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2 years ago
The Japanese novel by Haruki Murakami, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and his Years of Pilgrimage, debuted at #1 on the New York Times hardcover fiction list and remained there in its second week. The original novel sold over 1 million copies in... Read More
2 years ago
We are proud to announce that Chloe Love is the recipient of this year's Hucker Founders Award for excellence in Chinese Studies. Chloe transferred to the University of Arizona at the beginning of her sophomore year from a small, private... Read More
2 years ago
Congratulations to Darryl Hutchinson on being awarded the 2014 Blair Prize in Japanese Studies. Darryl graduated summa cum laude with honors, majoring in East Asian Studies with a focus in Japanese Culture and a minor in Astronomy. Darryl... Read More
2 years ago
Dr. Jiang Wu recently received a private donation of $50,000 to establish the Su Wukang Research Fund for East Asian Civilization. The funding will be used to build the Research Lab for Spatial Analysis of Religion at the University of... Read More
2 years ago
Dr. Nathaniel Smith, Professor of Japanese Anthropology, has been selected as a participant in the third cohort of the "US-Japan Network for the Future" Program. According to a recent press release from the Japan Foundation Center for... Read More
2 years ago
The "Chinese Bridge" speech contest, organized by the Chinese consulate in Los Angeles, and hosted by the Confucius Institute at the UA, took place on April 26th on the UA campus. Contestants in this year’s competition were college and... Read More
2 years ago
The 12th Annual Tucson Japanese Speech Contest was held at Pima Community College Northwest Campus on April 26st.  Nineteen students from East Asian Studies Japanese Language Program competed with seven other students from Pima Community... Read More
2 years ago
Dr. Jiang Wu was recently invited to UC Berkeley to attend a forum featuring the abbot of Shaolin Temple Shi Yongxin from China and served as his translator during the discussion. Entitled “Gongfu and Meditation in Buddhist Practice: A... Read More
3 years ago
Dr. Jiang Wu recently received the Provost’s Author Support Fund ($1,100) from the Provost’s Office of the University of Arizona to help to defray the cost of indexing his new book forthcoming from Oxford University Press. This book,... Read More
3 years ago
Dr. Pinnington has come out with another volume of Monumenta Nipponica, The Early HIstory of the Noh Play!

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