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Aung San Suu Kyi finally delivered her Nobel Lecture

In 1991, Burmese Aung San Suu Kyi was under house arrest and unable to collect Nobel Peace Prize. On 16 June, 2012, she finally delivered her Nobel Lecture in Oslo, Norway. Watch the video presented by Nobelprize.org and read Suu

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Asian American Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, History, Japanese Studies, Journalism, Korean Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology, South Asian Studies

How Stable is China?

Hear from the experts!  Event at the New York Asia Society, June 21, 2012. Can Its Economic Miracle Continue Under Its Current Political System?    Can China enjoy a second change of leadership without crisis?  In the wake of the Bo

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Business, China Studies, Chinese Studies, Economics, Political Science

Responses to Pew Research Center’s Report on Asian Americans

The Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA), a national advocacy group, responds to the Pew Research Center’s report, The Rise of Asian Americans.

Posted in Asian American Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, Comparative Studies, History, Japanese Studies, Journalism, Korean Studies, Political Science, South Asian Studies

Book Award Winners

Association for Asian American Studies announces book award winners.

Posted in Asian American Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, Literature, South Asian Studies

Asian Heritage Month Events

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month at the Charles B. Wang Center. There’s a full lineup of events all month. Check out the hereandnow theatre company, performing April 12, 2012, 7 PM.

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies

Asian American Pacific Islander Collection at the Library of Congress

This Collection was launched in 2008 and features the archives of Carlos Bulosan, Betty Lee Sung, and Asian Adoptee Archive, among many others. The Asian American Studies librarian is Reme Grefalda, regr@loc.gov, 202-707-6096. http://www.loc.gov/rr/asian/aapi/index.html

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies

Collection Spotlight: Korean Studies

About the Korean Studies Collectionby Kyungmi Lee The Korean Studies Collection was established in 1987 to support the teaching and research of faculty and students in the Korean Studies Program at Stony Brook University. Starting with only 100 books, the

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies

Bibliographer Extraordinare!

Janet Clarke, selector for Asian American Studies (and Head of Library Instruction), was a contributing bibliographer for the forthcoming Resources for College Libraries (RCL), which is the long-awaited update to Books for College Libraries, 3rd edition (BCL3), published in 1988.

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Scholarly Communication