HYI Alumni News: Spring 2023

Alumni News

Congratulations to our alumni on their recent honors, promotions, and publications!

Yuichi Asai (HYI Linguistic and Semiotic Anthropology Training Program Visiting Scholar, 2021-22) is author of the article “How Forests of Qualia Emerge” in Signs and Society, Volume 11, Number 2, Spring 2023.

Kim Seong Nae (Visiting Scholar, 2015-16) is author of the chapter “Cultural Trauma and the Cheju Massacre in Transnational Perspective” in Routledge Handbook of Trauma in East Asia, 2023.

Trisha T. C. Lin (Visiting Scholar, 2022-23) has been elected to serve as Chinese Communication Association (CCA) Vice President beginning September 1st, 2023, and she will assume the presidency in 2025. Founded in 1990, CCA is the oldest international professional society aiming to promote, enhance, and facilitate scholarly activities and exchanges on Chinese communication, which is broadly defined to embrace any aspect of communication studies concerning Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, the global Chinese diaspora, and Chinese influence overseas. To learn more about the CCA, visit their website.

Nishit Kumar (Chinese Studies in India Visiting Fellow, 2019-20) is translator of a Hindi translation of a Chinese short-story《痴鸡》(एक पागल मुर्गी ) written by Cao Wenxuan 曹文轩. The translation is published in Anuvad, a bilingual quarterly journal published by Bhartiya Anuvad Parishad, Issue 191, April-June 2022.

Fumika Sato (Visiting Scholar, 2011-12) is author of 女性兵士という難問 (The Conundrum of the Female Soldiers), published by Keio University Press in 2022. Professor Sato’s book received the Mariko Bando Foundation’s Women’s Culture Research Award in Japan.

Victor Teo (Visiting Scholar, 2016-17) is editor of Human-Animal Interactions in Anthropocene Asia (Routledge, 2023). He is also co-editor (with Yoneyuki Sugita) of Rethinking the San Francisco System in Indo-Pacific Security: Enduring Legacies, Structural Contradictions and Geopolitical Rivalry (Palgrave Macmillan, 2022).

Junyang Wang (Visiting Scholar, 2021-22) is author of the article “The Political Limits of China’s Anti-Corruption Reform: An Institutional Analysis of the New Supervision Commission” in Journal of Contemporary China (2022).

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