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Changing China: Culture, Community, and Citizenship
SOC 437 Changing China: Culture, Community, and Citizenship (15 credits)
(Students may also earn credits in Political Sciences, East Asian Studies, and Chinese Language and Culture.)
Pre-Departure dates: September 24 - October 7, 2014
Join Western faculty and Western students on this study abroad experience of a lifetime and gain a global perspective on one of the oldest civilizations with the fastest economic growth rate in the world. This course will serve as a window through which the students can experience and understand multifaceted nature of change and continuity in Chinese society today.
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Dr. Baozhen Luo was born and raised in China. She came to the U.S. after obtaining her BA degree in Journalism in China in 2003. Later in 2009, she obtained a Ph.D. degree in Sociology from Georgia State University (Atlanta, GA).
Studying abroad has changed her life--it broadened her horizon, led her to a fulfilling career, and most importantly empowered and bettered her as a person. Luo’s favorite writer David Mitchell says “Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” She looks forward to bringing more and more WWU students to China and experience the life-changing effect of studying abroad.
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