This is part of Week 2 co-curricular event follow-up work! Write a short Blog Entry (about 200 words no more than 400) to share your experience on one or more of the events you attend this week. Your reflection comments could be expressions of your observations, thoughts and feelings.
Since your writing is intended to be a blog entry, you are welcome to share photos and links! Please post your writing (with links if any) below under Comments, and share your photo(s) via Google Doc with Sun Laoshi at email@example.com. Sun Laoshi, as an admin, can then add your photos into your blog text.
You should attend at least one (if not ALL) of the following events:
Wednesday, Jan 30, Wyatt Hall 2nd Fl Atrium
4:00-6:00 Volunteers will set up the New Year Cultural Display, including our traditional Raise the Dragon Kite ritual
Pizza provided; all are welcome to stop by and greet each others
5:00-5:30 Prof Zaixin Hong will join us to do a calligraphy demo and write New Year Couplets (Don’t miss this one!)
6:00-8:00 student calligraphy hands-on workshop in Wyatt 209 (We will write lucky characters on red papers for display)
Thursday, Jan 31, Wyatt Hall Room 101
5:00-6:00 talk by Prof. Rae on “The Rise of Cultural Entrepreneurs in Early Twentieth-Century China”
This talk traces the historical forces that gave rise to a generation of Chinese “cultural entrepreneurs”—businesspeople who risked financial well-being and reputation by investing in multiple cultural enterprises—in the early twentieth century.
Friday, February 1, Wyatt Hall 2nd Fl Atrium
Lunar New Year Celebration
4:30-6:30 Enjoy freshly-baked snacks, view the Cultural Display and learn the art of Chinese Fan painting
5:00-6:00 Teacher Chunman Gissing will do a tea presentation
More info is posted at Asian Studies website: