News & Announcements

Prof. Yue Receives East Asia Center Grant for Project on Chinese Oracle-Bone Writing

Knowledge of the Oracle-Bone scripts provides the key to understanding the ancient world of China circa 1300 BC. This ancient script, which is comparable to the Linear B script for Mycenaean Greek circa 1450-1200 BC, has a textual corpus that increases day by day... Continue reading

Richard Salomon Awarded University Professorship

Richard G. Salomon, Professor of Sanskrit and Buddhist Studies, was selected as the holder of the Willliam P. and Ruth Gerberding University Professorship, effective July 1, 2015. The professorship, named in honor of William P. Gerberding (1929-2014), who served as the 27th president of the University of Washington from 1979 to 1995... Continue reading

Position Announcement: Assistant Professor- Chinese Linguistics

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Department of Asian Languages and Literature, University of Washington, Seattle, beginning Autumn, 2016. A tenure-track appointment is intended in the area of Chinese linguistics, with a specialization in second language acquisition or a related subfield. Applicants must have a Ph.D.... Continue reading

Events of Interest

Oct 16
Julia Adeney Thomas, University of Notre Dame
The Historian's Task in the Anthropocene
3:30pm - Allen Auditorium (Allen Library North)


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