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Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies

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Mary Gallagher quoted by the BBC in "Trade war: How reliant are US colleges on Chinese students?"

"'There is a perception among Chinese parents that the education system isn't as good as elsewhere', says Mary Gallagher, director at the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies at the University of Michigan."

Mary Gallagher is a guest on NPR's On Point

The June 5, 2019 topic: "30 Years Since Tiananmen Square Changed China As We Know It."

The Kenneth G. Lieberthal and Richard H. Rogel Center for Chinese Studies at the University of Michigan was founded in 1961 and has been a national leader in Chinese studies for over 50 years. A member of the International Institute, the center provides students, specialists, and the public with expert resources and a deeper understanding of contemporary and historical issues related to China.

Gift by Donald and Ann Munro Helps Establish Tenure-Track Professorship in Chinese Philosophy

“Professor Munro’s gift will be a terrific new resource that allows us to teach a subject with important implications for both Philosophy and Asian Languages and Cultures," says Dean Andrew D. Martin.

A generous new gift from University of Michigan Professor Emeritus Donald J. Munro and Ann P. Munro will facilitate the establishment of a tenure-track position in Chinese philosophy at Michigan. The position, which will be housed jointly in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures and the Department of Philosophy in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, will make Chinese philosophy an important element of the programs of the two departments.

Read the full story.

LRCCS Distiguished Lecture: Reconfiguring the Box — Stan Lai on Creativity

Playwright and Director Stan Lai 賴聲川 is one of the most acclaimed playwrights/directors in Asia whose works include over 30 original plays as well feature films and operas.  His theories on creativity are considered groundbreaking in the field and through his invention of bold new genres and innovative staging has sparked new interest for theatre audiences in China.

Read our interview with Stan Lai on the LRCCS Blog.


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LRCCS Noon Lecture Series | Active Defense: China’s Military Strategy Since 1949 12:00 PM
110 Weiser Hall
LRCCS Noon Lecture Series | The Language of Emotion: Chinese Translations of the Buddhist Terminology of Sense Perception and Desire in the Han and Three Kingdoms Period (ca. 150-280 CE) 12:00 PM
Room 110 Weiser Hall
LRCCS Noon Lecture Series | The Ambitious and Anxious: Chinese Undergraduates in the US 12:00 PM
Room 110 Weiser Hall
LRCCS Noon Lecture Series | China’s War on Smuggling: Law, Economic Life, and the Making of the Modern State 12:00 PM
Room 110 Weiser Hall
LRCCS Noon Lecture Series | From Grindr to Cybersovereignty: The Loaded Interplay between Community, National, and Global Standards of Data Governance in China 12:00 PM
Room 110 Weiser Hall
LRCCS Noon Lecture Series | Estimating the Unofficial Income of Officials from Large Asset Purchases 12:00 PM
Room 110 Weiser Hall