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Book Bonanza Event: Julia Flynn Siler, author of The White Devil’s Daughters

Wednesday June 26, 6:30pm
San Francisco Public Library, Main Branch
Koret Auditorium
100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA


September 29: Orville Schell, 2:00pm-3:30pm at San Francisco Public Library, followed by reception

Previous Video Contest Winners

1990 Institute is proud to announce the winners of our 2018 video contest. Each video is three minutes or less, and is outstanding for its unique authentic perspective. Click here for more information about our next contest.

2018 CHINA NOW SEMINAR ON MODERN CHINA for Teachers and the General Public

1990 Institute is proud to present four lectures from our 2018 seminar on modern China. Click here to see additional speakers from the workshop.

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