February 19, 2018
To celebrate the Chinese New Year, which is the year of the dog, students taking Chinese and those interested in Chinese culture met at the EQB House on Friday, February 16 to make and serve dumplings. In preparation, Dr. Tan's Chinese students made festive calligraphy banners
November 15, 2017
The Sewanee Asian Organization along with the Healthy Hut invite you to a tea party on Wednesday, November 15 from 5:00pm-6:30pm at the Social Lodge. Enjoy tea and snacks while learning about the cultural significance and health benefits of tea.
November 8, 2017
Students, faculty, and community members got together for a fun night of international music, food, and culture. There were over 35 acts singing in 8 languages taught at Sewanee: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Latin, Russian, and Spanish! Judges awarded prizes to the 3 best solo and group acts. Read more to find out who won.
October 3, 2017
The traditional Chinese holiday Mid-Autumn Moon Day is coming on October 4th (Wednesday). On this holiday, Chinese families gather together, eat mooncakes, and appreciate the beauty of the moon. Chinese students are invited to take pictures of the moon on our campus on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday evening and participate in a Mid-Autumn Day photo contest. A small "award ceremony" at which we will vote for the best photos, eat Chinese mooncakes, and talk a bit about the traditions of the Mid-autumn Day is planned for Saturday, October 7 at the Language Reso
September 4, 2017
Meet up with others who share a love of Chinese language and culture for lunch at the end of the nave in McClurg every Wednesday at noon. You do not need to be fluent to attend.
April 3, 2017
Are you interested in tea culture or just want to sample different kinds of tea? Come to the TEA TIME at the Social Lodge, where different kinds of tea and Asian snacks are provided along with a presentation about tea culture and tradition for those who are interested in Asian culture. This event is sponsored by AASEANS (Asian Association for Students Empowerment Awareness and Networking Services), Healthy Hut, and OCCU (Organization for Cross-Cultural Understanding.)
January 12, 2017
Dr. Yang has been awarded the Mellon Globalization Forum Conference Travel Grant to present a paper at the 2017 conference of the Association for Asian Studies in Toronto in March
January 12, 2017
Dr. Shu Yang's article, “I Am Nora, Hear Me Roar: The Rehabilitation of the Shrew in Modern Chinese Theater” was recently published in "Nan Nü: Men, Women and Gender in China" 18, no.2 (2016).
October 28, 2016
International Karaoke Night featured group and solo acts with songs from 9 different languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Russian, and Spanish! We would like to thank the foreign language faculty, the Mellon Globalization Forum, the Center for Teaching, the E.L. Kellermann Language Resource Center, the Academic Technology Center, the Tiger Bay Pub, Sewanee Catering, and our judges: Linda Heck, Aaron Welch, and Jennifer Whitehead for making this event a success. Singers were judged based on voice quality, pronunciation, stage presence, and lyrical complexity. Read more to find out who won!
April 29, 2015
For the final Chinese Table of the year, all of the students of Chinese met at Crossroads Restaurant to enjoy some authentic Singaporean cuisine, which features many elements of traditional Chinese cooking.
September 18, 2014
The Chinese Table has started for the Fall Semester. It will be every Wednesday at noon on the balcony of McClurg. You don't need to know how to speak Chinese to attend, just an interest in Chinese language and culture.