After the Pandemic, China’s Middle Class Re-Imagines the World

Published on Sixth Tone, November 2, 2020

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Dropping in on China’s ‘Parachute Generation’

Published on Sixth Tone, September 16, 2020

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「随机波动」风雨飘摇中,留学生的全球公民想象将走向何方 [Podcast In Chinese]

Published on July 15, 2020

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移民时代|赴美读高中的中国留学生:全球公民想象能否成真? [In Chinese]

Published on the Paper 澎湃思想市场, July 4, 2020

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How Should the U.S. Government Treat Chinese Students in America? A ChinaFile Conversation

Published on ChinaFile, August 1, 2019

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3rd Annual Redefine Conference: The Voice of Contemporary Chinese Women - Represent, Reshape, Redefine

Submitted on: March 25, 2018

I served as an Higher Education Speaker on Panel II: Stories and Lessons Learned - Chinese Women and Higher Education

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Culture Shock: MAINELAND screening and Talk Back, Director Miao WANG and star Harry He on being a Chinese student in America

Submitted on: March 17, 2018

Filmed over three years in China and the U.S., MAINELAND is a multi-layered coming-of-age tale that follows two affluent and cosmopolitan teenagers as they settle into a boarding school in blue-collar rural Maine. In one sleepy Maine town, worlds collide as students fresh from China learn to navigate the muddy waters of this microcosmic global village.

Following the film, China Institute will host an on-stage conversation featuring director Miao Wang and the film’s protagonist, Harry Junru He, moderated by Siqi Tu.

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Sinica Live Podcast and Interview: Chinese Students Abroad Under Pressure Eric Fish and Siqi Tu

Submitted on: March 8, 2018

In this live Sinica Podcast at China Institute, Co-hosts Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn will be joined by Eric Fish and Siqi Tu to discuss the issues that Chinese university students face when studying in the U.S. – from the personal to the political. With scrutiny now on the Chinese Students and Scholars Association, Christopher Wray’s (FBI director) remarks to the Senate Intelligence Committee on China as a “whole of society threat,” and suspicion of Chinese scientists and researchers over industrial espionage, Chinese students rightly worry about racial profiling and a hostile environment.

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Chinese Students in America – A Transformative Force on Campus: A Panel Discussion with Young China Watchers NY

Submitted on: Dec 6, 2017

A discussion with Isaac Stone Fish (Moderator), Peggy Blumenthal, Isabelle (Muge) Niu, and Siqi Tu, about what is driving the influx of Chinese students and what it means for American higher education, Chinese and American students alike, and the prospect for a smoother U.S.-China relationship.

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Academically Speaking: Episode 5

Submitted on: June 1, 2017

This episode features Ph.D. student Siqi Tu (Sociology) and her advisor, Presidential Professor Philip Kasinitz (GC/Hunter, Sociology). Tu studies Chinese families who send their children to U.S. high schools. Together, they discuss the importance of good writing in formulating a Ph.D. thesis, how to find the right advisor, and what it’s like to write a dissertation in a second language.

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The Emotional Cost of Sending Chinese Teens Abroad to Study

Published on Sixth Tone, November 21, 2016

As growing numbers of children are sent to U.S. private schools to ensure access to global elite, many struggle to overcome trauma of separation.

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