Teaching-Affiliated Faculty

Faculty

Day, Leanne

Florence Levy Kay Fellow in Asian American Pacific Islander Studies

Expertise: Settler Colonial Studies, Asian American Studies, Pacific Literature, Ethnic Studies, American Literature

Dowden, Steve

Professor of German

Expertise: Modern German Literature and culture; European modernism; comparative literature (esp. comparing literature with other art forms); the novel as form; literature and philosophy; the avant-garde.

Dubinina, Irina Y

Associate Professor of Russian and Director of the Russian Language Program

Expertise: Heritage languages (Russian), bilingualism, bilingual code-switching Second language acquisition general and language specific (Russian) Methods of second language instruction; language teacher education

Eneva, Marina Viktorovna

Lecturer in Russian

Feng, Yu

Professor of Chinese and Director of the Chinese Language Program

Expertise: Instruction of modern Chinese as a foreign language, Chinese pedagogy, classical Chinese language, traditional Chinese and Oriental philosophy (Confucianism, Daoism, Buddhism), comparative ideas, and Chinese cultural heritage as a whole.

Fraleigh, Matthew

Associate Professor of East Asian Literature and Culture

Expertise: Classical and modern Japanese literature and language, cultural and literary exchange between China and Japan; literature of travel, Sinitic poetry and prose in East Asia

Fujiwara, Hisae

Assistant Professor of Japanese, and Director of the Japanese Language Program

Expertise: -Vocabulary acquisition in Japanese as a foreign language -Kanji acquisition for students with alphabet-language backgrounds -Using strategies for reading Japanese as a foreign language -Content Based Instruction

Lee, Eun-Jo

Lecturer in Korean

Expertise: Foreign/second language (L2) writing, socio-cognitive/socio-cultural theory and L2 learning, issues related to heritage language maintenance and development

Lu, Xiwen

Senior Lecturer in Chinese

Expertise: Teaching Chinese as a second language Computer-based and Internet-based language teaching Second language acquisition Teaching Chinese at secondary level

Miller, Robin Feuer

Edytha Macy Gross Professor of Humanities

Expertise: The novel in Russia and Europe of the nineteenth century. The short story in Russia. The literature of childhood and children's literature.

Nakano, Yukimi

Lecturer in Japanese

Expertise: - Japanese Language - Second Language Acquisition (English as a second language and Japanese as a foreign language) - Japanese Literature (17th century Haikai and work of Matsuo Basho)

Powelstock, David

Associate Professor of Russian Language and Literature

Expertise: Modern Russian Literature, Modern Czech Literature, Russian & Czech Languages, Comparative Literature, Literary Theory, Translation Studies

Seidl, Kathrin

Assistant Professor of German and Director of the German Language Program

Expertise: Exile - Transatlantic Studies - Cultural Exchange - Translation Studies - German Exile in Latin America - Immigration to Germany - Online Teaching

Singh, Harleen

Associate Professor of Literature and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Expertise: Postcolonial Literature and Theory; Colonial Studies; South Asian Novel; Indian Film; Immigrant Literature; Women's and Gender Studies; South Asian Studies.

Tamaki, Mayumi

Lecturer in Japanese

von Mering, Sabine

Professor of German and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Director of the Center for German and European Studies

Expertise: German as a Foreign Language; Climate Change and the Humanities; Fairy Tales; Jewish-German Dialogue; German Women Writers, German Cinema, Age of Goethe, German Drama.

Wang, Pu

Helaine and Alvin Allen Chair in Literature

Expertise: Modern Chinese literature and culture in comparative frameworks; critical theory and translation studies; aesthetic modernity in the 19th and 20th centuries; intellectual history of China; comparative poetics.

Wei, Jian

Lecturer in Chinese

Expertise: -Chinese Language -Computer-Based Teaching Pedagogy -Computer-Based Character Recognition Instruction -Teaching Chinese at Beginning level and Advanced level -Advanced Conversational Chinese

Wong, Aida Yuen

Nathan Cummings and Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Chair in Fine Arts and Professor of Fine Arts, East Asian Studies, and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Expertise: Chinese and Asian Art; Transculturalism; Painting, Calligraphy, and Fashion History