Can language learning and cross-cultural exchange thrive virtually? Online learning at the HNC 外语学习与跨文化交流会在虚拟平台兴盛吗?中美中心的线上学习

By Hope Parker 柯梦希 NANJING, China — By January 22nd, 2020, when human-to-human transmission of the novel coronavirus was confirmed, Hopkins-Nanjing Center (HNC) students, faculty and staff had already spread around the world for Lunar New Year holidays and travel. Students were slated to begin spring semester classes on February 24th and were anxiously awaiting... Continue Reading →

Postcards from the HNC: Guangzhou Edition

By Audrey Fritz December 19, 2019 Tianhe District, GuangzhouPhoto Credits: Natalie Craig  NANJING, China — Over the Hopkins-Nanjing Center (HNC) Fall Break, international and Chinese students in Professor Thomas Simon’s course ‘Injustices, Discrimination, and Identity’ travelled to Guangzhou to conduct field research on discrimination towards Africans living in Guangzhou. As a unique city that has... Continue Reading →

Coronavirus Lessons

By: Julia Fonteles “Just how completely the world below our feet will become unknown to us is not yet clear, and how we register its transformation remains an open question.”      David Wallace-Wells, The Uninhabitable Earth In recent years, international stakeholders have finally started to take climate change seriously. When evaluated quantitatively, however, the... Continue Reading →

My Journey Home

By: Laura Rong  NANJING, China – It feels weird to write in this location as a SAIS Bologna student, but after returning home for almost a month, I can finally tell my story. My journey to Europe ended on an ordinary Thursday in March. Seeing a growing number of cases in Italy every day, I... Continue Reading →

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