Dajia Mazu Temple, Raphael Guillet, Flickr, 2008

Chinese Studies

Newsletter / Journals

Early Medieval ChinaEarly Medieval China
Journal looks at the period roughly between the Han and Tang eras.

Academic Learning Compact

View Academic Learning Compact


Undergraduate Advisor

Richard Wang
Associate Professor of Chinese
359 Pugh Hall


About Chinese

News / Announcements
Exit Requirements for Chinese Majors

Beginning fall 2011, all Chinese majors must take an exit exam and submit a self-selected paper before being certified to graduate.

Registration deadline for the exit exam is November 2, 2015 at 4:00pm for both fall 2015 and spring 2016 semester exam dates:

Fall 2015 Exam Date: Thursday, November 12, 2015. Time: 3:30-5:30pm

Spring 2016 Exam Date: Thursday, March 31, 2016. Time: 3:30-5:30pm

If you have any questions about the self-selected paper, please e-mail Cynthia Chennault at cchenna@ufl.edu.

For questions about the STAMP exit exam please e-mail Elinore Fresh at efresh@ufl.edu.

Chinese Placement Test

Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Chinese language courses require a placement test administered by the department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Testing dates will be: Tuesday, August 25,2015 or Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 2:00 - 4:00pm in 1317 Turlington Hall-Learning Lab.

Chen Xiangmei Scholarship and Chinese Government Scholarship 2013

For both scholarships, please contact EAC scholarship advisor: Dr. Ying Xiao for details at yx241@ufl.edu.

Application deadline is March 11, 2013 at 4:00PM.

For further information, click on fowolling links:

Calligraphy Display at Shanghai

This summer four of Ruth Sheng's students' work from her calligraphy class of 08 were selected and exhibited in an International Faculty-Student calligraphy Exhibtion at the Confucius Temple in Shanghai. The exhibition includes total 100 pieces of calligraphy and painting. It was sponsored by the Association of Chinese Calligraphy and Art in Shanghai in collaboration with Confucius Classroom in Denver, Colorado. Currently those four students calligraphy pieces are on loan showing in the Calligraphy Exhibition at Colorado College.

UF student Brian Borse won first place in a Chinese speech competition in Taiwan

Brian Brose, a former Chinese major from UF is currently studying Chinese language in Mandarin Center, National Taiwan Normal University. He recently won the first place out of 70 contestants in "The 36th Foreign Students' Chinese Speech Competition" sponsored by the National Dr. Sun Yet-sen Memorial Hall. He plans to pursue a graduate degree in Chinese Literature in Taiwan.

Chinese track of East Asian Language Literatures (EAC)
Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Primary Navigation


Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

301 Pugh Hall
PO Box 115565
Gainesville FL 32611-5565
Phone: 352.392.2422
Fax: 352.392.1443

Related Sites

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Department of Linguistics

Business International Studies