Fall 2020 Events


Faculty Research Seminar: Chris Lundry: Soekarno and Lopez Mateos: Mexico-Indonesia Relations and Foreign Policy, 1959-62

Faculty Research Seminar

Soekarno and Lopez Mateos: Mexico-Indonesia Relations and Foreign Policy, 1959-62

by Chris Lundry, Professor-Investigador, Centro de Estudios de Asia y Africa, El Colegio de Mexico

September 15, 2020

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Lecture: Kendall Brown, Shin Hanga Landscape as Art and ART: How and Why North Americans Acquired Shin Hanga Landscape Prints

Shin Hanga Landscape as Art and ART: How and Why North Americans Acquired Shin Hanga Landscape Prints

by Kendall Brown, Professor of Asian Art, School of Art, California State University Long Beach

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Student Forum: Impact of Covid-19 & Study of Asia

Conversation About Asia: Student Forum

Impact of Covid-19 & Study of Asia

November 4th, 2020 @ 2:00 PM

Join us on November 4th at 2:00 pm to engage in a conversation with our panelists, hear their professional and personal experiences during the covid 19 pandemic, and discuss how we can support each other.

Student Panelists

John Billing (Sam) - PhD Candidate

Sam is a doctoral student in the East Asian Languages and Civilazation program at ASU. Sam is a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellow, and conducting research on classical Chinese. 

Emily Creasman - Undergraduate Student

Emily Creasman is a junior at Arizona State University currently working towards an undergraduate degree in East Asian Studies with a minor and certification in Korean Studies. She is very passionate about teaching Korean culture and language to others whether it be through my travel blog, photography, or in person. After graduating, she aspire to work in South Korea as a Tourism and Cultural Advisor. Emily was also a FLAS Fellow.

Beiyin Deng - PhD Candidate

Beiyin is a doctoral candidate in the Religious Studies program at ASU. She is an international student from China, and studying transborder trade of Buddha statues from Myanmar to China.

Mulung Hsu - PhD Candidate

Mulung is a doctoral candidate in Religious Studies program at ASU. Mulung is also an international student from Taiwan. He is currently conducting research on death, funeral, and community service in Myanmar.

Ronae Matriano - PhD Student

Ronae is a second year PhD student studying Family and Human Development. Their research interests focus on Asian American diasporic identity, mental health, racism, critical consciousness, and interracial solidarity. Ronae is also a member of Desert Diwata which is a local community organization which seeks to provide healing and connection through art and education for the Asian community in Arizona. 

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FLAS Information Session 2020

FLAS Information Session

Nov 17, 2020

The next round of Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship applications will be open on November 30th, 2020. This information session is for prospective FLAS applicants who want to be considered for FLAS awards for the academic year (2021-2022) and summer (2021) terms. We will answer questions and provide tips on how to put together a strong application, including writing self-statements and ensuring that all parts of the application are submitted in time for the review committee’s considerations early in the spring semester.

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Sarah Gossett: Tales of Heike: Japanese Art "Viewing" & Discussion

Tales of Heike: Japanese Art "Viewing" & Discussion

by Sarah Gossett, PhD Student, Herberger; Claudia Brown, Professor of Art History, Herberger

December 3rd, 2020

Please join us on Thursday, December 3rd at 1:30 pm for a Japanese print "viewing"

and discussion led by our FLAS scholar, Sarah Gossett, and Professor Claudia Brown.

The prints will be from the 19th century and includes vivid scenes from the battle ground. 

No prior knowledge of art is required to attend, and all are welcome.

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