Biking in Tibet, Nepal topic of program

Cecilia Tang, visiting professor of Chinese language at Linfield College, will present “Biking on the Rooftop of the World” Monday, April 9, at 3 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield.

Tang will share her adventures during the summer of 2011 biking through Tibet and Nepal. She will discuss bike travel in Tibet, great bike routes in China and how to prepare for a two-week bike trip.

Tang has taught Chinese language and culture classes at Linfield since August, 2010 and will continue to teach here through the next academic year. She previously taught at colleges in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and China. She has bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Beijing Language and Culture University.

The program is free and open to the public and sponsored by the International Programs Office. For more information, contact Michele Tomseth, 503-883-2324, or email