October 2016 News

October 26, 2016
Ayesha Ramachandran, assistant professor of comparative literature, was recently honored with two awards: a New Directions fellowship from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and a Director’s Award from the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center. She will use these award to conduct linguistic training and research into the Persianate courts of the 16th and 17th centuries, investigating cross-cultural communication between European and Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal cultures. For more information, see...
October 24, 2016
Professor Jing Tsu explains what 500,000 Chinese characters can do for the world in an Op-Ed piece in The New York Times.   “China’s Digital Soft Power Play”  http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/25/opinion/chinas-digital-soft-power-play.html?_r=0
October 11, 2016
Yale News interviews Professor Jing Tsu on her award-winning research and book project http://news.yale.edu/2016/05/24/conversation-2016-guggenheim-fellow-jing…