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Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Hsuan-ying Liu, our most recent PhD awardee, has accepted a Chinese teaching position at the University of North Dakota. She will be responsible for the entire Chinese program at UND. Hsuan-ying completed her dissertation entitled Coming of Age Learning Mandarin: Chinese L2 learners’ investment during their transition from high school to university in the early summer of 2016. Her dissertation... Read More
Monday, August 1, 2016
Dr. David Pietz was recently awarded the 2016 Cecil B. Currey Book Award from the Association for Third World Studies (ATWS) for his book The Yellow River: The Problem of Water in Modern China. ATWS is the largest professional organization of its kind in the world, with a global membership and chapters in South Asia and Africa. Members include academics, practitioners in the area of Third World... Read More
Monday, May 23, 2016
Dr. Lewis Lancaster, a Professor Emeritus in the Department of East Asian Languages at the University of California, Berkeley, spoke at the EAS Buddhist Studies Lecture Series at the University of Arizona on April 6, 2016. His lecture, "Buddhist Studies: Past, Present, and Future" featured a talk on the origins of Buddhism and its significance throughout human history, followed by a question-and-... Read More
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Please join us in congratulating Amber Hunt, who is the recipient of the 2016 Blair Prize in Japanese Studies. Amber is graduating from the University of Arizona with a triple major in East Asian Studies, Political Science, and Linguistics, and a minor in Spanish. Amber has also served as one of our College of Humanities Ambassadors, representing our department and advocating for Humanities both... Read More
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Please join us in congratulating Brandon Barnett, the recipient of our 2016 Hucker Founders Award! Brandon became interested in East Asian Studies through his great-great grandmother, who identified as Japanese but lived in Mexico. Along with his family heritage, his enjoyment in his Chinese courses both in high school and college encouraged him to major in East Asian Studies, focusing on Chinese... Read More

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