Date: Monday, May 19, 2008

Time: 2PM to 4PM

Place: 25 W. 43rd Street, Room 1000
between 5th & 6th Avenues, Manhattan

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Professors Shuming Lu and Annette Danto from Brooklyn College/CUNY, will each be introducing their respective Study Aboard Programs in China and India, which are available to undergraduate and graduate students CUNY-wide. Students interested in experiencing a whole new world of education are invited to come learn about this wonderful and affordable cultural opportunity.

Study Abroad in China
Shuming Lu

Available for both the winter and summer sessions, this program combines BC faculty-taught coursework in Speech, History, or Chinese language with an extensive cultural and historical exploration of China.  Students travel to 6 of the most famous and beautiful Chinese cities, including Beijing and Shanghai.  Field trips are arranged to sites of importance, including TianAnMen Square, the Great Wall, the Terracotta Warriors, Buddhist temples, Islamic mosques, Jewish synagogues, and many others.  This program provides students with an opportunity to experience Chinese culture by first-hand observation and interaction with local people.


Study Abroad India
Annette Danto

A 3-week program available in the winter session, open to students in all disciplines. Students will experience the diversity of rural and urban India with visits to Delhi, Agra, Chennai, Madurai, Dindigul, Ambathurai, and Bangalore. Students will make documentaries in collaboration with Indian film students and learn about Indian cultures, history, religions and filmmaking through a variety of lectures, workshops, guided tours, and service learning opportunities. Unique independent study opportunities at schools, orphanages, ayeurvedic hospitals. Open to both undergraduate and graduate students.






Asian American / Asian Research Institute 2016

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