News - Institute for Asian Studies
Monday, January 30, 2017
»Patricia Wetzel, World Languages and Literature emerita faculty, presented an invited lecture, “Aristotle meets Sei Shonagon: Figures of Speech in Japanese Advertising,” at the University of Pittsburgh’s National Consortium for Teaching about Asia, Jan. 2
Monday, January 23, 2017
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
»Mel Gurtov, Political Science emeritus faculty, authored "Trump Faces China: Some Unsettling Thoughts" published in Asian Perspective, Dec. 22.
»Akiko Hashimoto, Sociology visiting faculty, has had his book, The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity (Oxford University Press, 2015), contracted for publication in a Chinese translation by Beijing Imaginist Publishers. It will be publishe
»Hyeyoung Woo, Sociology faculty, co-authored a paper, “Does Marriage Still Matter?: Parental Marital Status and Children’s Health in Korea,” presented at the Korean Families in Economic and Demographic Transitions Conference, Ann Arbor, Mich.
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, and Junghee Lee, Art faculty, received a $108,000 grant from the Korea Foundation to support a fixed-term instructorship in Korean Studies for three years.
»Hyeyoung Woo, Sociology faculty, received funding from the Nam Center for Korean Studies, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, to present her paper at a conference on Korean Families in Economic and Demographic Transitions: Parenting, Children’s Education
Monday, January 9, 2017
»Mel Gurtov, Political Science emeritus faculty, presented “The Fate of American Pivot to Asia: Understanding Trump’s Asian Policy” at Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, Dec. 9.
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
»Meiru Liu, Business Administration faculty, gave an invited presentation in the panel “On Chinese Teaching Methods from the Characteristics of Teaching Chinese” at the annual conference of the American Council of Teaching of Foreign Languages, Boston, Nov
»Jeremy Spoon, Anthropology faculty, gave an invited presentation, "Disaster Transformations: Social-Ecological Transitions Following the 2015 Nepal Earthquakes,” at the University of Heidelberg, South Asia Institute, Kathmandu, Nepal, Nov. 11.
»Meiru Liu, Business Administration faculty, co-authored a 10-book series of Chinese culture stories for intermediate/advanced Chinese learners published by Phoenix Tree Publishing, a subsidiary of Beijing Language & Culture University Press, in November.
Monday, November 21, 2016
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, wrote an essay that has been translated into Korean and serialized into three-parts. The first part, “How Museums in the Republic of Korea Tell the National History,” is in the November/December edition of the journal Noksaek P
Monday, October 31, 2016
»Jeremy Spoon, Anthropology faculty, gave an invited presentation entitled “Social-Ecological Transitions Following Natural Disasters: Lessons from the 2015 Nepal Earthquakes,” at the Anthropology Lecture Series, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, Oct. 25.
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, chaired a panel entitled "Problematic Politics in Japanese Literature and Manga" at the annual meeting of the Southwest Conference of Asian Studies in San Antonio, Texas, Oct. 14. He also presented a pape
Monday, October 24, 2016
»Laurence Kominz, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a lecture, “How the Danjuros Created Kabuki Super-heroes—from Humiliation to Innovation” as part of Portland State of Mind at PSU on Oct. 20.
Friday, October 21, 2016
Monday, October 17, 2016
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, wrote a Japanese-language essay, "The Overdue Discussion of Abdication, and the Future of the Imperial House as well as Right-Wing Populism,” published in the October 2016 edition of Sekai, Japan’s most prestigious left-center
Monday, October 3, 2016