The Richard U. Light Fellowship at Yale University

Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Language Study in East Asia

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  • Before meeting with a Light Fellowship staff member, please prepare to talk about:
    1. Your academic and career goals.
    2. How language study leads you toward them.
    3. Which Light-approved program(s) you prefer, after reading Program Reports on the Bulletin Board.
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Meeting with the Alan Baubonis, the Light Fellowship Assistant Director

Alan BaubonisAlan strives to engage with students, and to share their enthusiasm about going to study language and enrich themselves through cultural immersion abroad.

After studying Anthropology and Chinese at Boston University, Alan moved to Qingdao, China. He spent two years there studying Chinese and practicing/researching martial arts. From 2007 to 2010, he worked in the Council on East Asian Studies at Yale, running China-related event programming and serving as Graduate Registrar.

Note: Appointments are not a required part of the application process; however, applicants wishing to make an appointment must first attend an information session.

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Last updated August 16, 2011.

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