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Cheow-Thia Chan

Postdoctoral Fellow, National University of Singapore

Cornell Project: “Sinophone Styles: Worlding Representations and Imaginaries in Malaysian Chinese Fiction"

Present research:

Cheow-Thia Chan’s dissertation project "Styles of Connection: Place-based Imaginaries and Identities in Modern Malaysian Chinese Literature” conceptualizes Chinese literary production attributed to the Southeast Asian country as a dynamic locus that has involved transregional historical forces rather than as a static accumulation of texts.

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Yoshiaki Fujii

Visiting Intern

YOSHIAKI FUJII is a scholar who majors in Early Modern Japanese literature, and specializes in the studies of Japanese thought in Tokugawa period. He is a Ph.D candidate in Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, as well as a research fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

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Hyun-ho Joo

Associate Professor at Yonsei University

In Spring 2017 the East Asia Program is sponsoring along with the Department of Asian Studies visiting assistant professor Hyun-ho Joo, who will teach ASIAN 2218, Introduction to Korea.

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Ben Judkins, Ph.D.

Formerly Assistant Professor at University of Utah, now a local resident

Project Title: Kung Fu Diplomacy: Soft Power, Martial Arts and the Development of China’s Global Brand

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Marc Keane

Visiting Scholar; Landscape Architect and author of books about Japanese Gardens

Cornell project: To represent EAP in its collaborations with Johnson Museum, Landscape Arch. Dep't. and Cornell Plantations on Asian (Japanese) garden design, to include possible lecturing on the topic.

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Masaki Matsubara

Advisor, researcher & meditation teacher, BDK America, Moraga California

Cornell project: Plans to work with Professor Law and Ellen Avril (Johnson Museum of Art), on a variety of the projects on teaching Japanese religion with the museum’s tremendously valuable and rare collection.

* Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai, “Society for the Promotion of Buddhism”

Expected Visitation Dates: 6/1/16 to 5/31/2017

 

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Hiroyuki Mori

Professor, College of Policy Science, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto

Cornell project: A Study of Institutional Economics and Social Disaster

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Jia Sheng

Professor of History (Modern Chinese & American Intellectual), Xiamen University

Cornell project: Hu Shi’s Experience at Cornell 1910-1915

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Qian Shi

Professor & Vice-Dean, School of Art and Design, Jiangsu University of Technology

Project at Cornell: Cultural communication and integration of China with other countries

EAP Faculty Host: An-Yi Pan

Expected visitation dates: 9/1/2016 - 8/31/2017

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Liping Wei

Associate Professor Department of Finance, School of Economics and Management, University of Weifang

Project Title: Research on the Relations between Effect of Non-balance Financial Development and Disparity

Short Bio: Liping Wei, is an associate Professor from Weifang University of China, Ph.D. Economics with research interests in Applied Economics, Marxist Economics, and Financial Economics etc. Her research goal is to improve public awareness by making through the relations between finance and the unfair distribution. 

Expected Visitation Dates: 9/1/2016 to 2/28/2017

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Rong Xiao

Assistant Professor of History, University of Shenzhen

Cornell project: Song period medical history, “The Study of Social History in Eastern Jin & Southern Dynasties (317-589): Basic on Medical Classics”.

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Xiaomeng Zeng

Associate Professor of Chinese Studies, Shaanxi Normal University

Cornell project: The Research of the United States in Chinese Classics of Pre-Qin Period.

Short Bio: Xiaomeng Zeng received both her M.A. and Ph.D. from the Shaanxi Normal University in China (2005, 2008), majoring in ancient Chinese literature. She taught at the Shaanxi Normal University from 2005. Her teaching includes ancient Chinese literature, Chinese as a foreign language. She is currently working on a project, The Cultural Interpretation of Ancient Classics in Pre-Qin Period Which Quoted from “Book of Songs”. She is also interested in ancient thought and culture.

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Jan Zeserson

EAP Courtesy Professor, Cornell Prison Education Program (CPEP)

Specializations:Intersection and negotiation of professional and folk explanations of illness; Ethnographic research methods; Japanese language and culture.

Jan teaches Japanese culture courses to incarcerated college students, for Cornell, through the Cornell Prison Education Program.  Her office is located in G02D-3 Uris Hall on the Cornell central campus.

Expected Visitation Dates: 7/1/2014 to 6/30/2017

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Ke Zhao

Professor of Humanities and Social Science, National University of Defense Technology, China.

Zhao ke received both his M.A. and Ph.D. from Sichuan University, majoring in urban history of modern China. He taught modern Chinese history in humanities and social science college of National University of Defense Technology from 2000. His research focuses on the municipal reform movement in 1920s-1930s, especially American-trained urban planners group in 1920s. He is also interested in intellectuals of modern China.

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Qinghua Zhuang

Associate Professor of Chinese Literature and Communication, Tan Kah Kee College, Xiamen University

Cornell project: to conduct research and produce a book-length study of the mutually influencing relationship between Puxian opera (a form of regional drama) and Puxian local culture.