Asia, home to a majority of the world's population and birthplace of some of the world's oldest cultures, provides a geographical focal point for a wide variety of courses offered at Gettysburg College.
Congratulations to Falon N. Deimler '13 for her award-winning performance at the Chinese Bridge Speech in 2011! This is a contest organized by New York Service Center for Chinese Study Fellows at the national level and under the guidance of Chinese Counsel in New York.
During the contest, Falon delivered a speech on "China in the Eyes of Western Travel Writers" in Chinese and played a violin piece based on a famed Chinese tale "Butterfly Lovers." Falon became a finalist in the beginner-level group after competing at the Preliminary Contest held at Dickinson College on April 10. During the National Final in New York City on April 23, she was a recipient in the group of the third-place awards!
We are proud of you, Falon!
Prof. Jing Li Li led a trip to Philadelphia for students in CHN201 & CHN301. They participated in a walking tour of Chinatown to learn about the history and culture of the area.