Originally broadcast at 1:00 p.m. ET Wednesday, June 30, 2021.
Robin R. Wang is Professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, and The Berggruen Fellow (2016-17) at The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS), Stanford University. Her teaching and research center on Chinese and Comparative Philosophy, particularly on Daoist (Taoist) Philosophy, and Women and Gender in Chinese culture and tradition. Professor Wang is the author of YinYang: The Way of Heaven and Earth in Chinese Thought and Culture (Cambridge University Press, 2012); and editor of Chinese Philosophy in an Era of Globalization (SUNY Press, 2004), as well as Images of Women in Chinese Thought and Culture: Writings from the Pre-Qin Period to the Song Dynasty (Hackett, 2003). She has published numerous articles in academic journals and has engaged in fieldwork on contemporary female Daoists throughout China. Dr. Wang regularly gives presentations in North America, Europe, and Asia, and was a credited Cultural Consultant for the movie Karate Kid, 2010.
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