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Focus on China: Lectures on Culture and Change - 4/20-21, 2012

March 16, 2012

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Portland Community College, Cascade Campus

April Symposium on Chinese Culture and the Humanities.
Focus on China:  Lectures on Culture and Change

April 20 and 21, 2012
Directed by the Asian Studies Development Program (ASDP)
Funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, ASDP,  and PCC

This symposium is part of a three-year faculty and curriculum development initiative funded by a Title VI grant from the U.S. Department of Education and directed by the Asian Studies Development Program (ASDP).  This includes six participating institutions of higher education – three universities, and three community colleges – of which PCC is one.  The project mission is to establish and accelerate the integrated development of undergraduate Chinese language and culture.  It focuses on the introduction and development of Chinese language courses while simultaneously building complementary humanities and social science curricula, including adding modules on China to other courses

 

Schedule of Events


April 20, Friday – Cascade TH 122

 

All welcome

2:15-2:30 - Coffee break
2:30-4:45 - Dr. Stanley Murashige lecture on Chinese Art
(Open to the PCC and general community)

 

April 20, Friday evening – Cascade TH 122
All welcome


6:30 to 7:00
- Reception
7:00 to 7:30 - Welcome by Craig Kolins, Campus President, Extended Learning, and Introductory remarks by Dr. Peter Hershock
7:30 to 8:30 - Dr. Roger Ames speaks on “Confucian China in a Changing World Order”
(Open to the PCC and general community)

 

April 21, Saturday – Cascade TH 122

All welcome

8:30-9:00 am - Coffee
9:00-11:45 am - Roger Ames speak on “Confucian Role Ethics: A Challenge to the Ideology of Individualism”
(Open to the PCC and general community)

11:45 - 1:00 pm - Lunch (You are welcome to join us by contacting sgray@pcc.edu by April 17 and prepaying $11.45 for an Asian Salad, or you may bring your own lunch. Location is TH 112.

 

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