Nathan Young Leaves for Fieldwork in Turkey

February 15, 2019
Nathan Young

Nathan Young left for Turkey on February 1st for six months of fieldwork in Ankara. He says: "I am researching instances and means by which some Turks maintain connection to their alleged villages and places of origin through various nostalgia projects.

Two New Publications by Amy Shuman

February 15, 2019
Amy Shuman

Amy Shuman has two new publications. First, with Katharine Young, “The Body as Medium: a Phenomenological Approach to the Production of affect in Narrative” in Edinburgh Companion to Contemporary Narrative, ed. Zara Dinnen and Robyn Warhol pp 399-416.

Congratulations, Jordan!

December 12, 2018
Jordan Lovejoy

Join us in congratulating Jordan Lovejoy, who passed her qualifying exams today with flying colors and will be heading to southern West Virginia for fieldwork in January.  We thank the  committee--Katey Borland (advisor and chair), Amy Shuman, Tommy Davis, and Dorry Noyes—for their insi

Dr. Bender featured in ASC News & Updates

November 28, 2018
Mark Bender

Dr. Mark Bender, professor and chair of the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, was featured in the November 28, 2018 News & Updates from the College of Arts and Sciences.