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Professor Miao-fen Tseng Appointed IWL Director

Miao-fen Tseng has been nominated as the incoming director of the Institute of World Languages. We wish her success in her 3-year term in that position. Please join us in congratulating her!

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Chinese Placement Exam Fall 2014

The placement test information will be released by the end of May.

Thank you for your patience!!

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STARTALK Student Application Deadline Extended

Please note that the deadline for the student applications for the 2014 Startalk program has been extended to May 23, 2014. 

You can download the application here

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Professor Ran Zhao to Give Talk on "Flipped Class" Setting

One of DEALLC's Chinese language lecturers, Ran Zhao, has been invited to give a talk on her experience in a flipped class and active learning setting in the upcoming Innovation in Pedagogy Summit on May 6. Ran Zhao received a $10,000 Hybrid Challenge Award in 2013 to redesign CHIN1010 into a flipped and technology-enhanced model. 

Please join us in congratulating her!

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Congratulations to senior Cynthia Rinehart!

Cynthia Rinehart, one of DEALLC's graduating Japanese Language and Literature majors, has been accepted to a Master's program in pedagogy at George Mason University. Cynthia will be UVA's first Japanese major to pursue graduate work related to Japanese language teaching. Please join us in congratulating her!

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DEALLC Students Nominated to Japanese National Honor Society

DEALLC is proud to announce that five of our Japanese language students have been nominated to the Japanese National Honor Society (JNHS) for the academic year of 2013-2014. 

Please join us in congratulating the following students on their achievement! 

Alexander Breeden
Kathryn Manning
Zakiya Nurse
Cynthia Rinehart
Nile Wilson

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New Courses for Fall 2014

DEALLC is pleased to offer three new courses for the Fall 2014 semester. 

EALC 3559/5559: The Lotus Sutra in Words and Images
Professor Benedetta Lomi
Wednesdays 2:00-4:30PM
Bryan Hall 235

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Congratulations to Professor Anne Kinney on her new book!

Professor Anne Behnke Kinney has recently published another book, this one entitled Exemplary Women of Early China: The Lienu Zhuan of Liu Xiang.

Description of the work: "A translation of the Lienu zhuan, the earliest Chinese text devoted to the moral education of women, recounting the deeds of both the virtuous and the wicked, stories that have inspired writers and artists for more than two thousand years."

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Professor Anne Kinney to Publish New Translation of Lienü zhuan

As part of the Translations from the Asian Classics of Columbia University Press, Professor Anne Behnke Kinney’s new book will be published in February of 2014. The book is a translation of the Lienü zhuan, the earliest Chinese text devoted to the moral education of women, recounting the deeds of both the virtuous and the wicked, with stories that have inspired writers and artists for more than one thousand years.

Advance praise for Kinney’s book:

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