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East Asian Languages and Literatures

Recent Degrees Awarded:

William Zachary Hill, M.A.  Recentering Taiwan: Colonialism, The Nation, and Identity in Taiwanese Fiction and Film, Summer 2017.  Hui Xiao, Chair.

Taraneh Aghdaie, M.A.  Transforming the Spirit: Wang Wei's Encomium on a Pure Land "Bianxiang," Spring 2017.  Crispin Williams, Chair.

Yoko Hori, M.A.  "Jogakusei:" A Cultural Icon of Meiji Japan, Spring 2017.  Elaine Gerbert, Chair.

Mao Sun, M.A.  Turquoise-Inlaid Bronze Plaques from the Erlitou Culture: Origin and Transmission, Spring 2017.  Crispin Williams, Chair.

Haruka Nagao, M.A.  China's soft power investment in African nations, Spring 2016.  Honors.  John Kennedy, Chair.

Stefanie Becker, M.A.  Cold War in Asia: China's Involvement in the Korean and Vietnam War, Spring 2015.  J. Megan Greene, Chair.

Noriko Higashitani, M.A.  Cross-Script Cognate Priming Effects on Visual Word Recognition: Effects of Japanese Loanword Cognates in L2 Japanese Learners, Spring 2015.  Sanako Mitsugi, Chair.

Emi Tsuyumu Vencalek, M.A.    Hot Economics, Cold Politics: The Influence of Anti-Japanese Protests on Japanese Foreign Direct Investment in China, Spring 2015.  John Kennedy, Chair.

Kaylin Dillon, M.A.  Hollywood in China: The Chinese Reception of Titanic as a Case Study, Spring 2015.  Hui Xiao, Chair.

Emily Bowden, M.A.  A Failure to Communicate: Li Shangyin’s Hermetic Legacy, Spring 2015.  Keith McMahon, Chair.

Hsiao-Tung Chung, M.A.  Conscientious Rule: Political and Moral Philosophy in “The Way of Conscientiousness and Trustworthiness” (Zhong xin zhi dao), Spring 2015.  Crispin Williams, Chair.


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