2012 CLTA-VA Pedagogy Workshop Held

The Chinese Language Teachers Association of Virginia held their annual workshop, entitled "Teaching Chinese Grammar in the Post-Methods Era", at UVA's Newcomb Hall on October 13. The keynote speaker was Prof. Jianhua Bai of the Chinese language summer program at Middlebury College. Afternoon workshops were led by UVA's own Profs. Miao-fen Tseng and Hsin-Hsin Liang. For more information, please download the program flyer:

2012 CLTA-VA Program Flyer and Schedule


J-GAP Second One-day Workshop Report

A total of 24 enthusiastic Japanese teachers and professors representing different regions of the Mid-Atlantic area took the opportunity to report on their collaborative projects, that had been initiated at the January J-GAP (Japanese Global Articulation Project), at a second workshop held at UVa's Gibson Hall on August 25, 2012.  After presenting their 12 individual project reports, the participants were divided into small groups and exchanged ideas for solving various articulation issues. 


Placement Exam Dates

The fall placement exams for Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Tibetan will all take place on August 27, 2012. Please download the announcements under Programs for full details.


DEALLC Scholarship Featured in Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics

Congratulations to East Asia's own Gustav Heldt for the inclusion of his chapter on Japanese waka poetry in the first new edition in 20 years of the Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics. For more information, see the Poetry Foundation website:

Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics


2012 UVa-Shanghai Student Magazine

The 2012 UVa-in-Shanghai summer program students wrote and published their own magazine in Chinese and English. Read it here: 2012 UVa-in-Shanghai Student Magazine