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TV for One Billion: Historical Evolution, Current Challenges, and Future Trends in China

Zhifeng Hu, Communication University of China

Tuesday, September 15

4:00-5:30 pm

509 O'Brian (Law School Conference Room), UB North Campus

This talk will examine the influence of Chinese TV on the country’s politics, society and culture. Professor Zhifeng Hu is director of the Center for Research on Media Arts and Culture at Communication University of China and editor-in-chief of Journal of Modern Communication. Currently, he is a visiting scholar at Harvard University. 

Tai Chi Class

Thursdays, beginning September 17

4:30-5:30 pm

113 UB Commons

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A Glimpse of China

UB Confucius Institute's first annual photo contest 

Open to anyone living in Western New York, including students enrolled in local colleges or universities

Age divisions: K-8, high school, 18-and-over, and professional

Entry deadline: Wednesday, September 16, 11:59 p.m.

Entries must be sent to and include a submission form

Finalists will be notified in advance that their photos will be displayed at the Confucius Institute Day celebration at UB on September 27

Download the submission form and guidelines

View contest rules and judging criteria

Moon Festival/Confucius Day Celebration

Sunday, September 27

12:00-3:00 pm

Student Union Field (between Clemens and the Commons)

Featuring Photo exhibition, games, crafts, calligraphy, displays, and food!

World War II with the Flying Tigers

Lecture by UB Professor Deborah Chung

Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University at Buffalo, and co-author of Piloted to Serve, the autobiography of Dr. Chung's mother, Rebecca Chung

Monday, September 28

4:00-5:30 pm

509 O'Brian

With photo exhibition and reception

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An Evening of Chinese Music

Saturday, October 3

7:30 pm

Slee Hall, UB North Campus

Featuring musicians from China’s Central Conservatory of Music

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