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Dr. Steven Heine's forthcoming publication: "Zen Koans"


Dr. Steven Heine has a new forthcoming book titled "Zen Koans" (University of Hawai'i Press). Click here for book details and to read a review.

Dr. Hitomi Yoshio is the new Graduate Program Director for Asian Studies


We are pleased to announce that Dr. Hitomi Yoshio, Assistant Professor of Japanese Literature and Culture, is the new Graduate Program Director for the Asian Studies MA Program. She will work closely with Dr. Heine to help graduate students as she transitions into this new role.

FIU News: "From Miami to China: the soul of an artist"


Fine arts major Nathalie Alfonso enrolled in an FIU study abroad program organized by Art & Art History Professor Lidu Yi, during which she met some of the country’s best-known contemporary artists. Alfonso recently decided to go to China and also initiated a program for young artists in Miami.

Upcoming Events

Internships Available at Zen Village in Coconut Grove

09/22/2014 11:00 AM

Master Chufei Tsai, appointed Tibetan Buddhist and Taoist, would like to offer the Zen Village for student consideration in internships or volunteer work. Zen Village is a non-profit organization whose focus is enriching the lives of those in the community through wellness, spirituality and cultural appreciation. Contact: Gabriella Oviedo, (305)567-0165.

JET PROGRAM Info Session - Wednesday, September 24, 2014

09/24/2014 01:30 PM

JET Program Info Session. Session Scheduled for Wednesday, Septmeber 24th, 2014 at 1:30 PM in GC 140. Contact: Michael Herrero, JET Program Coordinator at (305) 530-9090 x145,

Asian Studies Fall 2014 Upcoming Events

09/30/2014 08:00 AM

Please click here to view the list of upcoming Asian Studies events for Fall 2014.

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