FIU Asian Studies Program will host a summer institute exploring the literary, religious and philosophical movements that have contributed to the construction of modern Japan. Click here to read more.
Florida Statewide Japanese Speech Contest, 12th Annual Florida Japan Summit, and the Omar K. Carrion Scholarship winner.
This issue includes information on the new National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Grant, the Japan Foundation's Institutional Project Support Program Grant, student accomplishments (including a Worlds Ahead graduate), Undergraduate/Graduate Student and Alumni News, as well as a spotlight on Dr. Amy Marshall and Dr. Hitomi Yoshio, and other faculty news.
Sunday, August 23 - Last day to register without incurring the $100 late fee Monday, August 24 - Classes begin Monday, August 31 - Last day to Add/Drop Tuesday, September 1 - Last day to pay without incurring the $100 late fee *Last day to apply for Fall graduation is Friday, September 18*
Masako Kubota is an adjunct instructor in the Asian Studies Program and the Department of Modern Languages. She specializes on the Ainu, the indigenous peoples of northern Japan and will be presenting during the Global Indigenous Colloquia on "Legacy of Fuchi: Why and How Japanese Ainu Elderly Women Maintain Their Roots" on October 6 at 12:15 pm in GC 305.
Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs for a conversation with US Ambassador to Singapore, the Honorable Kirk Wagar. The discussion will focus on Singapore's role as a global financial hub, as well as the country's role in the broader economy and geopolitics of Southeast Asia and East Asia. The event will be moderated by FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg.