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"A Glass Of Milk Strengthens A Nation." Law Development, And China's Dairy Tale, Xiaoqian Hu 2020 University of Arizona

"A Glass Of Milk Strengthens A Nation." Law Development, And China's Dairy Tale, Xiaoqian Hu

Journal of Food Law & Policy

Historically, China was a soybean nation and not a dairy nation. Today, China has become the world’s largest dairy importer and third largest dairy producer, and dairy has surpassed soybeans in both consumption volume and sales revenue. This article investigates the legal, political, and socioeconomic factors that drove this transformation, and building upon fieldwork in two Chinese counties, examines the transformation’s socioeconomic impact on China’s several hundred million farmers and ex-farmers and political impact on the Chinese regime. The article makes two arguments. First, despite changes of times and political regimes, China’s dairy tale is a ...


St. Mary’S University Institute On Chinese Law And Business: Remarkable Success In The First Ten Years, Robert H. Hu 2020 St. Mary's University, Texas, U.S.

St. Mary’S University Institute On Chinese Law And Business: Remarkable Success In The First Ten Years, Robert H. Hu

St. Mary's Law Journal

Abstract forthcoming.


Multiple Intelligences In Chinese Language Teaching In The Globalized Society, Yunfei Wang 2020 Seton Hall University

Multiple Intelligences In Chinese Language Teaching In The Globalized Society, Yunfei Wang

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

The Theory of Multiple Intelligences (MI), first proposed by Howard Gardner in 1983, critiqued traditional IQ tests that focus on humans’ logical and linguistic capabilities and listed the possibilities of human brains processing all fields of intelligence, including musical, spatial, kinesthetic, etc. The MI Theory has been recognized for its importance in foreign language teaching in a variety of languages, including ESL and Spanish. From my research, the use of Multiple Intelligences (MIs) in Chinese language teaching is not frequently discussed with the characteristics of each intelligence in the context of the different techniques in teaching Chinese. My paper aims ...


Applying Movietalk In Chinese Language Instruction, Qiuping Yuan 2020 Lake Shore High School, Michigan

Applying Movietalk In Chinese Language Instruction, Qiuping Yuan

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

This instructional design paper introduces an instruction method called MovieTalk. Discussed are the reasons of MovieTalk application in class, the criteria of choosing appropriate MovieTalk materials, and the concerns for MovieTalk instruction. The design aims to explain the benefits of this comprehensible input method of Chinese language instruction of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. With the Disney cartoon film “Bridge” as an example, this design employs the backwards design to demonstrate how to deliver MovieTalk instructions step by step in class with the TPRS method and class activities.


A Discussion On The Approach Of “Connections” To Chinese Character Studies In Teaching Chinese As A Foreign Language, Alex Yuan 2020 Utah Valley University

A Discussion On The Approach Of “Connections” To Chinese Character Studies In Teaching Chinese As A Foreign Language, Alex Yuan

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

Based upon over ten years of his Chinese character teaching experience, the author introduced the approach of “connections” to the Chinese character studies in teaching Chinese as a foreign language. The application of “connections” would make Chinese character more interesting, feasible and effective, thus potentially improving students’ passion for and confidence in Chinese language and cultural studies.


Achieving Efficient Teacher Talk: A Reflective Analysis Of Teacher-Student Class Communication, Xiaoyin Wang 2020 Shaanxi Normal University

Achieving Efficient Teacher Talk: A Reflective Analysis Of Teacher-Student Class Communication, Xiaoyin Wang

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of studies on “teacher talk” used in TCSL classrooms. Many of these studies are focused on language interactions between the teacher and the students as well as on the individual functions of “the teachers’ classroom talk.” This article examines the current status of, and problems associated with, teachers’ instructional language, i.e., teacher talk. Based on transcripts of audio recordings of teachers’ instructional language, this study analyzes problems ranging from inaccurate to excessive words in the instructional language and the causes of these problems. This article also validates the ...


The Role Of Extra Curricular Activities On Chinese Language Learning In Zimbabwe, Pretty Tahwa 2020 Jilin University (China)

The Role Of Extra Curricular Activities On Chinese Language Learning In Zimbabwe, Pretty Tahwa

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

This study aims to explore the effect of participation in extracurricular activities (ECAs) on Chinese language learning in Zimbabwe. The study employed survey design as the major research method. The questionnaire constructed by the researcher included ‘yes/no’, multiple choice and open-ended questions. A total of 45 students from the University of Zimbabwe participated in the study. The results indicate that more than 78% of students had some experience with ECAs and were aware of ECAs available through their university. Language-related ECAs included trips to China, luncheons at Chinese restaurants, games and competitions, movies, and language retreats. The majority of ...


