Asian Studies MA Student, Greg Bryan, will be defending his Master's Thesis ("Examining Perspectives on China's Near-Monopoly of Rare Earths") on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 1:00 PM in SIPA 502.
Study Abroad Programs are offered this Summer 2015 in China. Click here to learn about the Summer A 2015 program to Zhejiang Gongshang University in Hangzhou.
World acclaimed contemporary Chinese artist Xu Bing will open his exhibition Writing Between Heaven and Earth at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum on Saturday, February 21st. The exhibition is curated by Dr. Lidu Yi, Assistant Professor at the College of Architecture + The Arts. Click here to view the article.
Jennifer Garcia '09, MA '11 Alumni, was featured in the FIU Magazine published last month. The article is titled "Interest in Asian Studies at FIU explodes." Click here to read Jennifer's story!
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, 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 latest book entitled "Zen Koans" was recently published by University of Hawai'i Press. Click here for book details and to read a review.
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.
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.
Art exhibition by Chinese artist Simon Ma at the Frost Art Museum was recognized by the Miami Herald. In Chinese, the name Ma means horse and the year 2014 marks the Chinese year of the horse. Click here to read the article in the Miami Herald.