Fifty Students on a Mountaintop: Writing in Moganshan (video)

November 26th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Creative takes, Features

Fifty Students on a Mountaintop: Writing in Moganshan (video)

NYU Liberal Studies Core Program students—aka "the Freshmen"—headed to Moganshan for a weekend of writing, hiking and exploration, both of crumbling Jazz Age foreign concession-era resort villas and of their own emerging identities as writers. LSP Core student Eulalie van Leeuwen a.k.a. Lily Lion was there with her camera, recording students reading their work in the […]

在上海的好朋友: Reflecting on the NYU Shanghai experience… one year later

June 18th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Features

在上海的好朋友: Reflecting on the NYU Shanghai experience... one year later

A year after studying abroad at NYU Shanghai, Bram Schumer and Lucy Wang look back at their time in Shanghai, offering tips and advice for newcomers

zaiShanghai video: Zachary Mexico's China Underground

May 18th, 2009  |  by  |  published in Arts & Culture, zS Blogs

"I really didn't want to go do that 'white dude in China' book, you know?" Justin Fung's cuts from Zachary Mexico's visit to David Perry's creative writing class include quick takes on the author's experiences with Beijing club kids "who look like they just stepped out an NYU dorm," avoiding cliches in writing about China, and his documentary method.

zaiShanghaiku — The Art of the Six-Word Autobiography

October 20th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Creative takes

Sum yourself up in six words? Not an easy task, but fun!

That's what students taking the new NYU Shanghai creative writing course "Shanghai Lost & Found" discovered when they met for the first time.…

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