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Upcoming Lectures

The Confucius Institute at the University of Michigan welcomes all students, faculty, and the community to attend its lectures. Eminent scholars will discuss various topics on Chinese arts and culture. Some lectures are presented in conjunction with performances.


Sep 18
2015

Experiencing War in Seventeenth Century China

Presenter(s): Ken Swope, Professor, University of Southern Mississippi
Time: 4 pm
Venue: Koessler Room, Michigan League

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Sep 23
2015

Non-Deductive Argumentation in Classical Chinese Philosophy

Presenter(s): Paul R. Goldin, Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Time: 12 pm
Venue: Koessler Room, Michigan League

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Sep 24
2015

Edges, Boundaries and Sliding Scales of Tradition

Presenter(s): Amy Chavasse, Associate Professor of Dance, U-M
Time: 12 pm
Venue: Vandenberg Room, Michigan League

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Sep 24
2015

Gender, Queerness, and Female Sexuality in Chinese Contemporary Dance: An Introduction to Gu Jiani's Right & Left

Presenter(s): Emily Wilcox, Assistant Professor of Modern Chinese Studies, U-M
Time: 6 pm
Venue: Hussey Room, Michigan League

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Oct 14
2015

Object Lessons in Class and Class Struggle

Presenter(s): Lara Kusnetzky, Lecturer of Chinese Studies, Wayne State University
Time: 12 pm
Venue: Koessler Room, Michigan League

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Oct 28
2015

Material Culture and Social Order: The Monographs on Vehicles and Clothing in the Histories of the Tang Dynasty (618 – 907)

Presenter(s): Suzanne Cahill, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley
Time: 12 pm
Venue: Koessler Room, Michigan League

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Nov 06
2015

Beijing Opera Costume: The Visual Communication of Character and Culture Through Clothing

Presenter(s): Alexandra Bonds, Professor of Costume Design, University of Oregon
Time: 4 pm
Venue: Koessler Room, Michigan League

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Nov 20
2015

Beyond Belief: Portraits of Two Eminent Buddhist Monks of the Early Fifteenth Century

Presenter(s): Marsha Haufler, Professor of Chinese Art History, University of Kansas
Time: 4 pm
Venue: Koessler Room, Michigan League

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Dec 02
2015

Mt. Wudang: The Sacred Daoist Mountain that Emperor Yongle Built

Presenter(s): Aurelia Campbell, Assistant Professor of Asian Art History, Boston College
Time: 12 pm
Venue: Koessler Room, Michigan League

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