Skip to main content
Intellect

American perspectives on China topic of Oct. 1 BYU lecture

A Brigham Young University professor with expertise on the People's Republic of China will speak Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 11 a.m. in 238 Herald R. Clark.

Eric A. Hyer, associate professor of political science at BYU, will address the topic "American Perspectives on U.S.-China Relations" as part of the International Forum Series, sponsored by the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies.

Hyer serves as BYU's Special Country Focus liaison for China and has had extensive firsthand experience traveling and researching in the country.

Hyer earned his bachelor's degree at BYU in 1979 and his doctorate in political science from Columbia University in 1990.

Hyer began learning Chinese in Taiwan as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter–day Saints. Following his mission, Hyer studied Chinese at the Beijing Language Institute and later returned to China as a Fulbright scholar for the Foreign Affairs College in Beijing.

The lecture will be webcast live at http://kennedy.byu.edu/events/index.html.

Contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652 for more information, or visit the Kennedy Center Web site at http://kennedy.byu.edu/events for archived lectures and a calendar of other upcoming events and lectures.

Writer: Lee Simons

Related Articles

data-content-type="article"

Forum: A higher purpose for religious education

January 31, 2023
In Tuesday’s forum, Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman, president of Yeshiva University, described religious education as a potential antidote to America’s pervasive consumerism.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

Women are routinely excluded from exercise research across the country. A new BYU study shows why that’s misguided

January 26, 2023
A new BYU study debunks the assumption that menstrual cycles disqualify women from exercise research. Analyzing women’s exercise performance across their menstrual cycles, researchers found no variability in endurance thresholds or performance: from workout to workout, women’s performance was just as consistent as men’s.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

BYU business study: Key to innovation is fostering intellectual honesty

January 19, 2023
New research published this week from BYU Marriott School of Business professors Jeff Dyer and Taeya Howell finds that innovation can be hampered when organizations prioritize “psychological safety” at the expense of intellectual honesty.


overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText=