Oberlin Shansi In-Asia Grant winners meet past In-Asia Grant winners and Oberlin Shansi staff. Congratulations to the 2019 Oberlin Shansi In-Asia Grant winners! Oberlin Shansi has awarded In-Asia Grants to four engaging projects for Winter Term 2019. Students who major in Dance, Economics, Biology, Computer Science, and Art History will travel to the Philippines, Cambodia, India, and Taiwan to complete artistic and research-oriented projects. Kara Nepomuceno ’20 will travel
In Spring 2019, Oberlin Shansi will be conducting a special search for our fellowship to Banda Aceh, Indonesia. The Aceh Fellow, who will join a senior fellow onsite by Fall 2019 after completing a summer language training, will gain valuable teaching experience as an English instructor at Syiah Kuala University (SKU). Located on the northern tip of the island of Sumatra, Aceh is known for its beaches and highlands where coffee is grown. At SKU, a premier public university, t
Take a quick study break for a Gallery Talk by Curator Kevin Greenwood and tour the exhibit "Worlds Apart" at the Allen Memorial Art Museum Thursday Dec. 13 1:30-2:15. The exhibit includes futuristic landscapes in video, hand scrolls, and found objects created by Chinese and Asian American artists. Please meet in the atrium of the AMAM.
Congratulations to the 2019 Oberlin Shansi Fellows! Eight Oberlin students have been selected as new Shansi Fellows for 2019. Seven graduating seniors and one recent graduate will head to China, India, Indonesia, and Japan this summer for intensive language study before embarking on their Fellowships. These talented, adventurous, and engaged Obies will work with Shansi’s partner NGOs and universities. Two of the new fellows will be going to China. Mackenzie Lew (’19), a Histo
We had the honor of welcoming Visiting Scholar Vrushaa Subramanian to Oberlin College.
Vrushaa is an Assistant Professor in the English Department from Lady Doak College, a
women’s college in Tamil Nadu. Vrushaa is using her semester here in Oberlin to observe
undergraduate teaching and work on her dissertation research on American women’s breast
cancer narratives in literature.
Vrushaa’s research interests were inspired by The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of