Xi Shua Shua

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This video was a favorite song for the Davidson students on the Journey to China trip in February 2006 to Xinyu, Jiangxi – the song, “Xi Shua Shua” by the Flower Band was very popular at the time.

Journey to China 2006

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March 4-5: Jinggang Mountain

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The service-learning trip to Xinyu wrapped up with some sightseeing — an overnight trip to Jinggang Mountain.

A long day in Xinyu

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2 March 2006 The China team had one more day of teaching, but it was a day that Xinyu College chose to celebrate our coming to their campus.

One more night of local fame

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After a long night of karaoke, we started up bright and early again with the students teaching English classes here in the foreign languages department.

Karaoke and the Art of Tea

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Written by Joe Dennis. It was a colorful night in the Xinyu City teahouse. Dreamsicle tea mistresses in white silk skirts and orange fluff tops poured jade-colored tea from purple clay pots as rainbow disco lights reflected off their glossy black hair.

First Day Teaching!

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On a cold and rainy day in Xinyu, the students started their service work early with an 8:00 lecture. They first attended a class with limited participation in the morning, and then listened to a lecture on the origin of Chinese characters.

Davidson and Mao

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A bit of a recap, since we did so much in our one full day in Shanghai. While the team went to visit the old Chinese city part of Shanghai, I bought the airplane tickets to Nanchang and met my graduate school classmate Pan Tianshu who is teaching at Fudan University. Tianshu brought me up […]

Arrival in Xinyu Municipality, Jiangxi Province

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We had an early start to our day to make our flight to Jiangxi province, and arrived in Nanchang (the provincial capital) around 11:30 am.

DDR Addenda

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Written by Joe Dennis