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Asian Studies grads influencing multiple fields
Graduates of Calvin's Asian Studies program are serving in multiple fields, using the knowledge of Chinese or Japanese language and culture they began to acquire at Calvin College.
February 01, 2017 | Larry Herzberg
Calvin adds Chinese education major and minor
Calvin's new program will help meet a high demand for Chinese language teachers in the state of Michigan and beyond.
July 03, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Four Japanese majors accepted into JET Programme
Four Japanese language majors have been accepted into the highly competitive Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme.
May 22, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Book showcases Chinese proverbs
Larry and Qin Herzberg's new book contains the proverbs of Chinese sages and everyday folk—and a few of spurious origin.
May 03, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Q&A: Japanese tsunami
Calvin professors talk about earthquakes, tsunamis, nuclear power, radiation and the resiliency of the Japanese people.
March 15, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Book on Chinese grammar
Qin and Larry Herzberg, professors of Asian Studies, recently co-authored "Basic Patterns of Chinese Grammar: A Student's Guide to Correct Structures and Common Errors." The book serves as a quick-reference supplement to any course of Mandarin Chinese language study. The text helps learners avoid the most common errors non-native speakers make when translating from English into Chinese. Stone Bridge Press published the book earlier this month.
December 10, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Serving and learning in southeast Asia
When he is in Indonesia this summer, Kevin Van Harn will try to remember not to point with his finger.
May 28, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Korean prof reflects on first semester
Sun-Yang Hwang teaches Korean language and spreads the jeong.
January 15, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Korean added at Calvin
Calvin students will have a new option this fall when it comes to language courses: Korean.
May 13, 2009 | Matt Kucinski
Keeping Asia at the forefront
When Calvin College established an Asian Studies minor in 2001, professor of history Dan Bays, an Asia specialist, said simply: “Ignorance of Asia is not an option for the 21st century."
August 15, 2008 | Phil DeHaan
Asia Club set for spring semester
Asia Club aims to involve the campus in Asian culture.
February 05, 2007 | Myrna Anderson