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East Asian Languages and Literatures

Recent Degrees Awarded:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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