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					                                   2005-2006 U.S. Fulbright Lecturer Topics - Spring Edition


AMES, Roger T (Mr.)                         Philosophy, Am. History                                           Wuhan University
U of Hawaii                                 rtames@hawaii.edu                                                          Spring
Guest Lecture Topics: 1. Deweyan Pragmatism and Confucian Philosophy: A Dialogue; 2. Becoming Practically Religious: A
Deweyan and Confucian Context for Rortean Religiousness; 3. In Whitehead’s Wake: Reading Confucius to Reconstruct Confucius;
4. John Dewey, Tang Junyi, and the Very “Idea” of Confucian Democracy; 5. "Getting Rid of God:” A Prolegomenon to a Dialogue
between Chinese and Western Philosophy; 6. Indigenizing Globalization and the Hydraulics of Culture: Taking Chinese Philosophy
on its own Terms; 7."The Way is Made in the Walking:" Responsibility as Relational Virtuosity; 8. Making This Life Significant: The
Serious Business of Creativity
EPPS, Valerie C. (Ms.)                      Law, Distinguished                                                 Fudan University
Suffolk U                                   vepps@suffolk.edu                                                           Spring
Guest Lecture Topics: 1. The Laws of War and Terrorism; 2. Extradition in the Age of Terrorism; 3. The Legality of the US
Invasion of Afhanistan; 4. The Legality of the US/Coalition Invasion of Iraq; 5. Responsibilty for War Crimes for Military
Commanders and Civilian Ministers
FEINERMAN, James V. (Mr.)                   Law, Distinguished                                             Tsinghua University
Georgetown                                                                                                             Spring
Guest Lecture Topics: 1. How He Became Chief Justice - A Profile of My Law School Classmate John Roberts; 2. The New US
Supreme Court - How Will It Change or Stay the Same?; 3. Corporate Governance Reform Since Enron, WorldCom and Global
Crossing; 4. The American Legal Apparatus for Monitoring China - the CECC, USCC and Other Institutions; 5. Legal. Education at
Elite US Law Schools over the Past Three Decades and Its Changes
GRAY, Jeffrey H. (Mr.)                      Am. Literature and Poetry                                        Nanjing University
Seton Hall Universtiy                       grayjeff@shu.edu                                                            Spring
Guest Lecture Topics: 1. Mid-to late-20th-century American Poetry: Separate Topics: a. The Cold War and AMerican Poetry; b.
"Confessional" Poetry (Robert Lowell, Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, et al); c. The Beat Generation; d. The New York School (John
Ashbery, Kenneth Koch, Frank O'Hara); e. Derek Walcott and Caribbean Poetry; 2. Directions in Postcolonial Literature; 3.
Postmodernism in poetry and popular culture; 4. Walt Whitman and American Poetics; 5. Latin American and North American
literary relations, 20th century; 6. Magic Realism (Latin American Novel); 7. The Cold War and Popular Culture
GU, Anthony Yanxiang (Mr.)                  Business Administration                 Shanghai U of Finance and Economics
SUNY - Geneseo                              guyanxiang@yahoo.com                                                   Year
Guest Lecture Topics: 1. Anomalies in the stock markets; 2. Predictability of house prices; 3. Dynamic correlation between
house prices and interest rate and stock market; 4. Leader and Follower along Market Trends: A Granger Causality Test; 5.
Patriotic Stock Repurchases: The Two Weeks Following the 9-11 Attack; 6. The Evolution of Market Efficiency: 103 Years Daily
Data of the Dow; 7. A New Stock Option Plan and Its Valuation; 8. Small Banks in the U.S. and U.K. and Related Issues; 9.
Different price indices and the implication for the Federal Reserve
reaction function: An empirical study
GUTTMAN, Dan (Mr.)                          Law/Public Administration                         Shanghai Jiaotong/Tsinghua U
Johns Hopkins U                             djguttman@aol.com                                                         Year
Guest Lecture Topics: (to be confirmed) 1. American Government and Politics; 2. How Washington Works; 3. American Public
Policy Expertise: Theory and Practice; 4. Emerging Forms of Governance--the Role of Public-Private Partnerships,
Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs) and the Market in Providing Public Goods and Services; 5. Energy and Environmental Law
and Policy; 6. American Worker Health and Safety Law and Policy
HUMPHREYS, John H (Mr.)                     Business Administration                  Northeast U of Finance and Economics
Texas A & M U - Commerce                    john_humphreys@tamu-commerce.edu                                       Spring
Guest Lecture Topics: 1. A U.S. Perspective on Leadership and Work Motivation; 2. China/U.S. Business Relationships:
Adversaries or Partners?
