Sponsored by the Confucius Institute, China Week is an invitation to explore China's culture, politics, economics, history, philosophy, language, martial arts, cuisine and more!

Schedule of events

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11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Akron Marathon Health and Fitness Expo - stop by our booth and sample healthy tea and Tai' Chi demonstrations John S Knight Center
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8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Akron Marathon - run with a Chinese Dragon at the Kids Fun Run Spaghetti Warehouse
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3 p.m. Orchid Ensemble - $12 GA; 6 non-UA; free with Zip Card. E-mail concerts@uakron.edu for questions Guzzetta Recital Hall
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8-10 a.m. Morning Tai' Chi with Shifu Gary Harris Buchtel Common
10 a.m. to noon Music workshop with Orchid Ensemble Guzzetta Hall 209
3-4 p.m. On the Road in China: Lessons Learned Through UA's Exchanges with Dr. John Zipp and Dr. Janice Yoder Student Union 335
5-6 p.m. Kite flying with Ms. Jana Russ Coleman Common
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8-10 a.m. Morning Tai' Chi with Shifu Gary Harris Buchtel Common
10 a.m. to noon Music workshop with Orchid Ensemble Guzzetta Hall 209
3-4 p.m. On the Road in China: Lessons Learned Through UA's Exchanges with Dr. John Zipp and Dr. Janice Yoder Student Union 335
5-6 p.m. Kite flying with Ms. Jana Russ Coleman Common
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8-10 a.m. Morning Tai' Chi with Shifu Gary Harris Buchtel Common
11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. "It is Not a Small World After All" Navigating Your Job Search in a Tight Economy with Dr. Sherry Mueller Student Union 335
1:30-2:20 p.m. How to Turn Study Abroad Into a Career with Mr. David Black Student Union 335
2-3:30 p.m. Workshop: Working World: Global Employment Opportunities with Dr. Sherry Mueller Honors Common Room
3:35-5:05 p.m. Interviewing Skills for International Students Entering the US Job Market with Ms. Kimberly Kirkendall Honors Common Room
6:05-6:55 p.m. "China's Relations With Tibet During the Reign of Emperor K'ang Hsi" with Dr. Simon Wickhamsmith Olin 113
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8-10 a.m. Morning Tai' Chi with Shifu Gary Harris Buchtel Common
12:05 - 12:55 p.m. "China's Relations With Tibet During the Reign of Emperor K'ang Hsi" with Dr. Simon Wickhamsmith Student Union 335
3-3:50 p.m. International Internships: Creating an Edge for Your Career with Mr. Michael Kulick Student Union 335
7:30 p.m. "China - The Years Between Mao and Modernism" with Mr. Paul Theroux. $10 GA; $8 UA faculty/staff; $6 UA students with Zip Card. Call 330-972-7570 EJ Thomas Hall Lecture Series
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11:30 a.m. Global Connections interactive display dedication Student Union Patio Lounge
6 p.m. Dumpling Party with Akron Chinese Church The Chapel