Speaking Out: Issues and Controversies 各抒己见 (Book Launch)

When and Where

Monday, March 01, 2021 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm


Professor Hsiao-wei Rupprecht
Jianhua Shen
Dr. Gang Pan
Dr. Yanfei Li
Yu Wen


"Speaking Out: Issues and Controversies" book cover.Join us to celebrate the release of Speaking Out: Issues and Controversies 各抒己见 with co-authors Professor Hsiao-wei Rupprecht (U of T), Jianhua Shen (Yale University), Dr. Gang Pan (York University), Dr. Yanfei Li (U of T) and Yu Wen (U of T). This advanced Chinese language textbook presents ten lessons which reflect major concerns in contemporary China and invites students to reflect upon the forces shaping modern Chinese society. The authors will discuss the book’s origins and their writing process.

The book launch will take place via Zoom on March 1 from 3:30pm-4:30pm EST. Registration is required. Zoom details will be sent to all registrants.

Please note that this event will be moderated in Chinese. There will be limited English translation available.

We will also be giving away copies of the textbook to three lucky winners! The giveaway is only open to current U of T students. More details are available at the registration link.

This event is free and open to the public. If you require an accommodation related to accessibility to join this virtual session, please email eas@utoronto.ca as soon as possible.


Please be advised that the book launch will be recorded and uploaded to our YouTube channel. Your decision to attend and participate in the launch acts as your consent to having your name and/or image posted publicly.

Contact Information

Rebecca Mangra