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Fall Asian Studies Pizza Party

Asian Study Pizza Party 

Provost Harmsen, front right, and Asian Studies Faculty, James Rae, Amarik Singh, Greg Kim-Ju (Director of the Asian Studies Program), Curtis Smith, Kazue Masuyama, and Student, Allison Fiskum

Asian Studies Pizza Party

SSIS Dean Bodvarsson, Interim Associate Dean Hyson, and Raghuraman Trichur

Asian Studies Pizza Party

Asian Culture Club President, Pao Vang (center), Pat Chirapravati, Vice Director of the Asian Studies Program (second from left), and Club members

Asian Studies Talk on "Vision for Korea-U.S. Relations"

Han Dong-Man, Consul General of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco, gave the talk "Vision for Korea-U.S. Relations" at Sac State on March 12, 2014. The lecture and following reception were attended by Asian Studies faculty, the SSIS interim associate dean, the director of the CCE International program, and members of Korean communities in the Bay Area and Sacramento.

Reception following the lecture

Korean lecture

Sac State's Japanese Students Participate in “Keep Smiling Project 38”

Prof. Masuyama, Asian Studies and Japanese, was visited in class by FOX news, who interviewed students on a project called "Keep Smiling Project 38" which connects Sacramento residents with survivors of Japan's earthquake 3 years ago. See the FOX article here, and see the project web page here.

Asian Studies Lecture Series: Korea

Professor Inye Heo

Inhye Heo, Research Professor at Korea University in Seoul, South Korea and Asian Studies visiting scholar lectures on “North Korea: Why Do They Look Irrational?”

Professor Greg Kin-Ju

Professor Greg Kim-Ju, Vice Director of Asian Studies, introduces speakers at the Asian Studies lecture on October 7, 2013.


Asian Studies to Offer a Korean Concentration

Beginning in Spring 2014, the Asian Studies Program will offer a Korean concentration in addition to the existing Chinese, Japanese, and South and Southeast Asian concentrations. A Korean language class was offered for the first time this semester. Read the article in The State Hornet.