U.S.-China Institute at Bryant University

Events


Upcoming Events

DUNHUANG: AN OASIS FOR EAST-WEST CULTURAL, COMMERCIAL, AND RELIGIOUS EXCHANGES ALONG THE ANCIENT SILK ROAD

THE DUNHUANG CAVE EXPERIENCE IS A RARE EXHIBIT WHERE ANCIENT ART AND CULTURES MEET. DON'T MISS THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXPLORE THESE ANCIENT CAVES LOCATED ON THE SILK ROAD.

SEPTEMBER 27 - OCTOBER 6, 2017
GEORGE E. BELLO CENTER FOR INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY

Bryant University will be the first American university to reconstruct a replica of the 6th century Mogao cave, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Gansu Province, China. This interactive exhibit and series of events will take place over ten days from September 27 - October 6, 2017 in the Heidi and Walter Stepan Grand Hall on the Bryant campus in Smithfield, RI.

This exhibit is free for Bryant faculty, students, staff, and Smithfield residents. Registration required.

The 10 days of events will feature:

  • Mid-Autumn Fesitval celebration and exhibit unveiling
    Wednesday September 27, 2017 8:00 PM in the Heidi & Walter Stepan Grand Hall
  • 1:1 scale replica of Mogao Cave 285
  • Guided Tours
  •  Silk Road Seminar Series
  •  Virtual Reality Experience
  •  Private Viewing Opportunities
  •  Cultural Activities

Registration required for guided tours and cave entrance. Visit the EVENT PAGE for more detailed information.

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STUDENT PROGRAM

  • Dates: July 13th through July 31st. (Except Saturdays and Sundays)
  • Time: 9:00am to 3:00pm. (Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be provided)
  • Cost: $80 program fee, paid upon acceptance
  • Application Deadline: Sunday, May 17th
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TEACHER PROGRAM

  • Dates: July 6 - 31 (Monday-Friday)
  • Time: 9:00am - 3:30pm
  • Cost: $150 (breakfast and lunch will be provided)
  • On-campus Housing: Available
  • Practice Teaching: Included in the program
  • Application Deadline: May 31
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2015 Chinese Proficiency Tests Open for Registration

Test Dates       

Registration Deadline

HSKK Test

March 28

March 18

Available 

April 18

April 8

Available

Oct. 17

Oct. 7

Available

Dec. 6  

Nov. 26 

 

Test Dates      

Registration Deadline   

 Spoken Test 

April 4

March 25

 

May 30

May 20

 Available 

Nov. 21 

Nov. 11 

 Available 

 

Past Events

2014

  • Feburary 15, Bryant University celebrates Chinese New Year, the Year of the Horse

2013

2012

  • February 4, 2012 Rhode Island Chinese New Year Celebration
  • April 2, China Night @ Bryant
  • April 3, Short Films: "Follow Me" to China
  • April 4, Presentations: China Research at Bryant
  • April 4, Seminar: High-carbon Solution to Climate Change? A Journalistic Reflection on China's Low-carbon Movements
  • April 5, Live Show: Mao to the Met