Blog Archives

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

Interview with Chinese legal activist

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

Posted in Asian American Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, China 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 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