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An Interview with Surna 苏日娜 – Introduction Inner Mongolia Posted Jun 29, 2014 by Chinavine

Surna is a Ph.D advisor in the Folklore Program at Minzu University of China. Her research focuses on folklore studies of Chinese minority groups, and she has done work in this area for many years. Key points in her talk ...

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Inner Mongolia: A Day in the Life – Introduction Inner Mongolia Posted Jun 14, 2014 by Chinavine

After traveling from Beijing to Hohhot, Batou, Ordos, and Xilinhot, the ChinaVine team arrived in East Ujimqin in Inner Mongolia. During our stay in this small, relatively remote town, we experienced a brief glimpse into a day in the life ...

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Xige Xia – Letters from Far Away (Project 3) Posted Jun 15, 2013 by Chinavine

Material: Color ink painting on rice papers The Chan (Zen) in Chinese calligraphy inspired me in this project. The three ways of writing I used are the foundational motions in calligraphy art. They may seem simplistic but there are many ...

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Xige Xia – Bubbles (Project 2) Posted Jun 15, 2013 by Chinavine

China, as an old civilization, has developed a very diverse culture with an immense number of ethnic groups. While the Hans are the majority group, there are another fifty-five distinct ethnic groups. Through the modernization and economic growth, people in ...

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Xige Xia – Introduction Posted Jun 15, 2013 by Chinavine

General statement / Theme I moved from Northeast China to America in the spring of 2010. I love my life in Oregon but the disconnection of familiar cultural context makes me more aware of my individuality. I feel the way ...

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A General Letter for Teachers and Administrators Posted Apr 3, 2013 by Jonathan

Dear Administrators and Teachers: Teachers in school districts are incorporating ChinaVine, an online multi-media exploration of China’s cultural heritage in their classrooms. Scholars, graduate students and undergraduates contributing to ChinaVine are associated with fields of folklore, art, the humanities education, ...

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AAD 252-Insole embroidery Posted Mar 4, 2013 by youyun

After the article on Chinavine, I believe every person wants to feel unique. The best way would be in the shoes design they wear, and thus one might have a unique pair of shoes or inner soles to wear on ...

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Professor Chen Qinjian – Introduction Shanghai Province Posted Jan 26, 2013 by Chinavine

In the follow interview, Professor Chen Qinjian of East China Normal University in Shanghai states, “I have two main contributions to help understand and appreciate China’s cultural heritage. First is the exploration and research on the origin of Chinese culture. ...

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Featured Expat Artist: Joey Foster Ellis – Interview Posted Oct 31, 2012 by CrystalRuth

1. Why and how did you choose to move your creative practice to China? I ended up here by fate in some sense. There is definitely a unique perspective we can all get from being in a new place. I ...

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AAD 3A Qstanier Posted Jul 13, 2012 by Qstanier

Chinese footwear has different meanings due to the symbols on the sole. A dragon is the highest mascot while the combination of the pine and crane symbolizes good wishes for a long life. You will give these different soles depending ...

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