An new exhibit at FIU's Glenn Hubert Library titled "A Pandemic Picture Show" includes photography taken by Asian Studies Alumnus, George F. Pearson (MA 2018). His photographs were taken in Naniwa, Osaka, Japan. Click here to check out the digital exhibition!
Every year the Office of the Provost recognizes the outstanding work of FIU faculty for their excellence in teaching at the university. We are proud to announce that this year Asian Studies Adjunct Lecturer Claudia Lau has received the Adjunct Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching. Click here to read more.
FIU Asian Studies Program is honored to announce this year's Omar K. Carrion Scholarship Recipients. Three outstanding students in Asian Studies have been awarded for 2021-2022: Kyle Beekman (Award Winner), Brittany Nobles (Runner-Up), and Tatianna Valiente (Runner-Up). We congratulate them for their amazing achievements!
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Join us on Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM (EST) for a special webinar led by Dr. Kyle Pan, Assistant Professor of Digital History at FIU. His lecture is titled, "Networking for Historical Justice: Building the Graph Database of Reparation Lawsuits against the Japanese State for Colonial and Wartime Atrocities." Event is free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the Department of History and the Asian Studies Program. Click here for more info and to access the Zoom link.
The purpose of this bento contest is to celebrate Japan’s cool food culture. Participants submit photos of creative bento decorated in a food container, which will be evaluated based on (1) how appetizing it looks and (2) creativity and design. Register for the 5th Annual AFTJ Bento Contest by 5:00 pm on October 22, 2021. The deadline for submission is 5:00 pm (EST) on Monday, November 8. The 1st & 2nd winners will be awarded with prizes. Click here to learn more!