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ASIA PAST & PRESENT: NEW RESEARCH FROM AAS

“ASIA PAST & PRESENT” is the AAS scholarly monograph series. This series is overseen by the AAS Editorial Board and the series editor, William M. Tsutsui. AAS expects to publish 1–2 “Asia Past and Present” books a year, each fully … Continue reading

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The 10 best travel stories on “Go Overseas” this Septermber

The stories we bring home with us are perhaps the most rewarding remnants of an experience abroad. Not only are they filled with memories and personal growth, but they’re often an inspiration for others to follow suit and have adventures … Continue reading

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Foreign Language Learning and Rosetta Stone: Stepping Stone or Stumbling Block?

o How does Rosetta Stone work? o Which institutions are using Rosetta Stone and how? o Does Rosetta Stone have a place on the college campus? Sponsored by the Dean’s Speaker Series: “Best Practices in Foreign Lanugae & Culture Teaching … Continue reading

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Critical Language Scholarship Program Summer 2011

Application Now Open Deadline: November 15, 2010 The United States Department of State is pleased to announce the scholarship competition for the 2011 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program for overseas intensive summer language institutes in thirteen critical need foreign languages. … Continue reading

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Japanese Manuscript, Hanaoka Seishu’s Influential Surgical Casebook

NLM “Turning The Pages” Adds Richly Illustrated Japanese Manuscript, Hanaoka Seishu’s Influential Surgical Casebook The National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library and an arm of the National Institutes of Health, announces the addition of Hanaoka Seishu’s Surgical … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day (IWD) celebration on BU campus

International Women’s Day (IWD) is Sunday, March 8th. Each year on this date events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. These range from political rallies, … Continue reading

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eKorean Studies has been extended until March 31,2009

The trial service via eKorean Studies which started in May last year has been extended until March 31, 2009. eKorean Studies is an integrated and comprehensive service with objective of making electronic resources in the field of Korean studies accessible … Continue reading

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A tool for conversion between simplified Chinese and traditional Chinese

Even though simplified Chinese and traditional Chinese are two writing forms of the same language, it may cause troubles if you only set up one as your Chinese input in your computer. For instance, when you do a search in … Continue reading

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Input Chinese Characters without configuring your PC

Since Asian fonts take a lot of space, they usually are not automatically installed in a PC by default. People who need to input Chinese on a regular basis would need to install Chinese font separately and configuring Chinese Input … Continue reading

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