William & Mary

Confucius Institute

  • Spring 2018 Session II Community Courses
    Spring 2018 Session II 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 Tea Appreciation to Chinese language!  
  • Workshop: Pictograms of Chinese Characters and Chinese Painting
    Workshop: Pictograms of Chinese Characters and Chinese Painting  Join us on Monday, March 12 from 3:30 to 4:20 PM in Washington Hall 307 to learn about the connections between Chinese Characters and Chinese Painting from Beijing Normal University Professor Wei Zhen! Learn more {{http://www.wm.edu/sites/confuciusinstitute/announcements/pictograms-of-chinese-characters-and-chinese-painting.php,here}}.  
  • WMCI Distinguished Scholar Lecture: China's Rise: Past, Present, and Future
    WMCI Distinguished Scholar Lecture: China's Rise: Past, Present, and Future  Join us for our annual Distinguished Scholar Lecture featuring Stanford University's Professor Andrew Walder on Monday, April 2 from 4:00 to 5:30 PM in Blow Hall 201. Learn more {{http://www.wm.edu/sites/confuciusinstitute/announcements/wmci-distinguished-scholar-lecture-chinas-rise-past-present-and-future.php, 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 2018! Test dates can be found {{http://www.wm.edu/sites/confuciusinstitute/announcements/2017-chinese-proficiency-tests.php, here}}. Make sure you 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 Spring 2018 events and courses! Tea Culture & Appreciation in China, Chinese Painting, Chinese language classes and more will be offered! Join WMCI for our events this semester, including the Asian Festival at Williamsburg Pottery, the Spring Festival Celebration, and returning again this year, World Taiji and Qigong Day!

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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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