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James Knoer, Meredith King & Geoffrey Banta are three students that took Chinese language courses at Shanghai University in May & June of 2012. Their professor, Liang Luo, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Modern...

At the end of May 2012, a delegation of faculty from the University of Kentucky went to Shanghai University to promote the American Studies Center, a partnership between UK and SHU. Michelle Sizemore facilitated a group discussion between UK...

With the help of a generous grant from the U.S. State Department, UK has been able to forge a partnership across the Pacific. On March 29th, 2012, three UK scholars will go to deliver lectures for the Inaugural Symposium for the American Studies Center at Shanghai....

Denise Ho, assistant professor of history and historian of modern China, recently interviewed guest lecturer Eugene Wang, Abbey Aldrich Rockefeller Professor of Asian Art at Harvard University, who came to UK as part of the Year of China Initiative. Professor Wang discusses contemporary Chinese artists diverging from China’s national narrative in the wake of the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake.

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Since 2006, Wei Jiang has been a member of a team developing a series of online Chinese Language & Culture courses, taught through BlackBoard, aimed toward high school students. Once the curriculum is completed, courses will range from Chinese I to AP. Levels I and II are currently available to students, and level III is in development.

Clint Parker is an undergraduate student in Chinese and Linguistics. Parker recently began work on a project translating a descriptive summary of a minority dialect called Sarikoli.

Keiko Tanaka and Huajing Maske share the excitement centered around this year’s Passport to the World initiative on China.

Laura Garrison was one of a group of students that went to Shanghai University with professor Matt Wells over the summer of 2011. She told us about the skill of her Chinese language teacher during the immersion-style classes, and the adventures she had during her free time in China. 

Kari Burchfield works with A&S Interdisciplinary Programs and the International Studies Program and is also acting as staff support for the upcoming Year of China Initiative.

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