The Department for East Asian Languages and Literatures and the East Asian Studies Center hosted a Japanese interpretation workshop Monday, May 9 - Friday, May 13. The workshop was led by Dr.
DEALL alumnus Leo Shingchi Yip publishes China Reinterpreted: Staging the Other in Muromachi Noh Theater (Lexington Books, 2016). Yip analyzes the various images of China manifested in a group of noh plays that feature Chinese characters and motifs (karagotomono).
DEALL students, Sarah Agyeman (Chinese 5101) and Joey Smith (Chinese 4152.71) won the Second Place of Senior Group and Third Place of Junior Group Awards, respectively, at the “Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students” in New York on April 9, 2016.
Charles Quinn gave two lectures at Brigham Young University this month. In one, he reviewed instances in the history of Japanese where “afterthoughts”—words or phrases added at the end of an utterance—came, by this re-positioning, to be understood and used in new ways.