CSEAS, Graduate Colloquium Fall Lecture Series: Yinghong Cheng

CSEAS, Graduate Colloquium Fall Lecture Series: Yinghong Cheng

Department of History

Delaware State University


Title: “African American GIs and Builders of the Burma Road”


Online event. Registration required at https://niu-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpce6hrj0vGNcuFef5XYEoWTM_oFDF543w

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Yinghong Cheng, professor of history at Delaware State University. Cheng’s research engages modern and contemporary Chinese history in a global context. He has published "Discourses of Race and Rising China" (2019) and "Creating the New Man: From Enlightenment Ideals to Socialist Realities" (2009). He has also published more than a dozen research articles in periodicals such 'The Journal of Asian Studies', 'Modern Asian Studies', 'Journal of World History', 'The China Quarterly', 'Journal of Contemporary China', 'Journal of Overseas Chinese', 'Modern Chinese Literature and Culture', snf 'Journal of Cold War Studies'. Dr. Cheng was awarded the National Humanities Center residential scholarship (2021-22) and National Endowment for the Humanities (2022). 



This event sponsored by NIU's Graduate Colloquium Program

Co-sponsored by NIU's Department of History

All lectures free and open to the public

Dial-In Information


Friday, November 18, 2022 at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Virtual Event
Event Type

Lectures, Presentations and Workshops, Graduate Colloquium


Arts and Culture, Research, Academics

Target Audience

Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students





Center for Burma Studies, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, History
Contact Name

Rachael Skog

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