September 10, 2021
Hiroaki Sato 佐藤紘彰 is one of the leading translators of Japanese literature into English and the winner of many awards, including the PEN Translation Prize.
March 1, 2021
Sachiko Kondo’s teaching interests include language pedagogy, content-based instruction, and second language acquisition. Read more about Kondo in this installment of Who Am I?
April 11, 2019
After surviving the Hiroshima bombing in 1945, Shigeko Sasamori has devoted her life to promoting antiwar activism through sharing her story and vision for a more peaceful world.
February 15, 2019
Kathleen Stephens’ visit immediately follows the planned U.S.-North Korea summit in late February.
May 9, 2018
Designed by library staff members Ed Vermue and Runxiao Zhu and curated by students in the course East Asian Book Cultures, an exhibit about East Asian book technologies and formats was recently showcased in the main library.
March 11, 2015
A series of events is taking place this weekend, including the symposium Asian Cinemas in a Global Context; the lecture “Why Cinema Has Not Yet Been Invented: or Taking the Digital in Hand,” by University of Chicago Professor Tom Gunning; and the lecture “Globalization from a Local Lens: Creative Conceptions of a Taiwanese Director,” by documentary filmmaker Ho Chao-ti. The symposium is the first to explicitly bring together Indian and Chinese cinemas for discussion.