From the Jackson Laboratory On August 26, The Jackson Laboratory named Edison Liu, M.D., as its new president and chief executive officer. Liu will officially begin his work at the Laboratory on Jan. 2, 2012.
By Patrick Murphy – April 2009 The internet in China, as everywhere, can be somewhat user unfriendly. Factor in technoglop in a foreign language (like “Make sure the subnet mask is disengaged”) and it becomes simply impossible to achieve connectivity unaided. Not only was I faced with that challenge, but my old computer had becomeContinue reading “Why I Love China, Reason #297”
Dear CAFAM members, Greg Huang-Dale in Freiburg is seeking a Chinese instrument for a Chinese exchange student musician to use. Here is his request. If you have one or know of one, please contact him directly. Thanks, Craig
Dear CAFAM members (who love dance) A troupe known as Dance Revelasian will be performing on Saturday October 22 7:30 PM at Casey Theatre in Weston MA (just off Rte 95 onto Rte 20). Tickets are a most reasonable $15.
Chinese Measure Word Dictionary: A Chinese-English English-Chinese Usage Guide by Jiqing Fang and Michael Connelly (Boston: Cheng & Tsui, 2008) Review by Craig Dietrich CAFAM’s own Mike Connelly is co-author of a unique and just-published learning tool and reference guide for Chinese language learners. It has to do with “measure words.” Measure words are foundContinue reading “Review: Chinese Measure Word Dictionary”
Dear CAFAM members, Earlier we announced the 2011 Maine Chinese Conference, scheduled for October 28 in Bangor. The principal organizer, Jing Zhang sends the following reminder and extended early bird registration deadline: Dear Colleagues, Just want to remind you that the last day of the Early-bird registration for 2011 Maine Chinese Conference will be OctoberContinue reading “Bangor Chinese Conference”
Dear CAFAM members living in Portland The City of Portland has a Multicultural Advisory Committee which makes policy recommendations concerning the citys growing ethnic and racial diversity. Eric Larsson has been serving as CAFAMs representative, but there are times when he cannot attend the meetings. Case in point: this Thursday, October 6. So we areContinue reading “Portland multicultural committee”
Dear CAFAM members, The 2011 Maine Chinese Conference will be held on October 28-29, at Husson University in Bangor. (This is the conferences third year.) The conference theme is: “Creating cooperative opportunities in education and business between US and China through promoting Chinese language teaching in Maine and establishing local business partnerships between the peoplesContinue reading “Maine Chinese Conference”