Current graduate students

Name Supervisor Research interest
Bryce Bartsch Dr. Lee 
Hina Zelli  Dr. Iles 
Iurii Frolov T. Jamkajornkeiat
Sandra Oliver-Mbonu

Dr. Marton 

Srdjan Renovica

Dr. Hatakeyama/


Delaney Johnson Dr. Iles 
Ivan Garcimartin Carmona  Dr. Lee


Tanya Brittain  Dr. Poulton Tracing Talisman: Power, Politics,and Religiion in Late Edo Through Meiji Japan [1800-1912]
Hassan Razavi Dr. Poulton "Yoroboshi": a modern noh play by Yukio Mishima
Yiping Zhou  Dr. Chau

The Sinophone as a Site of Multidirectional Critiques and Negotiations:

Nanfu Wang’s Transnational Documentary Making

Yucong (Viola) Zhang

Dr. Marton

Implementing Ecological Civilization in China’s Lower Yangzi Delta: A Case Study of the Aesthetics of Sustainability    

Recent Graduates

Maeve Milligan Dr. Fox  “Street food vendors in Indonesia:
Conflicting representations under COVID-19”
Tatiana Popova Dr. Lee  "The Immigration Dilemma:trajectories and challenges of highly skilled migration in Japan"
Kaori Maruyama Dr. Lee  "The Myth of the First Three Years" and the Ideology of Motherhood in Japan.
Chenxi Wang Dr. Iles Higlighting the Role of Traditional Spirituality in Independent Chinese. Animation: Big Fish and Begonia
Xinlyu Tan Dr. Iles  Song of a Broken World:A Narratological Analysis of NieR:Automata 
Qichen Zhong  Dr. Lin "Bai Juyi's (772-846) Poems on Women: A Narratological Approach" 
Nan Yao  Dr. Chau  Healing Style as Illusion of Comfort?: Two Types of Chinese Healing Style Media."
Rongxin Zhang Dr. Marton

Addressing Child Welfare Challenges in Rural China: An Assessment of The Child Welfare Director System and Possible Lessons from Japan.

Zhuangyuan Wang Dr.Tian/Dr.Nassaji

Teaching Chinese Pronunciation in Canadian Universities: An analysis of a textbook and teachers' perspectives. 

Xuan Duan Dr. Chau Remembering in Memoirs:The collective memory and cultural trauma of the Chinese Cultural Revolution in the Red Guard memoirs
Yuxuan Cai Dr. Bailey/ Dr. Chau Family as a Starting Point: The Kinship-based Female Poetry Clubs Between the Late Ming and Early Qing Dynasties, 1550-1660
Linyi Yang  Dr. Marton Women Migrants in China's Meg-Cities 
Guodong (Gordon)Wang  Dr. Marton The Transformstion and Upgrading of Marine Industry and Impacts in East China 
Jerry Flexer Dr. Adam Jiddu Krishnamurti’s Skillful Means: A deconstruction of philosophical discourse in the context of time, place, and audience
Siyi Cheng Dr. Marton Higher Education Internationalization in China
Nishang Li Dr. King "Rotten Culture" from Japan to China
Liying Lily Wang Dr. King De-revolutionzing the Red Classics: A Case Study of Track in the Snowy Forest as a Genre from Novel, Drama,Television to Movie
Xiaomeng (Ivy) Cheng Dr. King How sexual relations in Chinese literature affect women's idenity in contemporary Chinese society
Diana Draker Dr. Poulton Technology and Interactivity in Modern and Post-Modern Japanese Theatre
Kong Yeung Ronald Lai Dr. Endo Shinzo Abe’s Version of History and the “Rise of China”
Nicholas Chlumecky Dr. Endo  North Korea, Representation, and Armament: An Investigation into the Politics of Missile Defense
Joseph Clark Dr. Endo Educational Reform in Japan; Innovation and National Community in Empire
Shiya April Zhang Dr. King Does time heal?: Cinematic Reconstruction of Historical Trauma in 21st-Century China
Jen Chen Dr. Lin Roaming Nüxia: Female Knights-errant in Jin Yong’s Fiction
N'Donna Russell Dr. Poulton Make-Up!: The Mythic Narrative and Transformation as a Mechanism for Personal and Spiritual Growth in Magical Girl (Mahou Shoujo) Anime
Yaxi Kathy Luo Dr. King Classical Chinese Literature and Poetry in Tang Dynasty
Hajime Kataoka Drs. Poulton/A. D'Arcy Enhancing Social Media-Based Participation in L2 Communities of Practice
Siying Sherry Wang Dr. Poulton Aesthetics of Color in Japanese Traditional Painting in the Edo Period
Rita Livshits Dr. Poulton Does Ishiguro Dream of Electric Sheep?  Androids as a Distinctive Emergent Phenomenon in Japan
Douglas Stetar Dr. King Cities of Fantasy: The Construction of the Desiring Subject in Urban China
Madeline Holden Dr. Morgan House of Gold: The Politics of Faith, Accessibility and Diplomacy in Navigating Islamic Microfinance (Baitul Maal wat Tamwil) in Surakarta, Indonesia