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1 month ago
A new wide-ranging grant in Japanese Studies will fund faculty, graduate and undergraduate scholarships, research materials and more, a significant step toward the goal of being one of the country’s top programs.   The grant, about $250,000 over...
Michelle Yang
3 months ago
University of Arizona Alumna Michelle Yang, focuses on Asian American identity, feminism, and mental health. Her writings have been published by InStyle, Reader’s Digest, Parents, HuffPost, and more. Read her recent article “Why 'Over the Moon' is...
3 months ago
Experts from the Department of East Asian Studies will hold a series of virtual talks this fall centered on tensions between the United States and China and ongoing discrimination against Asian Americans within the U.S.   “Pandemic Blues & Blame...
8 months ago
Congratulations to the College of Humanities’ Outstanding Senior for Spring 2020, Grace Faerber!  Faerber is graduating with a double major in East Asian Studies, Chinese language emphasis, and Global Studies, with a pre-law minor. She has been...
8 months ago
Maggie Camp and Robert Stephan have been selected as the College of Humanities 2020 faculty award winners.   Camp, Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies, is the Distinguished Undergraduate Advising/Mentoring Award recipient. Camp was also the...
8 months ago
Two professors in the East Asian Studies Department have been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research.   Wenhao Diao is promoted from Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies to tenured Associate Professor of...
8 months ago
With grant funding from the Academy of Korean Studies, Sunyoung Yang is developing the University of Arizona’s Korean Studies program, focusing the curriculum on hands-on projects to attract and excite students.    Yang, an assistant professor hired...
9 months ago
Grace Faerber, graduating with a double major in East Asian Studies and Global Studies, has been awarded the prestigious Boren Fellowship to fund her graduate study in China.   Faerber, the College of Humanities Outstanding Senior recipient for...
10 months ago
Dear College of Humanities Students, Despite the ever-changing challenges posed by the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), the College of Humanities remains focused on two priorities for students: your health and your academic progress toward...
11 months ago
A New History of Medieval Japanese Theater, by Dr. Noel John Pinnington, was highlighted by Springer Nature, among a selection of the most popular articles and book chapters in 2019. From the Author:    “This book traces the history of noh and...
1 year ago
    Albert Welter, Head of the Department of East Asian Studies and a core faculty of the Center for Buddhist Studies, was invited as the representative of the US scholars in the Buddhist studies to attend the 2019 China-US-Canada Buddhist Forum,...

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