Professor Carolijn van Noort from the University of West Scotland talks about her new book, which explores how China’s international political communication of the Belt and Road Initiative comprises narratives about infrastructure and the Silk Road.
Duke in China
Duke in China was inaugurated in 1982 and is one of the longest-running credit-granting programs in China administered by an American university. Based at the prestigious University of International Business and Economics in Beijing (UIBE), the program offers an intensive (two credits for 8 or 10 weeks of study) summer language program based in Beijing. UIBE is located in the Chaoyang District of Beijing, which is convenient to downtown, and has a modern, well-designed, picturesque campus. Rated as one of the top universities in China according to the Ministry of Education, UIBE is an academic institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research in the fields of international trade, business, and economics.
- Choose between the intensive language track (8 weeks) or business Chinese track with practicum (10 weeks)
- Teacher-Student ratio of 1:3
- Language pledge
- Language partner program
- Task-based learning activities
- Weekend excursions to the Great Wall and other sites in and around Beijing
- Mid-term program-sponsored trip to another part of China, usually Xi’an Language, Films, and Society class for all levels
More information can be found here.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a look at the resurgence of classical music in China through the legacy of the Philadelphia Orchestra, from its first performances in the PRC in 1973 until its most recent tour in 2018.
Kirk Denton will look at the role of politics—especially political parties—in the establishment, administration, architectural design, and historical narratives of museums in Taiwan.