Out of the Gobi: My Story of China and America with Weijian Shan

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Asia Society Southern California, in partnership with the USC US-China Institute, is delighted to host an event with Weijian Shan on August 19. Dr. Shan's recently published national bestseller, Out of the Gobi: My Story of China and America, is a memoir that traces his life from his time in a farm labor camp in China's Gobi Desert during the Cultural Revolution to being one of the first PhD students from the People's Republic of China at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Shan currently is the chairman and CEO of PAG, a private-equity firm in Hong Kong, and previously was a managing director of J.P. Morgan and a professor at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. 

Monday, August 19
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
University of Southern California
Wallis Annenberg Hall, ANN 106
3630 Watt Way
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Weijian Shan's Out of the Gobi

Out of Gobi will be available for purchase at the event. To buy the book in advance, please click here.

To register for the event, please click here for tickets.
ASSC member: $10
General: $20
Students: Free, must register with a valid, current .edu email)
Special Rate: $100 to become a member of ASSC and attend for free (a $45 saving) 

Click here to listen to Asia Society podcast program: Remembering China's Cultural RevolutionWeijian Shan talked with New York Times Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Tom Friedman for a conversation about China then, China now, and about one man’s remarkable odyssey.

Event Details

Mon 19 Aug 2019
4 - 5:30 p.m.

Wallis Annenberg Hall, ANN 106
3630 Watt Way
Los Angeles, CA 90089

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