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Dec 15 2016 | Posted In: Korea
BY TANU WAKEFIELD Original article here   Koreanist Dafna Zur arrived at Stanford in July of 2012 – the same summer that the Korean pop music video “Gangnam Style” went viral on YouTube. While Zur conceded that the “Gangnam Style” cultural phenomenon sparked huge interest in her classes that fall,...
Dec 2 2016 | Posted In: East Asia
By Lisa Griswold   U.S. President Barack Obama’s term will end in January 2017 and a new administration led by Donald Trump is expected to take office, so: what does this mean for U.S. policy toward Asia?  
Dec 2 2016 | Posted In: China
by Kathleen J. Sullivan   Stanford senior Clayton Garner and alumna Kimberly Diane Chang have won 2017 Schwarzman Scholarships for graduate study at Tsinghua University in Beijing, a leading university in China known for its scientific and technological research.   Garner, who is pursuing a...
Nov 21 2016 | Posted In: China
Stanford professor and CEAS-affiliated faculty Andrew Walder has been awarded the Founder’s Prize from the journal Social Science History for his paper, “Rebellion and Repression in China, 1966-1971.”
Aug 11 2016 | Posted In: Korea
Joseph Seeley has won the 5th annual Korean Studies Program Prize for Writing in Korean Studies for his paper entitled "Frozen Paths, Fluid Barriers:  The Seasonal Geographies of Yalu River Border Security, 1931-1945." A second-year PhD student in History, Joseph's research focuses on the...