Katherine Alexander

Katherine Alexander

Assistant Professor of Chinese • Undergraduate Faculty Advisor (Chinese) • Honors Council Representative
Pre-modern Chinese literature, pre-modern popular culture, popular religion, vernaculars; morality literature, women's history, Taiwan history
N.Arya

Nidhi Arya

Assistant Teaching Professor of Hindi/Urdu
Y.Asano

Yukiko Asano

Assistant Teaching Professor of Japanese
Mona Attwa

Mona Attwa

Assistant Teaching Professor of Arabic
Sociolinguistics, language choice, e-Arabic, identity and ideology, language pedagogy
Janice Brown

Janice Brown

Professor of Japanese
Modern/contemporary Japanese women’s poetry and fiction; gender, sexuality, and the body; contemporary popular and visual culture in Japan; literary modernism; critical posthumanities
M.Burge

Marjorie Burge

Assistant Professor of Japanese • Undergraduate Faculty Advisor (Japanese)
Pre-modern Japanese literature and culture, Pre-modern Korean literature and culture, early inscriptions, vernacular writing systems, vernacular literature, archaeology of proto/early historic Japan and Korea, waka poetry, Silla hyangga, Man’yōshū, elegiac verse, women’s diary literature
K.Eo

Kyunghee Eo

Assistant Professor of Korean • Undergraduate Faculty Advisor (Korean)
Modern Korean literature; South Korean cinema and popular culture; Queer and feminist theory; Queer East Asian studies; East Asian girl studies, Transpacific Asian diasporic studies
Mariko Hacke

Mariko Hacke

Lecturer of Japanese
Japanese linguistics, second language acquisition, Japanese language pedagogy
Chun-ling Hsu

Chun-ling Hsu 徐君玲

Assistant Teaching Professor of Chinese
Grammar, assessment, computer-based instruction
Megan Husby

Megan Husby

Lecturer of Japanese
Literary translation and translation theory; modern and contemporary Japanese literature; language acquisition and intercultural awareness; Japanese food culture
Kiyomi Kawakami

Kiyomi Kawakami

Assistant Teaching Professor of Japanese
Japanese conversation analysis, Japanese pedagogy
Sangbok Kim

Sangbok Kim

Associate Teaching Professor of Korean • Korean Language Coordinator
Classroom interaction, Korean language pedagogy, conversation, discourse, embodiment, stance-taking in reported speech
Keller Kimbrough

Keller Kimbrough

Professor of Japanese • Department Chair
Literature and art of late-Heian, medieval, and early Edo-period Japan; medieval poetry and poetics; eighteenth-century children’s literature; seventeenth-century prose fiction and puppet theater
Faye Kleeman

Faye Kleeman

Professor of Japanese
Modern Japanese literature and culture, postwar fiction and film, women writers and minority literature, Japanese colonial literature
Terry Kleeman

Terry Kleeman

Professor of Chinese
Chinese religion and thought, medieval religious Daoism and popular religion, Chinese ethnic history
Clarence Lee

Clarence Lee

Assistant Professor of Japanese • Director of Graduate Studies in Japanese
Early modern Japanese intellectual history, literature and philosophy; East Asian medical history; Ming/Qing literature; Translation theory; Critical Theory; Literary Theory; Postcolonial Theory
Yingjie Li

Yingjie Li

Associate Teaching Professor of Chinese • Chinese Language Coordinator
Second language acquisition, Chinese language pedagogy, and teaching English as a second language
Yumiko Matsunaga

Yumiko Matsunaga

Teaching Professor of Distinction • Japanese Language Coordinator
Japanese linguistics, second language acquisition, Japanese language pedagogy, ethnography
R.Qi

Runqing Qi

Assistant Teaching Professor of Chinese
Systematically using authentic texts in Chinese L2 classroom teaching, Chinese L2 Reading Instruction, technology-enhanced Chinese L2 Instruction, Chinese L2 Pedagogical Grammar
Antje Richter

Antje Richter

Associate Professor of Chinese • Director of Graduate Studies in Chinese
Culture of early and medieval China, with research interests in literature, art history, religion, and medical thought
M.Richter

Matthias L. Richter

Associate Professor of Chinese
Warring States and Early Imperial politico-philosophical literature, particularly questions of rhetorics and redactional strategies, textual criticism, the formational history of texts, and the methodology of studying early Chinese manuscripts
SchibliH

Hisako Schibli

Assistant Teaching Professor of Japanese
Bilingual education for children
E.Shih

Evelyn Shih

Assistant Professor of Chinese
​Modern Chinese literatures, minor literatures and topolect, film and media, affect theory, visual culture and theory, Cold War studies, postcolonial studies, comparative studies, genre, language philosophy, modern Korean literature and culture, Japanese literature and culture
Hee Seung Suh

Hee Seung Suh

Lecturer of Korean
Second/Foreign Language Acquisition, Teaching of Korean especially the first language (L1) influence, the role of input, development of pragmatic competence