Modern and contemporary Chinese literature, cinema, popular culture • Comparative studies of modernism and postmodernism in China and in the West • Cultural translations between Chinese poetry and modern American poetry
Modern and Contemporary Chinese fiction and drama • Chinese women's writing • History of the women's movement and feminism in China • Translation
Syntax and morphology • Chinese writing system and dialects • Language pedagogy
Japanese Literature • Japanese Film and Visual Culture • Japanese Popular Culture • Representations of Family in Modern Japan
Lindsey B. Harlan
History of religions • Hinduism • Religion and gender • Heroic traditions • Religion in Trinidad
Yong Jin Park
Applied microeconomics and behavioral economics • Banking and comparative banking systems • Social inequality and labor supply
John Qunjian Tian
Chinese political economy • East Asian political economy • International political economy • Comparative political economy and politics
James Dale Wilson
Ethnomusicology • Jazz • Guangdong ritual and ritual music • Southeast Chinese perspectives on migration and transnationalism
Environmental economics and policy • Agricultural economics and policy • Applied econometrics
Professor Chu taught in the department from 1965-1984.
Professor Kuo taught in the department from 1970-1994.