Timothy Light Center for Chinese Studies

Established in fall 2010, the Timothy Light Center for Chinese Studies was created to enhance the work of faculty and graduate researchers at Western Michigan University who have expertise in some field of Sinology, or teaching or research interests in China.

Spring 2015 lectures

Thursday, Jan. 15
4 p.m., 2028 Brown Hall

Dr. Hongyuan Dong

“The Mandatory Mandarin: An Archival Study of Qing Dynasty Language Policy,” by Dr. Hongyuan Dong, associate professor of Chinese language and linguistics at George Washington University. Information

Spring 2015 China brown bag meetings

Friday, Jan. 16
Noon, Bernhard Center Room 204

“To chē or to jū: Literary Misreading and Historical Reconstruction,” by Dr. Hongyuan Dong, George Washington University. Free lunch provided; reservation required.
Write: renita.bellmore@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-3951.

WMU East Asian Forum April 17

Faculty and staff and members of the academic community of the West Michigan region engaged in ongoing projects and interests related to East Asia are invited to participate in WMU's East Asian Forum planned for Friday, April 17, 2015. The forum will include panel presentations and a keynote speaker. Panel submission deadline is January 31. Information. Registration form.

A research center of the Diether H. Haenicke Institute for Global Education.