EALC Calendar of Events

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

    • 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
    • Lincoln Hall (702 S. Wright Street, Urbana)

    Students preparing to enter grades 9-12 this fall are invited to apply for a two-week, tuition-free Mandarin summer language institute sponsored by the Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies and the Confucius Institute. No prior experience in Mandarin is necessary. Application/registration deadline: June 23, 2017.

Friday, July 28, 2017

    • 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
    • Lincoln Hall (702 S. Wright Street, Urbana)

    Students preparing to enter grades 9-12 this fall are invited to apply for a two-week, tuition-free Mandarin summer language institute sponsored by the Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies and the Confucius Institute. No prior experience in Mandarin is necessary. Application/registration deadline: June 23, 2017.

Friday, August 25, 2017

    • All Day
    • Foreign Languages Building

    The Japanese and Korean placement tests will be held Friday, August 25, 2017, in the Foreign Languages Building. Please see the link below for times and locations and to register for the tests: https://apps.atlas.illinois.edu/FormBuilderSurvey/Survey/LAS/SLCL/japanese_korean_placement_test/

    • 12:00 pm
    • Room G20 Foreign Languages Building

    August 25, 2017 Foreign Language Placement Exams for Japanese and Korean offered by the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. Important: please bring your University I-Card to the test site. Proctors will check I-Cards as students arrive to take the test. Test Times and Locations: - Japanese is at 12:00 pm in room G20 Foreign Languages Building - Kore

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Lucy Ellis Lounge - 1080 Foreign Language Building (707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana)

    Xiaohui Zhang (PhD Candidate, EALC) presents his essay on Natsume Sōseki’s kanshi of 1916 and the writer's pursuit of the Dao toward the end of his life. Contextualized in both the turbulence of Meiji Japan (1868-1912) and the Chinese poetic and philosophical traditions, this piece offers a comprehensive overview of the thematic and formal features of Sōseki’s 1916 kanshi.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Saturday, November 4, 2017