Constantine Vaporis, History and Asian Studies, to Give Talk at Freer Gallery

http://umbcinsights.wordpress.com/2012/04/03/constantine-vaporis-history-and-asian-studies-to-give-talk-at-freer-gallery/

Constantine Vaporis, professor of history and director of the Asian studies program, will participate in a panel disccusion at the Freer Gallery on Saturday, May 5 as part of the “articulations” series.  The purpose of the series is to “broaden… perspectives on art and culture through conversations from multiple viewpoints.”

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Theodore Gonzalves Publishes New Book

New book by Theodore Gonzalves (Department American Studies), Filipinos in Hawai’i (Arcadia Publishing, 2011).

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Ka-che Yip Wins Research Award

Dr. Ka-che Yip Awarded Research Grant for Project “Diseases and Epidemics in Hong Kong 1842-2003), funded by the Hong Kong Research Council.


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New book published by Constantine Vaporis

New book by Constantine Nomikos Vaporis(Department of History), Voices of Early Modern Japan. Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life in the Age of the Shoguns. (ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Press, 2012)

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Ka-che Yip Publishes New Book

New book by Ka-che Yip(Department of History), Science, Public Health and the State in Modern Asia. Edited by Liping Bu, Darwin H. Stapleton, Ka-che Yip. (Routledge, 2011).

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ASIA Students Win Scholarships for Language Study in Taiwan

Amy Fowler, Jillian Long, Vadim Rubin and Nieshia Watts win Ministry of Education Huayu Scholarships to study Mandarin in Taiwan, June-August 2012.

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Visting Scholars from Asia

 We are happy to welcome two scholars from Asia who will be joining the UMBC community this spring semester: Dr. Kim Hee Sun (Depatment of English Language and Literature, Sungkyul University, South Korea) and Dr. Jiang Zhiqin(Department of Comparative Literature, Shandong Normal University, China). Their appointments are co-sponsored jointly by the Asian Studies Program and the Department of English.

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