China Institute

  • Chinese flag and President Harrison with group of Chinese students
  • chinese flag, President Harrison featured on cover of Chinese magazine, President Harrison meeting with Chinese ambassador, picture from CSUN Chinese exhibit
  • President Harrison with visiting scholars
  • actors from Chinese opera workshop
  • Executive committee members
  • group shot of women's chorale

China Institute

President Dianne F. Harrison's Visit to China

President Harrison in group photoBuilding Relationships & Collaboration with Partners in Shanghai, Suzhou, Nanjing, Guangzhou & Wuhan 
by Dr. Justine Su, ELPS and China Institute

From September 15 to 23, 2013, President Dianne F. Harrison led a CSUN delegation consisting of Mr. John Wujack and Dr. Justine Su, Professor and Director of China Institute, on a 9-day visit to partner universities and organizations in China. [Read President Harrison's report (.pdf)]

MCCAMC Delegation of Three Visits China

Dr. Maureen Rubin, Dr. Lynette Henderson and Dr. Meiqin Wangby Dr. Maureen Rubin, Dr. Lynette Henderson and Dr. Meiqin Wang, 09/ 2012

This past summer, Dr. Maureen Rubin, the associate dean of the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication (MCCAMC), led Dr. Lynette Henderson and Dr. Meiqin Wang, two Art Department faculty, on a delegation visit to China designed to develop collaboration between CSUN and universities in Shanghai and Wuhan. Wang and Henderson were also on a separate mission to research art education in China, partially supported by a faculty development grant from the China Institute... [Read more about Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication Delegation of Three Visits China]

The Best Learning Experience in My Life!

group shot of women's choraleby Dale Chang, China Council Scholarship Recipient

Da Jia Hao! Hello everybody! I am currently studying Chinese language and culture at Huazhong Normal University, in Wuhan, China. I can say this has, so far, been the best learning experience in my life. I have been keeping myself busy here in China. In addition to taking Chinese language classes, I have been teaching... [Read more about The Best Learning Experience in My Life!]


Cultural Exchange at Vaughn

three dancersby Jeannie Chen, Music

On January 9, 2012, a group of 27 Chinese elementary school students from Wuhan Experimental Foreign Language School visited Vaughn Next Century Learning Center in Pacoima to exchange cultures and experience American schooling. This visit was facilitated by the China Institute at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). Upon their arrival to Vaughn, Dr. Yvonne Chan herself welcomed the Chinese students to her school... (Read more about Cultural Exchange at Vaughn)

Great Turnout for the Exhibition and Lectures

two faculty members shaking handsby Dr. Meiqin Wang, Art

The exhibition "Tales of Our Time: Two Contemporary Artists from China" opened as scheduled between Aug. 29 and Oct. 8 in 2011 at California State University Northridge Art Galleries with a great turnout. Several members of the CSUN International Educational Council and the CSUN China Institute Executive Committee, among many faculty and administers from the university, attended the Artist Reception on Sept. 9th and visited the exhibition... (Read more about Great Turnout for the Exhibition and Lectures)