Asian Languages and Cultures

College of Letters & Science

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

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The Center for East Asian Studies (a federally-funded Title VI National Resource Center), the ...

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 ...

On Sunday, October 14, 2018 Professor Rania Huntington was featured on Wisconsin Public Radio's University of the Air program, "Ink and Tears: Five Centuries of a Famous Chinese Family," with Emily Auerbach. Listen to this wonderful...