A Discussion On The Pedagogical Concepts In Confucian Analects From The View Of The Pedagogy Of Performed Culture Approach, Kai Liang 2020 Ohio State University

A Discussion On The Pedagogical Concepts In Confucian Analects From The View Of The Pedagogy Of Performed Culture Approach, Kai Liang

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

Confucian Analects contains many pedagogical concepts and viewpoints that have a significant influence on China’s culture and history. Many of the concepts can be interpreted and understood from the perspective of the pedagogy of Performed Culture Approach. This paper investigates the meanings of some Confucian pedagogical discussions and thoughts, such as communicating with other social members, the relationship between language and behavior, multiple procedures in learning, and how social contexts affect one’s language and performance in the Analects, which is mainly from the perspective of the relationship between language and Performed Culture Approach.


Heritage Language Development: Expectations And Goals, Stephen Krashen, Haiyun Lu, Nooshan Ashtari 2020 University of Southern California

Heritage Language Development: Expectations And Goals, Stephen Krashen, Haiyun Lu, Nooshan Ashtari

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

What should we expect from heritage language (HL) acquirers? We propose that given access to “optimal input,” we can eventually expect very high performance, native or near-native. But it won’t happen right away. It takes time.


Table Of Contents, Huiwen Li 2020 Cleveland State University

Table Of Contents, Huiwen Li

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

Table of Contents for Volume 3, Issue 1 of Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology


Jesus, The Last Scapegoat: A Chinese-Indonesian Christian Theological Imagination For Peacebuilding And Reconciliation, Hans Harmakaputra 2020 Hartford Seminary

Jesus, The Last Scapegoat: A Chinese-Indonesian Christian Theological Imagination For Peacebuilding And Reconciliation, Hans Harmakaputra

The Journal of Social Encounters

After enduring the systematic oppression under Suharto’s three-decade regime (1967-1998) in Indonesia through discriminatory policies, Chinese-Indonesians suffered an enormous loss in the 1998 riots that signified the end of Suharto’s regime. Many Chinese-Indonesians were killed, raped, and displaced. A few years later, the new government abolished the discriminatory policies against Chinese-Indonesians, and they started to enjoy equality as citizens of Indonesia. However, negativities that resulted from the traumatic experiences cannot be diminished easily. This essay suggests a Chinese-Indonesian Christian theological imagination of Jesus’ crucifixion that aims to deal with communal trauma and contribute to the peacebuilding and reconciliation ...


Respect And The Mengzian Conception Of Yi As A Rule-Related Virtue, Meng ZHANG 2020 San Jose State University

Respect And The Mengzian Conception Of Yi As A Rule-Related Virtue, Meng Zhang

Comparative Philosophy

This paper focuses on Meng Zi’s idea of yi () as a virtue. In it, I first briefly examine two influential interpretations of yi – the “appropriateness” approach that views yi as a disposition to do what is fitting in a given situation and the shame-centered approach that understands yi as a disposition to avoid what is shameful in the moral life. The first approach is too thin to distinguish yi from acting properly in general and the second reading confines the definitive feeling involved in yi to a too moralized understanding of shame. Moreover, both fail to pay enough ...


The Yi-Jing Cosmic Model: With An Application Of An Alternative To Neoliberalism, Harry DONKERS 2020 San Jose State University

The Yi-Jing Cosmic Model: With An Application Of An Alternative To Neoliberalism, Harry Donkers

Comparative Philosophy

Based on Yi-Jing we present an elaborated version of the Diagram of the Supreme Polarity that consists of immanent and transcendent processes via the void (Wu-ji), the oneness (Tai-ji), the twofold (Yin and Yang), the fourfold (duograms) and the Five Phases in combination with the eight trigrams (Ba-Gua) to reproduction and the innumerable beings. The duograms are further discussed in a quadrant system with axes derived from pattern li and vital energy qi. The model has similarities with Libbrecht’s model of comparative philosophy, but also differences. It is further consistent with the quadrant system of Wilber’s integral theory ...


Urbanlization And Internet Literature: Zhang Jiajia And His Healing Story, SHAYUE QI 2020 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Urbanlization And Internet Literature: Zhang Jiajia And His Healing Story, Shayue Qi

Masters Theses

In 2013, Zhang Jiajia 张嘉佳’s book I Belonged to You (从你的全世界路过; thereafter Belonged) became a huge hit and a miracle of publication. In 2013 after half a year in circulation, the paper print sold more than 2,000,000 copies and was soon adapted to two movies. In 2014, both the kindle and paper edition of Belonged won No.1 for the best books list on Amazon China. Zhang Jiajia’s incredible success is a miracle, and it can only happen with the easy access of Internet. In addition to that, the lifestyle Belonged depicts is what post-80s and ...


