William & Mary

Confucius Institute

  • The Ancient Art of Scholars' Rocks Lecture
    The Ancient Art of Scholars' Rocks Lecture  Please join us at the {{http://muscarelle.org/bones-earth-scholars-rocks-natural-world-chinese-culture-selections-robert-turvene-collection/, Muscarelle Museum of Art}} on Thursday, July 13, at 6:00 pm for a lecture on Scholar's Rocks by Expert Kemin Hu. Learn more {{http://www.wm.edu/sites/confuciusinstitute/announcements/the-ancient-art-of-the-scholars-rock.php, here}}.  
  • Summer Community Courses
    Summer Community Courses  {{https://forms.wm.edu/form/view/17050/9191be4f69fbaa1988e5a8d9319b0152, Sign up}} for a variety fun and educational {{http://www.wm.edu/sites/confuciusinstitute/communityprogramming/communitylanguagecultureclasses/index.php, spring community courses}} ranging from Taiji to Chinese language!  
  • Chinese Modern Oil Painting Exhibition
    Chinese Modern Oil Painting Exhibition  WMCI and Sister Cities of Newport News are co-sponsoring a Chinese modern oil painting exhibition. Find out more {{http://www.sistercities-nn.com/no-borders-art-exhibition.html, here}}  
  • Chinese Proficiency Tests
    Chinese Proficiency Tests  Get ready for {{http://www.wm.edu/sites/confuciusinstitute/other-resources/tests/index.php, Chinese Proficiency Tests}} coming up in 2016! Test dates can be found {{http://www.wm.edu/sites/confuciusinstitute/announcements/2016-chinese-proficiency-tests.php, here}}, make sure to {{http://www.chinesetest.cn/goliuchengtu.do,register}} in advance and study hard!  
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Come out and enjoy learning about Chinese language and culture this spring with WMCI's Summer 2017 events and courses! Preparing to Travel to China, A Sample of China, Chinese language classes, and more will be offered! This summer WMCI will co-sponsor a Chinese modern oil painting exhibition with the Sister Cities of Newport News from May 19 to May 26 and host a Chinese traditional music demonstration on June 13 at the Williamsburg Regional Library.

The William & Mary Confucius Institute (WMCI) is charged with promoting the study of Chinese language and culture at the College and in the Central and Southeastern regions of Virginia. The WMCI was established in 2011 and dedicated in 2012, joining a network of over 300 Confucius Institutes worldwide. It is the second Confucius Institute at a public university in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The WMCI is a collaborative program in partnership with Beijing Normal University (BNU) and the Office of Chinese Language Council International (Hanban), a public institution affiliated with the Chinese Ministry of Education.

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