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U of A Sophomore Selected for Nationally Competitive Study Abroad Award

Friday, April 28, 2017

Analeigh Ulrich, a University of Arkansas sophomore, has won a Freeman-ASIA award to study abroad in Japan this summer.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Awards International Asian Studies International Studies

Re-inventing Culture in China's Xinjiang Province, Lecture and Performance April 20

Monday, April 17, 2017

Elise Anderson will present "Sufi Music in an Age of Terror: the Persistence of the Uyghur Muqam as Public Symbol in the PRC" at 6 p.m. April 20 in Giffels Auditorium. 

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Asian Studies Middle East Studies

History Professor Wins Fellowship

Friday, April 14, 2017

Kelly Hammond, assistant professor of history, was awarded a highly competitive Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Awards Humanities International Points of Pride Asian Studies History

Ethnomusicologist Frederick Lau to Give Talk on Chinese Culture for Asian Studies Speaker Series

Monday, April 10, 2017

Frederick Lau of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa will give the 2017 Mulberry-Leaf Lecture at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in the Human Environmental Sciences Building (HOEC) Room 102.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Arts Events Lectures Asian Studies History Music

Asian Studies Program Receives Federal Grant to Enhance Curriculum

Friday, March 31, 2017

The $52,608 grant, awarded in the fall, has three major objectives - to strengthen Chinese and Asian language classes, to create a new minor in Chinese studies and to develop an Asian business concentration for non-business students.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Academic Affairs Asian Studies

Fulbright College Political Science Professor Named a Public Intellectuals Fellow

Monday, January 30, 2017

Ka Zeng, professor of political science and director of Asian studies, has been named a fellow in the fifth round of the Public Intellectuals Program, sponsored by the National Committee on United States-China Relations. 

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Appointments Humanities International Asian Studies Political Science
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