Prof. Gus Heldt's New Translation Nominated for Award

Professor Heldt's translation of the Kojiki has been nominated for the PEN Translation Prize. The PEN Prize is an award for book-length translations (from any language into English).

Professor Heldt's translation is also currently a best-seller in the categories of Shinto religion, Japanese literature, and Asian literature on Amazon.

Please join us in congratulating Professor Heldt!


Prof. Anne Kinney's Book Nominated for PEN Prize

Professor Anne Kinney's book entitled Exemplary Women of Early China was recently nominated for the PEN Translation Prize from PEN America Center. The PEN Prize is an award for book-length translations (into English) from any language.  

Please join us in congratulating Professor Kinney!


Shea House Applications for Next Year

Students interested in living in Shea House next year: please see this flyer for more information!

Contact Tomoko Marshall with questions. 


EAC Events for Fall Semester

Please see the attached flyer here for a list of upcoming East Asia Center lectures. Our website will be updated soon with this information in the "events" section.


Japanese Vacancies in Shea House

Shea House currently has Japanese and Arabic vacancies. If you're interested in applying, please email Ahmad Obiedat for more information.


Chinese Language Student Russell Bogue Featured in UVA Today Article

Back in August, UVA Today wrote an article about Russell Bogue, a Chinese language and Foreign Affairs student. Click here to read the article about Russell's journey to Taipei where he spent time collecting political opinions from young people. 


2014 UVA in Shanghai Chinese Language Program

As the 2014 UVA in Shanghai Program has wrapped up, we now have some newsletters available for both teachers and students. There is also a playlist of teaching demos you can view here


New DEALLC Faculty

Please join us in welcoming our new faculty for the Fall 2014 semester!

  • Yoon Hwa Choi, Korean Lecturer
  • Jin Dong, Visiting Lecturer in Chinese
  • Benedetta Lomi, Assistant Professor
  • Eric Maceyko, Visitng Lecturer in Japanese
  • Mark Metcalf, Visiting Lecturer in Chinese Literature 
  • Xueyin Shao, Visiting Lecturer in Chinese

Faculty on Leave, Fall 2014

The following faculty are on leave for the Fall 2014 semester:

  • Charles Laughin
  • Susie Kim
  • Tomomi Sato

Translation of The Kojiki Published by Professor Heldt

Please join us in congratulating Professor Heldt on his recently released translation of The Kojiki. Read below for more information on the translation as well as a few reviews. The translation can be purchased here