Chinese New Year celebration celebrated at CUJ
Ranchi, Feb 14: In tune with the spirit of learning with heart, the Centre for Far East Languages, Chinese of Central University of Jharkhand (CUJ) celebrated Chine New year, 2014 with three-day programme that ended today.
A cultural programme, enrtirely in Chinese, was organized to mark the concluding function.
The programme was aimed at professing and propagating Chinese culture and language to all CUJ members in general and to its students in particular.
Dr. Yuge Ma, scholar from Oxford University, Mr Zhang Yang, scholar from JNU, New Delhi, and Wu Weixing from Visva Bharati, Santi Niketan took part in the programme.
Dr Yuge Ma deliver lecture on the topic “Juxtapose: a global odyssey of knowing China and India” and conducted class/lecture to the students of Far East Languages, Chinese.
Mr. Zhang Yang delivered lecture on “Hurdles in learning Chinese Language” and Mr Wu Weixing displayed Chinese folk and paper cutting and calligraphy.
Vice chancellor of CUJ, Prof Darlando T Khathing welcoming the Chinese guests said their visit would expand space for better communication and understanding.
Registrar Prof A K Sarma, deans of different schools, administrative officers and students were present at the cultural programme held at auditorium.
The Centre for Far East Languages (Chinese) was established in 2012 at Central University of Jharkhand. Through these few years, the Centre has introduced 5-Year Integrated (Bachelors + Masters) Degree Course and One-Year Diploma and Six-Month Certificate Courses. At Present there are 5 faculty members and 36 students enrolled in different programmes in the Centre. Apart from Chinese language and Literature, there are courses on various aspects like Chinese History, Geography, Politics, and Culture etc.
These courses include extensive usage of the Audio-Visual Language Lab, which makes the courses interesting and efficient. Along with these courses, the Centre has been trying to include more and more extracurricular activities to provide a better language learning environment for the students. These include time to time Chinese movie shows and Interactive sessions with faculties from Universities like Jawaharlal Nehru University and overseas.