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October 2015

HSK 1-6 & HSKK Online Test

October 17
Denny Hall 122,
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 98195, United States

HSK 1-6 Online Test & HSKK (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced)

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Screening of The Iron Ministry (2014), directed by J.P. Sniadecki, followed by Q&A with the director

October 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Paccar Hall 295, University of Washington,
4277 E Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA 98195 United States
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Filmed over three years on China’s railways, The Iron Ministry traces the vast interiors of a country on the move: flesh and metal, clangs and squeals, light and dark, language and gesture. Scores of rail journeys come together into one, capturing the thrills and anxieties of social and technological transformation. The Iron Ministry immerses audiences in fleeting relationships and uneasy encounters between humans and machines on what will soon be the world’s largest railway network. Sniadecki’s latest feature, The Iron…

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Seminar with J.P. Sniadecki: “Digital jianghu: perspectives on ethics and aesthetics in Chinese documentary.”

October 19 @ 5:40 pm - 7:20 pm
Communications Building (CMU) 202, University of Washington,
Seattle, WA 98105 United States
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J.P. Sniadecki is a filmmaker and anthropologist active in the United States and China. An affiliate of the Sensory Ethnography Lab, he holds a PhD in Social Anthropology with Media from Harvard. His films have screened at festivals such as the Berlinale, Locarno, New York, AFI, Edinburgh, Rotterdam, San Francisco, Viennale, Vancouver, BAFICI, RIDM, Cinema du Reel, Riviera Maya, FICUNAM, and DOChina as well as at venues such as New York’s MoMA and Guggenheim, Vienna’s MAC, Beijing’s UCCA, the 2014…

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Chinese Travel Language Class Series

October 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
HUB on the University of Washington Seattle campus,
4001 E Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA 98195 United States
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The Confucius Institute of the State of Washington (CIWA) has partnered with the Whole U Program to offer a Chinese Travel Language Class Series for UW faculty and staff. This 8-week course is designed for non-Chinese speakers who need help communicating while traveling in China. By the end of the course, the participants will be able to master the basic vocabularies for travelling in China, develop Mandarin (Putonghua) listening and speaking skills in order to understand common topics related to…

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Classroom Management Workshop

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chong Wa Hall,
522 7th Ave. S. , Seattle Chinatown, WA 98104
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Three packed hours of interactive instruction regarding the management of an American classroom. This workshop will provide teachers with strategic tools for classroom management, including valuable instruction on a variety of subjects ranging from setting up the classroom to building positive relationships with students and much more.

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