China opportunities for educators

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”

A New, Exciting Program – Dinner with Ten Fellows

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”

A Sneak Peek at CNY 2012: Part 1 of 3

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”

Lecture on Chinese Bronzes

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”

Why I Love China, Reason #297

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”