Dear CAFAM members, Here is information on two China-related programs for educators sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State and administered by the American Councils for International Education in Washington, DC. 1. HOST A GUEST TEACHER FROM CHINA The Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP) places EFLContinue reading “China opportunities for educators”
CAFAM is starting a brand new program called Dinners for 10 Fellows, which brings all kinds of CAFAM members together to enjoy good food and great conversation. Whether you’re a new or old member, a single person or a family, younger or older, any CAFAM member is welcome to attend this small dinner party. ItContinue reading “A New, Exciting Program – Dinner with Ten Fellows”
CAFAM is revving up for an exciting Chinese New Year Festival next year, February 4th 2012, to ring in the year of the dragon! And what a better way to celebrate this zodiac animal’s ambition and good fortune than by moving to a beautiful new location! With the lunch lines wrapping around ourselves and danceContinue reading “A Sneak Peek at CNY 2012: Part 1 of 3”
For the first time in CAFAM’s 24-year history, we are sending out a call for CNY sponsors! With a transition to a new, state-of-the-art venue for CNY and a bold commitment for new and improved programs and events for members, CAFAM is taking its first steps toward accepting donations from kind and generous sponsors ofContinue reading “Looking for CNY Sponsors”
Dear CAFAM members, On Thursday, December 1, the Bowdoin College Museum of Art will sponsor a lecture in connection with its exhibition of ancient bronzes. The speaker will be Cornell University anthropology professor Magnus Fiskesjo. He will speak on “Chinese Politics, Archaeology, and World Cultural Heritage.” The talk will take place in Kresge Auditorium atContinue reading “Lecture on Chinese Bronzes”
Dear CAFAM members, K-12 educators should be aware of fully funded programs sponsored by the American Councils for International Education in Washington, DC.
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.