Fall 2016 Edition: Includes information on the "Tokyo: High City and Low City" NEH Summer Institute, the Japan Foundation's Institutional Project Support Program Grant Activities, student accomplishments and awards (including a World's Ahead Graduate and the Omar K. Carrion Scholarship), Undergraduate/Graduate Student and Alumni News, as well as a spotlight on Dr. Asuka Mashav, and other faculty news.
Check out the A.S.G.S.O. Asian Studies Farewell Party that happened on May 2, 2016. Thank you to everyone who came out to say goodbye to those people who were graduating and farewell to those going back home to Asia. We had a blast and we will miss you all. ---- Lisa Niven (President, A.S.G.S.O.)
Asian Studies is proud to announce that several of our graduate and undergraduate students are recipients of a number of prestigious awards!
This past Sunday at the Museum of Science and Discovery in Fort Lauderdale local Kimono designer, Hiromi Asai held a fashion show. Her show was in conjunction with the museums Asian Pacific Heritage Celebration. A few of our students/alumni were models in her show. Click more to see a video from the event. Courtesy of the Sun-Sentinel.
Chan Rhetoric of Uncertainty in the Blue Cliff Record Sharpening a Sword at the Dragon Gate
The Critical Language Scholarship Program is part of a U.S. government effort to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages.
Our visit to The Art of the Video Game Exhibition at the Frost Art Museum. Join us on our adventure.
Presidential Proclamation -- Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2016
On February 27 & 28, 2016, FIU's Asian Studies & Modern Language Programs, Japan Club, Geek Culture Club along with the Japanese Consulate in Miami held a two-day event dedicated to Japanese Traditional & Pop Culture! People played games or entered a contest to WIN Prizes!! Attendees enjoyed tea, onigiri or taiyaki while listening to J-pop or Taiko drumming and so much more.
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 on Florida International University’s MMC Campus at Graham Center (GC) 150 on Friday, February 26, 2016. The event featured 7 lectures and a musical performance.