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2016 News


Mahindra Humanities Center Postdoctoral Fellowship

August 25, 2016

Corey Byrnes, assistant professor of Chinese literature, was awarded a prestigious post-doctoral fellowship at the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard. The theme is “slow violence,” a concept that comes out of Rob Nixon’s eco-inflected literary studies, and it links very well with his current project.


Publication of Essential Urdu Dictionary

July 13, 2016

Timsal Masud, visiting assistant professor, recently published Essential Urdu Dictionary by Teach Yourself! This is especially exciting because up until now there was no accessible dictionary for the Urdu learners. 



ASG Faculty Honor Roll

February 4, 2016
Three of our faculty received the 2016-2017 Associated Student Government (ASG) Faculty Honor Roll!
Congratulations, Laura BrueckLicheng Gu and Jingjing Ji!