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.
The Current Situation of Chinese Archaeology
China is becoming a major center in the cross-cultural comparative study of archaeology and cultural heritage. How far has archaeology progressed in China during the past half-century, in light of some of the many important archaeological discoveries that have been made in all parts of the country?
What the Emperor, His Family, and His Guests Saw: Qing Dynasty Imperial Theater
Noon lecture by Professor David Rolston, University of Michigan
Odorico from Pordenone and his encounter with China (1318-1330)
Noon lecture by Annalia Marchisio, Post-doctoral Fellow, Medieval Institute, University of Notre Dame