Professor Suzy Kim Featured in The Daily Targum

Rutgers professor marches in North Korea during summer with political activist Gloria Steinem   Alongside famed social and political activists and Nobel Prize laureates, Professor Kim ventured across the most heavily militarized border in the world. 30 women hailing from North and South Korea, Ireland, Liberia, Colombia and the United States, among other countries, crossed Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) for a peace walk held on May 24, 2015, a day designated as International Women's Day for Peace...

Summer Research Program, TAIWAN

Summer 2016 research opportunity for Engineering students at National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan     More Info and Application: http://eng-en.web.nthu.edu.tw/files/11-1130-3215.php Application deadline: December 29th, 2015

Rutgers Graduate Named 2016 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellow

Rutgers Grad Nathan Gwira awarded $95,000 toward graduate study and a five-year appointment as a U.S. Foreign Service officer   Nathan Gwira, a first-generation American, has been named a 2016 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellow – the second Rutgers graduate to be honored. The prestigious fellowship will provide Gwira about $95,000 toward tuition, fees and living expenses while he pursues a master's degree in international affairs over the next two years. After earning a degree, the...

Rutgers Center for Chinese Studies Presents Inaugural Rutgers Daoist Studies Symposium: “Daoism and Local Society in Modern China”

Rutgers Center for Chinese Studies Presents Inaugural Rutgers Daoist Studies Symposium: “Daoism and Local Society in Modern China” Location: 301 Van Dyck Hall on College Avenue ---Saturday, Nov 15, 2014:9:45-10:15 AM: “The State of the Field in Daoist Studies for the Past Two Decades ”                                    Keynote speech byVincent Goossaert, EPHE-CNRS, Paris 10:30AM-12:30PM: Panel 1: Daoist Temple Fairs and Local Religious Life                                    Chair: Vincent Goossaert, Ecole Pratiques des Haute Etudes, Paris                                                 Discussant: Shin-yi...

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures initiates Rutgers participation in CIC (Committee on Institutional Cooperation) course share program

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures initiates Rutgers participation in CIC (Committee on Institutional Cooperation) course share program. Learn more at: http://news.rutgers.edu/news/big-ten-benefits-classroom/20140427#.U16wtF6TQs1

Rutgers Students Place in Chinese Speech Contests

We are pleased to announce that this past weekend three Rutgers students in our Chinese language program participated in Chinese speech contests that were held at nearby venues in the tri-state area and two of them placed among the winners! Anh Tran and Kayla Krause competed in the 2014 Dragon Cup Competition 中华龙杯 that was held at Joseph's University on Saturday, March 29, and Anh won second place in the beginner's level. Congratulations to Anh! Kayla and Anh are both first-year students who...

Professor Paul Schalow Receives 2013 SAS Teaching Award

Asian Languages and Cultures Professor Paul Schalow has been honored with the SAS Award for Distinguished Contributions to Undergraduate Education in Spring 2013. Read his story on the SAS announcement page <http://sas.rutgers.edu/news-a-events/feature-archive/1525-2013-recipients-of-sas-teaching-awards-announced>, where you can learn more about his contributions to our department's curriculum and his accomplishments within and beyond the classroom. Also, enjoy the photos from the awards...

School of Arts and Sciences Cluster Hire Initiative in Chinese Studies

With support from the office of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences has initiated a semi-coordinated set of 5 faculty hires in Chinese studies over the next two years. Faculty searches are now underway in Political Science and Economics for candidates researching on Chinese politics and economy, respectively. The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures is currently conducting a faculty search in Classical Chinese studies, for which...

The University President’s “Rutgers in China Initiative”

The University President’s “Rutgers in China Initiative” In Spring 2011, President McCormick announced the launch of a major initiative to develop China related programs across Rutgers University. A first step in this initiative is the search for a Director, which is currently underway. In the early stages of this initiative, in order to provide an overview of the various efforts across the Rutgers campuses, Dean Marc Holzer of the School of Public Affairs and Administration has set up a...

New Summer Program

Rutgers in Beijing Summer 2012 Reinforce and Improve your Chinese, Speak it as you Earn Course Credit, and have fun traveling in far away, exciting China!!!Be ready to sign up soon! Time: Early July through mid August 2012 Place: Beijing Languages and Cultures University China Course excursions will include Beijing, the Great Wall & more —maybe even Xi’an! Plan to Join us! Applications will open in January 2012Further information available at: Department of Asian Languages and Cultures330 Scott...

RMCTS wins International Award

Rutgers Multimedia Chinese Teaching System was given an international award.  Click here to see the article

Scripta Sinica now available at Rutgers

Rutgers University Libraries are pleased to announce online access (as of Friday, February 10, 2012) to: Scripta Sinica https://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/indexes/scripta_sinica  Rutgers Restricted Access <Connection notes> Click on "shouquan shiyong" (authorized access) to enter. Times out after thirty minutes of idling. Alternate title: Hanji dianzi wenxianDescription: Scripta Sinica (Hanji dianzi wenxian) is one of the largest Chinese full-text database, with a special focus on the...

Online Bibliography of Asian Studies now available at Rutgers

We are pleased to announce that the online Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) is now available for on and off campus access. To access the online BAS, please go to: http://quod.lib.umich.edu/b/bas/ Please email any questions or comments to Tao Yang,East Asian Librarian,taoyang@rci.rutgers.edu. (A special note to instructors: the East Asian Librarian is available to demonstrate the online BAS to your class.) Here is a brief description: The Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) is the major...

CIC Membership to Augment East Asian Studies

Rutgers University has been admitted to the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) beginning July 1, 2013. The CIC is the prestigious academic consortium whose membership includes all Big Ten institutions and the University of Chicago. The invitation to join CIC is a concomitant advantage of membership in the Big Ten athletic conference, which Rutgers will join in 2014. These exciting new developments will bring many benefits to Rutgers, such new learning and research opportunities for...
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