Thursday May 9, 2013
Three FIU students that won the 2013 Japanese Speech & Skit Contest, organized by the Association for Florida Teachers of Japanese (AFTJ), were recognized by the Consul General of Japan in Miami, Mr. Eiichi Kawahara, and invited to his residence to celebrate their achievement on May 1, 2013.
Wednesday May 1, 2013
Asian Studies M.A. student Karen Cespedes and B.A. student Sebastian "Sky" Choi (the youngest student ever to graduate from FIU at age 16!) were both recognized by President Mark Rosenberg as “Worlds Ahead Graduates” at commencement for Spring 2013.
Wednesday April 3, 2013
We are pleased to announce this year’s Fu Foundation Scholarship for travel studies in Asia. Funding is available up to $500 for Summer and Fall Semesters. Deadline to apply is April 30th, 2013.
Wednesday April 3, 2013
The Asian Studies Program is excited to welcome new Faculty member, Shenggao Wang, Ph.D. from The University of South Florida!
Friday March 29, 2013
FIU would like to recognize two Asian Studies faculty members, Dr. Matthew Marr and Dr. Julie Zeng
Friday March 1, 2013
The annual Southern Japan Seminar (SJS) promotes research and educational activities of Japan-related scholars in the Southeastern United States. This year’s event was held in Florida International University’s MMC Campus in GC 150 on Saturday, February 23, 2013.
Tuesday December 11, 2012
Japan Immersion day was held on Monday, December 10th from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM in GC and GL. In its 12th year it has introduced students to Japanese culture and students through various workshops and activities
Tuesday December 4, 2012
Dr. Matthew Marr recently published a blog on the Council on Foreign Relations's Asia Unbound website titled, "Two Improbable Locales for Japanese Optimism."
Friday November 2, 2012
Asian Studies Program and other departments recently held two successful events in the past two months - "Iwami Kagura" Shinto Dance Performance in September and a Linguistics Symposium: "A Comparison of Foreign Language Teaching Methodologies and Policies in the EU & Asia" in October.
Wednesday October 24, 2012
This new summer program is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to Japan’s history, traditions, art, and philosophy, particularly the practice of Zen through the tea ceremony, one of Kyoto’s traditional arts. Apply for Summer A 2013.