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Recent News

  • DAS faculty social

    Faculty in the Department of Asian Studies gathered to socialize and relax on February 14th. Professors Uffe Bergeton, John Caldwell, Mark Driscoll, Ji-Yeon Jo, Pamela Lothspeich, Morgan Pitelka, Afroz Taj, Claudia Yaghoobi, and Nadia Yaqub, plus department Accounting Technician Angelika Straus … Continued

  • Arabic summer courses

    THE DEPARTMENT OF ASIAN STUDIES AT UNC CHAPEL HILL INVITES STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN ARABIC SUMMER COURSES: Intensive courses for introductory Arabic studies A full academic year (8 credit hours) will be covered over the two summer sessions Classes meet … Continued

  • Professor Lothspeich to serve in MLA’s Delegate Assembly

    Associate Professor Pamela Lothspeich has been elected a delegate for Women and Gender in the Profession in the Delegate Assembly of the Modern Language Association, the largest professional organization for scholars of language and literature in the U.S.  She will be … Continued

  • Advanced Hindi-Urdu Student Presents Poetry at Conference

    One of the department’s advanced Hindi-Urdu students, Denton Ong, presented his original Hindi poetry at a major Hindi literature conference in Boston. The conference, “Hindi Manch Rashtriya Mahostav (Hindi Manch National Convention)” is the first of its kind in the United … Continued