Wednesday, May 27

China-America Literary Symposium 2015: Reading Contemporary China

SUNY Global Center (116 E. 55th St.), 5–8 p.m.

With Liu Zhenyun, Bi Feiyu, Feng Tang, Xu Zechen, Lan Lan, Cao Wenxuan, He Jianming, and Zhao Lihong.

New Films from China: Fly with the Crane

Brooklyn Public Library (New Utrecht Branch, 1743 86th Street at Bay 17th Street, Brooklyn, N.Y.), 7–9 p.m.

Followed by q&a with author/coproducer Su Tong.

Decoded Event with Mai Jia

Barnes & Noble (82nd St. & Broadway), 7–9 p.m.

Moderated by Liesl Schillinger.

Thursday, May 28

Intercultural Translation and the Publication of Literary Works in the Age of New Media

Meeting Room 1E02, Javits Center, 9–10:30 a.m.

With Feng Tang, A Yi, Sheng Keyi, and Su Kui.

Children’s and Young Adult’s Literature in China and America

Meeting Room 1E02, Javits Center, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

With Cao Wenxuan and Sonya Hartnett.

Legend Art Book Launch

Meeting Room 1E02, Javits Center, 1:30–2:30 p.m.

With Zhao Lihong.

East to West: Seminar of Children Writers from China and the U.S.

Meeting Room 1E03, Javits Center, 2–3 p.m.

With Anne Ursu, Mei Zihan, and Wu Meizhen.

Friday, May 29

Chinese Authors Salon

The United Nations (405 East 42nd St.), 2–3 p.m.

With Liu Zhenyun, He Jianming, Li Er, A Yi, Wang Xufeng, Mai Jia.

The Writing Is Flat: 2+2: A Conversation Between Young Writers of China and American

Guest of Honor Zone, Javits Center, 2:40–3:40 p.m.

With Jhumpa Lahiri, Eric Abrahamsen, Xu Zechen and Sheng Keyi.

Film Screening: A Cherry on the Pomegranate Tree

Queens Library (89-11 Merrick Blvd., Queens, N.Y.), 4–6:30 p.m.

With Li Er.

Feng Tang in Conversation with Xu Zechen

Barnes & Noble (82nd St. & Broadway), 7–9 p.m.

The authors discuss their recent books about Beijing.

Film Screening: Back to 1942

Asia Society (725 Park Ave.), 6:30–9:20 p.m

Plus q&a with author Liu Zhenyun.

A Perfect Crime

The Center for Fiction (7 E. 47th St.), 7 p.m.

With A Yi and John Freeman.

Saturday, May 30

Literature and Film

Brooklyn Public Library (10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, N.Y.), 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

With Liu Zhenyun, Su Tong, and Mai Jia.

Chinese and American Poetry Reading

Bowery Poetry Club, 1–2:30 p.m.

With Lan Lan, Zhao Lihong, Edwin Frank, Canaan Morse, and Peter Gizzi. Moderated by Eleanor Goodman.

Writing About China Today: A Dialogue with China’s Leading Authors I

China Institute Library & Classroom (125 E. 65th Street), 3–6 p.m.

With Liu Zhenyun, Mai Jia,

Sheng Keyi, Xu Zechen, and Su Tong.

Writing About China Today: A Dialogue with China’s Leading Authors II

China Institute Library & Classroom (125 E. 65th St.),

5:30–7:30 p.m.

With Su Kui, Cao Wenxuan, Lan Lan, Li Er, Xu Zechen, and A Yi.

Correction: The New Films from China event will be held at the New Utrecht Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, not the Central Branch, as previously stated.