The Asian Studies Center is Western Pennsylvania’s regional resource for research, teaching, learning and building connections about Asia.  Through 106 affiliated faculty with expertise spanning the academic disciplines, we foster multidisciplinary academic programming and community engagement.  Founded in 1969, the Center is widely recognized as one of the best and most comprehensive in the country for programs in Chinese and Japanese language and culture studies, with growing strengths in Indian and Korean studies.

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Wednesday, December 7

Innovative Online & EFL Education Examples from China & Colombia
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Presenter:
Location:
5604 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
So Long Asleep: Waking the Ghosts of War
a documentary film by David Plath
Time:
5:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Presenter:
David Plath, Filmmaker and Emeritus Professor of Anthropology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Location:
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Wednesday, December 14

Xyza Cruz Bacani: Modern Slavery Exhibit Lecture
Time:
6:05 pm
Presenter:
Location:
Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild 1815 Metropolitan Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

Thursday, January 12

“Silk Road Journeys of the Eurasian Lute”
Time:
4:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. James Millward, Georgetown University professor
Location:
125 Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Friday, January 20

Advertising in Japan
Time:
4:00 pm
Presenter:
Patricia Wetzel
Location:
4130 Posvar

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