Course Websites . Germanistik . Literary Theory . Shakespeare . Renaissance Studies .
Writing Guides . Prizes & Competitions . Film Studies . Performance Studies . Postcolonial Studies .
Chinese Studies .
East Asian Studies . Academic Careers . Libraries Around the World

Professional Organizations . Technology for the Classroom . Multilingual Computing . Web Developers

Germanistik, internet resources for Germanists

Directory of Internet Resources for Students of German, Goethe-Institut New York

The New English-German Dictionary, Technische Universität Dresden

German Literature Research Guide, Yale University Library

Project Gutenberg, Free Electronic Books and Full Texts of World Literature

Bibliotheca Augustana

Deutsche Welle

Literary Theory

Illuminations: The Critical Theory Website

The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism Online

Introductory Guide to Literary and Critical Theory, Purdue University

Research Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism, University of Toronto

Internet Resources of Literary Criticism, American Library Association

Introduction to Modern Literary Theory, Dr. Kristi Siegel, Mount Mary College

A Literary Lexicon by D. Simpson, DePaul University

Voice of the Shuttle

Shakespeare Studies ( Go to Global Shakespeares)

Teaching in a Digital World by Alex Huang

MIT Global Shakespeares

Open Source Shakespeare, an Experiment in Literary Technology

Penn State Committee for Early Modern Studies

Shakespeare in Washington (January - June 2007)

Shakespeare Explorer by the Kennedy Center (Washington D.C.)

The Supreme Court Hears the Trial of Hamlet (Mar 15, 2007), part of Shakespeare in Washington

The Folger Institute

Shakespeare Searched, Folger Shakespeare Library

Furness Shakespeare Library Online, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library, University of Pennsylvania

Shakespeare in Quarto, British Library (view and compare 93 copies of the 21 plays)

Internet Shakespeare Editions

Royal Shakespeare Company's Online Play Guides

Royal Shakespeare Company

List of Shakespeare Associations across the globe

MIT Shakespeare Project (Complete Works of Shakespeare online)

Shakespeare Performance in Asia (MIT)

Hamlet on the Ramparts

List of Sites on Shakespeare and the Renaissance (Internet Shakespeare Editions)

Shakespeare Eccentricity in Film and Media, Richard Burt

Shakespeare's Staging (UC Berkeley)

The World Shakespeare Bibliography (WSB)

SHAKSPER: Global Electronic Shakespeare Conference

Illustrated Shakespeare Collection (University of Wisconsin Digital Collections)

Charles and Mary Lamb, Tales from Shakespeare

Links to Global Shakespearean Adaptations (Alex Huang)

Hamlet Sommer, Kronborg Castle, Denmark

Shakespeare Around the Globe (Internet Shakespeare Editions, Michael Best)

Shakespeare Gateways (Internet Shakespeare Editions, Michael Best)

Société Française Shakespeare

Asian Shakespeares Visuals Database (Alex Huang)

Renaissance Studies

Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text & Image (SCETI), University of Pennsylvania Library

The English Renaissance in Context (ERIC) Multimedia Tutorials, University of Pennsylvania

English Handwriting 1500-1700: An Online Course, part of the COPIA, University of Cambridge

Early Manuscripts at Oxford University

Henslowe-Alleyn Digitisation Project

Early English Books Online (EEBO)

English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC), British Library (1473 - 1800)

The Early Modern Drama Database

Early Modern Literary Studies Electronic Texts. Links to select electronic texts of fifteenth, sixteenth, and seventeenth century materials.

Early Modern Literary Studies

Lexicons of Early Modern English


Writing Guides

Advice on Conducting Research on the Web

Prof. Huang's Writing Guide for Students

How to Do a Close Reading, Prof. Sophia McClennen, Penn State University

Center for Excellence in Writing for Penn State Undergraduates

Penn State Graduate Writing Center

Guide to Writing About Film, George Mason University

Guide to Writing a Film Studies Paper, Carleton University

A Guide for Writing a Research Paper Based on MLA-Documentation Style, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Common Errors in English by Prof. Paul Brians, Washington State University

Film Studies

Prof. Huang's Fim Studies Links

Yale Film Analysis Website

Contemporary Film Theory in China by Hu Ke, Director of the Film Theory Department of the China Film Art Research Centre, also known as the China Film Archive

Kungfu Cinema, a Seattle-based film website featuring interviews with artists and reviews of new and classic martial arts-related movies from around the world.

Pan-Asia Film Review Archive, Ross Chen

Chinese Cinema by Shaoyi Sun

Chinese Cinema by Shelly Kraicer


Performance Studies

Bibliography of Performing Arts In The East (in western languages)

Asian Performance Clips - Streaming Video Library - Association of Asian Performance

Shakespeare in Asia, videos, stills, and more

GloPAD, Global Performing Arts Database based at Cornell University

International Federation for Theatre Research

American Society for Theatre Research


Chinese Studies

China and Europe, 1500-2000 (Asia for Educators)

Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, edited by Kirk Denton

A Guide to China Studies edited by Hanno Lecher

Chinese Studies WWW Virtual Library, the University of Melbourne East Asian Collection

Transnational China Project, Baker Institute, Rice University

Issues in Contemporary Chinese Literature, Informal Roundtable Discussion by Three Authors: Wang Meng, Liu Sola, Zha Jianying at Baker Institute, Rice University, March 10, 1998

Full Texts of Chinese Literary Works in English Translation (Beijing Foreign Language Press)

Image Archives: Advertising Culture in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, & Singapore, Rice University

