The U.S.-China Institute at Bryant University forges academic, business, and cultural partnerships between Bryant University and higher learning institutions, business enterprises, and governmental offices in China.
Established in March 2005, the U.S.-China Institute provides students and faculty with broad global perspectives and experiences and offers China-related services to businesses and communities. The Confucius Institute was established in October 2006 to further promote U.S.-China exchanges for K-12 schools and communities in New England.
September 27 - October 6, 2017 in the Heidi and Walter Stepan Grand Hall on Bryant University campus - registration required.
This is a rare interactive exh ibit and series of seminars hosted by the U.S. - China Institute over the 10-day period. Visitors will be able to explore the exhibit through a guided tour and enter into a 1:1 scale reconstructed cave. Bryant University is the first U.S. academic instiution to host such an exhibit. The exhibit will feature cave number 285 of the Mogao Grottoes , a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Cave 285 is among the most significant of the more than 490 caves at Dunhuang, dating back to the Western Wei Dynasty (534-556AD).
Over the ten days, we are hosting a series of seminars focusing on the culture, history, and environment surrounding these caves and the exchanges that took place along this section of the ancient Silk Road. To see full schedule of the week's events and to register for a tour or seminar, please visit bryant.edu\dunhuang.
This exhibit is made possible by the Dunhuang Academy , The Confucius Insitute Headquarters, and the U.S. - China Instiute at Bryant University.
Confuicus Institute 10th Anniversary Documentary
Dates: July 5-25, 2017(No class on weekends)
Community Chinese Classes in Fall of 2017
Dates: Every Wednesday, 10/4-12/13, 6-7pm for 10 weeks (No class on 10/22)
Dates: Every Tuesday, 10/3-12/19, 6-7pm for 12 weeks
2018 Schedule for Chinese Proficiency Tests (HSK/HSKK/YCT)
East West Connection Newsletter
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Four Bryant students and two faculty members embarked on a 3-week research trip to China to bring authentic Chinese culture, language and history back to schools in Southern New England. Learn more about their first-hand experience through the daily updated blog...
Bryant Dragon Dance Team Placed Third in International Competition
The University's dragon dance team placed third in international competition held in Shanghai. This news clip from Shanghai TV includes an interview with alumnus Christopher Neale '10, who competed with the Bryant team. Team members who traveled to China to compete maintained a blog that can be read here .
Bryant University and its U.S.-China Institute announced, on May 17, 2008, an ambitious project that will bring a replica of the Forbidden City's Shu Fang Zhai to the Bryant campus. The new building will be the first authentic replica to be built outside of China with the permission and cooperation of the Chinese government. Read more>>>