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Department Overview

Swarthmore College offers a range of courses in Chinese language, literature, and culture which are integrated into a broad program of Asian Studies and further offerings in Chinese language, history, culture and society in the Tri-College community.

Students of Chinese can take advantage of a rich environment for language study, including intensive introductory language courses, language tables and chat hours with native speakers, multimedia resources, and opportunities for study abroad. Explore this site for more information on our faculty, courses, special events, and study abroad options.

Faculty and Students of the Chinese Section on a Trip Abroad
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2018 Majors and Minors

Warmest Congratulations to Chinese majors and minors of 2018. Juliana Pham 范竹安 (major), Isabella Levine 李玉珊 (major), Molly Murphy 閔茉莉 (minor), Aidan Li Ping Greer 葛立平 (major), David Morrill 慕容德 (minor), A. Luis Ceballos 石律義 (major), Istvan Cselotei 趙義方 (major)

2019 Graduates

Congratulations to the Chinese Majors and Minors Graduates of 2019.
Alexandria Ye 叶国雅 (H Minor), Margaret Zoz 左曼枚 (H Minor),Istra Erin Fuhrmann 袁丽丽 (Major), Saadiq Garba 顾恺山 (Major),​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​Chanoot Sirisoponsilp 林善初(Minor), Nicholas G. DiMaio 狄宁凯(Major)

Warmest Congratulations to Chinese majors and minors of 2018. Juliana Pham 范竹安 (major), Isabella Levine 李玉珊 (major), Molly Murphy 閔茉莉 (minor), Aidan Li Ping Greer 葛立平 (major), David Morrill 慕容德 (minor), A. Luis Ceballos 石律義 (major), Istvan Cselotei 趙義方 (major)

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Third-Year Chinese Podcasts

Listen to student recordings from third-year Chinese.

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Chinese Language Table

Join us on Tuesdays in Sharples Dining Hall Room #4, 1st floor, and on Fridays in the Sharples Open Space Meeting area, 2nd floor, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

    Chinese Language Table

    Language Center

    The Language Center provides resources to enhance the study of foreign language, literature, and culture at Swarthmore College. Students have access to audio/video materials required for foreign language classes. The lab's resources include 12 Macbook Pros, 8 iMacs, an extensive library of foreign films, video cameras, and audio recorders. The space is a unique, adaptable, multimedia-friendly place to study, practice and develop language skills. 

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