vautrin and Her Diary during the Rape of Nanking - Dr. Hua-Ling Hu
  • Panel Discussion

    1:00 PM
  • Lunch

    2:30 PM
    Panel B: Relations between the U.S., Japan, and China in Light of Past Conflict
    Chair: TBD
  • Long-term Impact of Violence and War on Individuals and Society - TBN
  • Modern Sino-Japanese Relations in Light of Past Conflict - TBN

    4:00 PM
  • Coffee Break

    4:15 PM
  • Forgotten or Ignored? Cold War Perception of the Asian Holocaust in the U.S. - Dr. Shau-Jin Chang
  • Iris Chang: The Rape of Nanjing - Recalling the Forgotten Holocaust of WW II - Dr. Ying-Ying Chang
  • Panel Discussion

  • 6:00 PM End Of Session