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Linda Mayhew Spotlighted in Advisors Newsletter

Tue, Dec 19, 2006

The December issue of the College of Liberal Arts Advisors newsletter features an interview with Linda Mayhew, the Asian Studies undergraduate academic advisor.

Korea Crisis in International Context: Panel Discussion

On November 28, the Department of Asian Studies and the Center for East Asian Studies hosted a panel discussion on the North Korean nuclear test.

Thu, Nov 30, 2006

Logo Contest!! $200 prize!!

The Department of Asian Studies seeks a creative logo for our newsletter.

Wed, Nov 8, 2006

Please send us your own drawing or photograph of an image that embraces both East and South Asia. The selected logo will become the property of the Department of Asian Studies, and will appear on our newsletter, as well as other announcements. Please send all submissions (more than one permitted) to by December 20. The winner will be announced by February 1, 2007 and will receive $200.

Asian Studies Newsletter for Fall 2006

The Asian Studies newsletter highlights some of the past year's events, changes, and student accomplishments.

Thu, Oct 12, 2006

What has the past year held for Asian Studies? A graduate student trip to India, undergraduate study abroad trips, new instructors and new courses, graduations, publications, alumni news, and more!

Asian Studies Graduate Conference

Tue, Oct 3, 2006

The Asian Studies Graduate Conference at the University of Texas at Austin provides a dynamic forum for graduate students working on original research projects across disciplines and across traditional academic divisions of Asia to present their work and benefit from a scholarly exchange of ideas.

Raja Rao, world-renowned writer and philosopher, died on July 8, at age 97

Raja Rao taught Indian philosophy at UT Austin from 1966 to 1983.

Tue, Jul 25, 2006

Dr. Martha Ann Selby is the National Endowment for the Arts' "Featured Fellow" for July

The NEA website features an interview with Dr. Selby.

Mon, Jul 10, 2006

Dr. Martha Ann Selby received a 2005 NEA Fellowship in Literary Translation to support her translation of a fourth-century anthology of Tamil love poems. You may read the interview at NEA Spotlight - Selby interview.

Dr. Janice Leoshko Receives Teaching Award!

Students, faculty and administrators all confer the Department of Art and Art History Teaching Award from the College of Fine Arts.

Tue, Jun 27, 2006

Undergraduate Commencement May 2006

48 Asian Studies or Asian Cultures and Lanaguages majors receive degrees

Tue, Jun 6, 2006

Asian Studies celebrates the graduations of eleven of its Masters students this year

Thu, May 18, 2006

This is one of the largest graduating classes in the history of the Asian Studies graduate program.

Michael Rollins receives JASSO Scholarship

Funds will support study abroad in Oita, Japan

Fri, May 12, 2006

Ishan Chakrabarti and Kate Page-Lippsmeyer Accepted into Select Admissions Program

Students begin graduate coursework while still undergraduates.

Fri, May 12, 2006

Graduate Students Receive Fellowships and Awards

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

Tue, May 2, 2006

Laura Brueck Wins Awards and Becomes a Visiting Assistant Professor

Tue, Apr 25, 2006

Laura Brueck, a Ph.D. candidate in the South Asia program, has won the George H. Mitchell Award for Excellence in Graduate Research and the American Association of University Women's Dissertation Fellowship for her research on Dalit literature. These prestigious honors are in addition to the University Continuing Fellowship she has also won.

Graduate Research Trip to Pune, India, Will Focus on Archival and Manuscript Research

Professor Patrick Olivelle will introduce eight graduate students to the production of manuscripts

Tue, Apr 25, 2006

Department Holds 2006 Spring Festival

Annual Reception Honors Outstanding Students

Tue, Apr 11, 2006

The 2006 Asian Studies Spring Festival was held April 5, 2006. Asian Studies faculty, staff, and students were on hand to recognize outstanding students--both majors and non-majors--currently enrolled in ANS courses.