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Volume XX (2016) of Japan Studies Review is Now Available


The current 2016 issue (Volume XX) of the Japan Studies Review (JSR) is now available as a PDF file. For hard copies, contact

FIU Asian Studies Program Newsletter 2015-2016


Fall 2016 Edition: Includes information on the "Tokyo: High City and Low City" NEH Summer Institute, the Japan Foundation's Institutional Project Support Program Grant Activities, student accomplishments and awards (including a World's Ahead Graduate and the Omar K. Carrion Scholarship), Undergraduate/Graduate Student and Alumni News, as well as a spotlight on Dr. Asuka Mashav, and other faculty news.

Recap from the A.S.G.S.O. Farewell party


Check out the A.S.G.S.O. Asian Studies Farewell Party that happened on May 2, 2016. Thank you to everyone who came out to say goodbye to those people who were graduating and farewell to those going back home to Asia. We had a blast and we will miss you all. ---- Lisa Niven (President, A.S.G.S.O.)

Upcoming Events

NCTA Seminar - Fall 2016

09/24/2016 09:00 AM

A nationwide professional development program for K-12 teachers to encourage teaching and learning about Asia. To apply, please contact Maria Sol at

Chan Rhetoric of Uncertainty in the Blue Cliff Record - Books Signing by Dr. Steven Heine

09/28/2016 08:00 PM

Dr. Steven Heine will be presenting his latest book, Chan Rhetoric of Uncertainty in the Blue Cliff Record, on September 28, 2016 at 8:00 PM at Books & Books.

Mid-Autumn Festival hosted by the Chinese Club

09/29/2016 02:00 PM

Friends, come join the Chinese Club at FIU for authentic Chinese food, music, and casual discussion as we join together to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋节)! We will be hosting this event in GC 316 on Thursday, September 29th from 2:00pm - 4:00pm. Please do not forget to RSVP for this event! You can do so by visiting our RoarSync Portal. We hope to see you there! 谢谢! 中秋节快乐! P.S. YES! We will have Moon Cakes!

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