This community features research by faculty members and students in the Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures at Washington State University. Located in the historic Thompson Hall, foreign language courses have been offered at WSU continuously since 1890. Departmental research interests include foreign language writing, Asian and Latin American thought and culture, second language acquisition, descriptive linguistics, and translation studies.

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  • Down and Out in Negishi: Reclusion and Struggle in an Edo Suburb 

    Brecher, W. Puck (Journal of Japanese Studies, 2009)
    As administratively ambiguous zones, suburbs in early modern Japan (1600â 1868) became favored as secluded sites conducive to self-reinvention. The community occupying Negishi in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries ...