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New graduate student interview: Julia Arciola!

January 31, 2024

Q: Tell us about yourself! Hi! I’m Julia Arciola (soon to be Julia Hier in June 2024!), a first-year master’s student in DAMES. I’m originally from Boca Raton, FL. I graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for my … Read more

New graduate student interview: Xingyu Chen!

October 11, 2023

Q: Tell us about yourself! My legal name is Xingyu Chen. Katherine can be used to address me. Q: What program track did you choose in DAMES, and why? I am one of the new grad students of DAMES in the … Read more

Han Chen: new graduate student interview!

October 10, 2023

Q: Tell us about yourself! I am Han Chen. Please call me Han. Q: What program track did you choose in DAMES, and why? I am a new international student in the DAMES interdisciplinary track since I have a complex and … Read more

New graduate student interview: Annie Zhao!

October 10, 2023

Q: Tell us about yourself! My name is Annie! Q: What program track did you choose in DAMES, and why? I am in the Chinese track, with a strong interest in ancient Chinese culture and society. Q: What are you hoping to … Read more

Xinming Liao: new grad student interview!

October 10, 2023

Q: Tell us about yourself! I am Xinming Liao, and I’m 24 years old. I come from China, and was born in Shanghai but live in Guangzhou. Q: What program track did you choose in DAMES, and why? I have been … Read more

New grad student interview: Yi Huang!

August 23, 2023

Next up in our newest graduate student cohort is Yi Huang, who prefers to go by Alex! Soccer fans, Alex has officially joined the party! Tell us about yourself! My name is Yi Huang, and you can just call me … Read more

Democracy’s Decline: Global Graduate-Student Symposium

June 27, 2023

Students from the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (DAMES), the Global MA Program, and the TransAtlantic Masters Program (TAM) took part in the inaugural Global Graduate-Student Symposium at UNC-CH on March 3rd, 2023. Focusing on democracy’s decline, the … Read more