Beijing deploys role in Korean war in fight against the US

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Zhao Ma quoted in Financial Times article

How Korean war memories in China fuel desire to take Taiwan 70 years on

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Zhao Ma quoted in South China Morning Post article

70 years on, how China sees the Korean War

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“The Korean War, as I understand it, is very much like the First World War to Europeans. It changed the ways in which they understand modern warfare,” says Zhao Ma, an associate professor of modern Chinese history and culture at Washington University in St. Louis.

The Korean War: China's reminder of strength against the U.S.

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Zhao Ma | South China Morning Post

New books from Xia Liang and Taewoong Kim

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Two new books by East Asian Languages and Cultures faculty outline approaches to teaching Chinese and Korean.

Ke Nie named First Year Finale Outstanding Faculty Member

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Ke Nie, senior lecturer in Chinese, has been named the 2019–20 First Year Finale Outstanding Faculty Member by the First Year Center.

Beata Grant retires after 32 years

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Beata Grant, professor of Chinese and religious studies, is retiring this summer after thirty-two years at Washington University in St. Louis.

Overcoming the challenges of virtual language instruction

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Ginger Marcus, professor of the practice of Japanese language, explains how she and her students dealt with the difficulties of learning a language through online tools.

A Statement on the Role of Humanities Research and Education in Times of Crisis

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This statement is written by the Chairs and Directors of Humanities disciplines at the University.

Prof. Jim Wertsch's Op-ed in South China Morning Post

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US coronavirus lawsuits pick at the scabs of China’s ‘century of humiliation’

Finding Chinatown

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Linling Gao-Miles explores the questions of immigration, identity, and representation at stake when communities label spaces with racial monikers.

Letty Chen publishes new book, "The Great Leap Backward"

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Lingchei Letty Chen’s new book, “The Great Leap Backward: Forgetting and Representing the Mao Years,” has been published by Cambria Press.