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2019 Chinese Day @ Georgia Tech
Sep 12 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
2019 Chinese Day @ Georgia Tech

The Chinese Program at GT proudly presents the 2019 Chinese Day on September 12 (Thursday) with THREE EVENTS:

1. Cultural Event: Zhou Family Band周家班Chinese Folk Music

Location: Student Center Theatre              Time: 4:00-5:00pm

Come to enjoy the performance of Chinese traditional wind and percussion (chuida 吹打)music, featuring thesuona 唢呐 shawm, sheng mouth organ, dizi 笛子 flute, Chinese drums and cymbals, and kaxi 咔戏 (a combination of voice and blown instrument played by the same musician to imitate opera singing). The famous band has performed in Kennedy Center, Harvard University, and Europe.

Media Coverage: “tremendous energy” (BBC), “China’s avant-garde” (The Guardian), and “British Library Collection.”

2. Food Event: “Taste of China”

Location: Peachtree Room, Student Center           Time: 5:00-6:00pm

Featuring: dumplings, stir-fried Chinese broccoli with beef, sesame orange chicken, spicy mapo tofu, green beans with garlic, Yangzhou fried rice, Chowmien with chashao BBQ pork

Plus: A panel on “Study, Intern, and Work in China” with OIE Global Internship Advisor, Hisense USA representatives, China LBAT alumni, and Chinese Government Scholarship Recipients.


3. Career Event: “Hisense Company Information Session”

Location: Swann 106                 Time: 6:30-7:30pm

Come to learn more about work and internship opportunities in Hisense, both in China and in the United States.

Hisense 海信 Company is a very famous consumer electronics and appliance manufacturer, which is the No.1 TV brand in China. The company has built 54 overseas companies and 12 research and development centers worldwide. The U.S. headquarter of Hisense is in Suwanee, GA.

RSVP by Sept. 9 at

Contact Dr. Jin Liu at for more information.

The Chinese Day is sponsored by China Research Center, a regional academic organization to promote understanding of greater
China through in-depth research and experience.
Distinguished Speaker Series: On the Making of the Classics in China: Reading, Interpretation, and Commentary from a Global Perspective @ White Hall 101 Emory University
Sep 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Distinguished Speaker Series
Michael Puett, Harvard University

The 25th ACPSS International Conference @ Portland State University
Sep 27 – Sep 29 all-day
The 25th ACPSS International Conference @ Portland State University | Portland | Oregon | United States

Challenges and Opportunities in the Midst of Sino-US Political and Economic Tensions


China and United States are two giants in the east and the west. According to “U.S. Relationswith China (1949-2018)”, the Sino-US “relationships have evolved from tense standoffs to a complex mix of intensifying diplomacy, growing international rivalry, and increasinglyintertwined economies.” Politically and economically, the United States considers China a threat to US national security when China pursues its ‘China Dream’ and tries to build a ‘new relationship of great powers with the U.S.’. With intensified trade war between the two countries, the tensions of the two giants have been escalated, which has affected a broad range of areas such as cultural exchange, peaceful collaboration, and intellectual mutual respect. Nevertheless, challenges and opportunities coexist, and it will be critical to examine both in the midst of political and economic tensions. Therefore, the 2019 annual conference of the Association of Chinese Professors of Social Sciences in the United States invites papers and panels that focus on, but are not limited to, the following topics:

  1. Political and Economic Reform (政治和经济改革)
  2. Educational Reform and Development (教育改革与发展)
  3. Ethical Standard and Social Justice (伦理道德和社会公正)
  4. Medical Service and Public Health (医疗服务于大众健康)
  5. Environment and Civilization (环境和文明)
  6. Chinese Language, Culture and Confucius Institute (中文教育,文化与孔子学院)
  7. Public Media and Mass Communication (公共媒体与大众传播)
  8. AI and Scientific Development (人工智能与科技发展)
  9. New Global Economic and Political Order (全球化政治经济的新秩序)
  10. Migration and Immigration (迁移与移民)

Submission Guidelines:

Deadline: The submission deadline is August 4th, 2019. We require that those whose paper abstracts are accepted submit their full papers no later than September 1st, 2019.

Language: The conference will accept papers in both English and Chinese.

Required submission information: All paper abstracts or panel proposals must include the title, the author(s) or panel members, details of current position, the institutional affiliation, mailing address, phone number, and e-mail address for each author or panelist.

How to submit: Please submit your paper abstracts or panel proposals (300 words) at:

For those in Mainland, you may have difficulty to get access to the google form. Please submit it with the attached form via email.

