News and Announcments

Explore Chinese Traditions

We are delighted to invite you to join us for the Exploring Chinese Traditions event on April 22nd from 2 pm to 4 pm at the Sawyer Quad. In addition to providing an opportunity for everyone to experience traditional Chinese sports activities and culture, we are excited to announce that we will also give small gifts to all attendees. ❖ Saturday Apr 22, 2023 ⋅ 14:00 – 16:00 | Sawyer Quad Continue reading »

Williams-in-China (Hong Kong) Teaching Fellowship (2023-24)

The fellowship is a one-year position, with a possibility of a second year, if the candidate and the University so desire. The work begins in late August. Teaching duties are divided between United College, where the Fellow leads their own class in English Conversation, and one of several departments, where the Fellow acts as a Teaching Assistant in a regular course. Williams pays US $7000, plus an airfare subsidy in the amount of US $1500. CUHK adds approximately HK$ 10,000 (approximately US$1200) in monthly salary and a campus apartment that you share with another US fellow. Fellows can, at no additional expense, take Chinese language courses at CUHK, which are encouraged but not required. Fellows are responsible for their own health insurance. 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 »

ALUM TALKS: Interesting Times: Being a China Lawyer in a Time of Rapid Political & Economic Change

This year the Chinese program plans to invite a few alumni to come back to Williams (through Zoom) and give talks to students about how they have used the skills that they have learned at Williams in their career path. The second talk will be Thursday, December 3, 7-8 pm and the speaker is Mr. Jonathan Isaacs ('00). The title of his talk is " Interesting Times: Being a China Lawyer in a Time of Rapid Political & Economic Change." Click here for the Zoom link! Continue reading »

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