O'CONNELL, George A. (Mr.)                  American Literature                                               Peking University
Independent/Unaffiliated                    goconnel@hamilton.edu                                                         Year
Guest Lecture Topics: 1. Reading and discussing my own published poetry, as well as new work; 2. The Many & The One--
Literature and The Human Condition; 3. Raymond Carver--Minimalist or Cartographer of the Contemporary Heart?; 4. Words To
Follow Silence--American Poetic Response to the Paintings of Edward Hopper; 5. Painter's Eye, Poet's Brush--20th Century Poets on
the Paintings of Pieter Bruegel; 6. The Face In the Mirror--Randall Jarrell's Narrative Personae in Crisis
McSHANE, Megan (Ms)                         Art History                                                  Zhongshan University
Florida Gulf Coast University               mmcshane@fgcu.edu                                                         Spring
Guest Lecture Topics: 1. American Artists, Land Reclamation, and Phytoremediation: Art and Ecology; 2. Studies in the Future:
The 1939 New York World's Fair Pavillions Democracity and Futurama; 3. Contemporary Art From the Florida Collections: Looking
at New Media; 4. A History of Video Art Featuring Bill Viola and Nam June Paik; 5. Dorothea Tanning and American Surrealism; 6.
Machine Age Design in American Industry
                                  2005-2006 U.S. Fulbright Lecturer Topics - Spring Edition
PATTERSON, Eliza (Ms.)                      Law                                                  Renmin University of China
Washington and Lee U                        erpatterson@msn.com                                                      Spring
Guest Lecture Topics: 1. The Changing Role of Developing Nations in the WTO; 2. The US Trade Law and Policy Development
Process (with focus on explaining the respective roles of the business community, NGOs, Congress and the Administration); 3.
Multilateralism vs Regionalism: What Does the Future Hold and What is At Stake?; 4. US- China Trade Relations (with focus on US
laws specifically directed at trade and investment between the US and China)
SUAREZ, Ernest F. (Mr.)                     American Literature                                         Zhongshan University
Catholic U of America                       suarez@cua.edu                                                             Year
Guest Lecture Topics: 1. Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman: Lyric and Narrative Traditions in American Poetry; 2. Romantic
and Naturalistic Tensions in American Poetry; 3. Romantic and Naturalistic Tensions in the American Novel; 4. Impure Poetry and
Critical Purity: the Failure of Recent Literary Theory; 5. Recent Movements in American Poetry; 6. Poetry and Rock: the
Relationship between American Poetry and Popular Music; Also Professor Suarez can give readings from MANAGING HAVANA, his
forthcoming novel.
SWANSON, Gary E. (Mr.)                      Journalism                                Communications University of China
Northwestern U                              g-swanson@northwestern.edu                                              Year
Guest Lecture Topics: 1. Making the Committment to Quality Journalism; 2. Is it Newsworthy? Who Decides?; 3. Television
News - If It Bleeds It Leads; 4. Truth, Accuracy and American Journalism; 5. Are American Journalists Losing Their Freedom of the
Press?; 6. Filling the News Hole in Television News; 7. Copyrights, Trademarks, Patents and Other Intellectional Property - Why Are
They Important?
TAN, Justin (Mr.)                           Business Admin., Distinguished                                   Nankai University
York U                                      jtan@bimba.edu.cn                                                            Year
Guest Lecture Topics: (to be confirmed) 1. State of the Art in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship Research; 2. Sino-
US Management Practices Compared and Contrasted
TOWNLEY, Charles T. (Mr.)                   Information Science                                    Beijing Normal University
New Mexico State U                          ctownley@nmsu.edu                                                        Spring
Guest Lecture Topics: 1. Intellectual Property Rights in Higher Education: Creating World Class Universities and Faculties; 2.
Accreditation of Professional Degrees in the United States: Universities and Professional Societies Collaborating to Improve
Professional Degree Quality; 3. Knowledge Management: Key to Organizational Success in a Global Economy; 4. How Organizations
Learn: Using Knowledge to Achieve Strategic Goals; 5. Winning through Knowledge: Individual Skills for Competitive Advantage; 6.
Knowledge in the Academy: Creating Effective Schools and Universities for the 21st Century; 7. Cross-Cultural Learning:
Techniques for Successful Learning across Cultures; 8. Delivering Instruction at the Right Place and the Right Time: Using Distance
Education to Increase University Effectiveness
VANCE, Charles M. (Mr.)                     Business Administration                                         Xiamen University
Loyola Marymount                            cvance@lmu.edu                                                            Spring
Guest Lecture Topics: 1. The Value of Linear/Nonlinear Thinking Style Balance; 2. Disempowerment: The Clue to Unleashing
Optimal Productivity; 3. Training Investment: The Key to Competitive Advantage; 4. Important Considerations for Managing a
Global Workforce; 5. Performance Management Skills for Improved Supervisory and Managerial Effectiveness; 6. Moral and
Spiritual Dimensions of Effective Leadership; 7. Emotional Intelligence for Performance Improvement; 8. The Vital Role of the
Human Resources Function in Effective Corporate Governance Policy and Practice.

				
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