ACTFL 2017 Conference Demo

ASSCE Demo info

ACTFL 2017 Conference venue: Convention Center, Nashville, TN
Time & Date: Friday & Saturday, November 17&18, 2017 from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Demo location: Conference Exhibition Center Tuttle Publishing Booth#834

Demo-calligrapher: John Wang;  Demo director: Jasmine Tang. 
Booth Manager: Mike Page

Attendees:

Madeline Chu, Yea-fen Chen, Huiwen Li, Yu Li, Jasmine Tang, John Wang


 

Hanzi Unification Conference

  • The 20th International Academic Seminar of Uniform of Chinese Writing was held in Changsha, China, on July 13-15, 2017. Jasmine Tang, Chi-Ming Tang, Madeline Chu, and Niu Hu attended the seminar. Jasmine Tang presented on "代化的同文由繁至,由至繁带给大家的惊喜和成就".

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • The 19th International Symposium on Shu Tong Wen (Unification of the Hanzi Writing Systems) was held in Shanghai inJune 2016. 第十九次汉字书同文国际学术研讨会于今年六月在上海举行。Conference information is available via this link .

Calligraphy Demo at ACTFL

At the invitation of Tuttle Publishing, ASSCE members including Bertrand Mao will perform shufa demos at the publisher’s booth (#1620). Mr. Mike Page, Digital Marketing Manager and Academic Sales Manager, Tuttle Publishing, calls this event a “wonderful opportunity for education and cultural understanding.”

Bertrand Mao is an accomplished artist and recognized master of calligraphy, a respected and renowned educator, gallery owner and author.  He is founding member of the CEG (Calligraphy Education Group), which has eventually evolved into ASSCE today. He has been practicing Chinese calligraphy and painting for more than sixty years.  A graduate of Georgetown Law School in 1965, he devoted his lifelong passion for China calligraphy and painting upon retirement to teaching these two arts at University of Maryland, American University, and Montgomery College in Rockville, MD. He is currently an artist-in-residence at the Metropolitan Center for the Visual Arts in Rockville, MD. He has demonstrated and lectured widely at universities, libraries, art museums, and government institutions in the greater Washington, D.C. area and across the country. He has exhibited his artwork in solo and group exhibitions in the United States, Taiwan, India, and China.

November 18-20, 2016

Professor and Calligrapher Tang Kaizhi (唐楷之) Visits Emory University

On March 3, 2015, Professor of Guangxi Art Institute and calligrapher Dr. Tang Kaizhi (唐楷之) visited Emory University. During his visit, Dr. Tang gave a public lecture entitled “Shu Not Shu: Interpreting Modern Chinese Calligraphy,” and conducted a Chinese calligraphy workshop for Emory undergraduate students taking the course “Chinese Writing Systems in Asia” taught by Dr. Yu Li.

Professor and calligrapher Tang Kaizhi leading a Chinese calligraphy workshop for Emory undergraduate students taking the course “Chinese Writing Systems in Asia” taught by Dr. Yu Li
Professor and calligrapher Tang Kaizhi leading a Chinese calligraphy workshop for Emory undergraduate students taking the course “Chinese Writing Systems in Asia” taught by Dr. Yu Li
At Emory Dr. Tang also gave a public lecture titled “Shu Not Shu: Interpreting Modern Chinese Calligraphy.”
At Emory Dr. Tang also gave a public lecture titled “Shu Not Shu: Interpreting Modern Chinese Calligraphy.”

Dr. Tang is Professor and Chair of the Calligraphy Department, Guangxi Art Institute, and Research Associate at the Modern Calligraphy Research Institute, China Academy of Fine Arts.

唐楷之教授简历:

1997年毕业于中国美术学院书法专业本科,2010年获中国美术学院博士学位,导师王冬龄教授。2011年首都师范大学欧阳中石先生博士后。现任教于广西艺术学院,书法系主任、教授、硕士研究生导师。广西书法家协会理事,广西青年书法家协会主席,广西中国——东盟书法教育研究会副会长兼秘书长,广西区直机关书法家协会副会长,中国书协高教联盟理事。出版专著《生命现场:中国美术学院现代书法教育创新特色》收录于中国美术学院南山博文;出版《新唐书》等个人作品集多部;作品多次入选国家、国际艺术展览;多次举办个人作品展;在核心期刊发表多篇学术论文。

2014 New York International Chinese Calligraphy Exhibition

On November 12, 2014, the 2014 New York International Chinese Calligraphy Exhibition was held at the Peony Ballroom, Queens Crossing in Flushing, New York. Mr. John S. C. Wang, executive board member of the ASSCE, participated in the exhibition.

Professor John S. C. Wang representing the ASSCE at the 2014 New York International Chinese Calligraphy Exhibition November 12 in Flushing, Queens, NYC
Professor John S. C. Wang representing the ASSCE at the 2014 New York International Chinese Calligraphy Exhibition November 12 in Flushing, Queens, NYC
Professor John S. C. Wang (left) in front of his calligraphy works
Professor John S. C. Wang (left) in front of his calligraphy works