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Aug 15 2016 | Posted In: Announcements, In the News, Students
Dear Majors and Minors int he Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures,  
May 25 2016 | Posted In: In the News
Chinese PhD Graduate Student, Jiajing Wang, and Prof. Li Liu was mentioned in the Washington Post on her recent publication in the Proceedings of the National Academcy of Sciences.
May 18 2016 | Posted In: Announcements, In the News, Students
Our department would like to congratulate the following students, who were elected to this year's Phi Beta Kappa: Zoe Merewether (East Asian Studies major, Economics minor) Patrick Austin (Philosophy major, Japanese minor; next year a Philosophy coterm) Omotoke Lawal (Economics major, Chinese...
May 17 2016 | Posted In: In the News
South Korean author Han Kang accepts the Man Booker International prize for fiction for her novel The Vegetarian, an unsettling story of a woman’s decision to stop eating meat and its devastating consequences. Han beat literary stars including elusive Italian author Elena Ferrante and Turkish Nobel...
May 12 2016 | Posted In: Announcements, Awards, In the News, Students
Congratulations to Keren He, recipient of the 2016-17 Mellon Fellowship! Keren He is a PhD candidate specializing in modern Chinese literature and culture. Her dissertation, "Power of Heart: Martyrdom and Transcendence," examines public self-destruction as a tripartite performance of spiritual...