2017 Events



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HSK & HSKK Testing

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:30pm

The HSK & HSKK are Chinese proficiency tests, which will make you eligible for scholarships, fellowships and summer camps offered through the Confucius Institute. It is also required when direct enrolling into Chinese universities. The GW Confucius Institute will offer 3 paper & pencil HSK and HSKK test dates this spring.

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Third Symposium on Teaching Chinese as a Second Language

Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

On Sunday, May 7, 2017 The George Washington University in collaboration with the Nanjing University Institute for International Students hosted our Third Annual Symposium on Teaching Chinese Language and Culture in the Era of All-Media. This year's theme was on Teaching Chinese Language and Culture in the Era of All-Media. Guest speakers from around the world came to the symposium to speak on different issues related to using technology in the Chinese classroom.

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A Vision for DC - Leveraging the District’s Diversity through Bilingual Education

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

On May 4, 2017 DC Language Immersion Project will hold an event “A Vision for DC - Leveraging the District’s Diversity through Bilingual Education”, expecting over 100 people will be in attendance.

GW CI - Weekly Chinese Corner

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

GWCI Weekly Chinese Corner

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

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HSK Testing

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:30pm

The HSK & HSKK are Chinese proficiency tests, which will make you eligible for scholarships, fellowships and summer camps offered through the Confucius Institute. It is also required when direct enrolling into Chinese universities. The GW Confucius Institute will offer 3 paper & pencil HSK and HSKK test dates this spring.

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The Power of the Pen: Arabic Calligraphy from East to West

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Three master calligraphers representing nearly a century of collective experience in the arts took attendees on a journey of Islamic Calligraphy. These artists hailed from across the globe (i.e., United States, Europe, and China), each having obtained an ijaza or official diploma certifying they have been trained and can now teach and work in same manner of the great calligraphic masters whose work graces mosques, palaces and museums. Calligraphy is often viewed as the most elevated form of art because it transforms the sacred word into masterpieces which inspire awe and introspection. These three artists represent different stages in their careers but all have been carefully trained by masters who trace their lineage centuries back. Join us for a rare experience to delve into the beauty of this classical art form through live demonstration and discussion with these masters.

GW CI - Weekly Chinese Corner

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

GW CI - Chinese Corner

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Movie Night with GW CI: House of Flying Daggers

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Community Outreach: Travel Orientation for DC Public School Students

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

On Monday, April 3, 2017 the GW Confucius Institute attended the travel orientation for local middle school students who would be traveling abroad to China.

GW CI - Weekly Chinese Corner

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

 

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Movie Night: New Dragon Gate Inn

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

The GW Confucius Institute will screen several classic Chinese movies throughout the spring. Following the movie screenings, there will be an open discussion of the movie. This week, guests viewed A remake of the 1967 film, New Dragon Gate Inn, which was shot as a standard wuxia action thriller, with fast-paced action including martial arts, sword fighting and black comedy.

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GW CI - Weekly Chinese Corner

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Each week, the GW Confucius Institute will host a 1 hour Chinese conversation corner meeting led by one of our trained student tutors.

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HSK & HSKK Testing

Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:30pm

The HSK & HSKK are Chinese proficiency tests, which will make you eligible for scholarships, fellowships and summer camps offered through the Confucius Institute. It is also required when direct enrolling into Chinese universities. The GW Confucius Institute will offer 3 paper & pencil HSK and HSKK test dates this spring.