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TBC’s 20th Anniversary Thanksgiving Gala

The Beijing Center - November 26, 2018

Living with Americans

The Beijing Center - October 18, 2018

Spring Break: TBC Style

The Beijing Center - April 11, 2017

WELCOME TO THE TBC’ERS OF FALL 2016!

The Beijing Center - October 11, 2016

China Immersion Trip, Javeriana Cali University

From November to December 2018, ChinaContact, TBC’s short-term program team, hosted a group of eight students and faculty from Javeriana Cali University for their “China Immersion 2018” program. During their 21 days in China, the group traveled Beijing, Xi’an, and Shanghai, learning about the different customs in different parts of China, witnessing the beautiful scenery of early…

‘Lost’ in the Mountains

October 30   By Alexa L., Stonehill College, TBC Student, fall 2018  PRE-LEAVING I had an expectation, when I decided to study abroad in China, that I was going to travel all over Asia.  It was unrealistic because I neglected the fact that I was a part of a STUDY abroad and that I had classes during the week.  However, I didn’t…

Seoul Searching

October 19, 2018 By Alexa L., Stonehill College, TBC Fall 2018 Student   In China, the first week of October is the National Holiday.  Many businesses and schools close for the week.  Given this free time, some of my friends and I planned a 6-day trip to Seoul, South Korea!  Step 1: LOGISTICS  Which airline do we…

Mid-Autumn Festival: A Free Week to Travel!

TBC Fall October 18, 2018 The first week of October is the Mid-Autumn Festival in China, a national week-long holiday. Our TBC students utilized this period to explore distant destinations across Asia.  In the end, our TBCers settled in 5 locations: Bangkok, Tongling, Shanghai, Seoul, and Palawan & El Nido.  A member from each expedition describes…

Aventura en la Ruta de la Seda

October 8, 2018 By Paula Andrea G.M., Javeriana Bogota, TBC Fall 2018 Student Este semestre tuve la oportunidad de viajar por una parte de la gran Ruta de la Seda, viaje incluido en mi intercambio a China con The Beijing Center.  Durante los siglos XIII y XIV DC, esta ruta fue la principal de comercio entre…

Dear Mom, I’m Still Alive

September 2, 2018 – Originally posted on https://dearmomiamstillalive.blogspot.com/2018/09/silk-road-trip-part-1.html By Jackson G, Saint Louis University, TBC Fall 2018 SILK ROAD TRIP, PART 1 Dear Mom, I’m still alive, and I’ve been in China for more than three weeks! Sorry I haven’t been posting, but I’ve been very busy – for the past two weeks, I’ve been traveling with…

Student Interview: Loren Carillo

Can you briefly introduce yourself? My name is Loren Carillo, I am from Gonzaga University. My major is Political Science, and my minors are Sociology and Economics and my interest is Journalism and Multimedia. So right now, I’m working on graphic designing, photography, and videography while working at Project Pengyou here in Beijing.   What…

Student Interviews: Liam Woodland

Student Interviews: Liam Woodland, Gonzaga University, TBC Fall 2017 and Summer 2018 Transcription of an interview with TBC student, Liam Woodland   Can you briefly introduce yourself? My name is Liam Woodland, I go to school at Gonzaga University, I’m from Greenwich Connecticut and I am studying Economics and Asian Studies. What sparked your interest…

Discussion with Przemek Maka, Jesuit Scholastic

June 13, 2018 Background: My name is Przemek Maka. I’m a student from Poland and a Scholastic who graduated from a Jesuit University in Krakow, in the philosophical department. What drew you to China and its culture?  I think that the Chinese civilization is one of the oldest civilizations. Having such a long history brings…

Interview with Brendan Gottschall, Jesuit Scholastic

July 12, 2018 Can you briefly introduce yourself? My name is Brendan Gottschall. I’m a Jesuit scholastic of the current Maryland province of the Society of Jesus, soon to be the East Coast Province of the US Jesuits. I am currently a graduate student of Philosophy at Fordham University working on a master’s degree as…