Summer internships at Fox Intercultural

Dear CAFAM members, Suzanne Fox sends the following invitation to young people seeking summer internships: Fox Intercultural Consulting LLC is offering two summer internship positions for motivated students with a deep interest in Chinese culture, language, education and trade. Fox Intercultural, based in Portland focuses on building stronger educational and business ties between Maine andContinue reading “Summer internships at Fox Intercultural”

Chinese Medicine Summer Course

Dear CAFAM members, Medical professionals, students, and others might find the following of interest: The Chinese Language and Culture Center of Maine, Husson Institute of Continuing Health Education Programming, and Eastern Maine Medical Center are organizing a course in traditional Chinese medicine this summer. It will take place in July and August in China atContinue reading “Chinese Medicine Summer Course”

China photographic exhibit ready

Dear CAFAM members, Many of you may not know (or may have forgotten) that there exists an outstanding photographic exhibit of northern China as it looked more than a century ago. It consists of pictures taken in 1904 by Harvey Sargent, the grandfather of CAFAM member Bob Sargent, when Harvey served as cartographer on aContinue reading “China photographic exhibit ready”

Chinese language summer opportunities

Dear CAFAM members, The Chinese Language and Culture Center of Maine in Bangor is organizing several Chinese programs for students and teachers this summer. They include a three week teacher training class in June, a student summer camp in June and July, and a study abroad opportunity in July and August. The in-state programs areContinue reading “Chinese language summer opportunities”

Mandarin round table tomorrow

Dear CAFAM members, The bi-weekly Mandarin roundtable will meet tomorrow (Friday) from 12:00 to 1:00 at CIEE, which is 300 Fore St (2d floor) in Portland. It’s for intermediate and advanced Chinese speakers. All welcome. We have a specific notification list for the roundtable. Would you like to be added to it? If so, pleaseContinue reading “Mandarin round table tomorrow”

Topsham area Chinese grades 3 to 5

Dear CAFAM parents living in Topsham, Bowdoin, Bowdoinham or Harpswell. MSAD 75 wants to assess interest in a Chinese Language/Cultural Literacy Program for grades 3-5. This would add to the ongoing programs in Mount Ararat High and Middle Schools. They first want to find out how many families would be interested in an elementary-age program.Continue reading “Topsham area Chinese grades 3 to 5”

Womens Day event seeks Chinese

Dear CAFAM members The group Women Around the World is sponsoring its 3d annual celebration of International Women’s Day at the Woodfords Club in Portland on Saturday March 3, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. The highlight of the evening will be an International Fashion Show. This is the brainchild of the organization’s president, Adele Ngoy,Continue reading “Womens Day event seeks Chinese”

Mandarin round table still meets

Dear CAFAM members, A reminder to those who speak Mandarin at intermediate or advanced level that the Chinese conversation get-together still takes place every other Friday from 12:00 to 1:00 pm. Tomorrow, February 17, it will meet at the CIEE building on 300 Fore Street in Portland, second floor. You can bring a lunch, orContinue reading “Mandarin round table still meets”