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Graduation Reception Honors Asian Studies Majors

The Department of Asian Studies held a graduation reception in honor of our Fall 2006 majors attending the commencement ceremony.

Mon, Dec 19, 2005

Graduate Students Celebrate Graduation

Three graduate students in the Department of Asian Studies received their degrees this semester.

Mon, Dec 19, 2005

Asian Studies image collection added to the Digital Archive Services (DASE)

The Asian Studies collection contains more than 11,000 images that depict over 3,000 years of Asian culture.

Fri, Sep 2, 2005

We are pleased to announce that the Department of Asian Studies has been added to the Digital Archive Services (DASE) database located at

Dr. Karline McLain nominated for national award

The Office of Graduate Studies has nominated Dr. Karline McLain's dissertation entitled "Whose Immortal Picture Stories?: Amar Chitra Katha and the Construction of Indian Identities," for the CGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award.

Wed, Jul 20, 2005

Undergrads Studying Abroad!

Several Asian Studies and Asian Cultures and Languages majors will participate in study abroad programs during the upcoming 2005-2006 academic year.

Tue, Jul 5, 2005

Undergraduate Orientation

New Asian Studies majors are invited to come learn more about major requirements, the honors program, conducting research, and study abroad opportunities. Meet faculty and fellow students.
Milk and brownies will be served!

Fri, Jul 1, 2005

September 21, 2005
1:30 - 3:00 pm
Meyerson Conference Room
(WCH 4.118)

Graduate Student Orientation on August 29

The Department of Asian Studies welcomes new graduate students at orientation

Thu, Jun 30, 2005

The annual Graduate Student Orientation is a chance for new students to meet continuing students, staff, and faculty, and to learn more about the Department and UT.

Welcome New Graduate Students!

We are looking forward to you joining us in August!

Thu, Jun 30, 2005

Ph.D. Students Perform Research Abroad

Ph.D. students receive fellowships to perform research for their dissertations.

Thu, Jun 30, 2005

Kukhee Choo, ACL - Japan, received a two-year Japanese Government Monbusho Scholarship to perform research at the University of Tokyo. Mark McClish and Neil Dalal, both Ph.D. students in ACL - South Asia, received Fulbright-Hays Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowships to research in India.

Graduate Students Receive Fellowships

Many of our Masters and Ph.D. students were awarded fellowships this spring.

Wed, Jun 1, 2005

Among the recipients were:

Class of 2005 Plans for the Future

The future is bright for Asian Studies graduates

Sun, May 1, 2005

Several Asian Studies and Asian Cultures/Languages recent graduates have already made plans for their immediate futures.

Graduate Students Celebrate Graduation

Congratulations to all of our students on your accomplishments!

Sun, May 1, 2005

Congratulations, Class of 2005!

Many undergraduates completed their Asian Studies or Asian Cultures and Languages degrees this Spring.

Sun, May 1, 2005

Department Holds 2005 Spring Festival

Annual Reception Honors Outstanding Students

Fri, Apr 1, 2005

The 2005 Asian Studies Spring Festival was held April 8, 2005. Asian Studies faculty, staff, and students were on hand to recognize outstanding students--both majors and non-majors--currently enrolled in ANS courses.

College of Liberal Arts Profiles Department Chair

Patrick Olivelle featured in Life and Letters magazine.

Tue, Feb 1, 2005

Patrick Olivelle is the Alma Cowden Madden Centennial Professor in the Liberal Arts and Chair of the Department of Asian Studies. He is a prolific scholar, highly respected administrator, and beloved teacher.

New China Maymester Course Offered

An opportunity to study in Beijing at the one of China's premier universities: Tsinghua University.

Sat, Jan 1, 2005

The course will be taught by Prof. Peter Trubowitz, an experienced UT professor, who has taught and lived in Beijing. Students will participate in an intensive four-week course on change and continuity in the US-China relationship.

Graduate Student Featured in India Times

Karline McLain's Dissertation on Amar Chitra Katha Comics Draws Attention Overseas

Sat, Jan 1, 2005

Karline McLain, currently finishing her dissertation in Asian Cultures and Languages and a third-year recipient of the prestigious Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship, has been featured in a recent edition of the India Times.