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Wednesday, April 6, 2016
The University of Arizona’s Department of East Asian Studies had a strong presence at the the 2016 Association for Asian Studies annual conference in Seattle, WA, with no less than seven faculty members in attendance. David Pietz attended the annual meeting of the AAS Council of Conferences. This is the last year of his three-year term. Takashi Miura’s presentation was titled "The Gods Are... Read More
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Six graduate students who have been working with Professor Feng-hsi Liu have had their abstracts accepted at the 28th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-28), which is a major international conference on Chinese Linguistics. They are (back row, left to right) Min Chen, Professor Liu, Xiaowen Nie, Yi Wang, (front row) Yu Tian, Xin He and Jingjiing Xu. They will travel to... Read More
Friday, February 19, 2016
Hsuan-Ying Liu’s conference proposal titled "Ready for the coming era of teaching and learning Chinese? A case study of K-12 schools” has been shortlisted for the Taochung Yao Memorial Award (a.k.a. the Yao Award) this year. Hsuan-Ying is a doctoral candidate focusing on Chinese applied linguistics in the Department of East Asian Studies. The proposal is based on her dissertation research that ... Read More
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Dr. Jiang Wu was recently awarded about $25,000 by the Chiang Chingkuo Foundation to organize a conference on "The Formation of Regional Religious Systems in Greater China." This conference aims to provide a new perspective to the “old question” of regionalism and localism in Chinese history, thus initiating a renewed research program of historical GIS and spatial analysis for achieving a more... Read More
Thursday, January 21, 2016
This past December, M.A. student Christianne Ono travelled to Ikema Island in southern Okinawa to participate in Dr. Tsuyoshi Ono (University of Alberta) and Dr. Toshihide Nakayama’s (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies) Second Miyako Language Documentation Training Workshop. During the intensive week-long workshop, Christianne and the other participants learned about and utilized various... Read More

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