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Video: Chinese literature and culture professor Michel Hockx on censorship, China, and literary communities

Author: Todd Boruff

“I'm interested in literature as product of a community and the way in which they decide what to include, what not to include, what is good, what is bad, how they choose to engage with censorship or not engage with censorship,” said Michel Hockx, professor of Chinese literature and culture in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures in the College of Arts and Letters and director of the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies. Hockx has published works both in English and in Chinese on early 20th-century Chinese print culture as well as contemporary Internet culture in China. Read More

Record 30 Arts and Letters students and alumni receive Fulbright Awards for 2017-2018

Author: Brittany Collins Kaufman

A record 30 College of Arts and Letters students and alumni have been awarded grants by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program to study abroad in 2017-18. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program, offering students grants to conduct research, study and teach abroad.  Read More

Upcoming Events

Wed Feb 6, 2019

Chinese Celebration of the Lunar New Year


Location: LaFortune Ballroom

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Celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year

Join us for the celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year! Enjoy traditional Chinese games, food and music.

This event will be in the LaFortune Ballroom on Feb. 6, 2019, from 6:00-8:00P.

Bring your friends to celebrate this joyous event.…

Sat Feb 9, 2019