Light Center Events

“Managing Hegemony in East Asia: China’s Rise in Historical Perspective”
A lecture by
Dr. Yuan-kang Wang, associate professor
WMU Department of Sociology
3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 23
Sangren Hall 2730
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“Magical and Religious Seals and the Sources of Chinese Buddhism”
A lecture by
Dr. Paul Copp, associate professor of Chinese religion and thought, University of Chicago
3:45 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 7
Brown Hall Room 2028
*Brown Bag on Friday, November 8 at 11:45 a.m. in the Bernhard Center
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“Taiwan and China in a World of Globalization”
A lecture by
Dr. Tse-Kang Leng, research fellow, Institute of Political Science of Academia Sinica (IPSAS)
and professor of political science, National Chengchi University
4:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 21
Brown Hall Room 2028
*Brown Bag on Thursday, November 21 at 11:45 a.m. in the Bernhard Center
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China in Africa Lecture Series 

Dr. Gregory Veeck and Sokhna H.A. Diop of the Department of Geography at Western Michigan University will present a talk on "“Chinese Engagement with Africa: The Case of Madagascar," as part of the China in Africa lecture series sponsored by the Center for African Development Policy Research and the Timothy Light Center for Chinese Studies. The lecture is planned for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 in Brown Hall Room 2028. It is free and open to the public.


 April 12, 2012
Early Chinese language examined 
November 17
Lecture--Cross-Strait Relations and Theories of International Relations
 November 17
Lecture--The Bombing of Chungking: The Image of China’s Wartime Capital during World War II
 August 28:
KIA: Asian Art Celebration
      September 28:
Contemporary Chinese Film Series
November 18:
Internal Conference on Research Interests and Opportunities in Chinese Studies

Werner Sichel
Lecture Series:

October 20:
Dr. Robert Koopman

November 10:
Dr. Terry Sicular

December 1:
Dr. John Giles