Friday, March 13, 2009

part-time faculty, 2009-2010

George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at George Washington University, Washington, D.C. has one opening for a part-time lecturer to teach up to two courses in Chinese language at the Beginning level. Candidates should be native or near-native speakers, with preference being given to those with Master's degrees and college-level teaching experience. Applications are solicited only from local residents who are authorized to work in the United States. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send a letter of self-introduction and a current CV to Alice Cheang, Chinese Program, at

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Summer Exchange Opportunity in Beijing

a summer fellowship opportunity

Project IMUSE (Initiating Mutual Understanding through Student Exchange) is a nonprofit organization begun last year by students at Harvard University, Tsinghua Univeristy, and Peking University with the goal of creating opportunities for American and Chinese college students to interact and share opinions regarding US-China relations.

This year, IMUSE is sponsoring an exchange fellowship for fifteen outstanding students each from American and Chinese universities. Fellowship delegates will be provided will full living accommodations in Beijing for two weeks as they participate in a series of group discussions, cultural activities, speaker events, and guided tours that will promote both their understanding of China and of their Chinese peers.

Application to become an American delegate is open to students at any American college, including both undergraduates and graduate students. The application for the fellowship is available here,at Our website also contains more information about Project IMUSE and about our activities in the United States and China last year. More information can also be found on the “IMUSE” group page on Facebook or on the “Project IMUSE” product page.

The deadline for the application is April 1, 2009.

contact person:

Evan Kornbluh

Board of Directors, IMUSE 2009