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10 months ago
Zhaoyuan Cui, a student in JPN 202, gave a speech entitled "夢を叶う道 (Road of Realizing Dream). He was in Category C at the 27th Annual Arizona Japanese Speech Contest on April 17th. The contest was hosted by the Arizona Association... Read More
11 months ago
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... Read More
1 year ago
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... Read More
1 year ago
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... Read More
1 year ago
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... Read More
1 year ago
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... Read More
1 year ago
The Department of East Asian Studies is proud to announce the publication of Spreading Buddha's Word in East Asia: The Formation and Transformation of the Chinese Buddhist Canon, edited by our own Professor Jiang Wu in conjunction with... Read More
1 year ago
Liming Wang’s Biosketch Liming was born and raised in a small village in northern China. Her fraternal grandfather was an intellectual but was persecuted and “sent down” during the Cultural Revolution. He had to relocate to a village from... Read More
1 year ago
Mark Metcalf, an alumni of East Asian Studies, received his Masters of Art in EAS in 2001. His MA thesis, entitled Warring States Political Rhetoric and the Zhangguo Ce Persuasions, was directed by Dr. Anna Shields. Mark later received an... Read More
1 year ago
The Chinese language program participated in the Fourth Chinese Language and Culture Proficiency Competition at the Tucson Chinese Culture Center, September 26, 2015. The event was hosted by the Confucius Institute of the University of... Read More

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