Asian language courses preferred by students globally as K-pop culture steers interest away from ‘dead white men’

//Asian language courses preferred by students globally as K-pop culture steers interest away from ‘dead white men’

Asian language courses preferred by students globally as K-pop culture steers interest away from ‘dead white men’

Yumeng Zhuang fell in love with physics and philosophy as a high school student in China. That passion led her to Albert Einstein and Immanuel Kant – and then to a desire to study German so she could read their works as originally written. But her parents weren’t thrilled, pushing her to perfect her English instead.“They said German is not a useful language because not many people speak it,” says Zhuang, a physics major at the University of California at Los Angeles. “So I started studying it…

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