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November 2018

Medieval Chinese Literary Thought: Lu Ji’s Theory of Writing and Anxiety About Creation

November 28, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University of Washington, Thompson Hall, Room 317

CIWA will be co-organizing a talk with the University of Washington's Asian Languages and Literature department. The speaker will be Prof. Wendy Swartz from Rutgers University, author of Early Medieval China (Columbia, 2014), Reading Philosophy, Writing Poetry: Intertextual Models of Making Meaning in Early Medieval China (Harvard University Asia Center, 2018) and Reading Tao Yuanming: Shifting Paradigms of Historical Reception (427-1900) (Harvard University Asia Center, 2008).

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2019 “Why Learn Chinese” Competition

November 29, 2018 - January 12, 2019

2019 “Why Learn Chinese” Competition The Washington Association for American and Chinese Education (WAACE) is now accepting entries for the 2019 "Why Learn Chinese" Competition! What: An essay/song video competition Who: Middle School and High School students in WA Submit entries here: 2019 WLC Competition Submission deadline: Friday, January 12, 2019 Two ways to participate: Essay (400-800 words) Prompt: Challenging and Exciting Moments on My Journey to Learning Chinese Music Video (singing at least 1 minute) Contestants can perform one of…

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Modality in Classical Chinese Conference 2018

November 30, 2018 - December 1, 2018
Simpson Center, Room 202, University of Washington
Seattle, WA United States
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Modality in Classical Chinese A workshop bringing together scholars from mainland China, Taiwan, and the United States to present recent work and exchange viewpoints on analyzing expressions of modality in Chinese from the 5th century BCE onward. November 30 - December 1, 2018 | Communications 202 This workshop brings together scholars from mainland China, Taiwan, and the United States to present recent work and exchange viewpoints on how to analyze expressions of modality like kě ‘can’, dāng ‘should’, and bì…

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December 2018

CLTA-WA WEST E 100 Designated World Language Workshop

December 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chong Wa Hall, 522 7th Ave. S, Seattle Chinatown 98104

Need the Designated World Language endorsement to teach Chinese, Korean, and other languages? Then you need to attend the CLTA-WA Designated World Language Endorsement Tips workshop!  Who: Teacher candidates or certificated teachers who need to take the WEST E-100, presented by Dr. Bridget Yaden What: WEST E-100 Designated World Language Endorsement Tips Workshop How: 3 clock hours from WAFLT; pre-workshop refreshments, free parking provided with registration Co-sponsors: , WAFLT, CIWA Click here to register: https://goo.gl/forms/t9L5YR5hRg8ehxPs2

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U.S. – China Dialogue, Shifting: The Pacific Triangle

December 3, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room 138, William H. Gates Hall, University of Washington

Speaker:                                              Quansheng Zhao, Professor of International Relations, American University Discussants:                                       Prof. Kenneth Pyle, Professor Emeritus Prof. David Bachman, Henry M. Jackson Professor of International Relations Time:                                                     4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018 Venue:                                                 Room 138, William H. Gates Hall, University of Washington The recent visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was the first visit of Japanese leader to China in seven years. Both facing the pressure from an adamant U.S. administration in terms of trade…

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