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ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES STUDENT CHRISTINE WELCH EMBRACES LIFE’S POSSIBILITIES

Christine Welch
Christine Welch

Christine Welch lives in a world of possibilities. Whether it is learning a fifth language, working toward a PhD in Asian languages and cultures, or opening a popular State Street eatery, nothing seems too far out of reach. Perhaps that’s why it should come as no surprise that she has also found success as a songwriter…in China.

The songs capturing the ears and hearts of Chinese fans aren’t simple translations of songs written in Welch’s native English. Rather she imagined and wrote them in Chinese so she could better incorporate ideas and images from Chinese poetry and philosophy. Read more.

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