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Love After Death: Chinese Ghost Marriage (Abstract)

For my final project, I chose to focus on the tradition of ghost marriage in China. This topic interested me not only because of the implications regarding gender, ancestry, and relationships in Chinese culture, but also because of the seemingly blurred distinction between the living and the dead. My project takes the form of a […]



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Feng Shui

Feng Shui          Feng Shui translates to wind and water, from Chinese to English. It is a faith, in China, about how to place buildings and furniture to best flow with the environment. Feng Shui is a geomancy, or “divination from configurations seen in a handful of earth thrown on the ground, […]



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Feng Shui

  For my final project, I chose to research feng shui, the ancient Chinese art of placement. My project is essentially a beginner’s guide to feng shui, breaking down some of the fundamental concepts of the belief and explaining them in a way that is clear and concise. Feng shui is a very broad topic […]



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