The Year of China explored the rich culture, economy, and politics of Greater China, investigating its past, examining its present, and contemplating its future. Throughout the 2011-2012 academic year, Brown hosted public lectures, cultural events, academic conferences, and exhibits in an integrated exploration of China. 

For detailed information about the year's programming, please visit our events archive which includes links to video recordings, photos, and articles from past events, as well as our weekly events digest.

Year of China News Archive

Campus kicks off Year of China celebration

While most of Providence was still asleep yesterday morning, people across China were celebrating the arrival of the full moon and the festival it announces with dancing, theater, storytelling and... [more]

Brown to celebrate Year of the Dragon

Brown University's Year of China is  celebrating the Chinese New Year — 4710, the Year of the Dragon. [more]

Brown University names 2012 as 'Year of China'

Established in 1764, Brown University is the seventh oldest university in America and member of the prestigious Ivy League (along with Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Cornell, Columbia, Dartmouth, and... [more]

Events and Highlights Archive