Although World Film Studies (WFS) is still a relatively new minor, it has become a popular addition to the WLC curriculum. We have asked WFS faculty and students to tell us more about the various world cinema courses in the department.
A number of WLC faculty have recently received Research Grants through the ISU Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities. Below, Professors Kevin Amidon, Tonglu Li, Rachel Meyers, and Aili Mu discuss their CEAH-funded research projects.
As graduation quickly approaches, I find myself reflecting back over my years at Iowa State. What have I learned? Would I change anything if given the opportunity and myriad of other questions I am sure other graduating seniors are asking themselves as well.
For American students, learning calligraphy is a feasible entry point for further exploring Chinese culture. As an indicator of cultivation and taste, good calligraphy skills also become their “name card” when they live and work abroad in East Asian countries.