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January

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

February

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Venue:GC Pit

Welcome to Asia will be on Monday, February 5 from 3-5pm this semester. Students will be able to see a few of the cultural clubs offered at FIU. There will be pizza, performances, and more!

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Venue:SIPA 125

The Chinese New Year Gala will take place on Friday, February 16 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm in SIPA 125. The show features lion dance, folk music, folk dances, Taichi, Chinese traditional musical instruments, etc.

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

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Venue:GC 140

Join us for a fun night 2/21 7:30-9:30pm in GC140 as we watch the movie Kubo!

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Venue:GC Ballrooms

The highly anticipated event Cool Japan will take place on February 25th from 10am-6pm in the GC Ballrooms. There will be game shows, cosplay contests, Taiko drumming, calligraphy, karaoke, martial arts demonstrations and more!

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Venue:FIU GC Ballrooms

Join us for a day of cultural activities including children's games, Japanese crafts to enjoy a nostalgic Japanese festival on Sunday, February 25, 2018 from 10am-6pm in the GC Ballrooms. Click here to view the flyer.

March

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Venue:FROST ART MUSEUM Room 107

The annual Southern Japan Seminar (SJS) promotes the 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, March 2, 2018.

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Venue:GL 220

ASGSO will be hosting a small conference where MA Asian Studies students will present research for their thesis and Master's essays on Monday, March 8th, 2018 - please see the flyer for details!

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Venue:GC Table 3

ASGSO will be doing a fundraiser to raise money to buy graduation gowns for Asian Studies students in need. Drop by and buy a delicious cinnamon roll (or three,I don't judge!) for $3 to help support your fellow students!

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Venue:Friday, Mar 9, 2018

Join us as we watch the movie Lost in Translation Friday, March 9 in GC150 from 6-9pm!

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For questions or concerns about registration or general advising, please make an appointment with an advisor at asian@fiu.edu or by phone at 305-348-1914.

April

Chinese Speech and Skit Contest 2018

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Venue:FIU GC Ballrooms

The 11th Annual FIU Chinese Speech and Skit Contest 2018 - Event will be held on April 8, 2018 at the Graham Center Ballrooms. Please contact Dr. Shenggao Wang for details.

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Venue:GL 220

This ASGSO workshop will focus on how you can make the papers that you have written publishable.Benefits of publications: Visibility, Credibility, Academic Job Qualification, and Research Experience.Workshop Speaker will be Zenel Garcia,a PhD candidate in the International Relations program at FIU.

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Venue:DM 100

The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) will be visiting FIU on April 12, 2018. The delegation will be led by Dr. Xinping Zhuo, the president of the Chinese Religious Studies Association and member of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (the Chinese counterpart of Senator). Dr. Zhuo will give a talk titled "Academic Studies Concerning Society and Religion in Contemporary China" in DM 100 from 12:30-1:15 PM. Open to all students.

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Venue:GC 241A

Join ASGSO as we celebrate the graduation of our fellow members. Food, games, and memories provided!

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Venue:Jasmine Sushi and Thai Cuisine

The Asian Studies GSO will meet for an end of the semester dinner on 4/25/18 to celebrate the Class of 2018.

May

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Venue:FIU

Congratulations to our Asian Studies Spring 2018 graduates!

June

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Venue:Historypin.org

A Professional Development Project for the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) Sponsored by the Asian Studies Program at FIU and the Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens. Call for Lesson Plan Submissions - Stipend of $250 for Winning Submissions. Click on the flyer for more info!

August

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Venue:FIU

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

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Venue:FIU

Fall 2018 courses can now be viewed on our website. For questions or concerns about registration or general advising, please make an appointment with an advisor at asian@fiu.edu or by phone at 305-348-1914.

September

{EVENT CANCELLED} -Way of the Ninja - Performance on September 5, 2018

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Venue:FIU Herbert & Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center - Concert Hall

//Event has been cancelled due to flight delay. More soon.// "WAY OF THE NINJA" delivers an authentic NINJA performance with the use of actual weapons such as a Shuriken, kusarigama, and Japanese swords. TOMONOSUKE, a descendant of the ancient IGA NINJA clan, has performed all over the world. Audiences will also learn more about the background of NINJA in JAPAN in this exciting display. Event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Consulate General of Japan in Miami.

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The Association of Florida Teachers of Japanese (AFTJ) will hold a bento contest this Fall 2018. This bento contest celebrates the traditional dietary cultures of the Japanese (Washoku). The registration deadline is on Friday, September 28, 2018. Click here for more details.

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Venue:GC 287A

Want to teach English in Japan? The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program Information Session is scheduled for Monday, September 17, 2018 from 9:00-9:50 AM (Location: Graham Center 2874-A). Questions? Contact Lauren Sorondo, JET Program Coordinator, at JET@mi.mofa.go.jp

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Venue:Graham Center (GC) Pit

Come get a preview of all things Asia-related at FIU. You’ll learn more about the various student organizations, cultures, and languages. There will be music, dances, giveaways, and free pizza! Hosted by Asian Studies Graduate Student Organization. Open to all FIU students. Funded by CSO. For more information, please visit ASGSO's Panther Connect: https://fiu.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/ASGSO

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Venue:Graham Center (GC) 314

Game night presents students with an opportunity to play games from a variety of countries, while socializing with other students. Hosted by Asian Studies Graduate Student Organization. Open to all FIU students. Funded by CSO.

October

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Venue:Graham Center (GC) 243

Japanese and Korean instructors will be providing students with tips and advice for learning new languages that will be helpful to students studying any foreign language. Hosted by Asian Studies Graduate Student Organization. Open to all FIU students. Funded by CSO.

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Venue:Green Library (GL) 220

Join us in honoring exceptional undergraduate students while networking with other undergraduate and graduate students within the department of Asian Studies. You will also learn more about the honor society and leadership opportunities. Hosted by Asian Studies Graduate Student Organization. Open to all FIU student. Funded by CSO.

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Venue:SIPA 503

This presentation will examine factors that contributed to the relative lack of scholarship and recognition of Japanese woman artists of the Edo Period (1603–1868).

November

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Venue:Graham Center (GC) 286

A teenage boy and girl embark on a quest to meet each other for the first time after they magically swap bodies. Hosted by Asian Studies Graduate Student Organization. Open to all FIU students. Funded by CSO.