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  • Mark Driscoll’s book inspires experimental film in China

    An experimental film based on the last 3 chapters of Associate Professor Mark Driscoll’s book Absolute Erotic, Absolute Grotesque (Chinese version published in 2016) was released by the Chinese-Australian filmmaker Royce Ng. Called “Kishi the Vampire,” it has had 3 major … Continued

  • Wendan Li Provides groundbreaking insight in new book

    Associate Professor Wendan Li has written a new book, Grounding in Chinese Written Narrative Discourse, where she provides insight into how Mandarin Chinese is capable of presenting major events within a narrative and distinguishes supporting text. Expect to see Dr. Li’s … Continued

  • Nadia Yaqub publishes new book

    Associate Professor Nadia Yaqub has published a volume co-edited with the late Rula Quawas, Bad Girls of the Arab World (University of Texas Press, 2017). Bad Girls of the Arab World is an interdisciplinary collection of writings by and about … Continued

  • Ji-Yeon Jo publishes new book

    Associate Professor of Asian Studies Ji-Yeon Jo has published a new book, titled Homing: An Affective Topography of Ethnic Korean Return Migration (University of Hawaii Press, 2017). From the press’s description of the book, found here, we learn that: “Homing investigates … Continued