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The symposium is an  inter-college event where students openly discuss the topics explored  within each college’s respective theme.

Every  RC  student will give either a Presentation or a  Poster -  either as a  group  or as an individual project.  Every RC student will also be an audience  member.  

At Registration, you will receive a name tag with your schedule on it.

The Symposium is organized into two, concurrent, sessions: Session I: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. & Session II: 3:10 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.
Saturday, December 1 • 1:40pm - 3:00pm
Chinglish as a face-threatening act

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Between 1990 and  2010, Chinglish (the literal translation from Chinese to English) was a  common phenomenon in the public sphere. The effect of Chinglish is definitely  humorous to both foreigners and native speakers. This presentation will ask,  where does Chinglish actually emerge from and is Chinglish considered a  face-threatening act? We will present a research on the definition of  Chinglish, the reasons behind its evolution, and people's attitude towards  Chinglish by surveying current Chinese students at Bucknell University. We  will discuss the potential misunderstanding it creates and how the Chinese  government responses to it.
  

Speakers
PA

Phan, Anh

Languages & Cultures College
WX

Wan, Xinran

Languages & Cultures College
HY

Huang, Yanjing

Languages & Cultures College


Saturday December 1, 2018 1:40pm - 3:00pm
Terrace Toom ELC
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