Friday and Saturday, October 26-27, 2018, Husson University, Bangor, Maine
Presented by: The Chinese Language and Culture Center of Maine and Bangor Chinese School
In collaboration with: The Maine Department of Education, the University of Maine, the City of Bangor, and Husson University
Mr. Jun Yang, Education Counselor, the Consulate General of China in New York
Mr. Ben Sprague, Mayor of Bangor, Maine
Dr. Kimberly Besio, Ziskind Professor of East Asian Studies, Colby College
Mr. Paul Penna, Superintendent of Schools, MSAD#6, Maine
Kimberly Besio's Bio
Paul Perna's Bio
Jun Yang's Bio
Ben Sprague's Bio
The primary participants of the conference:
Everyone: school administrators, board members, teachers,
students, parents, members of institutions of higher education, businesspeople, politicians, entrepreneurs, and interested others.
Education, Culture and Business between the US and China
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Topics of Conference:
The conference will be two days, October 26-27, Friday-Saturday
The first day: After the opening ceremony and keynotes, there will be two sessions:
Session A: Counselor Yang will meet with administrators, officers, business people, teachers and
students who ever participated Study in China program in the past.
Session B: Professional development for foreign language teaching (Chinese and other languages).
The second day: there will be a whole day of Chinese culture demonstrations, such as Taiqi,
Chinese traditional medicine, Chinese food cooking (steam dumplings and sushi), paper cutting,
dragon/lion dance, calligraphy, Chinese operas...
2018 Maine Chinese Language Conference Committee:
Jing Zhang, Coordinator of 2018 Maine Chinese Conference, Director of Maine Language and Culture Center, and President of Bangor Chinese School
Lavinia Rogers, World Languages Specialist, Maine Department of Education
Raymond Pelletier, Professor, Modern Languages and Classics, University of Maine
James T. Kenny, Chair, Board of Directors, Maine Confucius Classroom; Former Dean, Husson University
Elizabeth Chabe, Chair, Board of Directors, the Chinese Language and Culture Center of Maine
Lynn Coy-Ogan, Provost, Husson University
Gerry Palmer, Former Mayor, the City of Bangor
Suzhong Tian, Academic Officer, Bangor Chinese School
For more information:
Please call 207-990-0710 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.