Resources

General Articles and Resources for Asian Liberal Arts

Chronicle of Higher Education Article on Asian Liberal Arts –  http://chronicle.com/article/Bucking-Cultural-Norms-Asia/130667/

Association of East Asian Research Universities – http://www.aearu.org/members.html

China

“China’s Liberal Arts Colleges Going Against the Mainstream” – http://www.ministryoftofu.com/2013/10/chinas-liberal-arts-colleges-going-against-the-mainstream/ 

Wellesley / Beijing University Partnership for liberal arts – http://www.wellesley.edu/sites/default/files/assets/dailyshot/wpku_faq_0610.pdf

“A Toast to Liberal Arts – East and West” by Catherine Hill – http://vq.vassar.edu/issues/2012/02/presidents-page/a-toast-to-liberal-arts-east-and-west.html

T. C. Sargent, “Revolutionizing Ritual Interaction in the Classroom,” Modern China 35, no. 6 (2009): 632–661; http://repository.upenn.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1014&context=gansu_papers

M. C. Nussbaum, “Democracy, Education, and the Liberal Arts: Two Asian Models,” UC Davis L. Rev. 44 (2010): 735.[1] M. Hvistendahl, http://lawreview.law.ucdavis.edu/issues/44/3/Keynote%20Address/Nussbaum.pdf

“Less Politics, More Poetry: China’s Colleges Eye the Liberal Arts,” Chronicle of Higher Education 56 (2010), http://viet-studies.info/Chinese_LessPolitics_CHE.pdf.

Huffington Post Article on Xing Wei College http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/05/china-education_n_1651866.html 

Blog Article on Sun-Yat Sen University and its new Bo Ya College – http://www.tealeafnation.com/2012/07/can-liberal-arts-education-take-hold-in-china/

Liberal Arts and China’s Christian Colleges – A Case Study with the University of Nanjing – http://www.colgate.edu/docs/d_offices-and-services_accountingandcontrol/taiwangshu.pdf

Hong Kong

Plan for Hong Kong Higher Education – http://wenr.wes.org/2011/02/wenr-januaryfebruary-practical-information/

India

British Council Report – “Understanding India” – http://www.britishcouncil.org/education/ihe/knowledge-centre/national-policies/report-understanding-india

Pawan Agarwal, “Higher Education in India – The Need for Change” – http://www.icrier.org/pdf/ICRIER_WP180__Higher_Education_in_India_.pdf

Korea

News Article about SNU Liberal Arts College – http://www.useoul.edu/snunews?bm=v&bbsidx=71735&page=42

Chronicle Article on SNU Conference on Liberal Arts Education – http://chronicle.com/blogs/worldwise/in-asia-future-appears-bright-for-liberal-arts-education/30840

Malaysia

“Smith college helps launch liberal arts college in Malaysia” – http://chronicle.com/article/Liberal-Arts-Education-Has/132327

NY Times Article on Asian Women Leadership University –http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/26/world/asia/leadership-university-rises-for-asian-women.html

Taiwan

“Reviving the Concept of Residential College in Taiwan: An Introductory Study” –http://www.ipedr.com/vol64/003-ICHHS2013-W00011.pdf

Thailand

Prospectus on Liberal Arts at Mahidol University – http://www.muic.mahidol.ac.th/eng/wp-content/downloads/prospectus_2013.pdf

Compilation of some of the MOUs in education and a case study of Thai liberal arts – http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED524887.pdf

“College of Liberal Arts Forges Ties with Thai Universities,” De La Salle University, 12 December 2012, http://iblog.lasalle.ph/2012/12/college-of-liberal-arts-forges-ties-with-thai-universities.

 

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