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 15

Korean Art after the Korean War
Joo-eun Lee
2:00 pm
4130 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh

Friday, January 16

Resilence governance by way of risk taking: the efforts and lesson of Taiwan
Talking About Asia
Tsung-Shiun Li, Visiting Scholar, GSPIA & Center for Disaster Management, University of Pittsburgh
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
4217 Posvar Hall

Thursday, April 2

Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers' Series: Peter Hessler
Peter Heslsler, 2014/15 William Block Sr. Award Winner
8:30 pm
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

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...

The University of Pittsburgh partners with the Edward and Rose Berman Hillel Jewish University...