Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Harvard hoax that China fell for

http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1094735/harvard-hoax-china-fell By Alex Lo, Dec 6,2012 South China Morning Post   In contemporary mainland folklore, there is a mythical place that guarantees academic excellence, lifelong success and everlasting respect and prestige. Its name is Harvard. This great American institution of … Continue reading

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Widespread Rumors Claim Harvard Students Are Super Studious

Widespread Rumors Claim Harvard Students Are Super Studious The Harvard Crimson  Dec 3, 2012 http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2012/12/3/Library-Walls-Allocutions-China/ According to an op-ed penned by University Professor Robert C. Darnton ’60, director of the Harvard University Library, there is a widespread belief in China that the walls … Continue reading

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A generation of Chinese students draws inspiration from a hoax about Harvard.

A generation of Chinese students draws inspiration from a hoax about Harvard. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324735104578116960217427102.html “’Enjoy the Unavoidable Suffering’; A generation of Chinese students draws inspiration from a hoax about Harvard.” By Robert Darnton. Wall Street Journal. November 15, 2012. Now that … Continue reading

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