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Mid-Autumn Festival Activity for Foreign Teachers at Shanghai University

Updated 2020-10-05


The Mid-Autumn Festival for this year is Oct.1. The International Department of Shanghai University organized a trip for foreign teachers. Foreign affairs secretaries of the International Department also participated in this event.

Foreign teachers came to Shanghai University Museum. Niu Mengshen led everyone to visit Qian Weichang Memorial Hall and Shanghai Culture Museum. The exhibits of the Shanghai Culture Museum let foreign teachers feel the charm of Shanghai’s rapid development.

With full of joy, everyone came to Lehu Restaurant. Lai Huijie, deputy director of the International Cooperation Office, delivered a welcome speech. She said due to the COVID epidemic, everyone has maintained contact online. During this epidemic, we encouraged each other and worked together through the hard times. The new semester starts on September 13th. Everything is back to normal in an orderly manner. The family of foreign teachers at Shanghai University need to celebrate the festival together. Later, Liu Kunkun, director of foreign expert affairs, explain what Mid-Autumn Festival is. Then teachers made mooncakes together. Marc, the French dean of the China-Europe Institute of Engineering and Technology, said: It’s quite amazing to make my own mooncake! I am now an excellent Chinese pastry chef!

国际部组织外籍教师校园参访暨中秋文化交流活动

为喜迎中秋,共庆华诞,增强对中华文化与学校发展的了解与体验,9月28日下午,国际部组织我校外籍教师开展校园参访暨中秋文化交流活动,在校外籍教师、外事秘书与国际部外国专家服务人员参加了本次活动。

溯园集合后,大家开启了校园之旅。校团委品读上大园的学生们用英文为外籍教师讲解了溯园的概况,带领观摩浮雕的同时,讲述了老上大的故事与教书育人的历史传承。文学院历史系美国籍XIA Yun老师结合自己的学术研究,详细为大家讲述了五卅运动的历史,感受老上大的精神力量。

离开溯源,来到上海大学博物馆,牛梦沉老师带领大家参观了钱伟长纪念馆与海派文化博物馆,一起了解了老校长的教育思想、感受他为国为民的奉献精神与自强不息的爱国主义情怀。海派文化博物馆里正举行“江南望族与海派旗袍”的特展,一件件彰显海派文化、见证历史变革的展品,让外籍教师们大饱眼福,听着旗袍变迁的故事,感受了上海发展的魅力。

带着满满的正能量,大家来到了乐乎餐厅。国际合作处副处长来慧洁致欢迎辞,她表示,经历过2020年初的疫情,虽然大家一直没有见面,但是保持了更密切的线上联络,这个过程中,大家一起加油鼓励,共同分享信息,及时解决困难,彼此之间更加熟悉更加亲密了。9月13日学校正式开学,一切有序恢复正常,终于又与大家相聚。国庆中秋将至,我们上海大学外籍教师这个大家庭共迎佳节,一起体验传统的中国文化。随后,外国专家事务主管刘坤坤带大家了解了中秋节,感受了宋词《水调歌头◆明月几时有》,学习了“明月几时有,千里共婵娟”的祝福。接着,在乐乎大厨的指导下,大家做起了月饼。精致的馅料,平滑的面团,细长的擀面杖,组合在一起,色香俱佳、鲜香美味的月饼居然就跃然出现在自己的手中。中欧工程技术学院的法方院长Marc直呼:太神奇了!太完美了!我是个优秀的点心师!品尝了自己的手作,大家觉得这次的月饼格外香甜!

(Credit: 上海大学 Shanghai University)

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