Friday, February 27, 2009

Video tour of Zhangye

This is a video I recently put together from some of the footage of Zhangye I shot on my camera while living there. It highlights some of familiar places and people we saw in our daily routine, as well as a few of the odd and unexpected sights that were such a part of walking the streets of small town China. I made the video as part of a China presentation Nissa and I put on in her hometown's local library, which was surprisingly fun and well-received. It's seven months now since we left the country but China, and Zhangye in particular, continues to have quite a strong presence in our thoughts.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Fast Food in China Article

A couple of months ago I was interviewed via e-mail for US-China Today, a student-run publication of the University of Southern California's U.S.-China Institute. The writer had stumbled upon my post about Pizza Hut in China. I just received word that the article is finished and on the website, and I have a small quote in the article (below the photo of Pizza Hut):