Author Archives: Rebecca Mangra

EAS Language Student Dazzles at the 19th “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for College Students Worldwide (Ontario & Manitoba)

EAS Language Student Dazzles at the 19th “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for College Students Worldwide (Ontario & Manitoba) The 19th “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for College Students Worldwide (Ontario & Manitoba) was held virtually on June 27, 2020. … Continue reading

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Professor Amanda Goodman & Other Collaborators Win SSHRC Insight Grant

Professor Amanda Goodman & Other Collaborators Win SSHRC Insight Grant The EAS Department is excited to announce that a project involving Professor Amanda Goodman (pictured on the left) and other collaborators from across the humanities has won an Insight Grant … Continue reading

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Statement in Support of the Black Lives Matter Movement

Statement in Support of the Black Lives Matter Movement The Department of East Asian Studies, University of Toronto “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” — James Baldwin The Department … Continue reading

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Congratulations, EAS Class of 2020!

Congratulations, EAS Class of 2020! The EAS Department extends its warmest wishes to the EAS Class of 2020! To hear messages from our faculty members, please check out our YouTube video. As a reminder, please join our alumni network on … Continue reading

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Professor Jotaro Arimori Awarded the 2020 A&S Outstanding Teaching Award

Professor Jotaro Arimori Awarded the 2020 A&S Outstanding Teaching Award The EAS Department is proud to announce that Professor Jotaro Arimori, who teaches Japanese, has won the 2020 Faculty of Arts & Science Outstanding Teaching Award. The award “recognizes teaching … Continue reading

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Coming to a Screen Near You: The Canada National Japanese Speech Contest

Coming to a Screen Near You: The Canada National Japanese Speech Contest The Canada National Japanese Speech Contest was created in 1989 by the Japanese Embassy in Ottawa to promote Japanese language education across the country.1 Every year, many provinces … Continue reading

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10th Chinese Speech and Skit Contest

10th Chinese Speech and Skit Contest 101 students of the Chinese Language Program participated in the 10th Chinese Speech and Skit Contest on November 16, 2019.  Throughout the competition, the contestants demonstrated their Chinese speaking skills enthusiastically.  The first-prize winners … Continue reading

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New Book by Yurou Zhong — Chinese Grammatology: Script Revolution and Literary Modernity, 1916–1958

New Book by Yurou Zhong — Chinese Grammatology: Script Revolution and Literary Modernity, 1916–1958 We are excited to announce that Professor Yurou Zhong, who teaches Chinese culture and literature, has released her first book, Chinese Grammatology: Script Revolution and Literary Modernity, … Continue reading

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