Teresa Kennedy grew up in western Massachusetts and went on to earn a B.A. at the University of Notre Dame. She is currently in her second year as a master's student in Beijing at Peking University's Yenching Academy. Her master's research focuses on Chinese overseas investments in megaprojects, with a focus on Latin America.
Mark Rowswell a.k.a. Dashan Live at the Bookworm Literary Festival
China’s most famous Canadian, Mark Rowswell, became famous — or at least “feimerse” — after appearing in the Spring Festival Gala on CCTV in 1990. In recent years, he’s pioneered a hybrid between the xiangsheng (相声 xiàngsheng; crosstalk) for which he’s known and Western-style stand-up comedy. Mark joined Anthony Tao and David Moser at the storied […]