Seasonal Romance: Cultural Understanding through Chinese and American Romantic Comedies

Introduction For my project, I worked together with two sophomore English majors from Beijing Normal University, Li “Lisa” Yalu and Yang “Vire” Ke. We quickly discovered we had a lot in common – we were all studying Japanese, and we all loved Japanese television programs. When the conversation moved to films, however, we found even […]

Elizabeth Denny


Elizabeth Denny is an Asian and Middle Eastern Studies major at the College of William & Mary, concentrating in Japanese language and culture. In particular, she enjoys examining the intersections of media, culture, and policy, hence her participation in this course. She has previously conducted research in both English and Japanese on a range of international […]