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Alex Witonsky '17
The Rhythm of Chinese Cinema

In just another example of the interesting and unpredictable ways in which Hamilton students choose to spend their time away from the hill, Alex Witonsky ’17 used his summer to conduct research on changes within Chinese cinema and the concept of rhythm. His project, the result of an Emerson Summer Collaborative Research Award, flung Witonsky as far as Beijing and Shanghai, and was conducted under the academic supervision of Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures Zhuoyi Wang.  More ...

Yun-Fei Ji. The Village and Its Ghosts (detail), 2014. Ink and watercolor on Xuan paper,  Courtesy of the artist and James Cohan, New York.
Media Celebrate Wellin Museum Show in Final Week

“What a wonderful way to end the Yun-Fei Ji show,” proclaimed Wellin Museum of Art Director Tracy Adler as two articles, both celebrating Yun-Fei Ji: The Intimate Universe, appeared online during the final week of the exhihibiton. A stellar review titled Yun-Fei Ji’s Ghost Stories of the Living, was published on June 29 by Hyperallergic, and an artist interview, Yun-Fei Ji: ‘I’m pessimistic about China’, debuted on June 26 in Studio International.  More ...

Yun-Fei Ji. The Loggers, 2015. Ink and watercolor on Xuan paper mounted on silk, 42  5/8 x 30 11/16 in. (108.2 x 78 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Zeno X Gallery
Museum Tour Offered Thursday

The Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art’s exhibition, Yun-Fei Ji: The Intimate Universe,  closes on July 2, but Reunions ’16 attendees have the opportunity to tour the show with Tracy L. Adler, museum director and exhibition curator, on Thursday, June 9, at 4 p.m. The museum is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday during reunion weekend.  More ...

Laura Becker '16 in China.
Laura Becker ’16 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Taiwan

Laura Becker ’16 has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Taiwan. A Chinese major at Hamilton, she studied in Beijing during her junior year.  More ...

John Liebman '18, center, discusses the China Leadership Summit over lunch with organizers and delegates.
Liebman ’18 a Delegate to China Leadership Summit

John Liebman ’18 was selected as a delegate to the China Leadership Summit, a student-run conference co-hosted by Duke and North Carolina Universities April 8-10. The theme was “China’s Soft Power in the 21st Century Global Order” and more than 100 undergraduates from China and the U.S. attended.  More ...

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