Dissertations & Placements

Sravanthi Kollu, PhD, 2019

“Towards a Common Language: Social Movements and Vernacular Publics in Telugu, 1900-1956”
First Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, South Asian Studies, Harvard University

Chen Wang, PhD, 2019

“Literary Bilingualism: Chinese Authors Writing in the Language of the Other in Sino-Anglophone Contexts, 1930s-1970s”
First Position: Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese, Asian Studies, Williams College

Abir Bashir Bazaz, PhD, 2016

“The Negative Theology of Nund Rishi (1378-1440): Poetry and Politics in Medieval Kashmir”
First Position: Assistant Professor, English, Ashoka University, Sonepat, India

Michael Crandol, PhD, 2015

“Nightmares from the Past: 'Kaiki eiga' and the Dawn of Japanese Horror Cinema”
First Position: Visiting Assistant Professor, Japanese Studies, Modern Languages & Literatures, William and Mary
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Modern Japan Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Minhwa Ahn, PhD, 2015

"(Beyond) Propaganda: Biopolitics and the Fantastic Mode in South Korean and Japanese Film During and After the U.S. Occupation (1945-1979)"
First Position: Korea National University of Arts

Jesse Field, PhD, 2012

“Writing Lives in China: the Case of Yang Jiang”
First Position: Faculty, Affiliated High School of Peking University

Ji Hao, PhD, 2012

“Poetics of Transparency: The Hermeneutics of Du Fu (712-770) during the Late Ming and Early Qing Periods”
First Position: Assistant Professor, Modern Languages & Literatures, College of the Holy Cross

Jessica Ka Yee Chan, PhD, 2012

“Looking to the East: Chinese Revolutionary Cinema, 1949-1966”
First Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Languages, Literatures, & Cultures, University of Richmond