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East Asia for All: Cape No. 7 and Postcolonial Taiwan

East Asia For All is a podcast hosted by Melissa Brzycki (Chinese 2013) and Stephanie Montgomery (Chinese 2013) focused on discussing East Asian pop cultural products and their relevance to understanding different aspects of East Asian life and culture. In this episode they interview CLS Alumna Professor Fang Yu Hu (Japanese 2010) and explore the legacy of Japanese occupation in Taiwan.

CLS in the Press — August 23, 2021


Announcing CLS Refresh

The CLS Program is pleased to announce CLS Refresh, a new language learning opportunity for CLS alumni. To support alumni in their continued commitment to critical languages, individualized virtual language instruction will be offered for approximately 220 CLS alumni beginning in October 2021,...

CLS Program News — August 18, 2021


HCHS Student Learning Fifth Language During Vanderbilt Studies

A Vanderbilt University student who is a 2019 graduate of Henry County High School, is in the midst of completing a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) summer program that has him studying his fifth different language. Jaret Rushing, a rising junior studying philosophy and classical studies at Vanderbilt, was awarded the scholarship to study Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan.

CLS in the Press — August 16, 2021