Developing Chinese Language Teachers

Calligraphy: Bridging Chinese Language and Culture


Professor Zhou Bin, an esteemed calligrapher and widely published scholar of Chinese Calligraphy from East China Normal University, gave an interactive lecture on how to incorporate teaching calligraphy into Chinese classrooms at China Institute on March 4, 2011.

In his lecture, Professor Zhou Bin shared his knowledge about Chinese characters and their cultural meanings, the implications of calligraphy on adolescent psychological development, and many pedagogy techniques in teaching calligraphy. At the end of the lecture, he demonstrated his expertise by writing a giant  character "Long" as a gift for the China Institute.