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Dr. Yoshio's Recently Published Article


Dr. Yoshio's article, "Performing the Woman Writer: Literature, Media, and Gender Politics in Tamura Toshiko's Akirame and 'Onna sakusha,'" was recently published in the journal Japanese Language and Literature.

Professor Marr's research on Urban Poverty in Japan and the US


Professor Marr, who has been conducting fieldwork as a Social Science Research Council/Center for Global Partnership Abe Fellow in Japan since May 2014, proposed to show the film "Right to Wynwood," in Kamagasaki, Osaka to stoke debate about art and gentrification in global cites.

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


Dr. Steven Heine's latest book entitled "Zen Koans" was recently published by University of Hawai'i Press. Click here for book details and to read a review.

Upcoming Events

Spring 2015 Featured Asian Studies Courses

11/03/2014 06:00 PM

Reigistration for the Spring 2015 is now open. Click here to view a selected list of Asian Studies courses. For the complete list, please visit:

Zen Koans Book Signing for Dr. Heine

01/21/2015 06:30 PM

Come support Dr. Steven Heine at his book signing event of "Zen Koans" at Books & Books January 21 at 6:30 p.m. This thought-provoking work elucidates some of the complex features of Koan literature, making it a great piece for students and experts of East Asian religion and culture.

Southern Japan Seminar 2015

02/27/2015 03:00 PM

The annual Southern Japan Seminar (SJS) promotes research and educational activities of Japan-related scholars in the Southeastern United States. This year’s event will be held in Florida International University’s MMC Campus at the MARC Pavilion on Friday, February 27, 2015.

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