Woodrow Wilson Center Holding Summer Institutes for High School Teachers: U.S.-China Relations

Historians in the News

U.S.-China Relations
July 26-July 31, 2009

Warren I. Cohen, Emeritus Distinguished University Professor of History at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and Senior Scholar, Asia Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington D.C.

Christian Ostermann, Director, History and Public Policy Programs, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C.

Guest Lecturers:
Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy, Director, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Former U.S. Ambassador and Assistant Secretary of State
James Mann, writer in residence, Johns Hopkins School of International Relations

Nancy Bernkopf Tucker, Professor of History, Georgetown University; and the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service and Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Thomas J. Christensen, Professor of Politics and International Affairs and Director of the Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program, Princeton University

Edward A. McCord, Associate Professor of History and International and Director, Taiwan Education and Research Program, George Washington University

Woodrow Wilson Center Staff:
Mircea Munteanu, Cold War International History Project Mircea.Munteanu@wilsoncenter.org

Kristina Terzieva, Seminar Coordinator Kristina.Terzieva@wilsoncenter.org

Gilder Lehrman Institute Staff:
Lesley Herrmann, Executive Director

Sasha Rolon, Associate Director of Education srolon@gilderlehrman.org

Anthony DiBattista, Education and Seminar Coordinator dibattista@gilderlehrman.org

Assigned Readings:
Warren I. Cohen, America’s Response to China: an Interpretative History of Sino-American Relations, 4th
edition. New York: Columbia University Press, 2000.

Chen Jian, Mao’s China and the Cold War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2001.

James Mann, The China Fantasy: How Our Leaders Explain Away Chinese Repression. Viking Adult, 2007.
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