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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

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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, luic@tcnj.edu 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

Congratulations to Mi-Yeon Park!

Congratulations to Mi-Yeon Park, a TCNJ sophomore in Chinese 152 this semester, who was awarded a Boren Scholarship for the 2015-2016 academic year!  She will study at the Beijing Foreign Studies University.Continue Reading

Congratulations to Erin Grosskurth!

Congratulations to Erin Grosskurth who was accepted into the Masters Program of Education at University of Maryland with certification in teaching Chinese. Erin has a self-designed double major in Chinese language and International Studies. She was also accepted into Masters Program of Education with specialization in Chinese at the University of Iowa, a MA in…Continue Reading

Congratulations to Scott Samuels and Andrew Wallach!

Our last Spanish Section meeting was the presentation of the second annual Excellence Awards to two students of the Spanish minor. We presented the awards respectively to Scott Samuels and Andrew Wallach. In addition to a certificate, each awardee received a gift card. We are proud of them!!    Continue Reading

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