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.
Interview conducted by Acting Assistant Professor Ping Wang.
Q: You have won the 8th China Book Award for Special Contributions for your translation of the History of Chinese Civilization,... Read more
Professor Richard Salomon has been nominated the next President of the International Association of Buddhist Studies, a learned society dedicated to promoting and supporting scholarship in Buddhist Studies, which issues a prestigious peer-reviewed journal and is based in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The nomination was announced this summer, at the seventeenth triennial conference of the International Association of Buddhist Studies, hosted by the University of Vienna, Austria, on August 18-23, 2014.... Read more
This Fall, five new graduate students entered the Asian Languages and Literature Graduate Program.
Four came to study Chinese and one to study Hindi and Sanskrit. They have very diverse backgrounds, and come to us by way of Harvard, Brown, Capital Normal University in Beijing, as well as from our own UW. Here is a little introduction for each of them. Welcome to our Department and we wish them success in their academic pursuits!
Siyuan Fu completed her BA in Art History at the University of... Read more