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Our Jewish Troubadours: Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen - Celebration of their Songs


Recent events highlighted the remarkable achievements of two outstanding Jewish singer-songwriters, Bob Dylan, the Nobel Laureate for Literature in 2016, and Leonard Cohen, who passed away a few weeks after the prize was announced. This event features an introduction by Distinguished Prof. Tudor Parfitt, lectures on Dylan by Dr. Steven Heine and on Cohen by UC-Santa Barbara Dr. Elliott R. Wolfson. Musical accompaniment by Aaron Fishbein will feature songs by Dylan and Cohen.

Join us for NCTA Summer 2017!


A nationwide professional development program for K-12 teachers to encourage teaching and learning about Asia. Asian Studies at FIU is proud to host the NCTA program for the ten southern counties in the state of Florida. This project is an ideal introduction to Asian culture, history, and society that demonstrates to teachers how to infuse Asian materials into their classrooms. Inquire for Summer 2017 schedule.

Recap from Japan Immersion Day 12/12/16


It was a great day to enjoy Japanese culture, meet other Japanese students, learn more about Japan, and have fun! Held on: December 12, 2016 19:30 AM - 1 :30 PM 1 Held at: FlU Modesto A. Maidique Campus 1 GL 100 and GC classrooms The workshops this year included: Japanese culture,Sushi-making,Kimono try-on,Marial arts - Kendo,Video Games,Anime,Chopstick decoration/Hachimaki making,Calligraphy Japanese bracelet making/origami crafts,Sumie (Japanese brush painting)

Upcoming Events

Japan at the Forefront of Emerging Issues: A Conversation with Japanese Fulbright Scholars

03/24/2017 10:00 AM

Join us for a timely and compelling conversation with Japanese Fulbright Scholars who will share their thoughts on Japan's current and dynamic process of reinvention. Topics covered include: current challenges, women's empowerment, environmental law and corporate innovation. Sponsored by the Green School, the Asian Studies Program and the Consulate General of Japan in Miami.

Cool Japan 2017

03/25/2017 12:00 PM

Our first Cool Japan event in the spring of 2016 went amazingly so we have decided to do it again this year. The event is in collaboration with a number of the other Asian related clubs as well as the Japanese Consulate and will feature Japanese pop culture and traditional elements.

A.S.G.S.O. Movie and Karaoke Night

03/31/2017 06:00 PM

The Asian Studies Graduate Student Organization is working with the Film Department to continue our screening series with the 2nd film in the award winning trilogy about Musashi Miyamoto. Afterwards stay for the karaoke. Snacks will be served. Click for more info. on the event.

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Miami, FL 33199
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