Archive from March, 2007
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By     |    Mar 26, 2007   
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More American students take a global view

Reported by Miami Herald on March 25, 2007 that “increasing numbers of American college students are looking to study abroad as a stepping stone to the professional world”. The news report says: The number of students studying abroad has almost doubled over the last decade to 206,000 in 2004-05, the latest year statistics are available, according to the Institute of International Education or IIE, a non-profit that promotes student exchanges and [...]

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By     |    Mar 21, 2007   
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The State of Kerala, India: A Case Study of Acculturation in Diversity

Dear readers, this excellent article is submitted by Prof. Biju Longhinos and Prof. Sarah Sanders Smith. The Journal would like to take this opportunity to extend our thanks and acknowledgment to them for their great contribution to this Journal and to intercultural studies in general. Credits and copyrights of the article shall go to the authors. With permissions from the authors, the Journal has converted the article into Acrobat pdf format and you [...]

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By     |    Mar 15, 2007   
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A Chinese-English Dictionary For Lovers

Reported by Xinhua, Guo Xiaolu’s first English novel entitled “A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary For Lovers” was recently published (in Feb.). This is not the first time a writer has addressed cultural differences and conflict between Oriental and Western lovers. But Guo Xiaolu’s novel “A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary For Lovers” approaches differences and love in a humorous and touching way, making the journey between East and West both painful and delightful. Published in [...]

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By     |    Mar 4, 2007   
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The Lantern Festival

The Lantern Festival (元宵节) is on the 15th day of the first month of the Lunar Year, taking place under a full moon, and marks the end of Chinese New Year (Spring Festival) festivities. For the year of 2007, it is today – the 4th of March. It is said that the Festival dates back to shrouded legends of the Han Dynasty over 2000 years ago. The important festivity for this [...]

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