For any submission related inquiry, please contact Dr. Ronghua Ouyang at Papers that are accepted for presentation at the conference could be considered for publication by American Review of China Studies – the official journal of ACPSS. After the conference, the collection of the conference papers and abstracts will be published on CNKI (中国知网).

Conference Registration Fees:

ACPSS member with paper: $150
Non-ACPSS member with paper: $220
Student with paper: $80
Attendance with no paper: $240

In order to register with ACPSS member rate ($150), you must become an ACPSS member and pay a minimum of one-year membership fee ($50). If interested, please download the Application Form. Once filled out, send the application form and a $200 check to Treasurer Dr. Daliang Wang at the following address: Dr. Daliang Wang, One University Parkway, High Point, North Carolina 27268 (ACPSS website currently does not support online membership application/renew or fee payment.)

Becoming an ACPSS Member:

We welcome new members from all disciplines. To become an ACPSS member, or to renew your ACPSS membership, please visit our website at and download the Application/Renew Form. Once filled out, please send the form and membership fees to Treasurer Dr. Daliang Wang.

Membership fees:

One-year membership: $50
Two-year membership: $80
Three-year membership: $100
Five-year membership: $150
Life-time membership: $300 (best value)

All questions related to membership fees and registration fees should be directed to Treasurer Dr. Daliang Wang (

About Portland State University

Portland State University (PSU) is a public research university located in the southwest University District of downtown Portland, Oregon, United States. It was founded in 1946. The university was ranked among the top fifteen percentile of American universities in The Best 376 Colleges by the Princeton Review in 2012 for undergraduate education, and its graduate programs in Health Care Management, Social Work, Public Affairs, and Rehabilitation Counseling were ranked among the top 50 in the United States by the U.S. News and World Report in 2017.

Launched in May 2007, and the first to be established in the Northwest U.S., the Confucius Institute at Portland State University (CIPSU) is an integral component of the Office of International Affairs programs and activities. With the support of our sponsor, the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban 汉办) and our partner, Soochow University (苏州大学) in China, the goal of CIPSU is to promote a deeper understanding of Chinese language and culture in the greater Portland area and to foster mutually beneficial educational exchanges between the United States and China.

Introduction of Portland, OR (Wikipedia)

Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is a major port in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers. As of 2017, Portland had an estimated population of 647,805,[9] making it the 26th-largest city in the United States, and the second-most populous in the Pacific Northwest (after Seattle). Approximately 2.4 million people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), making it the 25th most populous MSA in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks 18th-largest with a population of around 3.2 million. Approximately 60% of Oregon’s population resides within the Portland metropolitan area.

13th China goes Global Conference @ Rollins College, Orlando, Florida
Sep 30 – Oct 2 all-day
13th China goes Global Conference @ Rollins College, Orlando, Florida | Winter Park | Florida | United States

Call for Papers

13th China goes Global Conference

Globalization, Cooperation and Conflict Redefined

Sept 30 – Oct 2, 2019

Rollins College, Orlando, Florida

The 13th Annual China goes GlobalTM conference will be held at Rollins College in Winter Park (Orlando), Florida. We encourage paper writers, panel presenters, book authors, professionals, representative of firms and PhD students studying China’s globalization tosubmit their work on our website ( CGG is interested in examinations of how Chinese movements of people, ideas, money and products affect nations, industries and companies from around the world. We seek multi-disciplinary, multi-method and multi-level studies on the globalization of China in general.

Our call for papers includes, but is not limited, to the following topics:

Context & Theories

  • Theory, Research and Education on Chinese firm’s globalization
  • Globalization of Chinese Capital, Companies, and People
  • Negotiation, Language, and Culture


  • China’s Belt and Road Initiative
  • Chinese Investment and Trade with Regional Focus
  • Geopolitics

Systems & Sectors

  • China and Energy Policy
  • China goes global by industries: Automobile, Finance, Telecommunication, Health Care, Service, etc.
  • The Role of Communication, Media and Public Relations

Management Issues

  • Chinese Outward Foreign Direct Investment, M&A, subsidiaries
  • Resource, strategic asset and market seeking of Chinese MNCs
  • Corporate Governance and Strategic HRM of Chinese MNCs
  • Supply chain management of Chinese MNCs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics of Chinese MNCs

Specificity of Innovation Process

  • Upgrading processes of Chinese firms
  • Upgrading of Capabilities, Technology, and Strategic Assets
  • Education, University-Industry Partnerships and the Not-for-Profit sector
  • Chinese Small and Medium Enterprises and Entrepreneurship
  • “Made in China 2025”, “China A.I. by 2030” Policies and the National Innovation System

Please submit your paper through our online submission system no later than xxx, 2019. Papers should follow the author style and referencing guide provided on the conference website. By submitting a paper, all authors also agree to review up to 3 papers, and at least one author agrees to attend the conference.

