October 25, 2011
CCS celebrates 50th anniversary!!!
Kenneth Lieberthal, a professor emeritus and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, returned to the University of Michigan to join ongoing celebrations for the Center for Chinese Studies' 50th anniversary.
US and China Relations
Ken Lieberthal on China's Problems
Ken Lieberthal on U-M China Relations
Ken Lieberthal on Chinese Currency
Read the official press release on the 50th anniversary of the founding of CCS here.
50th Anniversary Celebration Video
Posted by zzhu at 10:38 PM
September 28, 2011
Media coverage of the Kite Festival
A child watches a kite-filled sky at the Kite Festival sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies in Nichols Arboretum on September 25, 2011. (TODD NEEDLE/The Michigan Daily).
At the 'U,' kites soar to new cultural heights
by Jeff Waraniak, The Michigan Daily
Kite Festival again graces the University of Michigan Web portal:
Posted by zzhu at 02:09 PM
September 11, 2011
CCS Kite Festival! September 23 and 25, 2011!
September, Friday 23, 2011
U-M Ferry Field (outdoor track) behind U-M Stadium and adjacent to baseball field (near Yost Ice Arena)
1150 S. State St., Ann Arbor
Demonstrations by master kite flyers; kite flyers showcase your skills and ask the experts.
Kite lines not to exceed 100ft.
For more information, firstname.lastname@example.org
September, Sunday 25, 2011
In the Main Valley of Nichols Arboretum: Master flight at 1:15, lion dancing at 1:30 followed by taiko drumming, ribbon and yo-yo performances, erhu melodies, and more! Craft minute-made kites and flying art forms in the Peony Garden. Student and community registrations starts at 1:00; competition begins at 2:00 for university students and 3:00 for community! Dare to fly at 4:30 in the Prairie, wind and weather permitting.
U-M Nichols Arboretum
1610 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor
Master kite demonstrations, competitions & challenges, and community art table--with a garnishing of entertainment (Chinese ribbon dancing, yo-yo demos, lion dances, taiko drumming, and zithers)
Kite aficionados are invited to participate, bring their own self-crafted kites, and show off their competitive edge. No experience is necessary. Like flying in your backyard.
For more information, email@example.com Parking is challenging—try the Visitors’ Parking (VP) area of the Taubman Center at U-M Hospital.
Rain Day Info: Events will be held at the International Institute, 1080 South Univ., corner of East Univ and North Univ.—demos and visual display of kites, entertainment, and dumplings as long as they last!
Posted by zzhu at 12:19 PM