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May 10, 2021
https://yalealumnimagazine.com/articles/5324-yan-phou-lee Neither here nor there In 1873, 12-year-old Yan Phou Lee left China for the US. He stayed for 54 years. But he...
April 30, 2021
https://web.library.yale.edu/blood-tears-and-samurai-love-global-collabo… Blood, Tears and Samurai Love: A global collaboration uncovers a lost love story in a...
March 5, 2021
Directed Studies program gives its first webinar ‘Ancient Chinese Thought’ (yaledailynews.com) ReDirected Studies program gives its first webinar ‘Ancient Chinese Thought’...
October 1, 2020
The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Yale will be accepting applications this year from applicants hoping to matriculate into the doctoral program in...
July 2, 2020
As chair of the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, I mourn the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and the many other victims of white...
June 16, 2020
As the public health crisis associated with the Coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, there have been disturbing reports of an increase in anti-Asian, and particlarly...
June 3, 2020
Why sci-fi could be the secret weapon in China’s soft-power arsenal First came Beijing’s ‘panda diplomacy’. Now there’s a fan-backed drive to host the ‘Olympics of SF’  ...