Xiaojue Wang - Graduate Director of Comparative Literature Ph.D. Program

Xiaojue will serve as the Graduate Program Director in the Program in Comparative Literature starting July 1, 2021. She received her Ph.D. degree at the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society and the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University in 2007. Her research and teaching focus is on modern and contemporary Chinese literature and culture, Chinese-German intellectual connections, cultural Cold War studies in global Asias, film and media studies, and...

Yuan-chen Jenny Yang - Pedagogy Coordinator - Language Engagement Project

    Beginning July 1, 2021, Jenny will serve as the Pedagogy Coordinator for the Language Engagement Project (LEP) at Rutgers. As head of the LEP Pedagogy Board, she will be working with Rutgers faculty   members, the Language Center, and the LEP pedagogy committee members to develop and implement new and existing LEP courses (including mini-courses, modules and activities). She will also be in charge of the 991 Challenge, as well as explore new language and culture-related initiatives with Doaa...

Summer session course in Korean 43:600:101 Section # 01

 Introduction to American Law (Taught in Korean) (Course Number 43:600:101 Section # 01)  Exclusion: not open to students currently enrolled in an ABA-accredited JD program(3 credits)(Prof. Jootaek Lee) Class meetings: T/Th, Tuesday May 25ththrough Thursday, July 15th from 8am to 10:10am EST (10pm-12:10 am Korean Standard Time)  This course provides a basic introduction to the concepts, principles, and practical operations of the United States' system of laws. Students who attend class regularly,...

Japan Meets Rutgers Fall 2021 01:565:425

  Attention to Asian Languages and Culture Students, New Course Fall 2021 for you. For more information Contact Haruko Wakabayashi

Best Undergraduate Term Paper or Media Project on Asia during the Academic Year 2020-2021

Best Undergraduate Term Paper or Media Project on Asia during the Academic Year 2020-2021 Click here for the form

Show-Mei and I-Fang Tu Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Chinese Studies

Show-Mei and I-Fang Tu Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Chinese Studies Click here for the form .

From President and Chancellors: Affirming Our Asian Community

From President and Chancellors: Affirming Our Asian Community   Members of the Rutgers Community: We are deeply troubled by the rising anti-Asian sentiment and increasingly violent hate crimes targeting the Asian community. These heinous acts cannot be ignored, and our hearts go out to the victims of these crimes, and all members of the Asian community who find themselves questioning their basic safety during an already distressing time. Harm deliberately inflicted on members of any community is an...

 CEAS Humanities Colloquium: Jessey Choo

   CEAS Humanities Colloquium: Jessey Choo, "The Men in Women's Hell: Gender in Daoist Blood Lake Soteriology in Pre-Modern China" on Thursday, March 18th, 2021 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm. Please click the link below for more details and registration for the event. https://ceas.sas.upenn.edu/events/ceas-humanities-colloquium-jessey-choo-men-womens-hell-gender-daoist-blood-lake-soteriology  

Rutgers Meets Japan Symposium

Rutgers Meets Japan: Foreign Teachers, Missionaries, and Overseas Students in the Early Meiji Era" will be held on Zoom on March 5 (Fri), 2021, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm EST . Please see the flyer below. For further information, see https://sites.rutgers.edu/rutgers-meets-japan/conference/ The conference is open to public, but registration is required. To register go to https://rutgers.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIpcemprDkpH9BLzLgPlMtY8yDXdMZTdRy2

Translate A Thon February 2021

KOREAN ENGLISH TRANSLATE A THON FEBRUARY 2021 Have you studied Korean before? Join us on Friday,February 19th 2-4pm for a fun afternoon of translation activities! All levels are welcome! Activities will include Show & Tell, Collaboration, Discussion, and Sharing your activities on Social Media (#KoreanTranslate). We will create groups for you to work and share with! a. Register and log into Translate-a-thon page Canvas by going to http://bit.ly/3ajvuLC , and you'll receive our updates. b...

