Chinese Language Course Instructors
Hello! I’m Zhengjia Dang, a postgraduate student of East China Normal University (ECNU), majoring in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. Before joining the CIUI as a volunteer instructor, I taught Chinese language at the CIEE Shanghai Center and tutored some International students in ECNU individually. I am really looking forward to meeting you in our Chinese class at CIUI!
Ni hao! I’m Wu Qinyu, a volunteer instructor in CIUI. Before coming to Iowa, I was studying at East China Normal University as an M.A student, majoring in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. I also worked as a Chinese teacher at Chinese Program for International Teachers in Guangdong University of Foreign Studies and the CIEE Shanghai Center. With great passion and rich teaching experience, I am sincerely looking forward to traveling in the wonderful Chinese world with you!
Chinese Culture Course Instructors
Mr. CHEN is a passionate and gifted Taiji trainer. He started practicing Taiji in 1980 and has offered Taiji classes in China, Japan and the US for more than twenty years for local communities. He received a certificate of Coaching Authorization in 2007. His Taiji training program integrates classical Taiji styles and principles. He has made contemporary Taiji forms in series to suit people for practicing Taiji in different levels.
Dr. Ramon LIM
Chinese Calligraphy Workshops are led by Dr. Ramon Lim, University of Iowa Professor Emeritus of Neurology and winner of the 2005 Eighth International Calligraphy Competition. Dr. Lim has his works widely exhibited in China, Korea and Japan.