Tienanmen Square, Beijing near Mao’s Tomb
Tienanmen Square, Beijing near Mao’s Tomb

During part of her sabbatical in Fall 2009, Assoc. Professor Joyce Polistena visited China along with a fellow member of the Columbia University TESOL Program. Pratt Institute has a growing number of students for whom English is a second language and she wanted to develop art history material for this population. In Shanghai they met with a colleague from the program who is teaching English full-time to Chinese students.