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  • Posted on: Friday, August 28, 2020
    Established in 2014, the Chinese Flagship Program prepares UMN students to be global professionals fluent in Chinese language and culture. Now, the renewal of the Chinese Flagship Grant will take Chinese language and culture...
  • Posted on: Friday, August 28, 2020
    On Wednesday, August 19, 2020, more than 75 attendees gathered over livestream to attend the webinar, “Blending Cultures Through Music: An Interview with World-Renowned Pipa Master Gao Hong.” In a lively discussion facilitated by...
  • Posted on: Thursday, August 6, 2020
    Conservationist Jim Harkness took the audience through 40 years of conservation efforts in China, while sharing stories from his own experience working with environmental organizations.
  • Posted on: Tuesday, July 14, 2020
    It has been almost six months since the first signs of the coronavirus made an impact on the University of Minnesota—affecting our Chinese students home for winter break and those who were studying abroad in China. Since then the world, the state, and the University have come to terms with the full impact of this deadly virus.
  • Posted on: Friday, June 19, 2020
    Chang Wang and Alexander Morawa, both experienced lawyers and senior partners at Kingsfield Law Office, explored questions around possible liability or legal consequences under public international law and U.S. law for the...
  • Posted on: Thursday, June 4, 2020
    On Thursday, May 28, 2020, more than 180 attendees gathered over livestream to join the webinar, “The U.S. and China: Five Realities Beneath the Sound and the Fury,” presented by Diplomat in Residence Thomas Hanson. In a period of...
  • Posted on: Wednesday, April 22, 2020
    In "How Xenophobia Spreads Like a Virus," Professor Erika Lee traced the history of anti-Chinese discrimination in the United States, including discriminatory attitudes and immigration policies. Professor Lee also outlined the role...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, April 7, 2020
    The China Center is here for our Chinese students and scholars and rejects any bias against them in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you believe that you are experiencing discrimination or bias, please contact the Bias...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    The China Center awarded the 2020 Sping Lin and Ying-Ngoh T. Lin Visiting Scholars fellowship to Professor Samuel L. Myers Jr., who will sponsor Dr. Xiuping Zhang’s three-month visit.