The China expert and translator of Chinese literature Julia Lovell has been named the winner of the 2019 Cundill History Prize for Maoism: A Global History. Lovell is a Professor of Modern China at Birkbeck College.
This fall, McGill welcomed three new professors to the Department of East Asian Studies. Kimberly Chung, Maria Hwang, and Rongdao Lai have diverse backgrounds and experiences that are opening up new and exciting opportunities for students.
On October 30th, the Department of Literatures, Languages, and Cultures held an event commemorating the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos), welcoming all students taking a Spanish language and literature course, as well as faculty and staff.
Professor Jamil Ragep (Institute of Islamic Studies) is the recipient of the 2019 Turkish Academy of Sciences Prize in Social Sciences and Humanities. The award will be presented by the Turkish President Erdogan at a ceremony in Ankara on December 30.