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College hosts Midwest Conference on Chinese Thought this weekend

College hosts Midwest Conference on Chinese Thought this weekend

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The College’s East Asian studies program will host the seventh annual Midwest Conference on Chinese Thought, May 6-7. The free, two-day conference seeks to foster dialogue and interaction among scholars and students and will feature Michael Puett, professor of Chinese history at Harvard University, in a keynote address at 4:30 Saturday, May 7. The title of his talk is “Ancestors, Fathers and Sons: Ritual Theory and Philosophy in Early China.”



Chinese TV visits North Central as part of broadcast in China

Chinese TV visits North Central as part of broadcast in China

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Members of the Central Chinese Television (CCTV) Operas Channel in Beijing were on campus Jan. 11 to meet with and videotape an interview with President Hal Wilde and a classroom in intermediate Chinese taught by Annie Liu, adjunct instructor of Chinese. CCTV plans to use the footage in a program that will air throughout China during the Chinese New Year’s festivities in February.


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