China education and business trip

Dear CAFAM members, I hope you have been enjoying the holidays. The Chinese Language and Culture Center of Maine in Bangor is organizing an “Education and Business Trip to China” for March 7 to 17. The itinerary includes cities from Harbin in the northeast to Guangzhou in the south, visiting schools and businesses. The deadlineContinue reading “China education and business trip”

Chinese New Year Celebration support

Dear CAFAM members, This message is about sponsorships and vendors. We have begun vigorous preparations for the annual New Year Celebration. It’s Saturday, February 9. Some truly exciting things: Chinese School children’s songs and dances, plus a terrific magician, a naturalist with live snakes, rabbits, and dragons (really), drummers, martial arts, a talk about China’sContinue reading “Chinese New Year Celebration support”

Chinese photographs in Brunswick

Dear CAFAM members, Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick has an exhibit of photographs of China running until December 31. It’s in the Morrell Meeting Room. Roughly half of the show consists of historic photos of Chinese immigrants in Maine, provided by CAFAM and the Maine Historical Society. The other half is photos by William andContinue reading “Chinese photographs in Brunswick”

Mandarin summer language fellowships

Dear CAFAM members, The Maine Department of Education is spreading the word about fully-funded summer language fellowships for teachers of Mandarin who are non-native speakers, and for college students currently enrolled in education programs and who intend to teach Mandarin. Organized by the American Councils for International Education, this 2013 Intensive Summer Language Institute willContinue reading “Mandarin summer language fellowships”