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November 30, 2020
Interview conducted by Elizabeth Self, Graduate Program Advisor. Kevin Tahmoresi ’20 recently graduated with a doctoral degree in Chinese literature from the Department of Asian Languages and Literature. His dissertation, entitled “The Wenyuan yinghua: Selecting Refined Literature,” focuses on a Tang dynasty poetry and prose anthology that, until now, has been little researched in the West. It explores the Wenyuan yinghua’s importance in the reception and... Read more
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November 11, 2020
Hannah Quinn Hertzog (BA/BS, Computer Science, Korean and Asian Languages and Literature, 2018) has won the Fiction Grand Prize of the 51st Korea Times Translation Awards.Featured on Korea Times 
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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
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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