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...

Study Abroad Zoom link Time: September 29th, 2020 04:00 PM

Study Abroad Zoom link Time: September 29th, 2020 04:00 PM   Lihui Zhu is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Summer Intensive Mandarin 2021Time: Sep 29, 2020 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meetinghttps://rutgers.zoom.us/j/95004052526 Join by SIP95004052526@zoomcrc.com Meeting ID: 950 0405 2526One tap mobile+13126266799,,95004052526# US (Chicago)+16465588656,,95004052526# US (New York) Join By Phone +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) +1 301...

ALC Summer Newsletter 2020

 NEWSLETTER 2019-2020 Highlights in ALC Summer 2020            

The Korean–English Translation & Interpreting Certificate Program

Korean program offers a 12-credit Korean-English Translation/Interpreting Certificate. We help our bilingual students develop a linguistic foundation for a career in translating in business, medicine, social services and the criminal justice system with a rigorous program that deals with practical translation and translating Korean literature, film, and other media content. The program culminates with courses on Interpreting and Interpreting Internship opportunities.   The certificate in Korean...

Fall 2020 01:574:390, Kingdoms, Queendoms, and Collectives

  Kingdoms, Queendoms, and Collectives 01:574:390 Tuesdays & Thursdays 1pm-2:30pm (in practice, the class will conclude earlier, at 2:20pm) Gender is an essential component of social organization in most human societies; however, archeologists often apply modern constructions of gender to the past without appropriate reflection and consideration The Korean peninsula's earliest state-level societies provide an ideal case study for the interrogation of gender in the deep past, with evidence of...

Fall 2020 Semester

Greetings SAS Students!   Note: All Fall 2020 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...

Brandon Park as Recipient of the Literature Translation Institute of Korea's Translation Grant

2019 4th Quarter Recipient of the Literature Translation Institute of Korea's Translation Grant   Brandon Park, a Part Time Lecturer in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, is one of the 2019 4th quarter recipients of the Literature Translation Institute of Korea’s Translation Grant. This grant supports translations of Korean fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and graphic novels into different languages (https://www.ltikorea.or.kr/en/transupen/transupen_about.do). The award is 5 million KRW...

"Griffis Collection Workshop: Exploring Ways to Use the Korean Materials for Korean Studies"

                    Summer 2019   Professor Young-mee Yu Cho in Asian Languages and Cultures, the 2018 recipient of the Overseas Korean Cultural Heritage Foundation Grant, organized a workshop centered on the Korean Materials of the William Elliot Griffis Collection at Rutgers Alexander Libraries. The August workshop brought together 20 scholars and librarians of modern Korean history and culture to explore Griffis's understanding of Korean civilization, religions and political changes of Colonial Korea.The...

The Henry Rutgers Scholar Awards Committee is pleased to announce Kristen Okun as one of the 2019 recipients

  Kristen Okun is a May graduate of the School of Arts and Sciences who majored in Art History. Under the guidance of Professor Haruko Wakabayashi in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, she completed an Interdisciplinary honors thesis, titled “Narrow Road of Ivy; Representing The Tales of Ise during the Edo Period.” The thesis examined visual representations of one of the most famous chapters from the classical Heian period (794-1185) literary work,The Tale of Ise, whose popularity was...

New Courses Offered in Fall 2019

New Courses Offered in Fall 2019     Course Professor Campus  Credits 01:098:255   Heroism  Professor Wendy Swartz College Ave   4 credits 01:098:331   The Sounds of Asia  Professor Sunmin Yoon College Ave  3 credits   Heroism Course Description: What makes ordinary people do extraordinary things? What defines a hero or heroine? Are heroes and heroines defined differently? What role do cultural and historical contexts play in these definitions? How do fictional heroes and heroines compare with historical...

The University of Fukui student Rai Naito met with Rutgers student Benjamin Yang on Rutgers University New Brunswick campus

   The University of Fukui has reestablished an academic agreement with Rutgers University in April 2018.   Benjamin Yang (right) is the first Rutgers exchange student to attend the University of Fukui in September, 2019 through the new reestablished academic agreement.  Benjamin was awarded scholarship from the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures’ Japanese gift fund to attend the University of Fukui. Rai Naito (left) was the first exchange student from the University of Fukui came to Rutgers...

Rutgers East Asian Languages and Cultures graduate student presented research paper at the 67th Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs

  Rutgers East Asian Languages and Cultures graduate student presented research paper at the 67th Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs   Austin Hudgins is a Rutgers East Asian Languages and Cultures M.A. student. His paper, “Daoist Trajectories and Confucian Concentrations:18th Century Manchu Assimilation Assessed Through the Aim of Archery,” was selected and highly recognized by the committee for the 67th Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs held in October 2018 in St. Paul, MN. Austin’s paper...

NEWLY APPROVED MAJORS

NEWS FLASH! On September 17, 2018, The State of New Jersey approved three new majors in Asian Studies (formerly known as East Asian Languages and Area Studies), Japanese, and Korean. The new major programs will be implemented during the academic year 2018-2019, and students can then choose to major or minor in Asian Studies, Chinese, Japanese, or Korean. Majors earn their B.A. in Asian Studies, B.A. in Chinese, B.A. in Japanese, or B.A. in Korean.    

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM: Rethinking the Asia Pivot: Challenging Everyday Militarisms & Bridging Communities of Women

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUMRethinking the Asia Pivot: Challenging Everyday Militarisms & Bridging Communities of Women As the U.S. “pivots” towards the Asia-Pacific through new trade and security negotiations (i.e. Trans-Pacific Partnership), this international symposium comes at a timely moment to engage in a critical dialogue about militarisms in the 21st century, from historical legacies across Asia and the Americas to their impact and implications for global health, local communities, and...

The University of Fukui has reestablished an academic agreement with Rutgers

    Reestablishment of the Agreement with Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey (New Jersey, U.S.A.) The University of Fukui (UF) has reestablished an academic agreement with Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (U.S.A.). Dr. Mitsufumi Mayumi, President of UF, signed the agreement on August 2 at the Bunkyo campus. This was followed by a press conference. Rutgers is known as the University where Taro Kusakabe, a retainer of Fukui Domain, was sent to study as one of Fukiui’s first...

Student's Love for Language Blossoms at Rutgers

Student's Love for Language Blossoms at Rutgers His facility with foreign tongues "just popped up along the genetic lines"

Free Asian Studies E-Books

Asian Studies related e-books available to Rutgers Students For students who are interested, the Rutgers Library has a collection of Brill Asian Studies e-books available at these links:   If you are on the Rutgers network, you can go directly to this Brill website: http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/collections (Please note that we only bought 2013, 2014, and 2015 collections and we may acquire other collections in the future) Alternatively, you can follow this link...
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