Welcome Jamal Jones

Join us in welcoming our new Assistant Professor, Jamal Jones to UW-Madison! Here are some highlights from his L&S New Faculty Focus: Hometown: Camden, NJ Educational/professional background: I received by BA (2008) in Religious Studies …

Message from the Chair

Dear ALC Community: For most of us, the first classes for Fall 2020 are already behind us, and as we move forward with the semester in earnest, I would like to take this opportunity to …

Congratulations to Sandeep Kindo

On August 27th, 2019 Sandeep Kindo (Ph.D., Asian Languages & Cultures) successfully defended his dissertation: “Recognition, Identity, Justice: Oraon Custom in the Law Courts of Modern India,” (Professor Vinay Dharwadker, Advisor). Congratulations!

Congratulations to Lu Liu

On Tuesday, July 9th Lu Liu (Ph.D., Chinese Literature and Culture), successfully defended her dissertation, “Away/With the Pest: Hygienic Visuality and Narrations of the Interspecies Encounter in Modern China,” (Professors Nicole Huang and Steve Ridgely, …

Congratulations to Ivy Xue

On Monday, July 8th Yinyin “Ivy” Xue (Ph.D., Chinese Literature and Culture) defended her dissertation, “Science vs. Fiction: Transmedia Scientific Discourse and Popular Culture in China, 1950s-1980s,” (Professors Nicole Huang and Steve Ridgely, co-Advisor). Ivy …

Congratulations to Ian Atalla

On Friday, May 3rd, 2019 Ian Atalla (Ph.d., Asian Languages & Cultures) successfully defended his dissertation, “Messianic Modernism: Adunis’ Vision of Revolutionary Arab Poetics,” (Professor Vinay Dharwadker, Advisor). Congratulations!

Congratulations to Nkoyo Edoho-Eket

On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019, Nkoyo Edoho-Eket (Ph.D., Asian Languages & Cultures) successfully defended her dissertation, “Imaging the Goddess-woman: Shakti in Contemporary South Asian Visual Culture,” (Professor Vinay Dharwadker, Advisor). Currently she is an Independent …