Dream in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons in Life, Love, and Language
Peking Opera in English!
Join us for Beijing Opera Demystified by world-renowned Beijing Opera director Ghaffar Pourazar.
Friday September 23, 7-9pm: Ghaffar will give a talk about literature, theatre and opera and history. Light snacks will be served. All ages welcome. OU-Tulsa Learning Center Room 145.
Saturday September 24, 10am-3pm: Ghaffar will host four hour long workshops every hour starting from 10am (break from 12-1). These workshops demonstrate some of the basic techniques of Beijing Opera: classical roles, styles, movements, face painting, singing and martial arts performances. Light refreshments will be served. All ages welcome. Jenks Public Schools—Building #5, Room #5230, 205 East B Street Jenks, OK.
Sunday September 25, 2-4pm: Beijing Opera Demystified Presentation! The story will follow the adventure of a mischievous monkey who learns supernatural skills and uses them to challenge the Emperor of Heaven. Light snacks will be served. Families and all ages welcome. Jenks Public Schools Performing Arts Center--205 East B Street Jenks, OK.
Sponsored by STARTALK and the University of Oklahoma East Asia Institute.
All events are free and open to all ages. Join us for one or all events.
Please contact Johnna Yoder at 918-660-3497 or email@example.com for more information.
Chinese Culture Seminar Norman Campus
Modern Languages, Literatures and Linguistics Teams with OU Confucius Institute to Expand Knowledge of China and Its Contributions with Weekly Seminars.
Knowing more about Chinese history, culture, philosophy, science and customs may help to better understand and master Chinese language.
In order to help those interested in learning the Chinese language, the OU Confucius Institute is offering a series of seminars each Thursday from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, Sept. 8 to Dec. 1, 2011. The seminars will be held in the Language Learning Center, Kaufman Hall 230, 780 Van Vleet Oval, Norman OK 73019-2032.
With its long and rich history and its accomplishments in literature, philosophy, education and culture, the Chinese have made great contributions to the civilization of the world. Learning Chinese history and culture will help expand your historical and cultural knowledge. Attendees will receive information on Chinese literature and its usage to aid in improving their language skills.
The seminar is open to all levels of Chinese language students, from novice to expert. Everyone should be able to benefit from this seminar no matter what their level of Chinese mastery. If you have any qyestions on the seminar, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information or accommodations on the basis of disability, call (405) 325-6181 or email email@example.com.
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Current China Issues: What is Happening in China, and What Does it Teach Us? October 6, 8, 13, and 15 from 11:30-12:30 pm. Brown bag lunches are welcome. Cost is $25. To register, email Callie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Why is Everything Made in China? This state-wide teachers' training program is offered in conjunction with OKAGE, and will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009 from 8-3:30 pm. Cost is $25. Click here for more information.
Confucian Perspectives on Freedom, Human Rights, and Justice. This evening with Dr. Henry Rosemont, will take place on Friday, Oct. 23, 2009 at 7:30 pm in the Perkins Auditorium at OU-Tulsa. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Why and How We Teach Confucius will be a conversation with Oklahoma teachers led by Dr. Henry Rosemont. You must register for this event, which takes place on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009 at 10:00 am. Contact Callie at email@example.com for more information.
China Today and Tomorrow will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00-8:00 pm in November 2009. It will be offered state-wide by video conference, and in-service teachers will receive professional development credit and a stipend after successful completion.
To register, email Callie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ON-SITE TAILORED SESSIONS:
We are pleased to offer your school or business a short course, with focused topics to meet an immediate need. The sessions are held on-site for your group at a time convenient for you.
For more information, please contact OUCI Associate Director Jessica Stowell at (918) 660-3498 or email@example.com.