Personnel

Faculty

Margaret Childs
Associate Professor, Chair, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania 1983
785-864-9128
Wescoe Hall, Room 2105
Office Hours:

M, W, 1:15-2:30 pm

Specialization:

Pre-modern Japanese literature, Japanese language teaching

Elaine Gerbert
Associate Professor, Ph.D. Yale University 1990
785-864-9127
Wescoe Hall, Room 2101
Office Hours:

M, W, F, 1-2 pm
 

Specialization:

Modern Japanese literature, Play in Japan, Translation, Japanese language teaching

Yan Li
Associate Professor, Chinese Language Coordinator, Ph.D. University of Southern California 2008
785-864-9130
Wescoe Hall, Room 2111
Office Hours:

On Leave

Specialization:

Chinese linguistics, second language acquisition, Chinese language teaching

Chinese Language Coordinator

Professor, Ph.D. Princeton University 1984
785-864-9126
Wescoe Hall, Room 2119
Office Hours:

M, 4:20-5 pm & F, 4-5 pm & by appt

Please see Professor McMahon's personal website », for additional information.

Specialization:

Vernacular narrative of the Ming and Qing dynasties, the history of sexuality in China to the verge of modernity, the history of imperial marriage from the legendary past to the end of the last dynasty, mythical and historical narrative from ancient times to the end of the last dynasty, the history of opium smoking and its culture in the 19th and early 20th centuries, Chinese language teaching.

 

 

Assistant Professor, Japanese Language Coordinator, Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon University 2011
785-864-9129
Wescoe Hall, Room 2108
Office Hours:

M 2-3, W 4-5


Specialization:

Psycholinguistics, L2 sentence processing, second language acquisition

Japanese Language Coordinator

Associate Professor, Ph.D. University of London
785-864-9206
Wescoe Hall, Room 2110
Office Hours:

R, 2-4 pm


Specialization:

Early Chinese paleography, language and culture; Chinese language teaching

Hui (Faye) Xiao
Associate Professor, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2009
785-864-9079
Wescoe Hall, Room 2109
Office Hours:

M, W, 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Please see Professor Xiao's CV.

Specialization:

Modern and Contemporary Chinese literature and film

Teaching and research interests:

Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature, Chinese Cinema, Youth Culture, Media Studies, Gender and Women's Studies, Marriage, Family, and Society, Urban Culture

2014 Research Talks:

Tea and Talk Lecture: 
"The Future is the Past: Memory, Nostalgia, and Youth Crisis in Chinese Cinema" 
H. Faye Xiao, Assistant Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures
Tuesday, March 25, 2014; 4 p.m.
Malott Room, Kansas Union

Associate Professor, Ph.D. Indiana University 2007
785-864-3207
Wescoe Hall, 2100
Office Hours:

1 year leave

Specialization:

Korean anthropology/folklore/history, ritual/festival, tourism, Heritage Studies, popular culture, regional/national identity issues; Korean language teaching

Lecturers

Lhunpo Champa
Lecturer, Master of Sutra and Tantra 1986
785-864-9297
Wescoe Hall, Room 2115
Office Hours:

M, 2:15-3:45 pm

Specialization:

Tibetan language

Lecturer, Academic Program Associate, Korean Language Coordinator, Ph.D. University of Kansas 2009
785-864-9182
Wescoe Hall, Room 2074
Office Hours: 

M, W, 9:00-10:30 am

Specialization:

Korean Language Coordinator

Korean language teaching

Lecturer
785-864-3634
Wescoe Hall, Room 2099
Office Hours:

M, W, 11-11:30 am

Specialization: 

M.A. University of Kansas, 2011

Chinese language 

 

Lecturer, M.A. University of Southern California 2005 and Renmin University 2001
785-864-9061
Wescoe Hall, Room 2099
Office Hours:

M, W, 11 am - 12 pm

Specialization: 

Chinese language 

Staff

Coordinator, Media, Outreach, Recruitment, Events, Development
785-864-9193
Wescoe Hall, Room 2084
Graduate Academic Advisor, Graduate Programs & Graduate Admissions, CLAS
785-864-3665
Wescoe Hall, Room 3107
Administrative Assistant
785-864-6891
Wescoe Hall, Room 2133

GTAs

Ph.D. Program, Curriculum and Teaching
785-864-3634
Wescoe Hall, Room 2125
Office Hours:

T, R, 11:50 am -12:20 pm 

 
Research Interests: 
Identity, Foreign Language Teaching
 
GTA, Chinese, Advisory Board Member, KU SLLC
785-864-9250
Wescoe Hall, Room 2112
Office Hours:

T, R, 1-2 pm

Graduate Students

M.A. program, Chinese

M.A. program, Chinese

M.A. program, Chinese

M.A. program, Chinese

M.A. program, Chinese

Joint JD/M.A. program, EALC and School of Law

M.A. program, Chinese

M.A. program, Japanese

M.A. program, Chinese

Joint JD/M.A. program, EALC and School of Law

M.A. program, Chinese

M.A. program, Chinese

Language Coordinators

Lecturer, Academic Program Associate, Korean Language Coordinator, Ph.D. University of Kansas 2009
785-864-9182
Wescoe Hall, Room 2074
Office Hours: 

M, W, 9:00-10:30 am

Specialization:

Korean Language Coordinator

Korean language teaching

Yan Li
Associate Professor, Chinese Language Coordinator, Ph.D. University of Southern California 2008
785-864-9130
Wescoe Hall, Room 2111
Office Hours:

On Leave

Specialization:

Chinese linguistics, second language acquisition, Chinese language teaching

Chinese Language Coordinator

Assistant Professor, Japanese Language Coordinator, Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon University 2011
785-864-9129
Wescoe Hall, Room 2108
Office Hours:

M 2-3, W 4-5


Specialization:

Psycholinguistics, L2 sentence processing, second language acquisition

Japanese Language Coordinator

 


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