China Program Center
Programs for American Audiences
Fulbright-Hays GPA Programs
The China Program Center at UMass Boston received two federal grants from the Department of Education to run two Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad (GPA) programs: Chinese Language and Culture Enrichment (Short Term Program) and Advanced Chinese Language Immersion (Long Term Program).
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Celebrate Chinese Culture Day with UMass Boston!
Chinese Culture Day is a day of arts, culture, history, food and fun! We will have three stages, numerous displays, UMass Boston Student-led Tours of Chinatown, and an iPad raffle. Learn Chinese language, Confucian themes, Asian-American family-life in Boston, and more.
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The New England Chinese Language Teacher Network Conference
On Saturday, May 25, 2013, the University of Massachusetts Boston’s China Program Center and Confucius Institute at UMass Boston will host the 23rd New England Chinese Language Teacher Network Conference in collaboration with Primary Source, Inc., CLASS (Chinese Language Association for Secondary-Elementary Schools), and STARTALK.
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Integrating Culture into the Language Classroom - Chinese Folk Dance
A two-day workshop for Chinese Language Teachers on Folk Dance for the Classroom.
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Chinese Painting and Folk Dance Classes
Join us for 2-hour workshop in traditional Chinese brush painting and/or Chinese folk dance.
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UMass-STARTALK Summer Institutes for Teachers of Chinese
STARTALK and the China Program Center at UMass Boston offer Summer Institute courses to current Chinese language instructors, students preparing to become language instructors, or those pursuing employment in public, private and independent schools.
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2013 STARTALK Mandarin Language Summer Camp
Students in grades 6-12 from Massachusetts are offered a 15-day, intensive Mandarin Language Summer Camp led by experienced Chinese language instructors and held at Bentley University, Waltham, MA.
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The Ninth New England World Language Department Chairs Seminar on Teaching Chinese Language in K–12 Schools
On Saturday, May 19, 2012, the University of Massachusetts Boston’s China Program Center and Confucius Institute will host the Ninth New England World Language Department Chairs Seminar on Teaching Chinese Language in K–12 Schools in collaboration with Chinese Language Association of Secondary-Elementary Schools (CLASS), Foreign Language Assistance Program (FLAP) and STARTALK.
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How to Do Business in China
This program will enable business leaders to better understand the Chinese business environment and will provide a perfect opportunity for networking with high-profile Chinese officials and business executives.
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Entrepreneurship in the U.S. and China
This new course will offer students an in-depth look at how business in conducted in China, through a two-week stay at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of China’s leading universities.
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American college students, parents, and staff will travel to Beijing in June for a 3-week program focusing on Chinese culture, history, geography, and politics at Tsinghua University.
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Mandarin Language Curriculum Resource and Teaching Center
The Chinese language is by far the most common in the world. Employers in parts of Asia have begun to consider Mandarin as much as English as the must learn language of the future.
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Programs for Chinese Audiences
Global Leadership Workshop in U.S. Public Policy and Public Administration
This is an intensive, six-month U.S. residency program designed to offer forward-thinking Chinese politicians insight into the architecture and day-to-day workings of American policy and economics.
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International Student Program
UMass Boston, complete with renowned faculty members and located in one of the United States’ most vibrant cities, promises an enriching experience for all Chinese students through its International Student Program.
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Chinese Faculty Training Program
The Chinese Faculty Training Program is a customized, semester-long program designed specifically to develop Chinese university faculty members’ English comprehension and presentation skills, especially as they apply to teaching.
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