Taiwan Multimedia Gallery by the Taiwan Government Information Office

A Chinese Text Sampler, Prof. David Porter, University of Michigan

Digital Archive of Chinese Studies, Leiden University

Bibliography of Modern Chinese Literature and Film, by Kirk Denton

Selected Stories by Lu Xun

Modern Chinese Literature Links, International Institute for Asian Studies

Postcolonial Studies - Taiwan Studies

University of California Santa Barbara Center for Taiwan Studies

Forum for the Study of World Literatures in Chinese, UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center

Taiwan Literature Studies Database, UCSB

Taiwan Literature: English Translation Series

Electronic Theater Intermix in Taiwan

Cultural Studies Association, Taiwan

Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica

Taiwan Research Fund

Taiwanese Collegian

Taiwan Women Web

Radio Taiwan International

National Tsing-Hua University Graduate Institute of Taiwanese Literature

National Tsing-Hua University Center for Asia-Pacific / Cultural Studies

East Asian Studies

Annotated Directories of Internet Resources for East Asian Languages & Cultures by Robert Eng, University of Redland

Agenda Asia

List of Asian Studies journals

Asian Cultural Council

Asia Society

Initiative of the East Asian Curriculum Project and the Project of Asia in the Core Curriculum by Columbia University

Freeman-Asia Awards

Penn State East Asian Studies


Academic Careers

9 Interviews, mock job interviews demonstrating some common mistakes in comedic manners

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Careers

Inside Higher Ed

Penn State Career Services

Guide to the Academic Job Search Process, University of Chicago

Job Interviewing Hand-out and Sample Interview Questions (University of Pennsylvania)

MLA Job Information List

ADE Job Information List

ADFL Job Information List

AAS Employment Opportunities

Prizes & Competitions

Norton Scholar’s Prize, for an outstanding undergraduate essay on a literary topic.

Franklin R. Buchanan Prize - Committee on Teaching About Asia of the Association of Asian Studies

Sir George Staunton Prize - The Royal Asiatic Society

Marleigh Grayer Ryan College Student Writing Prize - New York Conference on Asian Studies

Libraries Around the World

La Bibliothèque nationale de France

The Folger Shakespeare Library

Shakespeare Institute Library, Stratford-upon-Avon

Shakespeare Centre Library, Stratford-upon-Avon (includes the RSC Archive)

Shakespeare-Forschungsbibliothek München

Goethe-Schiller-Archiv Weimar

Early Manuscripts at Oxford University

The British Library

British Library Online Gallery

Newberry Library

Huntington Library

Die Deutsche Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main

Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana

European Library - Search European National Libraries

Harvard-Yenching Library

Houghton Library, Harvard (including the Harvard Theatre Collection)

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale

Australian National University Asian Studies Virtual Library

Library of the Institute of Oriental Culture, University of Tokyo

Tsubochi Memorial Theatre Museum, Waseda University

Chinese University of Hong Kong Library

Shanghai Library

National Central Library, Taiwan

National Library of China, Beijing

National Palace Museum, Taiwan

Electronic Theses and Dissertations System, Taiwan

Electronic Resources and Databases, National Library of China

China Academic Journals Online

Index to Chinese Periodical Literature, National Central Library of Taiwan

Taiwan Humanities Citation Index (THCI)

Litterature audio (free audio books in French)

Pedagogical Resources

Academic Calendar

Information for Instructors, syllabi, diversity info, course documents

Course Schedule

SRTE online

POCI: Proficiency-oriented Chinese Instruction

Professional Organizations

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Shakespeare Association of America (SAA)

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)

Association of Asian Studies (AAS)

Association of Asian Performance (AAP)

Renaissance Society of America (RSA)

Society for Renaissance Studies, UK

International Shakespeare Association (ISA)

American Association for Chinese Studies

La Société Française de Littérature Générale et Comparée (Sflgc)

European Association of Chinese Studies (EACS)

Association of Theater in Higher Education (ATHE)

American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR)

Deutsche Shakespeare-Gesellschaft

International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR)

Performance Studies international (PSi)

Association of Chinese and Comparative Literature (ACCL)

The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS)

International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS)

American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

American Association of Teachers of German (AATG)

Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO)

Chinese Language Teachers Association (CLTA)

Association Française des Professeurs de Chinois

Associazione Italia-Cina

British Chinese Language Teaching Seminar

Cultural Studies Association (Taiwan)

English and American Literature Association (Taiwan)

Comparative Literature Association of the R.O.C. (CLAROC)

Technology for the Classroom

(Technology) Classroom Service, Registrar, Penn State University

Course Reserve Services (e-Reserve, Media Reserve, and more), Penn Sate University

PSU Faculty Multimedia Center

Media Tech (Video conversion, Michael James Schomer; 105 Thomas Building; 863-8144 or 863 4390; 1-814-865-5400 for general A/V equipment reservation; 1-814-865-2788 Chris Opall in 252 Willard for equipment reservation for classes in Willard) See also Media Tech Directory.

Help for ANGEL Course Management System, Penn State University

Multilingual Computing

Multilingual Computing(including directions on configuring your computer to handle Chinese)

Resource Pages for Chinese Software and Computing, Yale University

Help for Using the Chinese Language on Macintosh Computers, Yale University

Chinese Computing (PC & Mac) by Wai-Yin Kwan

Simplified & Traditional Chinese on PC & Mac, PSU Center for Teaching & Learning with Technology

Web Developers

Web Style Guide, Penn State University

Web FAQ, Information Technology Services, Penn State University

Resources for Penn State Web Developers