Academic and Cultural Exchange


English and American Culture

Scholars attend English as second Language at First Baptist Church in Downtown Durham to improve language skills, as well as to know more about American culture, and make American friends.


POLITICAL ECONOMY WORKSHOP: Economic and Political Inequality

Scholars attend a talk by Prof. Pablo Beramendi, Department of Political Science, Duke University, October 7th, 2015, 12:00 – 1:20 PM, 270 Gross Hall


English Conversation Club

Scholars, Zhengzhe Cai, Yan Ren and Xiangming leng, attend to English Conversation  Club at International House, Monday, October 5, 2015.(Photos by Dongyun Ke)


2015 Duke Asia Summit
Scholars attend the Asia Summit organized by Duke University Chinese Student and Scholar Association (DCSSA), October 3, 2015, 11 am – 2:30 pm, Trent Semans Center 150, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710


Nasher Museum 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

Scholars listen to remarks by Museum Director Sarah Schroth, Durham Mayor Bill Bell, Nancy Nasher, Board of Advisors Chair and daughter of namesake and founder Raymond D. Nasher and Duke President Richard H. Brodhead, and tour the museum. Sunday, October 4, 2015.


Imperial Russia’s Muslims

Scholars, Zhengrong Qian and Yanling You, attend a talk on “Imperial Russia’s Muslims“, by Mustafa Tuna, Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor, Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies at Duke University , Wed, 9/30/2015, 12-1 pm, at John Hope Franklin Center 240, Central Campus.


Mid-Autumn Festival

Scholars attend Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration with Karaoke Contest organized by Duke Chinese Student and Scholar Association, September 26, 2015, 7- 9 pm, Love Auditorium, Duke West Campus.


Author Talk, YAN Lianke, and Modern Chinese Literature Workshop

Sponsors: Asian & Middle Eastern Studies (AMES) and Franklin Humanities Institute (FHI)
September 25, 2015, 12:00-2:00 PM
Franklin Center 240, Duke Central Campus


Centerfest Arts Festival

Some scholars attend 41th Centerfest Arts Festival in Downtown Area, 120 Morris St, Durham on Sat, 9/19, 10am-6pm & Sun, 9/20, 11am-5pm.