International Conference on Chinese Language Instruction

Dear Friends and Colleagues, 

We are pleased to announce that the 31st International Conference on Chinese Language Instruction, sponsored by the East Asian Studies Program and Princeton in Beijing, will be held on the campus of Princeton University, on Saturday, April 27, 2024.

In addition to the conference is an international Roundtable Discussion on Curriculum Design and Pedagogical Practice in the afternoon of Friday, April 26. Chinese language instructors and scholars are welcome to participate and interact with colleagues from across the field. 

Check-in for the Conference is scheduled to begin at 8:00 AM, Saturday, April 27 in Friend Center, and the conference will start promptly at 8:55 AM.  A complimentary lunch and refreshments will be provided during the conference, and there will be a dinner in the evening at 6:30 PM for conference participants ONLY. Due to budget and seating constraints, we will not be able to accommodate non-conference attendees.  

We hope you will be able to join us, but you must RSVP indicating whether you will or will not attend the dinner by April 9. If we do not receive your RSVP by April 9, we will assume that you are not able to attend the conference. To RSVP, please visit:

For accommodations this year, please visit for more information.

Thank you for your interest in attending our conference. Please feel free to refer others who may be interested in attending this conference to to view our program, get directions, and for detailed hotel information. Each attendee is required to complete a digital RSVP at If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Henry Zhao at [email protected]. We look forward to the exchange of ideas!