2015 STARTALK Applications Now Open

Please use the following links to apply:

Teacher Program Application Link

Student Program Application Link



A Close Talk with Prof. Tohsaku at UVa.


DEALLC Alum to Pursue PhD at Columbia

Please join us in congratulating DEALLC alum Peter Moody! Peter was recently accepted to Columbia's East Asian Languages and Cultures PhD program for Korean History.


Report on Language Enrollments

Updated Information for Study in Taiwan Scholarships

The information for study in Taiwan scholarships has been updated here


Vacancies for Shea House 2015

There are several vacancies for Shea House for Spring 2015. If you are interested in living at Shea House, please contact the director to indicate your interest. 

8 doubles and 1 single available.




New Shea House LA Introductions Page is Up

We've added a new page to our website, introducing this academic year's Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Language Assistants for the Shea House. Please check it out here to find out more information about this year's LAs. 


Shea House Deadlines

Just a reminder that Shea House applications for new residents are due by November 14, 2014. Additionally, LA applications are also due on this date. Please see this webpage for more information.


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!