East Asian Studies grad ready for jet-setting lifestyle

An update from Brett Price ’15, who majored in Spanish with a minor in East Asian Studies (Chinese and Japanese) in Illinois State’s Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Price now works as a flight attendant.

Asian Film Festival, April 14-17

Chen Daoming as Lu Yanshi and Gong Li as Feng Wanyu from the film Coming Home. Photo by Bai XiaoYan, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

In celebration of Asian-American Heritage Month, AsiaConnect will present the 2016 Asian Film Festival from Thursday, April 14, through Sunday, April 17, at the Normal Theater.

Qiliang He to explore journalism in China

Image from the 1937 film Street Angel.

Assistant Professor of History Qiliang He will present “The Use of Newspapers: Some Reflections on the History of Journalism in China” at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21.

Reactions: Chinese currency and the global markets

image of Chinese currency

We’ve seen stock markets around the globe fall dramatically. Though some look to the Chinese currency, Professor of Economics Kevin Zhang says the fall in global markets is not caused by China’s yuan.