2017

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Lights, Camera, Action: WMCI at the 2018 Global Film Festival

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!

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A Night of Traditional Chinese Folk Dance

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!

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William & Mary librarian serves as judge on Chinese talent show

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.

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How Noodles Led to Serious Study of Mandarin

WMCI's own Isabelle Szczerbinski has been featured in an article on the US website of China Daily, a prominent Chinese newspaper!

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WMCI Celebrates Global Confucius Institute Day

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!

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The Ancient Art of Scholars' Rocks

Scholars' Rocks Expert Kemin Hu delivered a lecture about Scholars' Rocks on July 13, 2017, at the Muscarelle Museum of Art.

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William & Mary Student Awarded Confucius Institute Scholarship

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!

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World Taiji and Qigong Day 2017

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.

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WMCI Hosts Chinese Tea Ceremony

The William and Mary Confucius Institute sponsors a unique cross-cultural opportunity in Williamsburg.