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October 5, 2020
The Southeast Asia Center will spearhead a new initiative to explore the effects of authoritarianism in Southeast Asia and on Southeast Asian American communities in the United States.Featured on UW News 
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April 27, 2020
The US Department of Defense has delivered a grant to the Asian Languages and Literature Department in order to help students achieve professional level proficiency in Chinese.Featured on UW News 
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February 4, 2020
The East Asia Library will be renamed the Atsuhiko and Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Library in recognition of a $6 million gift to the library.... Read more
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February 3, 2020
Recent books by faculty in Cinema and Media Studies, Asian Languages and Literature, and the Jackson School have received high praise and won multiple awards.Featured on UW News 
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January 17, 2020
Take a break from studying for midterms with these great opportunities from ArtsUW.... Read more
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November 4, 2019
Isioma (“Isy”) Okafor, a graduate from a UW MA program in materials science & engineering, was recently awarded the prestigious Blakemore Freeman Fellowship to study Korean in Busan, South Korea. Isy pursued her language learning passion by studying Korean with Professor EunYoung Won - while simultaneously finishing her MA degree! Isy said: "I found a very strong support group in my Korean class. I went into this thinking I would be taking... Read more
bouquet of flowers
June 19, 2019
On Friday, June 14 over 200 students, family members, and faculty joined to celebrate their achievements and receive their degrees from Asian Languages and Literature.   The opening remarks were given by Ms. Naoko Shatz of the Shatz Law Group.  Many awards were given to students by faculty members. After the ceremony, a reception was enjoyed across the hall.  We hope for continued success for all of our new alumni!   Click ... Read more
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February 21, 2019
Check out all of the College of Arts & Sciences Fulbright recipients!Featured on UW News 
Professor Atkins speaks to alumni
February 14, 2019
On November 17, 2018, Professor of Japanese Paul Atkins delivered a talk entitled, “Making It New in Medieval Japanese Poetry,” at UW Converge Tokyo. UW Converge aims to connect international alumni to the UW’s leadership, knowledge, resources and networks.  Watch the video below of Professor Atkins' speech: 
UW Vietnamese alumni reunion guests
September 21, 2018
 The UW Alumni Reunion took place on August 27, 2018 at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. This was the inaugural meeting, but hopefully will continue year after year.  With about a dozen Vietnamese nationals - some of them have returned to the United States for graduate school after UW and some continue their professional endeavors in Vietnam.  Many American and foreign expats from the state of Washington, Japan, Taiwan, and Singapore were also in attendance sharing their post... Read more