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.

Historically Hot

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On Feb. 9 at 4:00pm, the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures will welcome featured speaker Laura Miller, who will give a lecture titled “Historically Hot: Reimagining Beauty from Japan’s Past.

Idle Talk Under the Bean Arbor: A Seventeenth-Century Chinese Collection

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Professor Robert Hegel's new book Idle Talk Under the Bean Arbor: A Seventeenth-Century Chinese Collection, has been published by the University of Washington Press.

Professor Zhao Ma contributes to PBS documentary The Battle of Chosin

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Professor Zhao Ma receives Special Thanks for his contribution to the making of the PBS documentary The Battle of Chosin which will air on PBS on November 1, 2016.

WashU Offers New Korean Major

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This year, Washington University has introduced a new Korean Language and Culture major.

"Sexing Korea" makes Elle magazine's list of fall's coolest college classes

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Taught by Dr. Jung Ja Choi, #5 on list of classes giving hope to the next generation.

University, Capital Normal start scholarly program

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Washington University in St. Louis and Capital Normal University (CNU) in Beijing have established a research cooperation program that aims to enhance and make more broadly available knowledge about the history, society and culture of China.

2016 Arts & Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award

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Each year, Arts & Sciences recognizes a few outstanding faculty members for their teaching and leadership.

Obituary: Robert Morrell, professor emeritus, 86

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Robert E. Morrell, who taught Japanese literature and Buddhism at Washington University in St. Louis for 34 years, died May 11, 2016, in St. Louis after a brief illness.