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Explore new courses for Spring 2015!

HINDI 423 - Survey of Modern Hindi Literature (VLPA)  Professor  Heidi Pauwels   MON & WED 11:00AM - 12:20PM HINDI 423SLN # 148443 CREDITS Read the movie behind the novel Umrāo Jān, the novel by Mirzā Ruswā. Novel can be read in Nastaliq or Devanagari; secondary literature in EnglishPrerequisite: three... Continue reading

Cornell Professor Ding Xiang Warner, UW AL&L PhD, publishes important book on Mediaeval Chinese Manuscript Culture

Ding Xiang Warner earned her Ph.D. from our department in Spring of 1996 and she is currently an Associate Professor of Asian Studies at Cornell University. Her recent book, “Transmitting Authority: Wang Tong and the Zhongshuo in... Continue reading

Roy Andrew Miller, Professor of Japanese in the Department of Asian Languages & Literature from 1970 to 1989 and chairman of the department from 1972 to 1975.

Roy Andrew Miller (born September 5, 1924, died August 22, 2014) was a linguist and literary scholar who had unusual facility with Japanese, Chinese, Tibetan, Korean, Southeast, and... Continue reading

Events of Interest

May 1
May 4
Music of the Japanese Imperial Court (Gagaku)
3:30pm - Allen Library Auditorium, UW
May 6
Music of the Japanese Imperial Court (Gagaku)
7:00pm - Brechemin Auditorium, Music Building, UW
May 8
David Howell
Excrement in the City: Tokyo
5:30pm - Communications Bldg 226
May 8
Music of the Japanese Imperial Court (Gagaku)
7:30pm - Garden Center for Asian Art & Ideas, Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park


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