We are very sorry to announce that this year's Chinese New Year celebration, originally scheduled for Thursday, February 20th, has been CANCELED. Continue to check our website for new Chinese cultural events coming later in the semester!
Korea Tea Time The Korean Program had two get-togethers with students at the "Korean Tea Time" outside the classroom in Fall 2019. During the Tea Time, students met other students who were taking different Korean courses at BU and shared their interests and experience about the Korean language and culture. At the... More
Yin Yu Tang House is a late 18th-century Chinese house that had been removed from its original village in China and rebuilt in the Peabody Essex museum in Salem, Massachusetts. It is a tangible example of the scale of social and economic changes in China since the 18th century, and how it has affected... More
The Chinese program hosted The 8th New England Chinese Language Teachers Association’s Annual Conference on October 5th, 2019. The conference was a big success, with more than 60 presentations and over 150 participants. Jennifer Rudolph, Professor of Asian History and Director of the China Hub and the Hangzhou Project Center at... More
Sarah Frederick has been invited to the MARAAS (Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies) at Dickinson College https://maraas.org/maraas-conference to conduct a workshop for Asian studies scholars on basic tools for GIS digital mapping and exhibits. Her recent project using this tools includes a digital display of her translation of Natsume... More
Please join us from 5:00-7:00pm in STH 625, located at 745 Commonwealth Ave, for a departmental open house! Meet with WLL Professors and students to explore courses and degree programs in 10 languages as well as comparative literature! We are also celebrating the WLL undergraduate student club and the launch of... More
The “History Wars” and the “Comfort Woman” Issue: Revisionism and the Right-wing in Contemporary Japan and the U.S. Tomomi Yamaguchi (Montana State University) An issue of intense controversy currently in Japan is “comfort women”, with many in the right wing relentlessly attacking the accepted historical narrative and denying that there was... More