Olivia DrakeMarch 6, 20121min
In this video, Artist-in-Residence Keiji Shinohara introduces "A Late Christmas Gift: Contemporary Prints from Japan" at the Mansfield Freeman Center for East Asian Studies on Feb. 1. The 46 prints in this exhibition represent a wide range of contemporary Japanese printmakers, from established artists to graduate students and includes works in all print media. Shinohara is an internationally known woodblock printer who has been at Wesleyan for almost 20 years. [youtube width="640" height="420"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tc9W9uZzKYg&list=UUxYjyka74gKQqR_tJz8jB-A&index=28&feature=plcp[/youtube]

Olivia DrakeOctober 13, 20101min
The Wesleyan Freeman Asian Scholars Program enables qualified young men and women from each of 11 countries or regions - The People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam to come to Wesleyan on full tuition scholarships. This program is made possible by Wesleyan University and the Freeman Foundation, which aims to improve understanding and to strengthen ties between the United States and the countries of the Pacific Rim. Entry into the Wesleyan Freeman Asian Scholars Program is highly competitive: only one student will be selected annually from each country. Below…

Olivia DrakeSeptember 2, 20101min
On Sept. 1, Matthew Givner ’10 became one of 19 Princeton-in-Asia fellows from around the world who is teaching English in a Chinese province. Givner moved to Dalain, a city of 6.5 million people located 288 miles east of Beijing.  There, he is teaching English, writing, reading and speaking to students at Dalian University of Technology with three other fellows. He teaches 14 class hours per week. Givner learned of the program through a family friend and Wesleyan’s Career Resource Center. He attended two information sessions on the program at the Career Resource Center and decided to apply.   (more…)