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  • Professor Hongming Zhang, retires after 26 years

    After distinguished service of more than 26 years at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Professor Hongming Zhang will retire from ALC in January, 2022. Prof. Zhang will assume a new position at the Macau University of Sciences …

  • ALC adds Śrī Anantnāth Chair dedicated to the study of Jainism

    The University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Asian Languages and Cultures is pleased to announce the establishment of a new endowed chair dedicated to the study of Jainism, a religion started in India and now practiced …

  • Statement on Anti-Asian Violence

    Supporting Asians and Asian Americans during this Time of Increased Bias A Statement from ALC Leadership Last week’s tragic shootings in Atlanta that led to the killing of eight people, including six Asian women, have …

  • Professor Cerulli’s forthcoming book selected by NEH for its Fellowships Open Book Awards program

    Professor Anthony Cerulli’s forthcoming book with the University of California Press was selected by the NEH for its Fellowships Open Book Awards program. His book, The Practice of Texts: Education and Healing in South India will …

  • Jeremy Manheim awarded a Fulbright-Hays Grant

    Jeremy Manheim (ALC, Ph.D. student) was recently awarded a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Grant. He will spend seven-months at the Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies in Sarnath (UP) studying the Sanskrit and …

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