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202, 2023

Inter-varsity Chinese classics recitation and exchange activity held at UM

The Macao edition of a Chinese classics recitation and exchange activity for university students from mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macao was recently held at the University of Macau (UM). The event was co-organised by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) of UM, the School of Linguistics Sciences and Arts of Jiangsu Normal University (JSNU), and the Faculty of Humanities of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). At the opening ceremony, Yuan Yulin, head of the Department of Chinese L ...

2912, 2022

International Symposium on Chinese Language and Discourse held at UM

International Symposium on Chinese Language and Discourse held at UM The Sixth International Symposium on Chinese Language and Discourse (ISCLD) was held at the University of Macau (UM) for two consecutive days. The ISCLD is a biennial symposium and in this edition, more than 100 experts and scholars from all over the world participated online and offline and shared the results of their latest research around the theme ‘Discourses and Multilingualism: Focus on Greater China and Chinese Diasporas ...

2912, 2022

UM, BFSU co-organise 2nd Chinese-Portuguese Translation Contest for Higher Education Institutions in China

UM and BFSU co-organise the Second Chinese-Portuguese Translation Contest for Higher Education Institutions in China   The Chinese-Portuguese Bilingual Teaching and Training Centre of the University of Macau (UM) Faculty of Arts and Humanities and the School of Hispanic and Portuguese Studies of Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) recently jointly held the Second Chinese-Portuguese Translation Contest for Higher Education Institutions in China. The contest aimed to promote exchanges i ...

1912, 2022

UM holds groundbreaking ceremony for ‘Suao Pavilion’

Guests officiate at the groundbreaking ceremony for ‘Suao Pavilion’ To promote outstanding traditional Chinese culture and strengthen the cultural connections between Jiangsu province, particularly Suzhou, and Macao, including the University of Macau (UM), the Suzhou Overseas Friendship Association and the Jiangsu Overseas Friendship Association have donated to UM for the construction of ‘Suao Pavilion’ and the groundbreaking ceremony for the pavilion was recently held on the campus. Yonghua Son ...

112, 2022

UM sweeps top three prizes at Portuguese Speech Contest

Three students from the University of Macau (UM) recently won the first prize, second prize, and third prize respectively at the 20th Portuguese Speech Contest after competing with students from different higher education institutions in Macao. UM holds the Portuguese Speech Contest The topic of this year’s competition was ‘Man is the Master of What He Thinks and Slave of What He Says’. A total of 11 students from UM, Macao Polytechnic University, the Macau University of Science and Technology, ...

2411, 2022

UM holds Macao Humanities Forum on cross-gender theatrical performance

The University of Macau (UM) Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) recently held the Macao Humanities Forum. The event featured Sun Mei, professor of the Department of Chinese Literature at Taiwan Central University, who delivered a lecture titled ‘On Cross-gender Performance’. Involving both in-person and virtual elements, the lecture attracted nearly 200 participants, including faculty members and students of UM. At the forum, Joaquim Kuong, assistant dean of the FAH, introduced the different ...

2311, 2022

UM Commemorates The Centenary Of José Saramago

https://youtu.be/xvPx4n7Qf-Y This year marks the centenary of the Portuguese writer José Saramago, born on November 16th, 1922 in Portugal, and passed away on June 18th, 2010 in Spain. José Saramago is considered to be one of the most prominent figures in Portuguese literature. In 1995, José Saramago received the Camões Prize that was considered as the premier literary prize in the Portuguese-speaking world. In 1998, he won the Nobel Prize in Literature. To date, José Saramago is the first and ...

1411, 2022

UM kicks off 1st Festival of Chinese Culture

The Centre for Chinese History and Culture of the University of Macau (UM) held a ceremony to officially launch its first Festival of Chinese Culture, which features nearly a hundred online and face-to-face activities from October to December. During the ceremony, which was attended by guests from around the world, UM Vice Rector Mok Kai Meng said the festival exemplified the university’s firm commitment to promoting traditional Chinese culture among students and the local community. Further act ...

411, 2022

UM Chinese-Portuguese Bilingual Teaching And Training Centre Organizes a Book Launch Ceremony For “Confúcio, O Fundador Da Tradição”

On October 21st, 2022, the Chinese-Portuguese Bilingual Teaching and Training Centre (CPC) of the University of Macau (UM)  organized a book launch ceremony for “CONFÚCIO, O FUNDADOR DA TRADIÇÃO”, written by Giorgio Sinedino, a Brazilian sinologist and translator, at the Rui Cunha Foundation. Professor João Veloso, Head of the Department of Portuguese, Professor Yao Jing Ming, Director of the CPC and Dr. Rui Cunha, President and Founder of the Rui Cunha Foundation were present at the event. For ...

2510, 2022

“Shennong Tasting Hundreds Of Herbs” Of The Chinese History And Culture Comic Book Series

In August 2022, two centres of the University of Macau (UM), namely the Centre for Chinese History and Culture (CCHC), and the Chinese-Portuguese Bilingual Teaching and Training Centre (CPC), have published the fourth book of the Chinese History and Culture Comic Book Series, named “Shennong Tasting Hundreds of Herbs”. The series of books illustrate the traditional Chinese myths, legends, and historical stories. “Shennong Tasting Hundreds of Herbs” illustrates the story of the chief of the Yan ...

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