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 …

2018-19 ALC Newsletter

We are proud to share our 2018-2019 ALC Department Newsletter – January 2019. Please make requests to rweiss@wisc.edu for a Newsletter to be mailed to your current address.

Workshop for K-16 instructors of East Asian Languages

The Center for East Asian Studies (a federally-funded Title VI National Resource Center), the Korean Flagship Program, and the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are pleased to co-host a workshop for K-16 instructors of …

Congratulations to Hai Liu

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 …

Congratulations to Xiang Lyu

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 Asian …