News - Institute for Asian Studies
Friday, December 12, 2014
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored "Ticket to Salvation Nichiren Buddhism in Miyazawa Kenji’s Ginga tetsudō no yoru" published in the Japanese Journal of Religious Studies, Vol. 42, Issue 2. The article discusses the subtext of Ja
»Meiru Liu, International Management and Confucius Institute faculty, gave an invited keynote speech and presentation at the First International Conference on Business Chinese Teaching, Textbook Research and Development, and Business Cross-Cultural Communi
»Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, gave a presentation titled "Activity Ideas for Advanced-Level Discourse" at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Annual Convention, San Antonio, Texas, Nov. 22.
Monday, November 24, 2014
»Jun Ma, visiting scholar; Scott Wells, faculty; and Daobin Ji, visiting scholar, all in Civil and Environmental Engineering, co-authored with others "Modeling Density Currents in a Typical Tributary of the Three Gorge Reservoir, China," published in Ecolo
Monday, November 17, 2014
»Randall Bluffstone, Economics faculty, co-authored a book, Forest Tenure Reform in Asia and Africa: Local Control for Improvement Livelihoods, Forest Management, and Carbon Sequestration, published by Routledge Publishers.
»Michele Gamburd, Anthropology faculty, presented “Micro-practices of Marginalization: Governance in Sri Lankan Tsunami Camps” at the 43rd annual Conference on South Asia at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Oct. 16.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Monday, November 10, 2014
»Confucius Institute at PSU offers test for the International Chinese Language Teachers Certificate on Nov. 23
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Monday, October 20, 2014
»Steve Johnson, Urban Studies and Planning and University Studies adjunct faculty, in June received grants totaling $8,000 from Okayama University to help Okayama city develop a sustainable and resilient community and from Sendai University to help with a
Monday, October 13, 2014
»Suwako Watanabe and Yasmeen Hanoosh, World Languages and Literatures faculty, received a two-year Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language grant from the U.S. Department of Education to develop online learning modules for advanced learners
»Marie Lo, English faculty, authored an article titled “Motherhood and the Race for Sustainability” published in Mothering in East Asian Communities: Politics and Practices, edited by Patti Duncan and Gina Wong, Demeter Press.
Monday, October 6, 2014
»Sharon Carstens, Anthropology faculty, while on sabbatical in Malaysia, presented a lecture titled “Language Identities and Ideologies: Multi-lingual Chinese in Multi-ethnic Malaysia” at SEGi University, Kuala Lumpur, on March 17; at New Era College, Kaja
»Debra Z. Clemans, International Affairs, presented at the symposium “Doubling Student Mobility Between Japan and the U.S.: Seeking New Forms of Educational Collaboration” at Toyo University, Japan, on June 23. Her presentation, “Portland State University:
Monday, September 29, 2014
»Ken Ruoff, History, authored an article, "Japanese Tourism to Mukden, Nanjing, and Qufu, 1938-1943," published in Japan Review, Vol. 27, 2014.