Bruce Fulton, Asian Studies Associate Professor, and his Wife Ju-Chan Fulton are at it again with a new translation to be released this summer. Equal parts muckraking novel, transnational love story, and panoramic social critique, Cho Chongnae’s The Human Jungleportrays China on the verge of becoming the world’s dominant economic force. Published as a trilogy […]
Currently on a 1-semester exchange to Osaka University in Japan, William Strausser, a 4th year Asian Area Studies major, has agreed to share his experience as it unfolds. This is part one, of a three-part interview, chronicling his exchange abroad.
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It is something of a cliché to describe India as the world’s largest democracy. A more apt description would be to call the country the world’s noisiest democracy...
Mareike Entzian, BA '15, is currently working for Dezan Shira & Associates in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, contributing articles, translations and general social media management and editorial tasks for their communications department. Before graduating, Mareike worked for the department of Asian Studies as a work/learn student.
Milton Kiang, B.A., LLB. is a Sr. Resume Writer with Vancouver Resume Professional. Milton helps clients win job interviews by writing professional, impeccable resumes that capture an applicant’s biggest “selling points” to an employer. He has written previously for the Vancouver Sun, the Vancouver Courier and the Georgia Straight, and was a contributor to the Career & Business section of The Lawyers Weekly newspaper. Milton’s writing has also appeared in online job sites such as FreshGigs.ca and BCJobs.ca
Micki Cowan, BA 2011, pursued a career in journalism after graduating. Last summer she spent two months around Shanghai gathering footage, interviews and doing research for a documentary that will be coming out this April called “Dying to Breathe” regarding the air pollution in China.
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of the Government of Japan is currently accepting applications for its 2017 Research Student Scholarship for foreign students who wish to study at Japanese universities.
The Department of Linguistics is looking to hire two international undergraduate students on a part-time basis for about 20 weeks to assist one of our professors, Dr. Martina Wiltschko, in the Ktunaxa Research Lab.