Moganshan Lu grafitti: The Bronx on Suzhou Creek?

Moganshan Lu grafitti: The Bronx on Suzhou Creek?

Odera Okaneme finds a familiar scene where Shanghai graffiti artists work the ground between the local and the global on the colorful walls of Moganshan Lu...

Chinese days: Places and faces in the Middle Kingdom (2011–2013)

Chinese days: Places and faces in the Middle Kingdom (2011–2013)

Liberal Studies Master Teacher Tim Tomlinson reflects on two years in Shanghai, where he taught writing and learned to love China's food, people, natural beauty and more......

NYU Shanghai leadership team sees "rare opportunity" as inaugural class takes shape

NYU Shanghai leadership team sees "rare opportunity" as inaugural class takes shape

Class of 2017 applicant selections are underway as NYU Shanghai leadership looks to make the most of a "rare opportunity" in international education to "bring cultures together"...

Historical context a must when judging China's leadership transition

Historical context a must when judging China's leadership transition

Charles Cochin de Billy argues that those who would judge China's 18th Party Congress and leadership transition must understand China's complex history first...

Stalactites and stalagmites in the spotlight at Shijiazhuang's Qingliang Shan

Stalactites and stalagmites in the spotlight at Shijiazhuang's Qingliang Shan

Amy Lu reports on the fantastical (and fantastically lit) stalactite and stalagmite rock formations found deep inside Hebei Province's Qinglian Shan. ...

"A pioneer undertaking": NYU Shanghai officially underway

"A pioneer undertaking": NYU Shanghai officially underway

New York University President John Sexton and various Shanghai education and government dignitaries including a department head from the national Ministry of Education officially ...

Population and pollution: US vs. China

Population and pollution: US vs. China

Sophie Elias charts China's "Supergrowth," comparing GDP per capita, urban population, CO2 emissions, making it clear where we've been, where we are, and where we are headed if we ...

Let the Poetry Club serenade you

Let the Poetry Club serenade you

The NYU Shanghai Poetry Club's freshmen poets, led by Timothy Tomlinson and his wife Deedle, meet weekly to talk and write poetry. Here's a collection of our best work. ...

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Moganshan Lu grafitti: The Bronx on Suzhou Creek?
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Odera Okaneme finds a familiar scene where Shanghai graffiti artists work the ground between the local and the global on the colorful walls of Moganshan Lu...

DIM SUM: Taiwan gay pride gallery
Oct 29, 2012 | by | No Comments | Read →

In today's DIM SUM post, Dani Grant gives us a gay pride photo gallery straight (directly?) from the streets of Tapei. Like the lady's sign says, "funky"......

Shanghai architecture: Three closeups
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Sophie Elias' photos of Jing'an Temple, the ECNU front gate and the Oriental Pearl Tower address China's twin obsessions with futuristic modernism and traditional forms ...

Travel


Tiffany Lee's top 10 things to do in Beijing
Jul 30, 2013 | by | No Comments | Read →

If you've only got a few days in a city the size of Beijing, you need quality tips. Let Tiffany Lee introduce you to tobogganing down the Great Wall, snacking on starfish, and more...

Hiking the scenic slopes of Jiangxi Province's rural Wuyuan
Jul 29, 2013 | by | No Comments | Read →

Kyle Lenci and friends on the pleasures and charms of hiking remote Wuyuan, where Shanghai (and even the next village) can seem thousands of miles away...

The Bund: History, glitz, and the thrill of being young in Shanghai
Nov 16, 2012 | by | No Comments | Read →

Amy Lu on of the thrill of the city: "Shanghai seemed overwhelming at first, but my recent visit to the Bund made it easy to say: 'I'll be coming here again!'" ...


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Facets of a changing China: Fast fashion
Facets of a changing China: Fast fashion

When walking the streets of Shanghai, China's most globalized and international city, one cannot help but notice the number of opportunities to shop. China is, as NYU Shanghai prof...

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Chinese days: Places and faces in the Middle Kingdom (2011–2013)
Chinese days: Places and faces in the Middle Kingdom (2011–2013)

Liberal Studies Master Teacher Tim Tomlinson reflects on two years in Shanghai, where he taught writing and learned to love China's food, people, natural beauty and more......

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History matters: Hong Kong's annual Tiananmen memorial
History matters: Hong Kong's annual Tiananmen memorial

Professor Emily Bauman reflects on Hong Kong's annual remembrance of a history that goes virtually unmentioned on the Mainland... ...

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Build your dreams: Finding yourself–and a career goal–in Shanghai
Build your dreams: Finding yourself--and a career goal--in Shanghai

Kyle Lenci discovered his career ambition in Shanghai, moving from a love of how the city's buildings look to what they're used for......

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Shanghai Hooters: It's more (and less) than you think
Shanghai Hooters: It's more (and less) than you think

It was more out of curiosity than anything sapphic. I mean, what better place for a girls' night out than the infamous Hooters? (Especially when you're feeling ironic.) Our "cult...

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