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Poetry reading by the prominent Chinese poet Zang Di

The event had a huge turnout (probably 60-70 students attended). The reading was also accompanied by  the Chinese Guqin master John Thompson/唐世璋.
 
Zang Di, who has been honored three times as one of China’s top ten poets, is a featured poet at the Princeton Poetry Festival on October 5-6, 2017. His first English collection, The Roots of Wisdom,translated by award-winning translator Eleanor Goodman, was recently published by Zephyr Press.
Zang Di 臧棣, a poet, critic, translator, and editor, was born in Beijing in 1964. He was educated at Peking University, where he received his Ph.D. in literature in 1997 and where he now teaches. Widely acknowledged as one of the leading poets and literary critics of his generation, he has won numerous honors and awards, including the Contemporary China’s Top Ten Prominent Young Poets Award (2005), China’s Top Ten Rising Poetry Critics Award (2007), the Chinese Poetry Biennial Top Ten Poets Award (2008), and the Poet of the Year Award (2008). Zang has published many collections of poetry, including The Universe Is Flat (2008) and No-Name Lake (2010), and edited several major anthologies of modern and contemporary Chinese poetry, as well as a collection of Chinese translations of Rilke’s poetry. He is the editor of the journal New Poetry Criticism

Wu Hongfei’s Event

Acclaimed and award-winning Chinese writer-poet-alternative rock musician Wu Hongfei gave a successful performance to a packed audience at library auditorium on Sept. 27th.    As Wu Hongfei has been promoting and rediscovering her indigenous Dong Ethnic music (侗族)in recent years, she also gave a talk on “Ethno-folk music and Chinese Rock ‘N’ Roll.” Attached are some of the photos for this event. Continue Reading

Sarah Seitz

Student of the Humanities & Social Sciences Program pursuing a degree in Spanish Secondary Education, was awarded a Delta Phi Epsilon Educational Foundation Scholarship. We are very proud to have Sarah as a part of our program. Congratulations, Sarah! For more information see the links below: Delta Phi Epsilon Educational Foundation Beta Xi Chapter at The… Continue Reading

Michael Kowalczyk

2010 TCNJ graduate with a Self-Designed     major in Italian, won the FLENJ teacher of the year award. FLENJ Foreign Language Educators of New Jersey         and NECTFL celebrated all the finalists for Teacher of the Year. Pictured are FLENJ President Elect Amanda Seewald and the   2016 FLENJ Teacher of the Year… Continue Reading

Intensive Languages Karaoke Night

March 24, 2016 Students and faculty in the Japanese and Chinese language programs joined for a fun-filled evening of song on March 24th, 2016. Chinese and Japanese language filled the room as students performed in groups and on their own. The evening culminated with everyone singing together a song in Chinese and one in Japanese,… Continue Reading

Russian Mardi Gras

TCNJ Russian students, professors, and friends celebrate the Russian Mardi Gras: the pancake holiday Maslenitsa! Find out more about Maslenitsa here:   http://www.sras.org/maslenitsa_blin MASLENITSA AT TCNJ Continue Reading

Actuación de La llamada

The SPA 497 class performed in the Spanish play La llamada, by Javier Ambrossi and Javier Calvo, at the Celebration of Student Achievement on 12/02/2015. As it can be seen in this video, they did a superb job!!!  ¡Enhorabuena a todos! Cast: Luis Arroyo, Zachary Dzierzgowski, Samantha Godoy, Eileen Goepfert, Ana Obika. Lights: Danielle DeLizzio… Continue Reading

Bunkasai (Japanese cultural festival) 2015

Bunkasai (Japanese cultural festival) 2015 October 24, 2015   The Japanese Program held its fifth annual Bunkasai on Saturday, October 24th in the Bliss Hall lounge. All students currently taking Japanese, as well as the Anime Club and TCNJ Kokikai Aikido clubs, gave interactive presentations. We learned about different regions of Japan, how to make… Continue Reading

Dr. Marco Circelli on the New Geographies of the Made in Italy

On Thursday Oct. 29th Dr. Marco Circelli, Executive Director of the Italy-America Chamber of Greater Philadelphia spoke to Italian students about the New Geographies of the Made in Italy. After the 2008 economic crises, Italian companies and entrepreneurs have been devising new strategies to market their products in the US. The crisis brings new opportunities… Continue Reading

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