DALLC Thesis Symposium, Monday, 1/22, 4 PM, Hopkins 001

Please join the Department of Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures for a senior thesis symposium on Monday, 1/22 at 4 PM (Hopkins 001). We have two seniors writing year-long thesis this year and they will be giving their work-in-progress presentations (in English). Please come to learn more about their projects and some interesting figures… Continue reading »

Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre Dabke Workshop

On Tuesday, Nov. 28 Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre artists Zoe Rabinowitz and Mohammed Smahneh will lead a  workshop on Dabke. Dabke is a Levantine folkloric dance traditionally used in cultural moments of celebration and resistance. Yaa Samar! Dance theatre Dabke classes blend contemporary dance and theater with traditional Dabke tools… Continue reading »

Chinese – Study Abroad Info Session

Thursday, Nov 16, 4 PM Hollander Hall 241  Why should you study abroad?  What programs are available for students interested in studying Chinese overseas? What funding sources are available? Faculty will hold an information session to discuss these questions and more.  If you are interested in studying abroad, during the… Continue reading »

Noche de Leyendas

Its Spooky Season! Come learn about Hispanic folklore while participating in an exciting gymkhana. The winners will get a sweet, sweet prize! October 30, 6 – 8pm Hollander 241… Continue reading »

Studying Abroad and Learning Russian

You are all invited to a study-abroad meeting for those interested in finding out about where you can go to learn Russian. Even though neither Ukraine nor Russia are an option due to the on-going war, there are multiple places where you can travel to learn Russian from native speakers. If you're interested, please come to a meeting about… Studying Russian Abroad Tuesday, March 7, 7:00 pm Hollander 040 In addition to students who'll be talking about their experiences studying Russian abroad, we'll have a representative from American Councils, an organization that's recently expanded its options for studying Russian in successor states to the USSR. For more information, contact [email protected]. Continue reading »

2023 Linen Fellowships for Summer Study in Asia

Supported by an endowment established by family and friends in memory of James A. Linen III, Class of 1934, the Department of Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures offers the Linen Fellowships for Summer Study in Asia to assist Williams College undergraduates in traveling to Asia during the summer for educational purposes. A three-part application and any faculty references that may be required are due by 11:59 pm, Thursday, February 23. Continue reading »

2023-24 Chinese Government Scholarship: Accepting Applications Through Jan. 30, 2023

The Chinese Government Scholarship, sponsored by the China Scholarship Council (CSC), provides students from all over the world with a fully funded opportunity to study in China. The scholarship allows students to either study Mandarin in a non-degree university-affiliated language training center or pursue a master’s or doctoral degree in a degree-granting program (in Chinese or English) at one of the 115 universities and colleges located all over China that are approved by CSC. The scholarship term is either one academic year (from September 2023 to July 2024) or multiple years (starting from September 2023) if the applicant chooses to pursue a degree. Graduating seniors who wish to study in China are strongly encouraged to apply. No previous study in Mandarin is required. Open to all. Information about the programs that accept the Chinese Government Scholarship and the application portal can be found here. Please read the linked files for more detailed instructions. The application portal is open now and the deadline to apply is January 30, 2023. Interested students who have questions about the scholarship or the application process can contact Prof. Li Yu, Chair of the Department of Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, via email at [email protected].    Continue reading »