Confucius Institute en WKU Hosts Meeting of U.S. Confucius Institutes <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The four-day joint meeting of the U.S. Confucius Institutes concludes on Monday in Bowling Green. Representatives from over 90 universities have attended the meetings, hosted by </span>WKU<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;More than 260 delegates are attending the conference.</span></p><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Madame </span>Xu<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Lin is director general of the Chinese Education Ministry of </span>Hanban<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;She says it&rsquo;s important for Americans to learn about Chinese culture and vice-versa.&nbsp;</span></div><div><br /><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&ldquo;Parents, students and teachers realize the two countries need to be hand-in-hand and we need to know each other, especially [in terms of] culture and for the younger generations [for their] careers,&rdquo; said </span>Xu<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> who was in Bowling Green for the meetings. &nbsp;</span><br />&nbsp;</div><div><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">W-K-U established its Confucius Institute in 2010 and sends students and staff every year to visit China. </span>Xu<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says experiencing another culture first hand is invaluable.</span></div><div> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 02:42:17 +0000 Emil Moffatt 37750 at WKU Hosts Meeting of U.S. Confucius Institutes