Writing

Dual Anthems

This paper focuses on how the shifting roles of the Thai national and royal anthems over the past 90 years mirror the shifting prominence of the institutions they represent.  While one would expect the national anthem to play a more important role in evoking the feeling of nationalism, this paper argues that the royal anthem has superseded the national anthem in fulfilling that role. Read more...

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Writing

Essays on Chinese Tradition

In Fall 2016, I took Chinese Tradition with professors TIna Lu and Lucas Bender. The course is a whirlwind tour of important Chinese texts starting with the Book of Odes, through Kongzi’s Lunyu, the Lisao, and Lu Xun’s Diary of a Read more…

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