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  • The Adventure Doesn't Start Until Something Goes Wrong with Parker Winkler 

    Winkler, Parker; 溫柏康 (University of Kansas, Center for East Asian Studies, 2018-10-19)
    Parker Winkler answers questions regarding his study abroad experiences. He discusses the challenges he faced, the skills he acquired from study abroad, and the impact study abroad had on him.
  • The Experience of Wayne F. Doll's Military Service in World War II 

    Doll, Wayne F. (University of Kansas, Center for East Asian Studies, 2018-10-11)
    Wayne F. Doll shares his personal narrative of service during World War II in the U.S. Navy, 1944-1946. He served in the Pacific theater, primarily at Okinawa, the Philippines, and Japan. He was the Quartermaster navigator ...
  • International Experiences in International Cities with David Easley 

    Easley, David (University of Kansas, Center for East Asian Studies, 2018-06-01)
    David Easley talks about how he became interested in studying Chinese, managed a difficult electromagnetics course at Hong Kong University, and used three languages to have a conversation at a barbecue on Penghu Island.
  • Overcoming Barriers to Enjoy the Little Things With Aaron McIntyre 

    McIntyre, Aaron (University of Kansas, Center for East Asian Studies, 2018-05-21)
    This interview is part of the KU Center for East Asian Studies Study Abroad Impact Interview Series. Aaron McIntyre reflects on overcoming language barriers, the value of making mistakes, visiting with locals in a Shanxi ...
  • Culture Shock: A Challenge Turned Chance With Gentry Toman 

    Toman, Gentry; 童萱琪 (University of Kansas, Center for East Asian Studies, 2018-06-13)
    Gentry Toman answers four questions regarding her study abroad experiences. She discusses her challenges, her favorite story, the impact study abroad had on her future, and the skills she gained along the way.
  • Gaining Independence Through Adaptation With Beth Fentress 

    Fentress, Beth (University of Kansas, Center for East Asian Studies, 2018-05-31)
    This interview is part of the KU Center for East Asian Studies Study Abroad Impact Interview Series. Beth Fentress discusses her thoughts and advice after spending a total of 14 months studying abroad in China. She answers ...
  • A Midwesterner Goes to Annapolis : Pearl Harbor and Beyond 

    Muirhead, Vincent; Vincent Muirhead (University of Kansas, Center for East Asian Studies, 2017-09)
    Kansas-native Vincent Muirhead’s initial, childhood interest in airplanes accompanied him through various stages of his life, from United States Navy midshipman to naval commander, World War II veteran, and Aerospace ...
  • Interview with Cam Phan 

    Phan, Cam; Tran, Michelle (University of Kansas, Center for East Asian Studies, 2001-04-22)
    An interview with Phan-Michelle Tran (the interviewer’s mother) covers her life in Vietnam and experience evacuating to the US after the Fall of Saigon. The interview is mostly in Vietnamese with some English.
  • Interview with Tammy Ngo 

    Ngo, Tammy (University of Kansas, Center for East Asian Studies, 2014)
    The video features an interview with a South Vietnamese man who spent five years in the Re-education Camp of Socialist Vietnam after the end of Vietnam War in 1975.
  • Sexual Politics in the Chinese Imperial Palace 

    McMahon, Keith; 马克梦 (University of Kansas, Center for East Asian Studies, 2014-12-02)
    Keith McMahon discusses in Chinese the manipulation, sexual prowess and espionage in the palace. His lead academic role in this complicated field allows for a revealing look into the dark, secret corners of imperial politics.
  • Story of the Zhang Family: from the Middle Kingdom to the American Midwest - Lawrence KS Based Chinese Artist Zhang Chun Hong Interview Her Mother Bai Yu Zhi 

    Zhang, Chun Hong; Bai, Yu Zhi (University of Kansas, Center for East Asian Studies, 2016-12)
    In these videos, Artist Zhang Chun Hong interviews her mother Bai Yu Zhi about her family history and growing up in China in 1970s and 1980s.
  • Felix Moos--Center for East Asian Studies Interview: An Anthropologist's Asian Journeys 

    Moos, Felix; Greene, Megan (University of Kansas, Center for East Asian Studies, 2013-11)
    Dr. Felix Moos discusses his experiences in childhood as part of a German military family living in Manchuria, the events in his life that led to his interest in East Asian Studies, his experiences flying 100 missions in ...
  • Grant Goodman--Center for East Asian Studies Interview: Reminiscences of a 25 Year Retiree 

    Goodman, Grant K.; Greene, Megan (University of Kansas, Center for East Asian Studies, 2013-10)
    Professor Emeritus Grant Goodman discusses his role as a Japanese Language Officer for military intelligence in World War II, studies at Princeton and the University of Michigan, teaching in the Philippines, becoming a ...
  • Scott Dearborn Colby--Center for East Asian Studies Interview 

    Colby, Scott; Greene, Megan (University of Kansas, Center for East Asian Studies, 2015-04)
    Dr. Scott Colby, KU EALC (1966), talks about his experience studying East Asian Studies and Chinese language in the 1960s and early 1970s. This interview is a part of the University of Kansas Center for East Asian Studies ...
  • John Dardess--Center for East Asian Studies Interview: Me and Ming China 

    Dardess, John W.; Greene, Megan (University of Kansas, Center for East Asian Studies, 2011)
    In this video, Professor Emeritus John Dardess relates how he came to focus on the study of Ming China, describes the strategies and resources employed in his research and outlines the primary themes of his work.