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Sunday, December 4, 2016
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
»Meiru Liu, Business Administration faculty, gave an invited presentation in the panel “On Chinese Teaching Methods from the Characteristics of Teaching Chinese” at the annual conference of the American Council of Teaching of Foreign Languages, Boston, Nov
»Jeremy Spoon, Anthropology faculty, gave an invited presentation, "Disaster Transformations: Social-Ecological Transitions Following the 2015 Nepal Earthquakes,” at the University of Heidelberg, South Asia Institute, Kathmandu, Nepal, Nov. 11.
»Meiru Liu, Business Administration faculty, co-authored a 10-book series of Chinese culture stories for intermediate/advanced Chinese learners published by Phoenix Tree Publishing, a subsidiary of Beijing Language & Culture University Press, in November.
Monday, November 21, 2016
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, wrote an essay that has been translated into Korean and serialized into three-parts. The first part, “How Museums in the Republic of Korea Tell the National History,” is in the November/December edition of the journal Noksaek P
Monday, October 31, 2016
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, chaired a panel entitled "Problematic Politics in Japanese Literature and Manga" at the annual meeting of the Southwest Conference of Asian Studies in San Antonio, Texas, Oct. 14. He also presented a pape
»Jeremy Spoon, Anthropology faculty, gave an invited presentation entitled “Social-Ecological Transitions Following Natural Disasters: Lessons from the 2015 Nepal Earthquakes,” at the Anthropology Lecture Series, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, Oct. 25.
Monday, October 24, 2016
»Laurence Kominz, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a lecture, “How the Danjuros Created Kabuki Super-heroes—from Humiliation to Innovation” as part of Portland State of Mind at PSU on Oct. 20.
Friday, October 21, 2016
Monday, October 17, 2016
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, wrote a Japanese-language essay, "The Overdue Discussion of Abdication, and the Future of the Imperial House as well as Right-Wing Populism,” published in the October 2016 edition of Sekai, Japan’s most prestigious left-center
Monday, October 3, 2016
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, wrote a 15,000-word Japanese-language essay, "How Museums in Korea Tell the National History, with some Comparisons to Japan," in WebRonza, a publication of the prestigious Asahi newspaper in Japan. Serialization of this articl
Monday, September 26, 2016
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, wrote an op-ed on the question of whether the Imperial Household Law in Japan should be changed to allow for abdication, at the request of Kyodo News, Japan’s equivalent of the AP. Kyodo syndicated both Japanese and English ver
»Michele Gamburd, Anthropology faculty, authored the book chapter "Sinhala Buddhism and Alcohol Consumption," published in Figures of Buddhist Modernity in Asia, edited by Jeffrey Samuels, Justin Thomas McDaniel, and Mark Michael Rowe, University of Hawaii
»Akiko Hashimoto, Sociology visiting faculty, presented "Heroes, Victims, and Perpetrators: The Landscape of War Memories in Japan" at the International Sociological Association Forum of Sociology in Vienna, Austria, in July. Her panel was devoted to colle
Friday, September 2, 2016
Friday, August 26, 2016
Friday, August 5, 2016
Monday, August 1, 2016
»Hyeyoung Woo, Sociology faculty, received $5,000 from the Korea Foundation to hold an annual meeting of the Association of Korean Sociologists in America in Seattle on Aug. 19.