China Week: October 4-8, 2010

Come explore China's culture, politics, economics, history and more. . .

 

 

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 Important Links

 

  China Week Keynote Addresses
  China Week Films
  Download a pdf version of the Schedule of Events


  China Week - YouTube Video

 

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UA Parking Permit 

Keynote Addresses

 

Monday, October 4

Evening Keynote:  Culture and Science: Chinese Contribution to the World of Science During the Last 100 Years
Presenter: Dr. Yuefan Deng, Associate Dean, International Academic Programs; Professor, Applied Mathematics Dept, SUNY, Stony Brook University

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Evening Keynote: China in the Passing Lane 
Presenter: Dr. Paul Weinstein, Professor and Coordinator of History And Culture, The University of Akron, Wayne College      

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Evening Keynote:  The World is Flat
Location: E. J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, 7:30 p.m.
Presenter: Mr. Thomas Friedman, “New York Times” Columnist, Pulitzer Prize winner and author of several best sellers including “The World is Flat”               

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Evening Chinese Film Session
Presenter: Dr. Chengxin Zhao, Chinese Director of Confucius Institute, Associate Dean and Professor in the International School for Chinese Language and Culture at Henan University, China.


 * Unless otherwise noted, all keynote addresses will take place from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Student Union Theatre.

 


 

 Films

 If You Are the One
directed by Xiaogang Feng

* All films will take place from 7:00-9:30 pm in the Student Union Theatre.

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