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Chindia Dialogues: Cyberwriter and Cybercoolies

NEW YORK, November 5, 2011 — Author and media critic Zha Jianying, novelist and blogger Yu Hua (China in Ten Words) and cyber-novelist and reporter Murong Xuecun (Leave Me Alone: A Novel of Chengdu), in conversation with Emily Parker, discuss how the Internet is transforming China’s literary landscape and upending conventional notions of who writers are and what they do. (57 min.)

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Business
 /  New York
Two views on whether the practice is inherently in conflict with modern business principles.
Business
 /  New York
Aetna CEO discusses how meditation in the office leads to greater employee satisfaction and increased revenue for companies of all sizes.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Two Burmese journalists explain why the democracy icon and de facto head of state has said so little about Myanmar's persecuted minority.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Asia Society honors two Reuters journalist in absentia for their coverage of Myanmar's Rohingya crisis.
Current Affairs
A discussion on gender disparities in South Korea and Japan with NPR's Elise Hu.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
The author and MacArthur fellow delivers the keynote address at Lahore Literary Festival New York.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Immigrant rights activist Tereza Lee details why the timing of the terror attacks on September 11, 2001, altered the trajectory of immigration legislation in America. 
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Firsthand accounts of immigrant journeys to America are followed by a panel discussion on the immigration debate today.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Ayesha Jalal is joined by Saroop Ijaz, Raza Rumi, and Bilal Qureshi for a discussion on Pakistani politics, history, and current affairs.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
As the United States looks toward an 18th year of conflict in Afghanistan and Pakistan, a panel of experts asks: Have we learned nothing from history?
Arts
 /  New York
How did Urdu language become a means of adaptability, mobility, and anchorage for the South Asian diaspora in America?
Arts
 /  New York
Architects, conservationists, and urban planners convene to discuss the remarkable environment of Lahore.