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Free Chinese language and Beijing opera summer camp

Binghamton University will offer a free Chinese language/performing arts summer camp called “Sounds of China: STARTALK Learn Chinese through Beijing Opera Performance” from July 27 to Aug. 14. It is sponsored by STARTALK, a U.S. government program. Open to students … Continue reading

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Odyssey in China: The Impact of Charles Daniel Tenney

The University Libraries presents Associate Librarian Julie Wang’s discussion of “Charles Daniel Tenney’s Odyssey in China” during a brown bag session at noon Wednesday, Feb. 4, in LS-2504G, Administrative Conference Room, the Bartle Library. Tenney made significant contributions in bridging the … Continue reading

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Krokodil Digital Archive now available!

The Binghamton University Libraries are now offering a trial of the Krokodil Digital Archive  (Russian: «Крокодил», «Crocodile») via our Trial Databases page. Krokodil (Crocodile) was the USSR’s most famous and longest-running satirical journal. It was first published in Moscow as the illustrated Sunday … Continue reading

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Trial Database: Human Rights Studies Online

Human Rights Studies Online is a research and learning database providing comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide from 1900 to 2010. The collection includes primary and secondary materials across multiple media formats and … Continue reading

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Nukporfe African Drumming and Dance Ensemble

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Location: FA-Watters Theater Binghamton University’s Nukporfe African Dance-Drumming Ensemble, directed by Associate Professor James Burns, will present African music performed by a full ensemble of drummers and dancers. African dance-drumming typically juxtaposes … Continue reading

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Trials of two important Chinese databases available

The Sixth National Population Census of China Database (NPCC) 中国第六次人口普查数据库 http://tongji.oversea.cnki.net/npcc/brief/result.aspx The NPCC collects all data of 2010 Chinese population census that published by China Statistics Press. The census includes a complete population data of the whole country, 31 provinces … Continue reading

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Prof. Pei-heng Yan presents works of calligraphy to Binghamton University Libraries

Professor Pei-heng Yan presented a gift of original calligraphy to the Binghamton University Libraries on June 11, 2013. Yan is a Professor of English and Chinese Calligraphist at the North West University of Nationalities (NWUN) in Lanzhou, China. Yan’s art … Continue reading

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Chinese Theatrical Music and Dramatic Genres

Monday, October 1, 20124:40-5:40 p.m.Academic A Building, Room G019 The traditional Chinese Opera, including the Kun Op-era, Beijing Opera, and the Cantonese Opera, is different from the modern drama and opera. It is also an in-tangible cultural heritage. After decades … Continue reading

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New Trial Database: Columbia International Affairs Online

The most comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, … Continue reading

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Trial to Literaturnaia Gazeta

Binghamton University Libraries will be offering a trial to Literaturnaia Gazeta. Established on April 22, 1929 with the support of the “father of Soviet literature,” writer Maxim Gorky, Literaturnaia gazeta is a landmark publication in Russia’s cultural heritage. With its … Continue reading

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