Recent Chinese minor named Yenching Scholar

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Two graduates of the Washington University in St. Louis Class of 2017 — Carl Stanley Hooks and Kenneth Sng — have been named Yenching Scholars at the Yenching Academy of Peking University in Beijing.

Technology of Memory: How We Remember and How We Forget

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The widespread use of the Internet has created a virtual space serving as a venue for ordinary Chinese citizens to post their own recollections of their experiences during the Mao era. Against this memory boom in China, I will set up the “occasion” for creating a new interpretive frame to explore tensions of different memories of a shared traumatic historical moment.

Japanese major John Webb wins Quatrano Prize

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John Webb, a senior majoring in biology, with a concentration in neuroscience, and in Japanese language and culture, all in Arts & Sciences, has been awarded the Ralph S. Quatrano Prize.

Chinese major says our Chinese program is 'impressive' and helped him prepare for the 'real world'

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Meet Jimmy Loomis, a graduating senior and political science major, who is also the youngest elected representative in Missouri’s history.

Mimi Kim receives appointment as Teaching Professor of Korean Language

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"How a foreign correspondent became an internet star in China with just one question"

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Little did Kuhn know that his esoteric question about what officials were doing to help those living in poverty on the outskirts of Beijing would make him famous on the Chinese internet.

Li Wei, PhD student in Chinese Literature and Language

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Receives Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence Honorable Mention

Professor Zhao Ma receives tenure

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Congratulations to Professor Zhao Ma who has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor!

Missouri, a refuge for tolerance

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We want to avoid the mistakes of the past, but too often we fall back into old habits.

From Roosevelt to Trump, Japanese Americans see similarity in executive orders signed 75 years apart

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As Trump promises to continue his push for immigration restrictions, Washington University will hold on Friday a public forum called “Executive Orders: The Living Legacy of Japanese American Internment.”

Remembering WashU's role on Japanese internment anniversary

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Open to interpretation is the recent battle between the courts and the President on immigration.

Rebecca Copeland reflects on the legacy of Japanese American internment, 75 years after it started

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By June of 1942, more than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced to leave behind their belongings, property and livelihoods to be relocated and incarcerated in internment camps across the country.