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  • Department chair, Dr. Luis Gabriel-Stheeman, in Galicia, Spain

  • Natalie Kouba in Dresden, Germany

  • Faculty-led study abroad program in Madrid, Spain

  • Mary Jane Dempsey in Miane, Treviso, Italy

  • Adam Morsy at the Qaitbay Citadel in Alexandria, Egypt

  • The Chinese rock band, Second Hand Rose, performs at TCNJ

  • Students of Russian, with Dean Rifkin, on Red Square, Moscow, in March 2013

  • TCNJ Taiko, a Japanese percussion group, performing at a multicultural event on campus

  • Students of Chinese performing a traditional lion dance


Professor Jiayan Mi in the Latest Issue of “Poetry Sky”

Professor Jiayan Mi (penname Jialu Mi) completed his M.A. in Comparative Literature at Peking University, and his Ph.D.s in English, Comparative Literature and Visual Culture at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and the University of California at Davis. He works mainly on Literature and Chinese Modernity, East-West Comparative Poetics, New Chinese/Asian Cinema and Asian…Continue Reading

Professor Simona Wright at the Intersections/Inters​ezioni conference

Intersections: Italy in Music, Art, Literature, and Cinema In a world that is made relentlessly more composite and multidimensional, the intersecting of art, cinema, music, and literature can help us re-configure rhythmically and synergetically the dissonant and discrete realities in which we are immersed. The mathematical concept of the intersection or the visual image of…Continue Reading

Lecture by Ying Xiao,“Grass Mud Horse Style”: Voice of the Youth, Social and Media Revolution in the Age of New Digital Globalization

When:  Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 5:30pm Venue:  TCNJ Campus, Bliss Hall Annex, Room 229 “Grass Mud Horse Style”: Voice of the Youth, Social and Media Revolution in the Age of New Digital Globalization Ying Xiao (University of Florida) Since early 2009, an inflammatory posting of “Ten Mythical Creatures” (shida shenshou) originating from Baidu Baike –…Continue Reading

Chinese Calligraphy Class – Lantern-on-the- Lake

On Monday, May 4th, the Chinese Calligraphy class will be making lanterns to distribute on the lake. Creating the lanterns will take place in, Armstrong Building, Room 102. Supplies are first come first serve! If you have any questions, please contact Celia Liu, Sponsors: World Languages and Cultures and Chinese Student AssociationContinue Reading

Lecture by Dr. Ying Xiao, New Social Media and Chinese Identity

Lecture by Dr. Ying Xiao, New Social Media and Chinese Identity. Dr. Ying Xiao is an assistant professor of Chinese film and media at the University of Florida. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Cinema Studies at New York University where she finished a dissertation on soundtrack and Chinese cinema. When: Tuesday, May…Continue Reading

Russian Club Decorates Ukrainian Easter Eggs

The Russian club at TCNJ helped teach the students in first-year Russian how to make pysanki (Ukrainian: писанка, plural: pysanki), the Ukrainian Easter egg.  These eggs are decorated with traditional Ukrainian folk designs using a wax-resist (batik) method. The word pysanka comes from the Ukrainian verb pysaty, “to write”, (in Russian: ‘pisat’). The designs are…Continue Reading