Eisa: A bit of Okinawa in Tokyo  |  Photographer: Annie Sheng

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.

Summer Course: A Global Approach to Modern Chinese History

Taught by one of East Asia Program's Visiting Scholars, Prof. Jia Sheng, from Xiamen University in China.

Announcing the Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize in Japanese Literature, Thought, and Society, 2015

The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University is pleased to announce the 2015 prize honoring the life and work of our colleague, Kyoko Selden. The prize will pay homage to the finest achievements in Japanese literature, thought, and society through the medium of translation. The maximum length of a submission is 20,000 words. The translation should be accompanied by an introduction of up to 1,000 words. In case of translation of longer works, submit an excerpt of up to 20,000 words. The closing date for the prize competition is May 30, 2015.