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The 21st New York International Conference on Teaching Chinese: A New Chapter in Teaching Chinese


May 6, 2023
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT

为进一步推广中文在美国的教学、促进中美中文教学界交流,大纽约地区中文教师学会(CLTA-GNY)和华美协进社 (China Institute)于2023年5月6日联合举办第21届纽约国际汉语教学研讨会, 总结汉语教学经验,传播先进理念,交流现代教学手段,提高海外汉语教学的总体水平。会议将在位于纽约曼哈顿下城的华美协进社举办。

本次会议的主题是 “A New Chapter in Teaching Chinese”,内容涵括汉语教学法与实践,面对海外新需要的文化对策,以及教材与课型设计,教学的比较和体会。




注册参加会议 (截至日期2023年4月28日)


The 21st New York International Conference on Teaching Chinese, sponsored by the Chinese Language Teachers Association of Greater New York (CLTA-GNY) and China Institute will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at China Institute in New York City, located at 40 Rector Street, New York, NY 10006.

We invite you to submit a proposal for our conference! All proposals on the teaching of Chinese are welcome, including but not limited to following of interest:

RESEARCH: This area includes linguistics, culture, pedagogy, program implementation, assessments, etc.

PRACTICES: This area includes student motivation, administration, program promotion, teaching materials, classroom instructional strategies, ACTFL 5 Cs standards application, teacher training, community engagement, etc.

INNOVATIONS: This area includes technology and media use, online and distance learning, application of recent research on brain and learning theories, etc.

Call for Proposal
The Conference Committee welcomes submissions of proposals on subjects relevant to the above themes. Papers can be either in Chinese or English. We will consider proposals for panels as well as individual papers and all proposals will be reviewed anonymously. Individual papers will be grouped into panels by themes. Panels will be 75 minutes long with four presenters. Please note that we will need separate abstracts for each paper on any panel proposal.

Please submit your proposals online by March 15, 2023. Notice of acceptance will be sent out in mid-March electronically.

Register as a participant by April 28, 2023

Email questions to:

下载大会议程 Download the Conference Program :
下载发言摘要 Download Abstracts for Panel Discussions:

The Chinese Language Teachers Association of Greater New York (CLTA-GNY):
a nonpolitical, nonprofit academic and educational organization for Chinese language teachers at all education levels. The mission of the CLTA-GNY is to promote quality Chinese Language teaching at all education levels in the greater New York area and to conduct professional development for Chinese teachers in both language teaching and cultural awareness. It serves as a resource network for Chinese language teachers to partake teaching and research information in various capacities, as well as provide a base for common pedagogical improvement and individual career development. Members of the CLTA-GNY benefit greatly from a broad agenda offered by the Association, including conferences, seminars, workshops, fieldtrips, and in-service training and/or re-training for the teachers in demand. Additionally there are newsletters and other professional or recreational correspondence communicated periodically through mail or email to our members. Members can also access the website for exclusive information and/or event announcements (

China Institute advances a deeper understanding of China through programs in education, culture, art, and business. China Institute is the go-to resource on China—from ancient art to today’s business landscape and its rapidly shifting culture. Our programs, school, and gallery exhibitions bring to life the depth, complexity and dynamism of China.

Founded in 1926 by Chinese reformers Hu Shi (胡適) and Kuo Pingwen (郭秉文) and American educators John Dewey and Paul Monroe, China Institute is the oldest bicultural, non-profit organization in America to focus exclusively on China.

Chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York in 1944 as a school of continuing education, our language and cultural school is the oldest educational center of its kind in the United States (

Conference Co-Chairs:

Xiaoxiao Jiao 焦晓晓
President, CTLA-GNY

Shenzhan Liao 廖申展
Senior Vice President, China Institute

Committee Members (alphabetically):

  • Dongdong Chen 陳東東 (Seton Hall University)
  • Wenwei Du 都文偉 (Vassar College)
  • Marisa Fang 林宛芊 (CLTA-GNY)
  • Robin Harvey 何柔彬 (New York University)
  • Yong Ho 何勇 (CLTA-GNY)
  • Yonggang Huang 黃永剛 (Brooklyn College, CUNY)
  • Xiaoxiao Jiao 焦晓晓 (New York University)
  • Shenzhan Liao 廖申展 (China Institute)
  • Yongqiang Lin 林永强 (East China Normal University)
  • Shuming Lu 鲁曙明 (Brooklyn College, CUNY)
  • Henry Ruan 阮勇强 (Loomis Chaffee School, Connecticut)
  • Richard VanNess Simmons 史皓元 (Professor in the School of Chinese at The University of Hong Kong and Professor of Chinese and Immediate Past Chair of the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at Rutgers University)
  • Changchun Zhang 張長春 (Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges, Huaxia Chinese School Consortium)

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