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ASU Confucius Institute was honored as 2016 Confucius Institute of the Year at the 11th Global Confucius Institute Conference
ASU Vice Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Stefanie Lindquist accepted this award, which was presented by Vice Premier Liu Yandong of the People’s Republic of China in Kunming, China. For more information, visit
https://asunow.asu.edu/20161222-asu-news-confucius-institute-education-efforts-honored-by-chinese-government or


Saturday, March 16, 2013 (All day) - Tuesday, May 7, 2013 (All day)

ASU CI offers non-credit Chinese language classes.  Beginning Chinese I is designed for individuals with little or no exposure to Chinese. Beginning Chinese II is for people who completed a Beginning Chinese class.  These classes are 8-week courses with one class session per week.  For more information, visit http://confuciusinstitute.asu.edu/portal/learnchinese.  

Registration: $180 per 8-week course.  

Sign up at http://confuciusinstitute.asu.edu/portal/learnchineseregform.

Saturday, March 2, 2013 (All day) - Sunday, March 3, 2013 (All day)
Salt Lake City, Utah

The ASU Confucius Institute is co-sponsoring the Chinese Education Conference on March 2-3 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

This conference is dedicated to Chinese language teachers with experts and in-service teachers presenting in-depth workshops, best practices and hands-on teaching methods; and immersion techniques benefit all classrooms. Utah State Office of Education invites you to preconference school visits on March 1.

Early bird registration ends Feb. 4. For more information, visit http://www.mandarininstitute.org/zh-hans/conference .

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Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 9:00am
Mesa Academy Advanced Studies

The ASU Confucius Institute will present the Chinese Day at Mesa Academy Advanced Studies.  There will be dragon dance performance, Chinese calligraphy and brush painting demonstrations,  China-tribute questions, and prizes. 

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Friday, February 15, 2013 - 3:30pm
ASU Memorial Union, Ventana Ballroom

ASU faculty and students will celebrate the Chinese New Year on February 15. Student performances include skits, poem recital, and singing. There will be riddles, games, Chinese cultural booths at this event.

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For video from ASU State Press, click http://www.statepress.com/2013/02/25/video-chinese-new-year/

Friday, February 8, 2013 (All day) - Sunday, February 10, 2013 (All day)
COFCO Chinese Cultural Center, 668 N. 44th St., Phoenix, AZ 85008

ASU CI will co-sponsor the Phoenix Chinese Week 2013.

Come celebrate the Year of Snake and experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the 23rd annual Phoenix Chinese Week Culture and Cuisine Festival. There will be traditional Chinese folk dance, marital arts demonstrations, traditional music performance, children’s arts & crafts pavilion, photo & art exhibit, and food festival. Admission is free.

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Friday, February 1, 2013 - 9:00am
Hamilton High School

The ASU Confucius Institute will present the Chinese Day at Hamilton High School. There will be dragon dance and lion dance performances, Chinese calligraphy and brush painting demonstrations, student China photo exhibit, China-tribute questions, and prizes.

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Press Release on Asian American Times

Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 9:30am
ASU Memorial Union, Cochise Room 228

Thirteen presenters who attended the ACTFL Conference in Philadelphia will share the latest research on curricular design, student motivation & classroom management, teaching strategies and assessment, and integrating technology and culture into language classes at this workshop.

Attendees at this workshop will receive a ASU CI certificate of five professional teacher training hours at the end of the workshop. This event is FREE and open to the public. Breakfast and lunch will be served. RSVP to Wenjing Xie at wenjing.xie@asu.edu before January 8.

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Click for 2013 ACTFL presentation summary.