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Faces of Vietnam –The Contemporary works from the collection of Stephen Humphrey’s

The faces of vietnam wall shows the contemporary works 
The painting of a H'mong woman  
The painting "woman washing their hairs" on the wall 
the paiting about the bombing scene of Long Bien bridge 
The hallway of the exhibition with variety of paintings 

Open until Jan. 24, 2021

The International Art Center of Troy University is hosting an exhibition of contemporary works from the collection of Stephen Humphrey’s - Faces of Vietnam. This artwork exhibition features a variety of Vietnamese traditional woodblock prints, gouache on Do paper and mosquito netting, and lacquer works inlaid with eggshell, sand, and even human hair, which provide unique experiences of Vietnamese art forms. Faces of Vietnam themes incorporate a wide range of content. The exhibition highlighted from the traditional mythology of the birth of Vietnam to the tragic bombing scene of Long Bien Bridge across the Red River to Hanoi. The collection artwork expressed the emotions among the Vietnamese people as Vietnam was struggling to reconstruct after decades of war during the post-Đổi Mới (Reform) era.

 

Triple C (Chinese Culture Club) 2020: Making a Chinese Embroidery

Triple C: Making a Chinese Embroidery

Silk embroidery is an art form mastered in China over more than 2,000 years ago. Each piece is a remarkable work of art that captures light and color in its breathtaking stitches.  

 

Terracotta Warriors

Triple C: Terracotta Warriors

At 6 pm on October 13th, 2020, Dr. Li Fang, a visiting scholar at Troy University,
did the presentation about Terracotta Warriors in China and Terracotta Warriors in Troy
University....

 

Making Shuttlecocks

Triple C: Making a Shuttlecock

At 6 pm on September 29th, 2020, Online Chinese Culture Club: Making a
shuttlecock was held as scheduled. This activity attracted 15 local residents. Xiuxiu Su,
a visiting...

 

Chinese Mahjong

Triple C: Mid-Autumn Festival and Chinese Mahjong

At 6 pm on September 29th, 2020, Online Chinese Culture Club: Mid-Autumn Festival and Chinese Mahjong activity was held as scheduled. This activity attracted 19 local residents. Yunchu Zhang, a visiting scholar...

 

Chinese Festival

Triple C: Paper-cutting 3D Ping An

At 6 pm on September 22nd, 2020, the online Chinese cultural club:
Paper-cutting was held as scheduled. This activity attracted 17 local people. Zhijing Qiu, a visiting scholar at Troy University, did the presentation. First, Ms Qiu...

 2. The recorded video of Tai Chi lesson one was played. It demonstrated the basic movements of Tai Chi.

Triple C (Chinese Culture Club) Kickstarts Online Tai Chi Class For Troy Community

On September 9, 2020, at 6: 00 pm, 2020 fall Tai Chi class kicked off. 23 people from local communities participated in the 10-week online Tai Chi class. Visiting Scholar Yan He introduced the basic knowledge of Tai Chi, and then the students learned the basic movements of Tai Chi with Tai Chi teacher online. The activity was a complete success.

Rose making steps from 9 to 14 were displayed.

Triple C: Making Paper Roses Tutorial

At 6 pm on Sep 8th, 26 people from local community participated in Online Chinese Cultural Club: Making Paper Roses. Visiting Scholar...

 

Ms Jing He presented her recorded video of tea ceremony, and showed each step of brewing Oolong tea.

Triple C: Chinese Tea Culture and The Peacefulness of Tea Ceremony

At 6 pm on Sep 8th, 26 people from local community participated in Online Chinese Cultural Club: Making Paper Roses. Visiting Scholar...

 

 

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Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program

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2020 Fall Internatioanal Conference on Chinese Language Instruction

Call For Proposals!

The Chinese Language Teachers Association of California (CLTAC) is inviting submission of proposals for the 2020 Fall International Conference on Chinese Language Instruction. Due to ongoing developments of the pandemic, the conference will be held online on Zoom, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020.

The theme of this year’s conference will be “Challenges and Opportunities of Chinese Language Instruction in the New Era”

 

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TROY-STAR Summer Camp Teachers Program 2020

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