Chinese Food

Date: 10/29/2020

Time: 12:30-1:15 pm EST

Presenter: Lianyu Yang

Western Michigan University

 

Food has been at the heart of Chinese culture for centuries.  Learn about the main characteristic of Chinese Dietary  and understanding Chinese Culture through Chinese food.

 

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Chinese Characters

 

Date: 11/5/2020

Time: 12:30-1:15 pm EST

Presenter: Zhanguo Zheng

University of Toledo


 

Education in China

Date: TBD

Time: 12:30-1:15 pm EST

Presenter: Yi Wu

Western Michigan University

This lecture offers a basic introduction of the current educational model in China and answers some of the commonly asked questions about the system.

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Chinese Festivals

Date: 10/1/2020

Time: 12:30-1:15 pm EST

Presenter: Zhanguo Zheng

University of Toledo

The lecture gives a brief introduction to some important festivals in China and will focus on the explanation of their agrarian origins. The traditional and modern ways for people to celebrate will be introduced, as well as cultural insights and values.

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Millennial Expats 

Date: 10/8/2020

Time: 12:30-1:15 pm EST

Presenter: John Brender

Wayne State University

 

Learn about the experiences and perceptions of 20 North American millennials who have lived in China for 4-5 years on average. Discover their personal changes and stratification of international groups in China.  

 

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U.S China Deaf School Project

Date: 10/15/2020

Time: 12:30 pm EST

Presenter: Kathryn Johnson

St. Cloud State University

 

Three Chinese student interns and one Chinese Visiting Scholar, all of whom are deaf, will share their experience coming to work in the U.S. and how this experience has impacted their lives.

 

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