How to Insult Someone in Early Medieval China

Certain language-based (discursive) interactions within society seem to remark upon the nature of the social itself. Praise is one such discursive act; insults are another. To be sure, praise and insult may be thought of as opposing actions, which is another way of...

The Life of a Chinese Comedian

Fulbright Scholar and professional comedian Jesse Appell will share stories about his time in China studying Xiangsheng “Cross-talk” Comedy, his experiences of learning Chinese, and the secrets for making people from different cultures laugh with each other instead of...

WULIN HANYUN

The “Wulin Hanyun” Kungfu Troupe consists of Shaolin Kungfu and folk music performance by Kungfu masters from the Shaolin Martial Academy near the legendary Shaolin Temple. The Shaolin Martial Academy performed at both the opening and closing ceremonies of 2008...

Peking Opera Demystified

Ghaffar Pourazar, an internationally renowned Peking Opera master will give you an insider view and share his secrets and wonders about Peking Opera, one of China’s most famous arts. The performer will talk, sing, act, dance and perform while giving you the...