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Making the Intangible Tangible: Introduction to the Art of Chinese Papercutting

Chinese papercutting is one of the most popular, simplest and accessible forms of craft art in China. This lecture will explore the history, symbolism and various regional styles of papercutting. It will also introduce you to the materials, tools and techniques … Continue reading

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From Cradle to Grave: A lecture on life-cycle rituals in Ancient China

What is ritual (Li) in traditional China? “Li” in Chinese does not have an equivalent translation in English. As a key concept in ancient Chinese politics and culture, a ritual is too abstract and complicated to define without the situational … Continue reading

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From Cradle to Grave: Experiencing Life Cycle Rituals in Ancient China

Deciding where to celebrate Chinese New Year? Come, experience rich and varied rituals of Ancient China in the From Cradle to Grave: Experiencing Life Cycle Rituals in Ancient China exhibit at the Chinese Cultural Experience Center located in Bartle Library. … Continue reading

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ASIA PAST & PRESENT: NEW RESEARCH FROM AAS

“ASIA PAST & PRESENT” is the AAS scholarly monograph series. This series is overseen by the AAS Editorial Board and the series editor, William M. Tsutsui. AAS expects to publish 1–2 “Asia Past and Present” books a year, each fully … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Library Week, April 10-16

April 10-16 is National Library Week. Not only do you have access to an extensive research collection, you can enjoy a variety of other resources and services, including cultural exhibits, workshops, events and even a free paperback book exchange in … Continue reading

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New exhibit in the Chinese Cultural Experience Center

In celebration of Chinese New Year, the Chinese Cultural Experience Center opens a new book exhibit titled, Experiencing the Facial Makeup of the Beijing (Peking) Opera. Developing over the centuries from masks, and gradually forming its own symbolic meanings, facial … Continue reading

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Visit the Chinese Cultural Experience Center (CCEC) in Bartle Library

  The campus and greater community is invited to enjoy this vivid cultural showcase, which has been designed to provide visitors with the opportunity to intimately experience China’s Beijing Opera through a variety of mediums, including . . . Technology … Continue reading

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Friendly reminder that all are invited to Saturday’s special opening event of the Chinese Cultural Experience Center in Bartle Library

The Confucius Institute of Chinese Opera plans to celebrate the 2nd Annual Global Confucius Institute Day with the grand opening of its new Chinese Cultural Experience Center in Bartle Library at 2 pm Saturday. All are invited to join us for the … Continue reading

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Grand Opening: Chinese Cultural Experience Center in Bartle Library

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Odyssey in China: The Impact of Charles Daniel Tenney

The University Libraries presents Associate Librarian Julie Wang’s discussion of “Charles Daniel Tenney’s Odyssey in China” during a brown bag session at noon Wednesday, Feb. 4, in LS-2504G, Administrative Conference Room, the Bartle Library. Tenney made significant contributions in bridging the … Continue reading

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