Allegheny College has received a $48,355 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through the Digital Humanities Advancement Grant program to support planning efforts to develop a curriculum for intermediate Chinese language and culture that incorporates digital learning tools. The project, titled “An Engaging Digital Curriculum for Intermediate Chinese Language and Culture,” is
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June 19th 2019
Christopher Miller has always made the most of the opportunities presented to him. He just earned his bachelor’s degree from Allegheny College and will begin his career this summer at a New York City tech firm called Capgemini, a French multinational corporation that provides consulting, technology, professional and outsourcing services. “I will be working as
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June 10th 2019
Kaylah Pinkney ‘19 received a prestigious Boren Scholarship, and will move to Nanjing, China starting in September of this year, studying the Mandarin language and the practices of traditional Chinese medicine at Nanjing University. Pinkney graduated with the Class of 2019, receiving a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience with a Chinese Language minor. She says the
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April 7th 2015
Walter Stover ’17 has been awarded a Critical Languages Scholarship from the U.S. State Department to study Chinese intensively for eight weeks in Beijing over the summer.
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May 2nd 2014
Associate Professor of History Guo Wu’s research article “Speaking Bitterness: Political Education in Land Reform and Military Training under the CCP, 1947-1952” has been accepted for publication and will appear in the peer-reviewed journal The Chinese Historical Review, vol. 21, no. 1 (Spring 2014): pp. 3-23.
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February 20th 2014
Professor of Political Science Sharon Wesoky co-organized the conference Political Humor in Modern China: Interdisciplinary Perspectives at Hong Kong Polytechnic University on December 10-11. The conference was funded in part by a $20,000 grant from the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange. She also presented a paper at the conference, “The Politics of Cynicism
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February 20th 2014
Associate Professor of History Guo Wu published an invited book review on Peter Zarrow’s “After Empire: The Conceptual Transformation of the Chinese State, 1885-1924” (Stanford University Press, 2012) in “Frontier of History in China,” Vol. 8, No. 4, 2013, pp. 637-640. Dr. Wu was also approached by the Chinese University of Hong Kong Press to
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