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Beliefs In Advance Care Planning Among Chinese Americans: Similarities And Differences Between The Younger And Older Generations, Mei ching Lee, Ha Do Byon, Katherine Hinderer, Carla Alexander 2017 University of Maryland at Baltimore

Beliefs In Advance Care Planning Among Chinese Americans: Similarities And Differences Between The Younger And Older Generations, Mei Ching Lee, Ha Do Byon, Katherine Hinderer, Carla Alexander

Asian/Pacific Island Nursing Journal

The purpose of this research is to explore behavioral, normative, and control beliefs in the discussion of advance care planning (ACP) among older and younger Chinese Americans. Ethnic minority groups have been identified as less engaged in ACP and this represents an ethnic and cultural gap. Older Chinese American adults often have different beliefs and values compared to the younger generation who are more acculturated to American mainstream culture. These differences may hinder the discussion of ACP with Chinese older adults.

A qualitative design was used. The Theory of Planned Behavior guided the development of the interview guide. We recruited ...


Remapping Emotion And Desire: Same-Sex Romance In Ah Cheng's "The King Of Chess", Yanjie Wang 2017 Loyola Marymount University

Remapping Emotion And Desire: Same-Sex Romance In Ah Cheng's "The King Of Chess", Yanjie Wang

Yanjie Wang

This article examines the representation of emotion and desire in Ah Cheng's The King of Chess (Qi wang). The interpretation of The King of Chess has been oriented toward an allegorical reading that revolves around grand cultural concepts, such as aesthetics, Taoist tradition, cultural consciousness, and national identity. In this paradigm of reading, the literary text has largely become a footnote of the master narrative of China's cultural reconstruction of the 1980s. Following the recent interpretative turn of this story from cultural to existential and from allegorical to corporeal, the article extends to yet another domain, that of ...


The Tao Te Ching [Laozi] /Lao-Tzu Metaphysics (What Is Existence?), A. Amon Greene 2017 University of Washington Tacoma

The Tao Te Ching [Laozi] /Lao-Tzu Metaphysics (What Is Existence?), A. Amon Greene

Access*: Interdisciplinary Journal of Student Research and Scholarship

As Chinese philosophies enter the global marketplace, Taoist ideas are emerging with greater frequency. In order to make Zhou Dynastic Taoist ideas accessible to Western acculturated readers a more conventionally “Western” examination of a key Taoist text the "Tao te ching/Dao de jing" by Lao Tzu/Laozi is presented in this paper. I examine the foundational metaphysics presented in the Tao te ching. Lao Tzu contends that the Tao transcends all conditions, all conceptualization and naming, presenting an inherent conundrum. I argue that by evoking a-rational and experiential discourse the Tao te ching attempts to impart impressions of The ...


Call For Submissions, CLTMT EDITOR 2017 Cleveland State University

Call For Submissions, Cltmt Editor

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

Call for Submissions


Smart Chinese Reader: A Chinese Language Learning Aid With Web Browser, Yifeng Yu 2017 Zhangzhou Institute of Technology, Fujian, China

Smart Chinese Reader: A Chinese Language Learning Aid With Web Browser, Yifeng Yu

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

Smart Chinese Reader is a program based on NLP (natural language processing) technology to help you learn Chinese language through deep reading. It provides Chinese word segmentation, Chinese part of speech tagging, Chinese to English translation, example sentence search, and text to speech conversion. Compared with dictionary apps, it lets you gain more Chinese language knowledge (meanings and usages of Chinese words, patterns and even rhythms of Chinese sentences) from a text, rather than just to get through the text. It makes your Chinese learning more effective.


Culture Shock Hanban Teachers Encounter In American Classroom Teaching, Shunqing Li, Lifen Han, Huiwen Li 2017 Lianyungang Open University

Culture Shock Hanban Teachers Encounter In American Classroom Teaching, Shunqing Li, Lifen Han, Huiwen Li

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

Hanban teachers have made important contributions to the spreading of Chinese language and culture in the US. They also experience great cultural shocks during their teaching, which greatly challenge their life, work and even their physical and mental health. What are those cultural shocks? What are the causes of them? Can we find out some methods to prevent or deal with them? The present study, by employing classroom observation, interview, and self-reflection approaches, investigates the cultural shocks Hanban teachers commonly encounter during their teaching in K-12 schools in the State of Ohio, and conducts analysis of the causes of these ...