Important Dates

Deadline for submission: April 15, 2019 Paper acceptance/rejection: May 30, 2019 Revised paper submission: June 30, 2019

As in past years, several points of distinction will mark this year’s conference:

Special Issue: A special issue from the conference will be published by the International Journal of Emerging Markets, an Emerald journal that is indexed and ranked by Scopus and ABS. Articles from past Special Issues have achieved a high number of downloads and citations. (see:

Keynoters: This year’s keynoters will be among the foremost experts in emerging markets.We will utilize both an academic and a practitioner to keynote. For a list of previous keynoters, see:

Doctoral consortium: a doctoral paper development program will be given to early-career researchers, with the purpose of helping them publish the ideas/papers in a top peer-reviewed journal.

Local Attractions: There will be some local tours to internationalizing companies and/or institutions.

Awards: A number of awards will be given to recognize excellent contributions, including best paper, best reviewer, and best PhD paper awards. The best paper awards will also confer on the recipient priority review to the International Journal of Emerging Markets.

Conference Organizers:
Prof. Dr. Ilan ALON, School of Business and Law, Universitetet i Agder, Norway

Dr. Julian CHANG, PwC China, Shanghai, China

Prof. Dr. Christoph LATTEMANN, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany

Prof. Dr. John R. MCINTYRE, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Prof. Dr. Francesca SPIGARELLI, University of Macerata, Italy

Prof. Dr. William Hua WANG, emlyon business school, France & China

Prof. Wenxian ZHANG, Rollins College, USA (Conference Chair/Host)

Submit Your Proposal Instructions
China Week, GSU Dunwoody Campus
Sep 30 @ 11:00 am – Oct 3 @ 2:00 pm

See the attached flyer for the week’s activities:




Distinguished Speaker Series: Media and Cultural Memory: Intertextual Travels of the Story of the Western Wing @ White Hall Emory University
Oct 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Distinguished Speaker Series
Xiaoquiao Ling, Arizona State University

China Breakfast Briefing 2019 @ Atlanta Metro Chamber
Oct 18 @ 7:15 am – 9:30 am

Join the China Research Center, the Georgia State University Confucius Institute, the Chinese Business Association of Atlanta at the Metro Atlanta Chamber for the 2019 China Breakfast Briefing!

Date & Time:
Friday, October 18th, 2019 from 7:15am – 9:30am
7:15am: Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00am: Program Begins

Metro Atlanta Chamber
191 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 3400
Atlanta, Ga 30303

Free Event
(Parking is not included)

Moderated by: Dr. Penelope Prime, Clinical Professor of International Business, Institute of International Business, Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, and Founding Director of the China Research Center

Charles Pinkham III, Senior Vice President of Development, Portman Holdings
Jian Ni, President of the Chinese Business Association of Atlanta and Alpha Group International, and Chief Operating Officer of Forest Lighting
Dr. Li Qi, Professor of Economics, Agnes Scott College
Ryan Sweeney, Chief Manufacturing Officer and Senior Vice President of Celios Advanced Air Technologies
John Woodward, Senior Director, Global Commerce, Metro Atlanta Chamber

Flyer Chinese Breakfast 2019 18Sep Final

USCPF Fall Forum: U.S.-China Relations in Flux: Political & Economic Perspectives @ Teasley Lecture Hall, Agnes Scott College
Oct 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

US-China Relations

The Atlanta Chapter of the U.S.-China People’s Friendship Association invites you to join in this timely discussion of U.S.-China Relations.


Dr. Yawei Liu, Director of the China Program at The Carter Center and Associate Director of the China Research Center

Dr. Penelope Prime, Clinical Professor of International Business, GSU, and Founding Director of the China Research Center

Free and open to the public.

USCPFA Forum 2019 (1)

Distinguished Speaker Series: Contemporary Progressive Confucianism on American Society @ White Hall, Emory University
Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Distinguished Speaker Series
Robert C. Neville, Boston University

China Colloquium: Redefine the Self: the Emergence of Buddhist Family Ethics in Early Twentieth Century China @ Modern Languages Building, Emory University
Nov 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

China Colloquium
Wei Wu, Religion

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