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Unparalleled research projects led by faculty

Our world-renowned faculty members in the School of International Letters and Cultures solve prominent issues facing communities worldwide through research. From exploring the meaning of butterflies in Chinese and Korean culture to addressing the effect of interpersonal violence in Latin America, our faculty-led research projects have unprecedented value for cultures and communities across the globe.

Graduate Teaching Associate, Spanish
Louis Wigley
Academic Success Coordinator
Adam Woeltz
Grad Teaching Associate, Asian Languages and Civilizations (Chinese)
Grad Teaching Associate, Chinese
Yue Wu
Grad Teaching Associate
Grad Teaching Associate, Chinese
Yiran Xiao
Grad Teaching Associate
Liying Xu
Grad Teaching Associate, Chinese
Angeline Young
Grad Teaching Associate

My interests encompass: critical ethnogrpaphy: the body (material and metaphorical), kinesthesia, labor, expressive cultures, race, identity, affect, ethics, social justice; Chinese geographies, New Italian Studies, modern Chinese labor and migration studies.


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Xiaomeng Zhang
Grad Teaching Associate


Global Intersections Blog

the SILC Instructional and Research Technology Committee has created a central hub of research and points-of-interest stories surrounding the language and cultures in the School of International Letters and Cultures.  This is a constant work in progress-- there is something new to look at every time.  These entries come from the perspective of faculty, graduate students, lecturers, and instructors. If you are interested in intensive courses, faculty research, or the role of technology in learning languages, give the link a quick click