Mahjong Night(03/31) Newsletter

We are excited to share the success of our recent Mahjong Night event that took place on March 31st! With around 40 students in attendance, it was a fantastic evening filled with laughter, friendly competition, and lots of learning. We were thrilled to see so many skilled Mahjong players volunteering to teach their peers who […]

Asian American Film Forum (04/10)

With the historical wins for Asian Americans at the Oscars, Department of World Languages and Literatures is launching the BU Asian American Film Forum on April 10, 2023. At this inaugural film forum, we will be screening “Everything Everywhere All at Once” and opening up for students to discuss the film. Prior to this discussion, Prof. Petrus […]

Along the River during the Qingming Festival Newsletter

The Chinese Language Program arranged a cultural event on February 23rd, 2023 to showcase the renowned Chinese painting, Along the River during the Qingming Festival.   During the event, students had the opportunity to view a reproduction of the 37.8 feet long painting and thoroughly examine its intricacies. Through the painting, students gained a glimpse […]

Chinese New Year Celebration Fair Newsletter

On February 8th 2023, BU Chinese Program partnered with Global House Chinese cluster to host an in-person Chinese New Year Celebration Fair. This is the first in person CNY celebration after Covid-19.    The event theme this year, according to the event coordinator Liling Huang, is to experience the activities locals do in traditional CNY. […]

Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration

Global House, WLL, and Pardee School of International Studies are hosting a Chinese Lunar New Year event. Please see the flyer for event specifics, and use the link below to RSVP! Participants need to register for the event before 1/27 to access global house building. RSVP: Masks required.

Chinese Game Event (10/21)

On October 21st, 2022, Chinese Language Program organized an outdoor culture event. Students played Chinese traditional shuttlecock (Jiànzi) and corn hole (Shābāo) at BU beach. We also talked about different ways to play both games. Students improvised cool tricks that attracted people passing by. Everyone had fun and enjoyed a fun workout. This event was […]

WLL seeks Visiting Assistant Professor in Premodern Chinese Literature

The Department of World Languages and Literatures at Boston University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in premodern Chinese Literature before 1911, to begin July 1, 2021. A Ph.D. in Chinese Literature, Comparative Literature, or a related field must be completed by the time of employment. We are interested in candidates with […]