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China is a diverse nation with more than 5,000 years of rich history, and also a rising superpower boasting the world's second-largest and fastest-growing economy. "China Project: The Awakening Dragon" will explore China's global impact-both past and present-while bringing into focus the university's commitment to intercultural engagement.

Autumn Moon Festival 
Monday, Sept. 12, 7:15-9 p.m. Rogalski Center Ballroom.
Sponsored by The Confucius Institute

Lily Cai Chinese Dance Company 
Saturday, Sept. 17, 7:30 p.m., Allaert Auditorium, Galvin Fine Arts Center
Galvin Performing Arts Series. Tickets: 563/333-6251

Chinese Dynastic Art
Sept. 17-Oct. 1 Morrissey Gallery, Galvin Fine Arts Center. Opening reception Saturday, Sept. 17 from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Morrissey Gallery. Explore the dynasties of China through ceramic works from the Putnam Museum collection
Sponsored by Galvin Fine Arts Center and Putnam Museum

Catholicism in China 
Monday, October 10, 7 p.m. Rogalski Center, Ambrose Room
Panel led by Janet Carroll, MM, former Director, US Catholic China Bureau.
Sponsored by SAU Center for International Education and Campus Ministry

Red Memories 
Oct. 11-Nov. 18 Peter Xiao, Professor of Art, Augustana College
Opening Reception: Fri., Oct. 14, 5-7 p.m., Catich Gallery, Galvin Fine Arts Center

Women and Christianity in China
Thursday, Oct. 20, 7 p.m. Rogalski Center
Ambrose Women for Social Justice Lecture
Kwok Pui Lan, PhD, Professor of Christian Theology and Spirituality, Episcopal Divinity School

Chinese Art: Present Meets Past 
Thursday, Oct. 27, 7 p.m., Figge Museum of Art
Reception, 5:30 p.m.
Robin Groesbeck, Director of Museum Services, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.
Sponsored by Figge Museum of Art and the SAU Center for International Education

Mongols and Global History 
Thursday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m. Rogalski Center
Richard Geiger History Lecture
Morris Rossabi, Distinguished Professor of History, CUNY Queen's College

Finding Faith and Fiction in China 
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 7 p.m. Rogalski Center
Baecke Endowment for the Humanities Lecture
Bo Caldwell, novelist

Chinese New Year Celebration
Saturday, Jan. 28, 3-8 p.m. Rogalski Center.
Sponsored by Quad-City Chinese Association and SAU Center for International Education

China Business Forum 
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 7 p.m. Rogalski Center
Moderated by Jessica Greenwald, PhD, St. Ambrose University.
Sponsored by SAU College of Business

Writing Fiction as a Chinese American 
Wednesday, Feb. 29, 7 p.m. Rogalski Center
Lan Samantha Chang, Director, University of Iowa Writers' Workshop. Sponsored by SAU English Department and Women's Studies Department

Mao and the Image of China, Past and Present 
Wednesday, March 7, 7 p.m. Rogalski Center
Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow Lecture
Lee Feigon, writer, director and East Asia expert

The United States and China: Rivals or Partners in Global Problem Solving? 
Tuesday, March 27, 7 p.m.Rogalski Center
Folwell Lecture in Political Science and Pre-Law
Joel Glassman, PhD, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Director of International Studies, and Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Missouri-St. Louis

The Power to Exclude: Irish and Chinese in the Western American Labor Movement, 1869-1900
Tuesday, April 10, 7 p.m. Rogalski Center
McCaffrey Lecture of Irish-American Studies
David Emmons, Professor Emeritus of History, University of Montana

The Orchid Ensemble
Tuesday, April 17, 7:30 p.m. Allaert Auditorium, Galvin Fine Arts Center.
Sponsored by SAU Music Department

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