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Translation as meditation

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Ji-Eun Lee talks about the art of translation and her newest translation project, "I Met Loh Kiwan."

A Dream of Modern China

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This episode of NPR's Throughline was co-produced by Zhao Ma, associate professor of modern Chinese history and culture.

K-Pop: Text as performance on stage and in the classroom

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K-Pop, a genre of music best known for its intricately choreographed music videos, has inspired “cover” groups throughout the world. For one such group at WashU, the dance movement provides students with a stepping-stone into the field of cultural studies.

Diva nation: Female icons from Japanese cultural history

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Laura Miller and Rebecca Copeland, coeditors of "Diva Nation: Female Icons from Japanese Cultural History," discuss queens, goddesses, and the nature of diva-hood.

US is making ‘serious strategic misjudgment’ in its accusations against China, Beijing’s top diplomat says

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Zhao Ma in South China Morning Post

Korean Language Student Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

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Kate Lee, third year Korean student

Podcast: Why China and North Korea are not as close as you think

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Ma Zhao and John Delury talk history

Tali Hershkovitz, EAS MA student, receives Feng Zikai award for outstanding essay written by a foreigner in China

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Biomedical Odysseys: Fetal Cell Experiments from Cyberspace to China

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Priscilla Song's book release celebration

Mimi Kim receives appointment as Teaching Professor of Korean Language

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Stanley Spector Memorial Award

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for outstanding papers in East Asian Studies

Revolution in the Reels: Filming Japan’s Interwar Struggle

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Between the two world wars, a new leftwing political movement took hold in Japan, driven partly by the Proletarian Film League, or Prokino. Film scholar Diane Lewis' book-in-progress, a social history of Prokino, maps its place in interwar Japan.