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Joint Conference on Chinese Calligraphy Education

            

 

The 10th International Conference on Chinese Writing and Calligraphy Education

Co-organized by American Society of Shufa Calligraphy Education and Confucius Institute in Atlanta

May 20 - 22, 2016, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

The American Society of Shufa Calligraphy Education (ASSCE) and the Confucius Institute in Atlanta are pleased to announce the 10th International Conference on Chinese Writing and Calligraphy Education to be held at the Emory Conference Center Hotel (http://www.emoryconferencecenter.com/), Emory University, Atlanta, GA, May 20-22, 2016.

Since its inception in 1998, the ASSCE has been dedicated to the promotion of hanzi calligraphy education in the U.S. and abroad. It has successfully held nine international conferences:

     1998 University of Maryland

     2000 California State University, Long Beach

     2002 Beijing Normal University

     2004 University of South Carolina

     2006 Yasuda Women’s University, Hiroshima, Japan

     2008 National Taichung Normal University, Taiwan

     2010 Capital Normal University, Beijing

     2012 Southwestern University

     2014 Guangxi Art Institute, Nanning, Guangxi

The theme of the 10th conference is Reform, Innovate, Sustain: New Challenges in Chinese Writing and Calligraphy Education. We welcome presentation proposals on (but not limited to) the subthemes below (Scholars in Korean hanja calligraphy and Japanese kanji calligraphy are encouraged to join):

  • Sustainability through changes: innovating Chinese writing and calligraphy pedagogy
  • New perspectives, new concepts, new strategies: exploring new theories of Chinese writing and calligraphy education
  • Culture through calligraphy: integrating Chinese writing and calligraphy education with Chinese cultural studies
  • Media and tools: Chinese writing and calligraphy education in the digital age
  • Education through art: complementarity of education and art in Chinese writing and calligraphy
  • Education through research: synthesis of research and education in Chinese writing and calligraphy
  • Whither Chinese writing and calligraphy education? Brainstorming our future

For information on requirements for submission, deadline, and registration fees, please click HERE. Submission deadline: Feb. 15, 2016

Participants need to fill out a participant information sheet. Please download HERE.

If you have any questions, please contact

            Dr. Wendan Li (wli@email.unc.edu)

            Dr. Li-hua Ying (ying@bard.edu)

            Dr. Yu Li (yli59@emory.edu)

Funding for this conference is provided by American Society of Shufa Calligraphy Education, Confucius Institute in Atlanta, and Emory Conference Center Subvention Fund.