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.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison will soon launch a new undergraduate Korean Language Flagship Program, becoming the second Korean Flagship in the nation.