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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Friday, February 19

China & Latin America: Elliott Young
Chinese Migration in Cuba, Mexico and Peru: From 19th Century Coolie Labor to 20th Century Nationalist Sinophobia
Time:
3:00 pm
Presenter:
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

Tuesday, February 23

International Career Toolkit Series
Drafting Your Elevator Speech Workshop
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Presenter:
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

Thursday, February 25 to Friday, February 26

International Career Toolkit Series- Washington D.C.
Time:
7:00 am to 11:00 pm
Presenter:
Location:
Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, March 16

Talking About Asia: Jennifer Turner
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

Saturday, April 9

Teacher Forum on Internationalizing the K-12 Classroom
Enter your project or lesson(s) and show us how you engage students in global awareness, inspire cross-cultural competence, and prepare students for the 21st century.
Time:
8:30 am
Presenter:
Location:
William Pitt Union

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