Asian Languages and Cultures

College of Letters & Science

Van Hise Hall, home to the Asian Languages and Cultures department, overlooks Lake Mendota

Upcoming Events

  • 02/20/2019 - 12:00 PM
    Join fellow grad students, and Professor Naomi Geyer, for an informal chat over brown-bag lunch.
  • 02/25/2019 - 01:00 AM
    Join fellow grad students, and Professor Charo D'Etcheverry, for an informal chat over brown-bag lunch.
  • 03/1/2019 - 03:30 PM


We are proud to share our 2018-2019 ALC Department Newsletter - February 2019. Please make requests to for a Newsletter to be...

On December 10, 2018 Hai Liu (Ph.D., Chinese Linguistics) successfully defended her dissertation, "Tone Sandhis in Mandarin Chinese," (Professor Hongming Zhang, Advisor).Dr. Liu is currently a lecturer at University of Minnesota where she teaches...

On December 7, 2018 Xiang Lyu (Ph.D., Chinese Linguistics) successfully defended his dissertation, "Prosodic Phonology of the Ningbo Dialect,” (Professor Hongming Zhang, Advisor).Dr. Lyu is currently a lecturer of Chinese in the Department of East...

Scholar Adam L. Kern, University of Wisconsin-Madison, explores the influence of Japanese woodblock prints from the Edo period on contemporary manga artists. This lecture is presented as a complement to the exhibition ...


William H Nienhauser Jr
World Scientific
Tyrell Haberkorn
University of Wisconsin Press