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.

Wednesday, September 10

Cricis and Criticism: The Predicament of Global Modernity
5:00 pm
The Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning

Thursday, September 11

The People's Republic of China in the Perspective of Global Modernity
12:30 pm
The Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning
Book Launch: Born Out of Place by Nicole Constable
4:00 pm
Humanities Center, Room 602, Cathedral of Learning

Friday, September 12

Modernity's Diffusion and Studying the Japanese Empire
World History Center Speaker Series: East Asia, Eurasia, and the World
12:00 pm
3703 Posvar Hall

Thursday, September 18

ASC Welcome Reception
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
4130 Posvar Hall

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...

This conference brought together an international group of scholars from North America, Europe,...

The joint engineering partnership between the University of Pittsburgh and China’s Sichuan...