I recently had the privilege of reading an advance copy of Susan Blumberg - Kason's first book: Good Chinese Wife. I also was lucky enough to ask her a few questions about the book, writing and the pain of a relationship that you put your heart and soul into only to have it turn bad. … Continue reading Must Read: Good Chinese Wife by Susan Blumberg-Kason
Today on my walk around campus, and its adjacent neighborhoods, I saw the first sign of Spring in China.
p><a Today is my first lantern festival in China, and after missing Chinese New Year due to illness I really wanted to go see some of the festivities. I found out that Millineum Park was having a big lantern festival celebration complete with giant dragon displays and amazing fireworks. Thinking, cool I can do this, … Continue reading Lantern Festival
UA student receives Confucius Institute Henan Scholarship to study abroad : The University of Akron News. University of Akron student Shannon Anicas was not sure about returning to school at her age. If she had let her age affect her decision she would not have been the lucky recipient of the UA Confucius Institute Henan Scholarship, … Continue reading UA student receives Confucius Institute Henan Scholarship to study abroad : The University of Akron News
Some Chinese proverbs ~ my chinese notebook . . .. Sometimes in my pursuit to find a solution to the problem of grasping Mandarin I stumble across some cool things like a new artist (Beilei or Jason Chen) or a fun website that expands my vocabulary (if only I could make it all stay in my head) … Continue reading Great Site for Learning Useful Chinese Sayings… my chinese notebook . . .
Many times since I began studying Chinese culture I have been asked (and often wondered myself) strange questions. In an attempt to dispel myths and stereotypes I will create posts when I can about some FAQ (frequently asked questions). My hopes are to educate the willing and disprove the nay-sayers. Todays FAQ: What do the Chinese eat … Continue reading FAQ: What do the Chinese Eat for Breakfast