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  • Locations: Beijing, China; Wuhan, China
  • Program Terms: Winter Break
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Program Description:
University of Memphis Confucius Institute
China Winter Camp

Hubei 2   Wuhan Castle











Beijing, Wuhan, and Hubei 
December 27, 2018 - January 8, 2019

 
Program Description: This program will provide an understanding of the people, history, culture, and government of China. Through various cultural activities and visits to historically relevant sites, participants will explore the influence of ancient Chinese medicine, art and religion has had on the contemporary world, and will illustrate the way in which China attempts to balance economical and political development with ancient customs, rituals, and beliefs. Also shown is the role which China plays in the global economy -- now and in the future. 

*Non-UofM Student Applicants must apply for Non-Degree Admissions on the UofM Admissions Site  
 
Program Fee Program Fee Includes Program Fee Does Not Include
$2,000
(Subject to Change)
  • $350 Application Fee
  • Accommodations
  • Cultural Activities
  • Round Trip Airfare
  • Meals
  • International Medical Insurance
  • Personal Expenses & Incidentals
  • Visa Fee (Approx. $250) 

Course Credit: To Be Determined

Pre-trip Meetings: Participants will be required to attend two meetings to prepare students ready for study abroad in China accompany with some readings of geography and culture of China.

Post-trip Meeting: Undergraduate students enrolled in the class have to submit daily journals and pictures of the daily study abroad activities; Graduate students have to submit daily journals and picture of the daily study abroad activities and write an eight page research paper on a theme of China.
 

Tentative Itinerary 
Day Activities
December 27 Depart USA
Arrive in Beijing
Hotel Check-In 
Free Time
December 28 Visit Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City
Lunch
Shi cha Hai and Beijing Hutong
Shopping and Dinner in Xiushui         
Free Time
December 29 Visit the Great Wall
Lunch
Visit Guozijian and Confucius Temple
Free Time
December 30 Visit Confucius Institute Headquarters 
Travel to Wuhan by high-speed Rail
December 31 Opening Ceremony
Group photo
Pre-course Training
Lecture: Hubei University, Wuhan, Hubei 
Lunch 
Spoken Chinese Lesson
Dragon and Lion Dance
Dinner and Free Time
January 1 Breakfast
Lecture on Chinese Porcelain: The Art of Earth and Fire 11:30-12:30  Lunch
Culture Experience of Chu Porcelain
Dinner Wuhan Central Culture Tourist Area
January 2 Lecture on Chinese Culture: Prosperity brought by the dragon and the phoenix 
Lecture on Taiji
Lunch
Spoken Chinese
Martial Arts----Taiji Fan
Dinner 
Free Time
January 3 Lecture on Chinese Culture: Prosperity brought by the dragon and the phoenix 
Lecture on Cheongsam
Lunch
Martial Arts----Taiji Fan
January 4 Breakfast
Visit Yellow Crane Tower and Yanzhi Road
Lunch
Visit Hubei Provincial Museum
Dinner East Lake Green Line
January 5 Breakfast
Lecture on Acupuncture
Lunch
Spoken Chinese
Chinese Calligraphy
Dinner
Free time
January 6 Breakfast
Lecture on Chinese Food
Food Experience in Xibeiyou Noodle Village
Lunch
Chinese Characters and Culture
Lecture on Chinese Tea
Dinner
Free time
January 7 Closing Ceremony
Lunch
Leave for Beijing by High-speed rail
January 8 Depart for USA

Faculty Leader: The program will be led by Dr. Hsiang-te Kung (hkung@memphis.edu), Director of the University of Memphis Confucius Institute
 

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This program is currently not accepting applications.