News & Announcements

In Memory of Geshe Nornang  (1924-2014)

Geshe Nawang L. Nornang (Nor nang Ngag dbang blo mthun) was born on 9 December, 1924, the wood-rat year, to Rdo rje rgyal po and Dbyangs can of the aristocratic Nor nang family, the sixth of their nine children, at a time when his father was commissioner of Sku rnam Rdzong in Dwags po.  In 1933, Geshela entered the G.yul sgang private school in Lhasa where he... Continue reading

Unwrapping Korean American Identities

Partnering with the Korean American communities of the Greater Seattle-Tacoma area, this exhibition is a culmination of work by a diverse group of people, generations, ages, backgrounds, and perspectives, all exploring Korean American identities. On display November 14, 2014 – June 21, 2015 Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American... Continue reading
New Graduate Students 2014-2015

Meet Our New Graduate Students

This Fall, five new graduate students entered the Asian Languages and Literature Graduate Program. Four came to study Chinese and one to study Hindi and Sanskrit. They have very diverse backgrounds, and come to us by way of Harvard, Brown, Capital Normal University in Beijing, as well as from our own UW. Here is a little introduction for each of them. Welcome to our... Continue reading

Events of Interest

Jan 12
2015-2016 TA Applications Deadline
- 225 Gowen Hall or
Aug 30 to 16
Feb 26
Priya Joshi
On Reading Culture in The Making
3:30pm - HUB 145
Nov 22 to 5
Live On: Mr.’s Japanese Neo-Pop
- Asian Art Museum - Tateuchi Galleries


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