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Students in the graduate field of Asian Literature, Religion, and Culture
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Akepiyapornchai, Manasicha
the devotion of love relating to Bhakti and Moksha in
Krishna devotional literature
e-mail: ma886@cornell.edu
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Burgess, Vincent
discourses of abnegation and the cultural/countercultural
articulations of asceticism and renunciation in North Indian
religious movements, specifically regarding the
utilization/abnegation of intoxicants and dietary restrictions
e-mail: veb24@cornell.edu
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Buyco, Ryan
transpacific studies, space, islands, Japanese studies (Okinawa),
Southeast Asian studies (the Philippines); current research
explores Okinawan diasporic culture in the Pacific Ocean with
special attention to the Philippines and Hawai'i
e-mail: rab497@cornell.edu
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Chen, Xiangjing
comparative study of Japanese and Chinese Marxist philosophical
discourse in 1930s on the agrarian question in rethinking
the Asiatic Mode of Production in East Asia; modern Chinese
literature; translation theory; East Asian modernity
e-mail: xc98@cornell.edu
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Dharmasinghe, Geethika
nationalism, democracy, violence, and rituals; current research:
formation of Sinhala Buddhist nationalism in Sri Lanka
e-mail: gdi4@cornell.edu
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Fotopoulos, Annetta
historical/collective memory in China; (world) national cultural heritage
and repatriation; historical and cultural sites, monuments and objects;
and tourism in post-Mao China
e-mail: ajf87@cornell.edu
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Golovkova, Anna
early Sanskrit tantras of the cult of the Goddess Tripurasundarī
and their reinterpretation in the Kashmirian and South-Indian exegesis
e-mail: aag227@cornell.edu
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Grillo, Tyran
human-animal relations, gender studies, trauma and
cultural memory, modern Japanese literature
e-mail: tcg32@cornell.edu
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Harding, Andrew
"Zainichi" Literature (literature written by Korean residents in Japan)
e-mail: awh74@cornell.edu
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Hua, Liyu
history of religions in northwestern India during the Kushan
period (100 CE to 300 CE)
e-mail: lh569@cornell.edu
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Kinjo, Masaki
Postcolonialism, Marxism and literary works of Masanobu Kiyota.
Reexamination of debates on the immaturity of capitalism in Okinawa
e-mail: mk739@cornell.edu
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Kunigami, Andre Keiji
Japanese and Brazilian Film and Literature, Film and Media Studies,
Aesthetics, Critical Theory, Comparative Modernisms/Modernities,
Avant-gardes, Photography and Video Art, Intermediality.
Current research on early twentieth century Brazilian and
Japanese cinema, photography, and modernist discourses on vision
and time.
e-mail: akk62@cornell.edu
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Lee, I-Zhuen
philosophical architecture in pre-modern Asian intellectual traditions
e-mail: il93@cornell.edu
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McQuade, Paul
modern Japanese fiction, comparative literature, translation theory,
Marxism, feminism, cultural studies, post-colonialism, psychoanalysis,
deconstruction; primary research focused on the work of Tawada Yōko
e-mail: pgm63@cornell.edu
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Mendoza, Andrea
modern and contemporary Japanese language literatures and films,
focusing on post-1945 representations of sex workers as a means
to address discourse on intersections of class, gender,
sexuality and race relations
e-mail: ld388@cornell.edu
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Nag Chowdhuri, Yagna
examine the performance practices which have emerged around
the figure of the medieval bhakti poet-saint Kabir
e-mail: yn246@cornell.edu
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Park, Jahyon
Korean literature, focusing on gender, transnationalism,
and technology within literary works in the modern ages,
particularly since the liberation from the Japanese occupation
e-mail: jp959@cornell.edu
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Polmuk, Chairat
critical race and ethnic studies, affect theory, corporeality/carnality,
the posthuman, the new cinema, Thailand
e-mail: cp483@cornell.edu
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Sireerat, Tinakrit
Japanese history; animal history; comparative history
of Japan and Thailand
e-mail: ts677@cornell.edu
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Stuparich, Eloisa
the formation of Hindu identities in twentieth century
South Asia, specifically among the yogis of the
Nath Sampraday in Nepal
e-mail: es582@cornell.edu
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Thomas, Dexter
the modern relationships between Black Americans, Japan, and
Asian America in general through pop culture and the popular
imagination
e-mail: dlt73@cornell.edu
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Vo, Eileen Nho
rise of nationalizing/vernacularizing Vietnamese literature in
the early 20th century, in particular translation of Han
literature into vernacular Vietnamese
e-mail: nv63@cornell.edu
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Yoon, Nari
cultural history of Modern Korea, especially the construction of
modern subjectivity during the Park Chung Hee era (1961-1979).
e-mail: ny64@cornell.edu
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Zhang, Ning
modern Chinese literature combined with literary criticism
e-mail: nz72@cornell.edu
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Zhu, Jinjing
early China: ethical, social and political thought; comparative
philosophy
e-mail: jz427@cornell.edu


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