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Upcoming Event at Asia Society in NYC

Following a recent trip to Hawaii, Guam, Japan, Thailand, India, and South Korea, Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter will describe the contours of the United States’ strategic rebalance to Asia.   Dr. Carter will be joined in conversation with

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, Political Science, Sociology, South Asian Studies

North Koreans Meet Their First Lady, er, Comrade

Ri Sol-ju was identified as wife of  the young N. Korean leader, Kim Jong-un.   See the full article in The New York Times.

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, Political Science

35th Annual Asian American International Film Festival in NYC

Asian CineVision (ACV) presents the Asian American International Film Festival, July 25-Aug. 5 in New York City.

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Film Studies

Interview with Chinese legal activist

Chinese legal activist Chen Guangcheng speaks about grassroots activism and the pressure for change in China.

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, Political Science

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 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, 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 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 and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, 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