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January

Rakugo

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Join us on January 15, 2019 for a Rakugo (Japanese sit-down comic storytelling) performance by Yanagiya Tozaburo III, the Shin’uchi (highest) rank rakugo performer, at FIU’s MMC Campus. Rakugo has entertained generations of Japanese since the 17th century. From ghosts to geisha, samurai to salaryman, a solo performer brings scores of characters vividly to life in tales punctuated by various tones of voice, gestures, and facial expressions with a folding fan and hand towel as his only props.

Japanese Ceramics

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Daoism in China Today: Lecture by Livia Kohn

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Livia Kohn will be discussion Daoism in the current day in China.

Welcome to Asia

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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

February

Bina Sengar - Fulbright Fellow from India

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Modern Japanese Thought

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Translation Workshop

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Students of Japanese, Chinese, and Korean will have the opportunity to explore translation and will complete a variety of fun games and exercises.

March

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Venue:MARC Pavilion

This year's Southern Japan Seminar (SJS) 2019, organized by Dr. Matthew Marr, is based on a prestigious Japan Foundation/CGP grant in collaboration with universities and organizations in Tokyo and Osaka as well as Miami and Los Angeles, titled “Refuge Neighborhoods: Service Hubs and Homelessness in the US and Japan.”

Asian Studies Career Panel

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Students will have the opportunity to meet professionals with a background in Asian Studies. They will be able to see the variety of career opportunities available to them after they graduate, as well as ask questions of the panel.

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Join the FIU Asian Studies Program for a conference on March 29, 2019 titled, “The Roots of Dōgen Studies.” This event will feature a group of specialists with expertise in Japanese or comparative religions who will examine, from interdisciplinary perspectives, various textual, ritual and social influences that need to be taken into account in analyzing and assessing the life, literature and legacy of Zen master Dōgen 道元, (1200-1253), founder of the Sōtō sect in medieval Japan.