April 6-8, 2006
USCPF Hosts Reception for Professor Zhan Furui in San Francisco
During the annual meeting of the Association of Asian Studies and
the Council of East Asian Libraries, April 6-8 in San Francisco,
Dr. Wang Chi held a welcome reception for Professor Zhan Furui,
the newly appointed director of the National Library of China.
As advisor to the National Library of China, Dr. Wang
Chi wished to celebrate Professor Zhan's first trip to the United
States. Dr. Wang also invited more than 60 other East Asian library
curators and directors to the reception, including Mr. Yan Xiangdong,
director of the International Liaison Office for the National Library
The meeting began with Dr. Wang's opening remarks,
which noted the special occasion. This was followed by brief remarks
from Professor Zhan and others from such institutions as Princeton,
Harvard, Columbia, the University of Chicago, and the University
of California at Irvine.