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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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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U.S. Heartland China Association

Date: 11/12/2020

Time: 12:30-1:30 pm EST

Presenter: Min Fan

U.S. China Heartland China Association

Come and learn more about the USCHA and how your organization may become involved in USCHA!

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Dragons in Chinese Culture

Date: 11/13/2020

Time: 5:00-6:00 pm EST

Presenter: Yi Zhou

University of Toledo


Come and join us for a session to learn about the mystery and majesty of the Chinese Dragons. Explore its origin and differences between dragons in Western culture.


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​Unity Through Diversity

Date: 11/13/2020

Time: 7:00 pm EST

Presenter: Mei Han

Middle Tennessee State University


Come and join us to learn about Chinese instruments and the important fundamentals of Chinese music while touring the Center for Chinese Music and Culture.

Zoom Meeting ID: 91496580445

Passcode: 812443

Buddhism and Martial Arts

Date: 11/19/2020

Time: 12:30-1:30 pm EST

Presenter: Erin Markle

University at Buffalo

Erin Markle, president of Gold Summit Martial Arts Institute, will discuss the fusion of martial arts and spiritual practices in China and the value of these practices for herself and her students.

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Education in China

Date: 12/3/2020

Time: 12:30-1:30 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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