Problems And The Coping Measures In American Beginners’ Chinese Calligraphy Writing, Huiwen Li, Brendan McDermott 2017 Cleveland State University

Problems And The Coping Measures In American Beginners’ Chinese Calligraphy Writing, Huiwen Li, Brendan Mcdermott

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

Through class observations and interviews, this study identified eight types of writing errors that American beginners of Chinese calligraphy. These errors include: (1) failure to apply the Chinese philosophical mindset when producing a real work of calligraphy, (2) dropping some stroke(s) or stroke part(s), (3) misplaced strokes, (4) improperly connected strokes, (5) misshapen curved strokes, (6) disproportionate component size, (7) incorrect thickness and character size, and (8) angled vertical strokes. These errors reflect the students’ lack of knowledge of Chinese characters, the writing skills, and the application of Yin and Yang philosophy. Corresponding instructions and guidance are needed ...


Introduction Of The World Organic Language Teaching Approach, Jingyi Zhang 2017 Cleveland State University

Introduction Of The World Organic Language Teaching Approach, Jingyi Zhang

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

This article introduces the OWL instructional approach including its rationale, target setting, procedure, and class structure. With the OWL experience, the author also gives reflections on this approach.


Foreword, Jianping Zhu 2017 Cleveland State University

Foreword, Jianping Zhu

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

Foreword by the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Cleveland State University


Table Of Contents, Huiwen Li 2017 CSU

Table Of Contents, Huiwen Li

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

Table of Contents


Editors And Reviewers, Huiwen Li 2017 Cleveland State University

Editors And Reviewers, Huiwen Li

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

Editors and Reviewers


China And The Politics Of Cross–Cultural Representation In Interwar European Fiction, Carles Prado-Fonts 2017 Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

China And The Politics Of Cross–Cultural Representation In Interwar European Fiction, Carles Prado-Fonts

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In his article "China and the Politics of Cross–Cultural Representation in Interwar European Fiction" Carles Prado-Fonts analyzes Joan Crespi's La ciutat de la por (The City of Fear, 1930) to illustrate the varied representations of China in interwar Europe. In the 1920s and 1930s, a plurality of views on China and the Chinese people became widespread across different parts of Europe, mainly shaped by English, French, and German representations. Contradictory images of China coexisted in literature, thought, and popular culture. Crespi's work exemplifies these contradictions: China appears as both an attainable reality and an unreachable fantasy, two ...


Contested Moral Issues In Contemporary African Catholicism: Theological Proposals For A Hermeneutics Of Multiplicity And Inclusion, Stan Chu Ilo 2017 DePaul University

Contested Moral Issues In Contemporary African Catholicism: Theological Proposals For A Hermeneutics Of Multiplicity And Inclusion, Stan Chu Ilo

Journal of Global Catholicism

Drawing upon the broad work of Vatican II and Pope Francis’ Evangelicum Gaudium the article proposes how a hermeneutic of multiplicity and inclusion could help hold in balance the tension between tradition and innovation, universal principles and specific contextual application for Catholicism in Africa. Among the issues addressed are cultural relativism, natural law theory, and polygamy.


领字与慢词节奏丶句法丶结构的创新, Zongqi CAI 2017 香港岭南大学中文系; 伊利诺伊大学香槟校区东亚语言文学系

领字与慢词节奏丶句法丶结构的创新, Zongqi Cai

Staff Publications

领字历来被视为探究词艺术特点的极佳切入点。领字的使用给慢词带来了节奏丶句法丶结构的重大创新。领字主要有一丶二丶三丶四字四种,而一字领和三字领使用尤为频繁。在演唱吟诵的过程中,这两种领字分别与不同数量的双音丶三音词结合,并采用固定的顿歇和密集用韵,从而人为地将1+4丶3+3丶3+4三种散文节奏改造为词中特有的诗歌节奏。在句法方面,慢词中一丶三字领普遍引领多句,从而催生了具有头小尾大特征的主谓句群和题评节段。在领字所催生的各种创新之中,意义最为深远是慢词结构之质变。严格地说,小令始终未能冲破诗体结构的桎梏,词是到了慢词才发展出自己独一无二的结构。在以柳永所代表的早期慢词之中,领字的作用从句法层次扩展到结构层次,每个领字和所领部分横向地构成一个主谓句群或题评节段,而所有领字又纵向地紧紧连成一串,一种立体的连环式迭加结构便应运而生。这种结构前所未有丶后无来者,堪称中国诗歌史上的一朵奇葩。在柳永之后,随着领字的蜕变和消失,在诗体结构影响回流的情况下,柳氏连环式迭加结构又衍出二元体迭加丶序列迭加结构。柳永等人创立慢词,深入挖掘领字的特殊功能,引入所有这些新颖的节奏丶句法丶结构,从而创造出比诗体和小令"文更繁而意更深广"的词境。


