Public Webinar Announced: Making a Career Out of Language and Cultural Studies

Usnisa Palace, Nanjing

Fortnightly Roundup

Welcome to our Fortnightly Roundup. We have a few exciting things to announce in this newsletter as part of our upcoming UN Chinese Langauge Day celebrations. Firstly, on Thursday, April 15, we will hold a public webinar together with the Faculty of Arts and ACYA's Adelaide Chapter. The topic for this talk will be 'Making a Career Out of Language and Cultural Studies'. Further information and registration details can be found below. We will also be holding 2 free cultural workshops these school holidays. These will be run as part of the Children's University Australasia program, however, if your children are not participating in this program, they are still welcome to join. Information and registration details are also below. 

This week's image was taken of Usnisa Palace, located on the west peak of Niushou mountain, just outside Nanjing. 


Making a Career Out of Language and Cultural Studies
Thursday 15 April 5:30 pm

To help celebrate UN Chinese Language Day, designed to promote multilingualism and cultural diversity around the globe, Leonie McKeon, China-Educated Strategist, together with Dr Gerry Groot, Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies will discuss how you can make a career out of language and related country studies. For more information and to register, click here


Children’s University Australasia Holiday Workshops
Monday 12 April 10.30 am – 11.30 am - Fan Painting
Friday 16 April, 10.30 am – 11.30 am - Chinese Knotting

These April school holidays, as part of our UN Chinese Language Day program, we will be hosting two FREE school holidays workshops with CUA. For more information click here, to register click here

Chinese Conversation Corner 
Wednesday's, Napier 209, 4-5 pm and Friday's, Hughes 323,  4-5 pm

Wednesday's lesson will be an opportunity for language learners to seek personalised help with their language study. 
Friday's class topic will be announced the week prior to our Facebook and Instagram pages and is a great way to extend your knowledge. Last Friday's topic was weather and today's topic is music. 

Children's Chinese Poetry Sing-Along
4 March - 8 April, Thursday's, 4-5 pm

In this online program, children will sing along to Chinese poems with our experienced instructors and live acoustic music. This program aims to assist children to develop a sense of musicality while also learning traditional Chinese poems as well as provide exposure to a variety of craft activities. Take a look below at some of the brilliant craftwork from the students over the last couple of weeks. For further information and to register, click here.


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