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Hahn Moo-Sook Colloquium

The colloquium offers an academic discussion of Korean art, history, literature, thought and religions in the context of East Asia and the world.

Winning speaker and faculty member at J.LIVE 2017


J.LIVE is an annual speech competition for college (and more recently, high school) students to demonstrate their presentation skills and Japanese proficiency.

News from EALL

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D.C. Student Wins Gold at Japanese Presentation Contest

Shaina Adams, a senior at Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington, D.C., and a student in Teaching Associate Professor ...

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Our students excel at Chinese Speech Contest

At the 2021 Jiangsu Cup Chinese Speech Contest held on April 10, 2021, our students took both Gold Awards and one Silver Award...

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April Kim, BA Japanese 2017, produces a piece for NHK World

One of our alumni, April Kim, has produced a news piece for NHK World titled "US Presidential Campaign Divides Communities."...

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Successful First Chinese Teaching Methods Workshop

On May 3rd 2019, over 40 Chinese language educators and students attended the first EALL Chinese Teaching Methods Workshop at Phillips Hall of George Washington University.