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Welcome to New Asian Languages and Literature Faculty and Staff

স্বাগতম   歡迎光臨   स्वागत   Selamat datang  ようこそ        환영합니다  ยินดีต้อนรับ  Hoan nghênh  خوش آمديد The Department of Asian Languages and Literature welcomes two new Faculty members and one new Staff member. Dr. Bich-Ngoc Turner,... Continue reading

Professor Emeritus David R. Knechtges Receives China Book Award

Professor Emeritus David R. Knechtges was honored by the Chinese government last month in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing with the Eighth China Book Award for his extensive contributions to Chinese literary scholarship. (See the GLOBAL TIMES press release.) He is shown in the accompanying... Continue reading

Internship of the Ephemera Project, Rice University

We are recruiting 2-3 intern students at University of Washington to assistant our researchers to digitize advertisements of Da Gong Bao from microfilms preserved at UW library.  Ta Kung Pao (大公报, also as Da Gong Bao), founded by Chinese citizen Ying Lianzhi, in Tianjin in 1902, was a stronghold for Chinese journalists trained at the... Continue reading

Events of Interest

Sep 27
Understanding Korea Workshop
9:00am - Husky Union Building (HUB) Lyceum
Oct 2
Jody Chafee
Careers in Asian Law
3:30pm - Allen Auditorium
Nov 7
Professor Brett Walker, Montana State University
Asian Languages and Literature Colloquium 
2:00pm - TBA


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