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 East Asian languages in Wisconsin and beyond
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 first and fourth year Chinese. She is also working on the design of a flipped class with the UWN Language Center and the National Foreign Language Resource Center.
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 Studies in Princeton University.
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 Painting the Floating World: Ukiyo-e Masterpieces from the Weston Collection, opening November 4.
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 interview.
The Grand Scribe's Records, Volume I
The Basic Annals of Pre-Han China
Edited by William H. Nienhauser, Jr.
Published October 1, 2018, Indiana University Press
Translated by Weiguo Cao, Zhi Chen, Scott Cook, Hongyu Huang, Bruce Knickerbocker, Wang Jing, Zhang Zhenjun and Zhao Hua
Professor Adam Kern was invited to present at the Cheltenham Liteature Festival on "The Haiku: Beauty and Brevity," on Monday, October 8, 2018. Now a global poetry, the haiku originated as a Japanese verse form that flourished from the 16th to 19th centuries.
Sara Farsiu, ALC's Persian Lecturer and Doctoral Student in Second Language Acquisiton, was recognized with a 2018 Community-University Partnership Award for her volunteer service.