VineOnline is a blog dedicated to reporting the latest news and events from ChinaVine team members
  • On Transmedia Communications between the United States and China November 7, 2011
    A dilemma the ChinaVine project faces involves effectively communicating digital transmedia storytelling across international regions. In the particular instance of communication between China and the United States, uploading videos to Vimeo is not the best solution because Chinese learners can not always access the content. The reason for limitated access t […]
  • Vine Online November 7, 2011
    Vine Online is a branch of ChinaVine dedicated to reporting the latest news and events from ChinaVine team members. While the new iteration of ChinaVine.org is nearing its final stages of testing, keep an eye on Vine Online for the latest ChinaVine updates.  […]
  • Digital Bridges to Connect Continents November 7, 2011
      This post originally appeared at VineOnline by Jonathan Lederman on May 5th, 2011.  Bright, glowing digital displays illuminate the millions of eyes across the world everyday. These are the eyes of the next generation – a generation which will see unprecedented ease and immediacy of communication. In this case, they are viewing interconnected networks for […]

Featured Artist: Li Hongyun

Like a vine itself, our various social media outlets have allowed ChinaVine to extend and grow in many winding ways across the globe. ChinaVine member Nan Yang has been working diligently to build our presence among the Chinese social media networks, each week continuing to cultivate and expand upon our fan base in China. Recently, [...]

Student Research Spotlight: Mary-Kate Murphy

Mary-Kate Murphy

Chinese cuisine, calligraphy, mask changing performances, and tea ceremonies; these are just some characteristics of Chinese culture that have been captured by University of Central Florida student, Mary-Kate Murphy, during her first year working on the ChinaVine project.  Mary-Kate, a ChinaVine contributor, is an interdisciplinary student at the University of Central Florida [...]

Featured Artist: Mr. Her Xue-Sheng

Mr. Her (Photo Credit – Laurie Hicks, University of Maine )

For those desiring to experience an international haven of experimental artistic creations, Song Zhuang is the village to explore. The second week of this summer’s ChinaVine Field School will take place in Song Zhuang, where students will have the opportunity to work and [...]

ChinaVine’s Project Manager Reflects

“How long till we get there?”

“Just one more hour,” was always the guide’s response.

But just one more hour on a bus traveling on bumpy roads through winding hills turned into six more hours, and when the ChinaVine team arrived at the Jiuzhou Village in Guizhou Province the team was late, [...]


ChinaVine member Nan Yang at the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

The most surprising thing for ChinaVine member Nan Yang was just how much she learned about her native China. A city girl, from the Chaoyang District of Beijing, Yang is currently leading ChinaVine’s efforts to create a presence on China’s three [...]

Student Research Spotlight

Changsha Folk Opera

A group of opera performers assembled in a small square in Changsha. The troupe entertains a gathering crowd of onlookers. The performers—mostly nonprofessional, but some from the China Conservatory of Music—are Beijing opera enthusiasts who enjoy bringing their skill, knowledge, and love for opera to the Chinese people. For those lucky [...]