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Transforming Gender and Imagination: Butterfly Imagery in East Asian Culture

Paying attention to the deep engagement with imageries of the butterfly in Chinese and Korean culture, this project traces back and explores the cultural associations and meanings of butterflies in both countries at the various levels of engagement, ranging from the elite literary discourse, to popular vernacular storytelling, and to local religious texts. 

Centers, Institutes, Councils

Our students and faculty participate in promoting knowledge and research focused on specific regions of the world.

Academic Journals

The School of International Letters and Cultures contributes to the vital dialogue of literature and culture.

Collaborations & Partners

The Central European Cultural Collaborative facilitates academic cooperation and cultural exchanges between U.S. and Romanian scholars and students.