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.

 

Thursday, January 29

Japanese Language Exchange in Shadyside
Time:
5:00 pm
Presenter:
Location:
Kenmawr Apartments (401 Shady Ave., Pittsburgh, PA)
The Myth of McDonaldization: Globalization of Main Street in Japan
Time:
6:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Keith Brown
Location:
USX Building, Conference Room 33C12

Friday, January 30

VISUAL ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIATION AND LEARNING TO READ ACROSS WRITING SYSTEMS
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Li-Yun Chang, Instructor, Department of Applied Chinese Language and Culture, University of Pittsburgh
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh

Friday, January 30 to Sunday, February 22

BRAHMAN/I: A One-Hijra Stand-Up Comedy Show
Time:
12:00 pm to 12:00 am
Presenter:
Aditi Brennan Kapil
Location:
Temple of Comedy, Quantum's pop-up club, 113 N. Pacific Avenue, one block off Penn Avenue in Garfield

Friday, February 13

Modern Times in North Korea: Scenes from the Founding Years
Worlding Korea
Time:
3:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Suzy Kim
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

The Asian Studies Center and the Center for International Law Education join together to sponsor...

On February 21, 2015, the University of Pittsburgh will host the Pittsburgh Asia Consortium'...

Pitt’s Asian Studies Center has received funding from the US Department of Education for...

A memorandum of understanding will be signed Oct. 10 between the University of Pittsburgh and...

Please welcome Dr. June Hee Kwon, the new Korea-Japan Postdoctoral Fellow at the Asian Studies...