Spring 2021 Semester

Greetings SAS Students!   Note: All Spring 2021 courses in the department will be taught online SR (synchronous remote) courses meet online during the class time specified in the Schedule of Classes. AR (asynchronous remote) classes do not meet during a specific class time; students work at their own pace following a schedule established by the course instructor. Students will be given time to learn how to use Sakai, Canvas, WebEx, Zoom, and other online learning tools for success in their...

14th Korea-America Student Conference

The Korea-America Student Conference is currently recruiting delegates for the 14th Korea-America Student Conference. KASC is an academic and cultural conference focused on educating the next generation of leaders on US-Korea and regional issues.  This year’s conference adopts a hybrid model that includes both an online and in-person portion. 

Deadline Approaching for CLS Program (Nov. 17)

Summer 2021 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program        The application for the summer 2021 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program will close in just three weeks on Tuesday, November 17 at 8:00pm Eastern We welcome all students to apply now to learn a critical foreign language next summer on a fully-funded study abroad program.  The application is now live and available online at:  https://www.clscholarship.org/apply.  Recording of information sessions, including sessions specific to our Japanese...

New Course for Spring 2021: "Imagining Disaster"

   Please click the here for a short course trailer video for more detailed information.  

BTAA CourseShare at Rutgers-New Brunswick

We are pleased to announce that The Language Center has added to its website, tlc.rutgers.edu, a comprehensive page detailing the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) CourseShare program at Rutgers-New Brunswick. It provides information about our policies and procedures related to seeking, hosting and receiving CourseShare offerings as well as links to online forms required to inform The Language Center about a department’s desire to participate in the program. Please take a few minutes to review...

Civility and Manners in These Times: Early Confucian Strategies and Sensibilities

Speaking of China Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 22, 20204:30pm - 6:00pm (EST) The event is open to the public, but registration is required. Click here to register. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. For more information please see flyer below.  

Virtual Book Talk on Literature and Politics in Mongolia (1921-1948)

Virtual Book Talk on Literature and Politics in Mongolia (1921-1948) Join Zoom Meeting https://rutgers.zoom.us/j/95648266155?pwd=T3JWNjhkWW11WXMwdS9MTkJ3Uko2dz09 Join by SIP 95648266155@zoomcrc.com Meeting ID: 956 4826 6155 Password: 007626 One tap mobile +16465588656,,95648266155# US (New York) +13126266799,,95648266155# US (Chicago) Join By Phone         +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)         +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)         +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)         +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)         +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)  ...

Department of Asian Language & Cultures (ALC) at Association for Asian Studies

 Department of Asian Language & Cultures (ALC) at Rutgers University   Department of Asian Language & Cultures (ALC) is highlighted in the current September issue of the Association for Asian Studies News & Notes.   Institutional Member Spotlight Institutional Members enjoy an array of special AAS benefits designed to suit the needs of academic programs/departments, organizations, and foundations working in the field of Asian Studies. We welcome new Institutional Members on a rolling basis; for...

Professor Suzy Kim Associate Professor of Korean History

Professor Suzy Kim - Northeast Asia Council Distinguished Speakers Bureau   NEAC Distinguished Speakers Bureau & Grants AAS Members, especially those at institutions without well-established East Asian Studies programs, have the opportunity to host a virtual visit by a member of the Northeast Asia Council’s Distinguished Speakers Bureau (DSB). Generously funded by the Japan-United States Friendship Commission and the Korea Foundation, the program enables DSB members to connect with students in...

2021 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program

2021 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program   We are pleased to announce that the application for the 2021 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is now open! We welcome students to apply now to learn a critical foreign language next summer on a fully-funded study abroad program.    The application is now live and available online at:  https://www.clscholarship.org/apply    Applications are due Tuesday, November 17, 2020 by 8:00pm EST.     The CLS Program is an intensive overseas language and...
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