Student Perspectives

Ma'ili Yee Student spotlight image
  • Student Spotlight

With support from Shorenstein APARC’s Diversity Grant, coterminal student Ma’ili Yee (BA ’20, MA ’21) reveals how Pacific island nations are responding to the U.S.-China rivalry by developing a collective strategy for their…

Alek  Sigley
  • Student Spotlight

CEAS student Alek Sigley (MA '21) had an article titled "Sojourn in Paradise: The Experiences of Foreign Students in North Korea" published in the The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology. Stanford Affiliates can view the article online for free…

SPICE Instructor Kasumi Yamashita speaks with Native and Indigenous educators

By Gary Mukai

On March 18, 2021, the California Department of Education adopted the Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum. Chapter 3 of the Model Curriculum includes a section on “Native American Studies.” During a June 18, 2021 webinar, three…

Shirley (Xuehan)  Zhao
  • Student Spotlight

Shirley Zhao (MA '21, East Asian Studies) was awarded the 1st annual Connie Chin Memorial Writing in East Asian Studies, for her paper "The Great Manchurian Plague: An Event of Nation-Making and the Experiences Failed to be…

Haley Gordon MA'21 portrait
  • Student Spotlight

Haley Gordon (MA '21, East Asian Studies) was awarded the 10th annual Korea Program Prize for Writing in Korean Studies, for her paper "Nation-Being in North Korea: New Perspectives on Human Rights."

"Haley's thesis…