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NEW EVENTS

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
http://news.sina.com.cn/o/2016-12-13/doc-ifxypizk0402790.shtml

Highlights

Sunday, November 9, 2014 (All day)

To create and support highly-effective teachers, ASU Confucius Institute (ASU CI) will host a K-12 Mandarin Teaching Competition. The competition has two main goals. First, to recognize and reward Mandarin teachers in Arizona who are using effective and innovative strategies in teaching Mandarin. Secondly, to make videos of these outstanding teachers, along with their unit plans and supplementary materials, available to all Arizona educators of Chinese.

Deadline for application is December 20, 2014.

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Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
Turquoise Room at ASU Tempe Campus

Students who joined the Chinese Bridge Summer Camp will share their China experiences through photos, essays, and power points. There will be an exhibit of China photos and essays from the Photo and Writing Contests. Photo and writing competition awards will be announced at this event.

Saturday, September 27, 2014 (All day) - Sunday, October 5, 2014 (All day)

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 1:30pm - 6:30pm
Confucius Day Chinese Dance & Art Festival

The Confucius Day Chinese Dance & Art Festival is a great event to experience Chinese arts and dance.

1:30pm Join us for the complimentary Chinese cultural activities, Chinese calligraphy and musical instrument demonstrations, and China photo exhibit.

4:00pm Experience an artistic performance of Chinese dance at the Chandler Center for the Arts. This is a lively show that the entire family will enjoy.

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Memorial Union Arizona Ballroom, ASU Tempe Campus

Please join the ASU Confucius Institute and the United Chinese Association of Arizona (UCAA) for the 8th Arizona Chinese National Day/Mid-Autumn celebration event. Winning and outstanding drawings and photos from two ASU CI contests will be exhibited at this celebration. There is also a photo exhibit on “Beautiful Arizona” which showcase a collection of Arizona photos of local photographers.

This event is free and open to the public.

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Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Memorial Union Arizona Ballroom at the ASU Tempe Campus

This Poster Design Contest “China in My Eyes” offers Grade 1-6 students a creative way to express their knowledge of China. Winning and outstanding artwork will be exhibited at the National Day & Moon Festival Reception hosted by the ASU Confucius Institute, United Chinese Association of Arizona (UCAA), and ASU Chinese Students & Scholars Association. This event will be held in the Memorial Union Arizona Ballroom at the ASU Tempe Campus on Sunday, September 21, 2014.

All entries must be postmarked by Sept. 5, 2014.

Click for 2014 ASU CI Poster Design Contest Poster

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Memorial Union Arizona Ballroom at the ASU Tempe Campu

Here at the ASU Confucius Institute, we truly believe that images tell a thousand words - words that tell your story and the Arizona in your eyes. We invite you to share your personal visual depiction of Arizona. This contest is open to Grade 7 to 12 students in Arizona. Winning and outstanding photos will be exhibited at the National Day & Moon Festival Reception hosted by the ASU Confucius Institute and United Chinese Association of Arizona (UCAA) and ASU Chinese Students & Scholars Association. This event will be held in the Memorial Union Arizona Ballroom at the ASU Tempe Campus on Sunday, September 21, 2014.

All entries must be postmarked by September 5, 2014.

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Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Memorial Union Turquoise Room 220, ASU Tempe Campus

China has become an economic powerhouse and an increasingly influential global player with growing collaborative and strategic opportunities. In this panel, the speakers will share experiences and discuss strategies for developing synergies of conducting business between the U.S. and China.

Featured Speakers:

  • "Path to Globalization - The Pactera Story"
    Jeff Wu, Executive VP & Chief Marketing Officer Pactera Technology International
  • "China Opportunities: Cultural Products and Media Industries"
    Daniel Shum, Partner, Najafi Companies
    Emily Tadano, Vice President,  Najafi Companies
  • "Medtronic in China - A Short History and What's Next..."
    Randal Schulhauser, Sr. Product Development Manager, Medtronic, Inc.

For questions, please contact Tony Tam at anthony.tam@asu.edu or Fannie Tam at fannie.tam@asu.edu

This event is free and open to the public. Seats are limited, please click the title to register.

Direction to ASU Memorial Union: http://www.asu.edu/map/interactive/?campus=tempe&building=MU

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Thursday, July 17, 2014 (All day) - Friday, August 1, 2014 (All day)
China

The 2014 Chinese Bridge Summer Camp is a 2-week program, starting on July 17 and ending on August 1, 2014.   Students will visit Beijing and one of the following cities: Tianjin, Henan, Shandong, Hunan, Zhejiang, Yunnan, and Jilin.  This summer camp is open to rising 9th -12th graders, ages 14-18, whose native language is not Chinese. Application Deadline:  All the application materials must be submitted by March 5, 2014.

 

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Click for Summer Camp Application.

Monday, June 16, 2014 (All day) - Wednesday, August 13, 2014 (All day)
Sichuan University, Chengdu, China

Application Deadline: March 1, 2014

In partnership with the School of Overseas Study at Sichuan University in China, the University of Washington, and the ASU Confucius Institute, ASU’s School of International Letters and Cultures offers an intensive eight-week summer Chinese language program at Sichuan University in Chengdu, China.  In addition to rigorous language study, the program offers great opportunities to immerse oneself in the rich Sichuan culture through weekend excursions and visits to local historical sites. Students will be able to earn  one year of ASU’s Chinese language courses through 160 hours of classroom instruction and one-on-one tutoring.  

Visit silc.asu.edu/studyabroad or https://studyabroad.asu.edu/?go+sichuansummer about the application process and program deadline. For more information, contact Ms. Katie Curiel at Katie.curiel@asu.edu in ASU’s Center for Global Education Services. 

Fellowship support: Arizona State University students can apply for summer fellowships from the ASU Confucius Institute.

Click for ASU Confucius Institute Summer Fellowship Application.

Click for 2014 Summer Chinese Program at Sichuan University Flyer.

Click for press release. https://asunews.asu.edu/20121025_China_study_abroad

Sunday, June 15, 2014 (All day) - Sunday, June 29, 2014 (All day)
ASU Tempe Campus

The 15-day residential program provides students an opportunity to explore and expand their knowledge in Chinese language and culture through a highly structured curriculum. During the program, students will receive Chinese language instruction and participate in fun, hands-on cultural activities. The program boasts a living-learning setting where participants will gain first-hand college life experience.   The camp is for current 8-12th graders in Arizona, whose proficiency level of Chinese language ranges from zero to intermediate.  Tuition, room, meals, instructional materials, and field trip are FREE and will be covered by the STARTALK grant. 

The application deadline for this program is April 5.  For information about the program and the application process, visit Startalk Application For other inquiries, please contact us at chinesestartalk@asu.edu.    

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