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Classics as Protest – Ch’oe Inhun’s Kuunmong (04/15)

About the Speaker: Dennis Wuerthner is Assistant Professor of East Asian Literatures in Boston University’s Dept. of World Languages and Literatures. He holds holds a PhD from Ruhr University Bochum in premodern Korean literature. His main field of research is Korean literature, history and culture in a broader East Asian context. More

The Values in Numbers: Reading Japanese Literature in a Global Information Age (04/21)

New Books in East Asian Literature Lecture Series The Values in Numbers: Reading Japanese Literature in a Global Information Age Professor Hoyt Long (University of Chicago) Time: Thursday April 21, 2022, from 6 pm to 7:30 pm Room: CAS 222 (In-person only) The recent proliferation of digital archives and data-mining tools has renewed longstanding tensions... More

Hinglish: Language Mixing Across Media (03/29)

Topic: Hinglish Live, A Talk by Francesa Orsini and Ravikant Time: Mar 29, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://bostonu.zoom.us/j/94052225653?pwd=SHlGcmxaTHIzVXlCMlJVcnNqZDQzUT09   Meeting ID: 940 5222 5653 Passcode: 555694

WLL Spring Festival 03/23

Please join us on Wednesday, March 23 from 1-3 at Marsh Plaza for the WLL Spring Festival! We will be showcasing the various languages and cultures of the WLL department, and invite you to stop by for some quick games, snacks, and a chance to learn more about the department from... More

Global House Events (March 17 – 29)

Let's Eat: Japan Prof. Myeongok Lee teaches us to make onigiri and other fun bento items. This event is in Japanese. Limited spots available. Sat. March 19, 2-4pm 610 Beacon St., kitchen Register at http://linktr.ee/globalhousebu A Taste of Israel: Israeli Cuisine At this Israeli cooking workshop with Prof. Mira Angrist, we'll prepare Israeli salad, hummus, and boureka. More

The Stone and the Wireless: Mediating China 1896 – 1906 (03/18)

March 18: China in Loops: Signals from 1900 and 2018. 8 pm Shaoling Ma Assistant Professor of Humanities (Literature) at Yale-NUS College This lecture will be held virtually over Zoom. Please register for the event here: https://bostonu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwscuGgpzorHNU_9HSgM4FFC0ykW3fUo8f0 Abstract: The project of knowing China finds itself in varying loops. Around the turn of the twentieth century, More