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Alumni

Updates and news for our alumni community

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The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures has a long tradition of training outstanding students in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean languages and literatures. On this page, you’ll find news from our accomplished alumni community as well as articles related to our faculty research that may be of interest to friends and alumni of the department.

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

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

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We publish new issues of our alumni and friends newsletter 2-3 times a year. Recent issues have featured stories about alumni returning to campus, faculty appearances on podcasts, K-pop, and more.

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Translation as meditation

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

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Letter from the chair

Marvin Marcus, professor of Japanese literature and comparative literature, took over as chair of EALC this fall.

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