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Dr. Steven Heine’s recent collaboration: “Zen and Material Culture”


In the interview series “Seven Questions” by Sacred Matters, Pamela Winfield and Steven Heine talk about their latest collaboration "Zen and Material Culture" (Oxford University Press, 2017). To read the interview, click on the link above.

Volume XXI (2017) of Japan Studies Review is Now Available


The current 2017 issue (Volume XXI) of the Japan Studies Review (JSR) is now available as a PDF file. For hard copies, contact

Alumni Spotlight "Sandra Avila"


FIU Asian Studies Alumni Sandra Avila has been named Science Librarian for UCF Libraries and is assigned to the Research and Information Services Department. Learn more about this recent development.

Upcoming Events

Halloween Bash

10/23/2017 06:00 PM

ASGSO and the Japan Club will be having a Halloween Bash on October 23,2017 from 6-10 pm. They will be showing the movie "Kiki's Delivery Service." Food will be provided.

JET Program Application Workshop - Fall 2017

10/25/2017 07:00 PM

Are you applying for the JET Program? Come to the application workshop! JET alumni will talk about how to write a good statement of purpose and make suggestions on whom to ask for letters of recommendation. There will be a brief presentation followed by one-on-one peer review and Q&As, so please bring a draft of your application and what you have written for your statement of purpose so far.

A Discussion on Taiwan Issue and the U.S.-China Relation

10/29/2017 03:00 PM

The Cross-Strait relation between Taiwan and Mainland China has become complicated and intense after Tsai Ing-wen, leader of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), took pover in Taiwan in May 2017. The peace and stability of cross-Taiwan Strait and China's diplomacy towards Taiwan meet new challenges. Please join us in a discussion with six experts from China to explore this issue and the U.S.-China relation as well. Click on the flyer for more details.

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