2016 Lesson Plan Contest

A $1000 Grand Prize and 4 other prizes were awarded for the 2016 Modern China Lesson Plan Contest on November 23, 2016. Find out more about our CHINA NOW | For Teachers programs at http://teachers.1990institute.org/.

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Calling all U.S. and China students and video makers age 13-25! Submit your China travel idea or video by January 31 and be eligible to win $30,000 in prizes!

JEWS, CHINA & HOLLYWOOD – Sunday Oct 23 – Our Youth Voices kickofff features a screening of “A Children’s Song,” a heartwarming film short based on the Jewish emigration to Shanghai. A panel and reception follows with acclaimed filmmaker Sid Ganis (Transformers 4) and others Janet Yang moderates.

Over 140 members and friends headed out to closing night Dream of the Red Chamber by award-winning playwrights Stan Lai and David Henry Hwang. Ticket buyers were treated to a private talk with Stan Lai on September 19th, moderated by Joan Chen. Guests were also treated to a “surprise” brief reception talk with composer Bright Sheng at the Opera House.

Hear Bob Theleen’s perspective on China’s business climate for Silicon Valley companies. The China investment pioneer who helped Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, IBM and others enter China also served on China’s National Development and Reform Commission. Enjoy wine from Yao Ming’s Yao Family Wines and Maxville Lake Winery. Get your tickets now!

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China in the News

The Lessons of Henry Kissinger
December 13, 2016

By Jeffrey Goldberg, The Atlantic

China’s Great Leap Backward
December 13, 2016

By James Fallows, The Atlantic

China’s Grape Rush
June 13, 2015
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