students in central campus

Chinese and Japanese

  1. 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.
  2. 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 (1) "Ritual, Sincerity, and Human Flourishing: What Chinese Philosophers can Teach Us About the Good Life" in JRC 101, at 7:30 p.m. on Wed, Jan. 29, 2020. (2) “Creating Worlds: Imagination and Interpretation in Classical China” in JRC 101, at 11:00 am – 12:00 p.m on Thu, Jan. 30, 2020.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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. 

  7. 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…

  8. The Linguistic Structure of Japanese Baseball Chants

    Jan 31, 2018

    World-renowned phonologist Armin Mester will present work he has been developing with collaborators that seeks to explain the complex sound patterns in adapting a batter’s…

  9. Emily Howe '16 and Hannah Hwang '18

    Grinnellians win Critical Language Scholarships from U.S. State Department

    May 19, 2017
    In summer immersion programs, Hannah Hwang ’18 will study Korean in South Korea; Emily Howe ’16 will study Swahili in Tanzania.
  10. 2016-17 Fulbright recipients

    Seven Seniors and One Graduate Awarded Fulbright Grants

    May 19, 2017
    They will use the prestigious grants to support international study, research, and teaching.

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