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Molly Baker Halstead ’11 Becomes Curator/Art Gallery Manager

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Molly Baker Halstead ’11 has accepted the position of Curator and Art Gallery Manager at Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia’s David L. Dickirson Gallery in Beckley, West Virginia.  The Gallery showcases the juried work of over 500 West Virginia … Continue reading

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New Summer Program in China Led by Berea Professors

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“Past and Present in the Middle Kingdom,” a BIST (Berea International Summer Term) course being offered in July 2014, will take Berea College students to China’s Yunnan Province as well as the cities of Shanghai, Xi’an, and Beijing for an … Continue reading

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Convocation: The Mystical Arts of Tibet

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Apr 10 – 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Location: Phelps-Stokes Chapel Tibetan Monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery Sponsored by the Asian Studies and Convocations Programs

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Adam Ledford ’09 Teaches in South Korea

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Caleb Towers ’12 Teaches in Taiwan

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Caleb Towers ’12 has accepted a one-year position as an English teacher in Taipei, Taiwan.  Caleb plans to take advantage of his time in Taiwan by improving his Chinese language skills and visiting neighboring countries during the generous amount of vacation … Continue reading

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Sarah Resnick ’11 to Study at Monterey Institute of International Studies

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Sarah Resnick ’11, who has spent the last eighteen months teaching English in Japan through the JET Program, has been accepted by the M.A. program in International Education Management offered at the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS).  MIIS is … Continue reading

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Bereans in Japan: As Three Return, Three Depart

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As the 2012-13 academic year draws to a close, three Asian Studies majors now studying in Japan soon will return to campus: Fatima King ’14 (currently at Kansai Gaidai University),  Sharon Lee ’14 (also currently at Kyushu University), and Amber … Continue reading

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New Art History Professor in Fall 2013

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The Asian Studies Program is happy to welcome Dr. Ashley Elston, who will join the faculty in Art History beginning in August 2013.  Dr. Elston previously served as Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History at Rollins College.  A specialist in … Continue reading

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Noah White ’13 Accepted by JET Program

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Noah White ’13 has accepted a position with the highly competitive Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program! Since 1987, nearly five thousand college and university graduates from all around the world have taught their native languages in Japan through the JET … Continue reading

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Five Professors Receive Grants for Study in Asia/Pacific This Summer

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The Asian Studies Program congratulates Professors Shan Ayers, Rebecca Bates, Robert Foster, Gordon Gray, and Michelle Tooley on their acceptance by various intensive study programs based in the Asia/Pacific region this summer!  Professor Ayers and Tooley will study Chinese and … Continue reading

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