We are excited about the upcoming ACCEX Conference 2017 in Shenyang. Co-hosted by Northeastern University, this meeting will focus on leadership development and the creation of working groups that will advance the ACCEX Network, and transform it into a more sustainable organization. Together, we will create processes in the network for more efficient programing, community outreach, and research development.
Happy holidays to all of our ACCEX family! It is with great enthusiasm and pride that we provide you with the latest news from our network family. We are growing, as three new American Culture Centers -- Miami-Sanya American Cultural center, American Culture Center for Fitness and NUA-VCU Culture and Arts Exchange Center will join us this year! Please join us in warmly welcoming the new members.
August Edition is a special issue that highlighted the 2016 ACCEX Network Annual Conference in Guangzhou with a quick recap from Dr. Brashears. A new team member, Courtney Collins, has joined the US Embassy team to provide continuous support to all ACCEX Network centers. Secretary Kerry's June visit to Beijing confirmed the commitment for People-to-People Exchange programs between US and China.
Beijing Foreign Studies University and the US-China Education Trust are pleased to announce the ASN Professor Mei Renyi American Studies Essay Competition. This competition will take place in the autumn semester of 2016 and is open to all Chinese undergraduate and graduate students interested in American Studies. Please refer to the attached file for more information.
Submission Deadline: October 31, 2016
This month's newsletter welcomes our newest center, the Johnson C. Smith University and Guangdong Baiyun University Center for Culture and Race. Additionally, we highlight two of the distinguished speakers that will be present at the 2016 ACCEX Conference: Charles Bennett, Consul General of the U.S. in Guangzhou; and Paul Turner, Regional Director for East Asia at the International Institute of Education.
Coming from the Bald Eagle and Panda Crew at Iowa State University: Volume 1, Issue 5 of the Bald Eagle and Panda newsletters. These newsletters are designed to be used as an accessible resources for students interested in American culture. We encourage you to print copies for display or distribution in your American cultural center. Check it out now!
The application deadline for this award has passed.
In order to encourage and recognize the growth of creative and collaborative programming, the ACCEX network announces the 2016 Excellence Award for outstanding ACC programming during the 2015-2016 school year.
Click here to read our April 2016 updates, including a highlight on the Guangzhou University - Wesleyan College partnership and an editorial from ACCEX director, William Brashears.
The University Design Consortium and Center for American Culture at Arizona State University, in partnership with the ASU Art Museum, are organizing a traveling art exhibition at four American culture centers on Chinese university campuses in the spring semester of 2015. The exhibition is funded by the U.S. Embassy in Beijing in support of the network of American culture centers in China.
Between Earth and Sky: Contemporary Art from the American Southwest was created to promote and enhance understandings of the various cultures in the American Southwest.