The William & Mary Confucius Institute hosted three events at the William & Mary Global Film Festival: the "Looking at China: Short Films & Discussion" workshop, a panel discussion titled "When Chinese Cinema Meets the World," and a screening of the 2017 Chinese film "Cook Up a Storm." These events were not only a smashing success, but also a wonderful time. We hope everyone who came to our events left with not only a smile on their face, but also with some more knowledge and familiarity with Chinese culture!
On December 12th, WMCI was honored to host the Minzu University student art troupe. They dazzled us with performances of traditional songs and dances from a variety of ethnic groups!
This summer, Carrie Cooper, dean of university libraries, represented William & Mary as a judge on the "Star of Outlook English Talent Competition," the largest, most influential English-speaking competition in China.
WMCI's own Isabelle Szczerbinski has been featured in an article on the US website of China Daily, a prominent Chinese newspaper!
WMCI hosted two events to celebrate Global Confucius Institute Day: the Erhu Solo Concert and the lecture "Civic Engagement of the Middle Class in China: Survey Findings and Implications," given by BNU's Professor Xinsong Wang. We hope everyone involved had a great time and learned more about China!
The Confucius Institute at William & Mary recently completed its annual Chinese Culture Summer Camp for eight lucky youngsters.
Scholars' Rocks Expert Kemin Hu delivered a lecture about Scholars' Rocks on July 13, 2017, at the Muscarelle Museum of Art.
WMCI is pleased to announce that William & Mary’s own Becca Thorpe has been awarded this year’s Confucius Institute Scholarship and has been admitted on a full ride to study at Peking University! WMCI would like to extend a wholehearted congratulations to Becca and wish her good luck in all her future endeavors!
WMCI hosted the 2017 World Taiji and Qigong Day on April 15, bringing together members of the Williamsburg and Hampton Roads communities to practice and appreciate these ancient martial arts.
The William and Mary Confucius Institute sponsors a unique cross-cultural opportunity in Williamsburg.
On March 30th, Professor Barry Naughton, the Sokwanlok Chair of Chinese International Affairs at the University of California San Diego, gave a lecture entitled: Is China Socialist?
Jesse Appell, Fulbright Scholar and intercultural comedian, came to William and Mary to discuss his experience performing comedy abroad.