Nationalistic Massacre Victims Triumph Over Ccp, Nathan Huffine 2020 Chapman University

Nationalistic Massacre Victims Triumph Over Ccp, Nathan Huffine

Voces Novae

Following the Japanese invasion of mainland China, and the subsequent Nanjing Massacre in 1937, Chinese Massacre survivors gained a nationalistic perspective as a result of their lived experiences. Later, these survivors’ nationalistic perspective came in direct conflict with the class-based perspective held by the Chinese Communist Party. This clash in political views helps shed light upon much of the internal and external Chinese historical narrative throughout the mid to late twentieth century.


Visualizing Wisdom: The Mindful Brush Of Confucian Moral Artistry, Theresa McNichol 2020 Mercer County Community College

Visualizing Wisdom: The Mindful Brush Of Confucian Moral Artistry, Theresa Mcnichol

Organizational Aesthetics

For more than a decade, 21st-century organizations have engaged artists and artistic processes in management and leadership strategies. Despite these initiatives the gap between corporate social responsibility and societal well-being has widened exponentially. Taking up Nancy Adler’s hope for business in the service of humanity, this paper takes the long view by examining self-cultivation practices through the brush arts for regenerating China’s wisdom traditions during the Mongol Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368). It argues that lessons learned from the Yuan period can be instructive to the Western business community today on developing fully human, intuitive wise leaders.


Modernity In Miniature: Maoism And The Beijing Department Store, Samuel M. Hellmann 2020 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Modernity In Miniature: Maoism And The Beijing Department Store, Samuel M. Hellmann

Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

This thesis examines the Beijing Department Store as a contradictory structure embedded in the world’s largest Communist revolution. By looking at the urban planning decisions behind constructing a colonial form in the center of the socialist capital, I attempt to unravel the complex intersection of economic development and egalitarian mass action in the early Maoist period. Constructed in 1955 during the first Five Year Plan, the Department Store sheds light on the specific parameters of post-revolution modernization campaigns. Furthermore, by looking at the conceptualizations of the building by the Party, architects, and the workers inside the store, I examine ...


A Changing Tea Culture, A Changing China: Variations In Conceptions Of Gift Tea Among Tea Sellers, Tiana Wang 2020 Yale University

A Changing Tea Culture, A Changing China: Variations In Conceptions Of Gift Tea Among Tea Sellers, Tiana Wang

Student Work

A 2019-2020 Williams Prize for best essay in East Asian Studies was awarded to Tiana Wang (Ezra Stiles College '20) for her essay submitted to the Department of Sociology, "A Changing Tea Culture, A Changing China: Variations in Conceptions of Gift Tea Among Tea Sellers” (Jeffrey Alexander, Lillian Chavenson Saden Professor of Sociology, advisor).

Tiana Wang’s essay, “A Changing Tea Culture, A Changing China: Variations in Conceptions of Gift Tea among Tea Sellers” makes substantial use of original interviews and observations with twenty tea sellers across Jinan, Shanghai, and Beijing to show that tea culture is changing with new ...


Redefining Through Remembering: China’S Political Objectives As Reflected In Chinese State Commemoration Of The Korean War, 1950 - 2010, Yoojin Han 2020 Yale University

Redefining Through Remembering: China’S Political Objectives As Reflected In Chinese State Commemoration Of The Korean War, 1950 - 2010, Yoojin Han

Student Work

A 2019-2020 Williams Prize for best essay in East Asian Studies was awarded to Yoojin Han (Berkeley College '20) for her essay submitted to the Department of History, "Redefining through Remembering: China’s Political Objectives as Reflected in Chinese State Commemoration of the Korean War, 1950 - 2010” (Denise Ho, Assistant Professor of History, advisor).

A highly analytical and engaging senior essay grounded in an impressive array of both primary and secondary sources, Yoojin Han’s thesis, “Redefining through Remembering: China’s Political Objectives as Reflected in Chinese State Commemoration of the Korea War,” utilizes Chinese “leadership speeches” made and published ...


Reflecting Domestic Genre Paintings: Chinese Reverse Paintings On Glass In Museum Volkenkunde, Xiaosong Gao 2020 Washington University in St. Louis

Reflecting Domestic Genre Paintings: Chinese Reverse Paintings On Glass In Museum Volkenkunde, Xiaosong Gao

Arts & Sciences Electronic Theses and Dissertations

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