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.


Friday, October 24

JASP's Halloween Mixer
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Point Park University, Lawrence Hall 2nd Floor, Multi-purpose Room

Wednesday, October 29

Risk vs. Resilience in Northeast Asia
Ronni Alexander, Haibo Zhang, Hongyun Zhou, Fuli Ai
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Room 3800 Posvar Hall

Friday, October 31

Asia in the World Histories: Frontiers and Environments
World History Center Speaker Series: East Asia, Eurasia, and the World
Peter Perdue, Yale University
12:00 pm
The Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning
The Memory Project and New Voices in Chinese Documentary
Screening and Q&A with Filmmakers
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Langley Hall A224

Saturday, November 1

The Memory Project and New Voices in Chinese Documentary
Knocking on Memory’s Door with a Video Camera
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Langley Hall A224

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...

Zeba Ahmed has been awarded a Fulbright Research Assistantship to conduct ethnographic research...

Robert Drennan has concluded a five-year field research project in northeastern China, funded by...