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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


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

Chinese Students greet High School Students on Lions Day

Students from the intensive Chinese language programs, Gabriella Bieniasz, Alice Li, Oliver Lee, and professor, Celia Liu, greeted high school students and their family on Lions Day, March 28th at TCNJ in the Brower Student Center. The students who participated in Lions Day were personally invited by Professor Liu and were very enthusiastic in sharing…Continue Reading

Dr. Simona Wright and Alessandra Testa present their paper, “A Politics of the Body as Body Politics”

Dr. Simona Wright and Alessandra Testa presented their paper, “A Politics of the Body as Body Politics” at the American Association of Italian Studies Conference in Boulder, Colorado (March 26-29, 2015). Their paper is a collaborative research project spearheaded by their participation in Prof. Morton Winston’s Justice Seminar. Grounded in a theoretical framework that engages…Continue Reading

Va’ Pensiero, Itinerant Stories

Ethiopian film director Dagmawi Yimer will present a screening of “Va’ Pensiero, Walking Stories.” The docu-film is an interwoven account of two racist attacks in Milan and Florence and the victim’s painful attempts to piece the fragments of their lives back together. The screening will be on Monday, April 27th, from 5:00pm-8:00pm at the Library…Continue Reading