Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

O'Dowd Hall, Room 372
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
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(248) 370-2060
Fax: (248) 370-3170

China Clubs and Taiwan Week


For upcoming events, 
 Chinese Program Facebook or Upcoming Events.



China Club seeks to promote social networking opportunities among students who are interested in the Chinese language and culture, including students without Chinese background and those who are of Chinese origin or descent.

China Club Adviser: Melanie Chang,


National Collegiate Chinese Honor Society Oakland University Chapter

Founded on January 19, 2016.  Chinese Honor Society-OU is the first of its kind in Michigan.  Its members share a common passion in Chinese language and culture.  All activities are open to everyone!!

Membership (by invitation only)

Prospective members of Chinese Honor Society-OU must be enrolled as a Chinese minor and meet the following criteria, as set by the national headquarter, to be inducted into the National Collegiate Chinese Honor Society and receive its certificate. 

  1. Must be a full-time student who has successfully completed five semesters of Chinese language courses at the college undergraduate level, or have been placed in the third year Chinese after the placement test.
  2. Must have enrolled in the sixth semester of the Chinese course.
  3. Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4-point scale in Chinese language courses and have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4-point scale for all college level courses taken.
  4. Must demonstrate strong evidence of engagement and commitment to Chinese language and culture related in school or community activities.
  5. Must preserve an excellent record of behavior in and out of school.

The deadline for submitting the application form to the Chinese Honor Society-OU advisor, Dr. Melanie Chang <>, via email is February 15 each year (no late application will be accepted).  The completed application should be accompanied by US$20 cash (the lifetime membership and the cost for certificate shipping and handling).  Candidates may submit the membership fee to their Chinese instructors or Dr. Chang.

For inducted Honor Society Members, please visit CHINESE HONOR SOCIETY , OU Chinese Student Awards and Recognition or National Collegiate Chinese Honor Society Webpage


2021 Taiwan Bunun Indigenous Music & Film Festival
(All events are free and open to public.)


October 13 - 27
A musical with interviews (60 mins)
available in [YouTube of Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA)]


Thu, October 14
The Habitat, Oakland Center, OU

【Panel Discussion】

International Panel Discussion on Bunun Music and Culture

​​Thu, October 14, 7:30 pm -8:30 pm
Live presentation in [DIA Youtube] or [DIA Facebook]
[Event Page Link], DIA

Feature Film Screening: "LISTEN BEFORE YOU SING"

Sun, October 17, 2 - 4 pm
Ann Arbor District Library

Tue, October 19, 12 - 2 pm, [flyer]
The Habitat, Oakland Center, OU

Thu, October 21, 6 – 8 pm
Kiva Auditorium, UM – Flint

【LIVE】 Thu, October 21, 08:00 pm
Post-Screening Live Q & A with director Chih-Lin Yang

Chance and Intent: Bunun's Pasibutbut
Dr. Rung-shun Wu, Professor of Music former Dean of the Taipei National University of Arts

October 19 - 27.
Watch the lecture via [YouTube of DIA]

Music and Instruments of Taiwan Bunun People
Dr. Joseph Gascho, Professor of Music and Director of the Stearns Collection, The University of Michigan

Wed, October 20, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Lecture live by Zoom at Ann Arbor District Library

OU Taiwan Week Archive