The Integrated Alien: Chinese In The American West And Their Political And Legal Responses To Mob Violence, 1885-1886., Gabriel Lanham 2017 University of Washington - Tacoma Campus

The Integrated Alien: Chinese In The American West And Their Political And Legal Responses To Mob Violence, 1885-1886., Gabriel Lanham

History Undergraduate Theses

In the literature on anti-Chinese violence in the American West during the 1880s, the depiction of Chinese immigrants is often limited to that of a faceless group, the pawns in an American political struggle that they neither understood nor had agency in. This historical interpretation of the Chinese as a people entirely alien to their communities is largely based on an over-reliance on contemporary white sources while ignoring Chinese accounts. Many contemporary whites were unwilling to honestly describe their relationship with Chinese immigrants, either because of racial bias or because of the threat of mob violence against those perceived as ...


Attachment Theory In Chinese Culture, Julia Brooks 2017 Union College - Schenectady, NY

Attachment Theory In Chinese Culture, Julia Brooks

Honors Theses and Student Projects

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The Heart Of Basketball: A Dynamic And Transformative Program Design For Chinese Youth, Jayson Gilbert 2017 SIT Graduate Institute

The Heart Of Basketball: A Dynamic And Transformative Program Design For Chinese Youth, Jayson Gilbert

Capstone Collection

Chinese participation in educational overseas programs has steadily increased over the past several years. Chinese parents and youth see these types of programs, specifically short-term programs, as a means to gain exposure to a foreign country and its culture before possibly studying in that country. This capstone paper explores the value of such programs by examining their long-term impact while considering other factors that may influence Chinese desire to participate in these programs.

The research in this paper reveals that overseas youth programs that incorporate sound pedagogy and elements of experiential learning in their design have potential to be successful ...


Chinese Wines And Foreign Urns: Making Objects Of Lyric, Ryan Matthew Hintzman 2017 Yale University

Chinese Wines And Foreign Urns: Making Objects Of Lyric, Ryan Matthew Hintzman

Student Work

A 2016-2017 William Prize for best essay in East Asian Studies was awarded to Ryan Matthew Hintzman (Silliman College '17) for his essay submitted to the Department of Comparative Literature, "Chinese Wines and Foreign Urns: Making Objects of Lyric.” (Edward Kamens, Sumitomo Professor of Japanese Studies, advisor.)

Ryan Hintzman’s essay, Chinese Wines and Foreign Urns: Making Objects of Lyric is a work of awe-inspiring erudition, vision, and ambition. Ranging far and wide among traditional and more recent theories of the lyric and moving boldly from 8th century poems in Japanese to 19th and 20th century poems in English, Hintzman ...


Enclave Of Ingenuity: The Plan And Promise Of The Beijing Intellectual Property Court, Max Goldberg 2017 Yale University

Enclave Of Ingenuity: The Plan And Promise Of The Beijing Intellectual Property Court, Max Goldberg

Student Work

A 2016-2017 William Prize for best essay in East Asian Studies was awarded to Max Goldberg (Pierson College '17) for his essay submitted to the Ethics, Politics, & Economics Program, "Enclave of Ingenuity: The Plan and Promise of the Beijing Intellectual Property Court.” (Frances Rosenbluth, Damon Wells Professor of Political Science, and Paul Gewirtz, Potter Stewart Professor of Law, advisors.)

Max Goldberg’s thesis, Enclave of Ingenuity: The Plan and Promise of the Beijing Intellectual Property Court, examines in depth one of the most interesting institutions in today’s China – an experimental court that stands at the intersection of China’s ...


Celebrating The Feminine: Daoist Connections To Contemporary Feminism In China, Dessie Miller 2017 The University of San Francisco

Celebrating The Feminine: Daoist Connections To Contemporary Feminism In China, Dessie Miller

Master's Projects and Capstones

Contemporary feminism and its emergence in the early 20th century may seem like a recent phenomenon; however, the idea of feminism has been evolving over the centuries and what may be called a “proto-feminism” could be found in one of China’s classical literary masterpieces, known as the Daodejing. Classical Chinese philosophy has influenced and helped shape what feminism is today in China. For this project, I analyzed the use of language in the Daodejing to demonstrate the feminine imagery throughout the text. Secondly, the characters having significance for feminist interpretations for the Dao and Yin-Yang were deconstructed and analyzed ...


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