Shared Journeys II: a symposium on Chinese/American
Ceramic Art and Education

October 14-16, 2011
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
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If you are having any difficulty registering, feel free to call us at: 866-266-2322

Background and Overview
Chinese philosopher Lao-tzu wrote, “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”
Shared Journeys II will explore achievements in Chinese ceramics and influences in the west by examining the legacies and tensions of craftsmanship, pedagogy, philosophy and social currents that have shaped traditions and transformed ceramic art into the present day. Our collaborative journey started with the Shared Journeys Symposium held in October 2008 in Jingdezhen, China. NCECA, West Virginia University and the Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute co-sponsored that event. We now extend an invitation to for you to join in the journey by attending 3 days of inter-cultural discovery on the campus of West Virginia University in Morgantown.  Programming will include distinguished lecturers, demonstrations and exhibitions.

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Shared Journeys II participant numbers will be limited to maximize opportunities for effective communication and observation. Registration will be limited to no more than 160 participants on a first-come-first served basis.
Registration fees include 2 lunches and 1 dinner. Registration fees will not be pro-rated.

Shared Journeys II : China Symposium

West Virginia University

October 14-16, 2011


Badge Pick-up/Check-in

Thursday, October 13 from 2:00pm – 5:00pm in the lobby of the West Virginia University Museum Education Center (MEC).





Standard Registration




Student Registration






Friday Oct.14 Day Pass



Saturday Oct. 15 Day Pass



Sunday Oct. 16 Day Pass



Pre-Symposium Registration ended midnight October 1, 2011.
After this date, please contact about availability of onsite registration.

Cancellations and Refund Policy
Registrants who cancel prior to September 30, 2011 may be eligible for a refund less a 25% processing fee. Cancellations that take place from October 1-7 will be eligible for a refund less a 40% processing fee. Cancellation refunds may also be applied to registration fees for the 2012 NCECA Conference in Seattle. No refunds will be available for cancellations that take place October 8, 2011 or later.

On-site Check-in/Registration

Check-in/registration will be available Thursday, October 13, 2011 from 2:00pm – 5:00pm in the main lobby of the West Virginia University Museum Education Center (Behind the WVU Creative Arts Center).

Check-in/registration will be open all day during the symposium from 8:00am-5:00pm (Museum Education Center).

Links for Shared Journeys II


Tentative Schedule of Events

Presenters and Demonstrators

Tours and Nearby Attractions

Lodging, Directions, and Dining options

Chinese Artist

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Click here to view an archive of the last NCECA Symposium: CRITICAL SANTA FE