Afternoon Stroll  |  Photographer: Manfred Elfstrom

Students produce magazine about Cornell – in Mandarin

To celebrate Cornell’s Sesquicentennial, students in the course CHIN 2209 are compiling their Mandarin compositions about the university into a magazine, “About Cornell, Special Edition in Celebration of Cornell's 150th Anniversary." It will be sold at the Cornell Store later this spring.

CHIN 2209 is an intermediate reading and writing course for students of Chinese heritage and is taught by senior lecturer Weiqing Su George and teaching associate Li Xu of the Department of Asian Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences.

CALL FOR APPLICATION: CCCI Course Development Fund

EAST ASIA PROGRAM welcomes applications from Cornell faculty for the 2015 competition of the Cornell Contemporary China Initiative Course Development Fund. The development of new courses on contemporary China is a fundamental component of the newly established Cornell Contemporary China Initiative. Through this fund, the CCCI intends to support faculty developing new undergraduate courses to be offered during the 2016/2017 or 2017/2018 academic year. The deadline for submission is Friday, May 1, 2015 by 5:00pm.

Essays From 2012 Islam in China Workshop Published in the Journal "Cross-Currents"

Essays from the April 2012 workshop The Everyday Life of Islam: Islam in China, organized by EAP faculty member Allen Carlson and EAP graduate student Matthew Erie and sponsored by the EAP, have been published as a special section of the journal "Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review" (University of Hawai'i Press).