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Japanese Tea Ceremony, October 9

The IUP Japanese Program will host a Japanese Tea Ceremony from 10:20 to 11:50 a.m. on October 9 in the HUB’s Monongahela Room.

Posted on 9/25/2014 2:34:43 PM

History Professor Emeritus Tom Goodrich Honored with Journal Issue Dedication

The Journal of Ottoman Studies has dedicated two issues to Tom Goodrich, history professor emeritus, in honor of his significant contributions to research in this field.

Posted on 2/6/2013 3:20:49 PM

Author McCunn Presents on the Hidden History of Asians, Pacific Islanders, and the Civil War

Author Ruthanne Lum McCunn will discuss her research and writing on Asian American history and, in particular, her recent book “Chinese Yankee” on Monday, November 3.

Posted on 10/22/2014 1:29:23 PM

Frishberg Wins Scholarship

Asian Studies student Hannah Frishberg has won a Study in China Scholarship from the Chinese Scholarship Council.

Posted on 4/7/2014 8:44:50 AM

“Catfish” Catastrophe in Japan

Gregory Smits will present an illustrated lecture discussing representations of the Ansei Edo earthquake in popular prints. The talk will be in the Susquehanna Room of the HUB on February 26, 2014.

Posted on 2/13/2014 10:06:17 AM

Student Barr Advances to Finals of Chinese Speech Contest

Christopher Barr, a senior majoring in Asian Studies, was selected as one of eight finalists for the Senior Group in the third Hong Kong Cup Chinese Speech Contest, held in New York on October 19, 2013.

Posted on 10/30/2013 7:34:44 AM

Kim Wins Grant for Japan Courses

Yongtaek Kim of the Department of Foreign Languages has won another $20,000 Salary Assistance Grant from the Japan Foundation.

Posted on 8/27/2013 12:00:22 PM

Kim Wins Japan Foundation Grant

Yongtaek Kim received a grant from the Japan Foundation’s Institutional Project Support–Small Grant Program to hire faculty to teach introductory Japanese language classes and expand the program’s online presence.

Posted on 3/25/2013 2:05:28 PM

Students Jones, Wirtz, and Barr Win at Northeastern U.S. Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign Students

Senior Jazminn Jones won second place and senior Courtney Wirtz and sophomore Christopher Barr won third place at the Chinese Proficiency Competition, held at St. Vincent College on March 24. Jones advances to the national finals, to be held at Pace University on April 7.

Posted on 4/9/2012 8:20:59 AM

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