Law School hosts "China Law Week with Professor Jerome Cohen"

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Cynthia D Quinn, (808) 956-6545
Dir, Comm & External Rel, William S Richardson School of Law
Posted: Mar 2, 2010

UH Mānoa's William S. Richardson School of Law will celebrate the 80th birthday of New York University School of Law professor Jerome A. Cohen with a series of special events to mark the occasion. The public is invited to attend these events honoring a distinguished scholar and the founder of Chinese legal studies in the United States.

March 15
Place: Koi Room, Imin Center
Time: 4:00 p.m. (Reception to follow)
Lecture by Cohen, China, Soft Power and the Rule of Law, presented in partnership with The East-West Center.

March 16
Place: Law School Classroom 4
Time: 2:50-5:45 p.m. 
Panel discussion chaired by Cohen, Fifty Years of Chinese Law: Considering the Past and Looking towards the Future.
March 17
Place: Law School Classroom 2 (Reception at 5:15 p.m.)
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Intersections program guest lecture by Joan Lebold Cohen, Half the Sky: Chinese Women Artists in the 1990s and the Millennium, presented in partnership with UH Mānoa’s department of Art and Art History.
March 18
Place: Queen Lili‘uokalani Center (Reception to follow in room 412)
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Center for Chinese Studies and the Confucius Institute Distinguished lecture, Cohen, Half a Century of U.S.-China Relations: Some Personal Experiences.
There will also be a presentation of the Distinguished Teaching Award by the Confucius Institute, honoring Cohen for his contributions to Chinese studies.
For an excerpt of Professor Cohen’s distinguished career, visit: