Events

Capstone Presentations

Friday, May 11, 2012
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
KA 263

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Come join the graduating Asian Studies majors this May in the presentation of their individual farewell capstone projects.  Graduating seniors/presenters include: Megan Christy, Michelle Hardyman, David Lim, and Benjamin Treseler and will be moderated by Department Chair: Prof. Jay Gonzalez.  Join them as they celebrate the end of their undergraduate journey.  A reception including lunch and refreshments will follow the presentations.
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The Spring Brown Bag Series

Next Event:
"The Cycle of Insurgency Revisted: At the Crossroads of Nonviolent Protest and Armed Insurrection"
Prof. Doowan Lee
Thursday, April 26, 2012
11:45-12:45 PM MC 250

Brown 
Bag Series

The Spring 2012 Brown Bag Series feature lectures given by many of our accomplished Asian Studies and Philippine Studies faculty members.  topics will include the various areas of research in which our faculty members are involved and interested.  The month of March continues the fun with Prof. Francisco and Prof. Park, so grab your lunch and come join us!  This website will be updated as dates for the other brown bags become closer.  Check out our website for more detailed information about the upcoming lectures.  A full flyer with all scheduled lectures can be found here.

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 Asian Studies Group Advising

Thursday, April 12
2:00 - 3:00PM KA 265

 Advising

Your own program specific advising session!  Professor Jay Gonzalez, Faculty Advisor for ANST students, will discuss the requirements necessary to complete your degree and course lists for next semester will be distributed.  A peer advisor will be available for one-on-one consultation and degree evaluation.

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Experience and Explore Asia

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
11:40-12:40PM
MC 251

 Go 
Abroad 2

Learn more about the opportunities to study abroad in Asia. An informational and casual panel of USF students will present their pictures, stories and experiences of being abroad half way across the world.  There will be a chance to ask questions, chat with your peers and faculty members from the Asian Studies program.  Take the first step in exploring your options to study abroad in Asia!  Dim sum and other Asian delicacies will be served.

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Asian Studies Group Advising

Thursday, November 3, 2011
12:15-12:45PM KA 265

 Checklist

Your own program specific advising session!  Professor Jay Gonzalez, Faculty Advisor for ANST students, will discuss the requirements necessary to complete your degree and course lists for next semester will be distributed.  Peer advisors Caroline Calderon and Erwin Sunga will be available for one-on-one consultation and degree evaluation.

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Religious Situation in China: An Insider's Perspective

co-sponsored by the theology & religious studies dept and asian studies dept.
Thursday, October 13, 2011
11:45-12:45PM KA 111

 Peking University

Zhao Dunhua, Ph. D., is Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Peking University, and the President of Chinese Society of Foreign Philosophies.  In this lecture, Professor Zhao Dunhua will discuss the challenges of dealing with politicians, religious leaders, scholars, public intellectuals, and ordinary believers of major religious groups. Of particular interest will be his perspectives on tension and competition among religions, administrative policies that differentiate Chinese Christianity from Western Churches, and expectations based upon the historical analogy between the rising power of China and the Roman Empire.