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Chinese and Japanese

  1. Table set for a meal at a restaurant in China

    A Conversation About Chinese Foodways

    Jun 07, 2021
    4 students discuss how Chinese food developed in places they know well.
  2. stir-fried beef on a plate at a restaurant

    A Grinnell Student’s Guide to Chinese Cooking

    May 24, 2021
    “While we can’t promise authenticity or perfection, we believe these recipes will satisfy any curiosity or craving that the typical Grinnell student will have in regards to exploring Chinese cooking.”
  3. Lana Katai ’21

    One Chinese Language Learner’s Path to Valuable Career Skills

    Feb 12, 2021
    From study abroad project to independent study to publication
  4. Jin Feng at a restaurant in China

    Food Nostalgia in Contemporary China

    May 27, 2020
    Catch up with Jin Feng, professor of Chinese and Orville and Mary Patterson Routt Professor of Literature, in this Asian Ethnology Podcast interview.
  5. photo of Michael Puett

    Gates Lecturer: Michael Puett, Harvard University

    Jan 09, 2020
    Gates Lecturer: Michael Puett, Harvard University Michael Puett will present two lectures: “Ritual, Sincerity, and Human Flourishing: What Chinese Philosophers can Teach Us About the Good Life” and “Creating Worlds: Imagination and Interpretation in Classical China.”
  6. Author of "American Sutra" to Discuss Book

    Nov 13, 2019
    When the FBI began mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, Buddhist priests were among the first to be incarcerated. "American Sutra" tells the story of Japanese American Buddhists (the largest group of Buddhists in the United States at that time) in the context of anti-Japanese sentiment during World War II and draws parallels to contemporary challenges to religious freedom facing Americans today.
  7. Dept. of Chinese and Japanese students and faculty graduating senior celebration

    Department of Chinese & Japanese Graduation Dinner 2019

    May 13, 2019
    The the Department of Chinese and Japanese held their annual graduation dinner at Choung Garden on May 10, 2019.
  8. Students holding a long noodle stretched across their hands

    Students Learn to Make Hand-Pulled Noodles

    Apr 29, 2019
    Chinese House resident Kai Gui taught students how to make hand-pulled noodles on Friday, April 26, 2019.
  9. Peter Marsh ’19 (left) and Jacob Shima ’21 proudly display their finished mooncake.

    Mooncake Workshop Held at Chinese House

    Oct 03, 2018

    More than forty people attended a workshop on making mooncakes. The workshop was held at Chinese House on September 26, 2018. 

  10. Chinese and Japanese graduation dinner

    Department of Chinese & Japanese Graduation Dinner 2018

    May 14, 2018

    The Department of Chinese and Japanese hosted its annual graduation dinner on May 11, 2018, at Chuong Garden in town. Those present included seven faculty members in Chinese and Japanese and three…

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