US: SC university unveils Chinese education initiative

Harold Schiffman haroldfs at
Thu Nov 20 17:05:19 UTC 2008

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SC university unveils Chinese education initiative

The new Confucius Institute at the University of South Carolina will allow
more residents to learn Chinese language and culture and benefit from
trading with the emerging international power, university officials said
Monday in announcing its creation.

The new institute, through a partnership with the Beijing Language and

University, will enable South Carolina to offer more classes in Chinese
studies and provide 20 scholarships to in-state students, said Tan Ye,
director of USC's Center for Asian Studies.

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Harold F. Schiffman

Professor Emeritus of
Dravidian Linguistics and Culture
Dept. of South Asia Studies
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

Phone:  (215) 898-7475
Fax:  (215) 573-2138

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