Past Lectures in 2020
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.
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.
10/15/2020 | U.S China Deaf School Project | 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.
10/21/2020 | Scholarships and the Power of People to People Exchange for Impacting your Future Career - Distinguish Lectures Series | Xinyu Yang, Chinese Embassy D.C. & Levi Johnson, St. Cloud State University
10/29/2020 | Chinese Food | 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.
11/12/2020 | U.S. Heartland China Association | Min Fan, U.S. Heartland China Association
Come and learn more about the USCHA and how your organization may become involved in USCHA!
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.
11/13/2020 | Unity Through Diversity | 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.
11/18/2020 | Hollywood and The Chinese Other - Distinguish Lectures Series | Dr. Tan Ye, University of South Carolina
11/19/2020 | Buddhism and Martial Arts | 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.
12/3/2020 | Education in China | 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.