Tag Archives: Earthquake

Remembering the Sichuan Earthquake


It was 2:28 in the afternoon when the 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck, it was felt as far away as Hanoi, but I didn’t notice it because I was running late to class. A few of the students who walked in … Continue reading

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1428 – The Aftermath of the Sichuan Earthquake


Du Haibin’s film “1428” captures a variety of scenes from post earthquake Beichuan in a way that I hadn’t seen before. Even though I was in China at that time, and remember checking the news hourly for days, there was … Continue reading

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Chinese Reactions to Japan’s Earthquake


I just wanted to quickly share the reactions of my Chinese co-workers to the earthquake in Japan. On Friday I spent the entire afternoon trying to learn more about the earthquake, but my co-workers seemed oblivious to it (they weren’t … Continue reading

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