Providing leadership, coordination and support for East Asian studies at the University of Southern California.

USC-PCC Partnership

As part of EASC's Department of Education Title VI NRC grant, we have begun an exciting long-term partnership with Pasadena City College, engaging with it Chinese Language Program and Global Studies Club in particular.

Event Wrap: Global East Asia as PwP Info Session

EASC's Global East Asia Summer study-abroad program is now a "Problem without Passports" program! With over 50 students in attendance, past program participants as well as EASC staff presented on the exciting opportunities this new version of GEA in Summer 2015 offers. GEA alumni from last year's program highlighted the wonderful experiences all the participants shared and the diverse backgrounds from which each group came and EASC staff reviewed the various aspects of program, including cost, scholarships, application requirements, course and travel details, as well as frequently asked questions. For a complete recording of the info session, please click here.   PHOTOS

Event Wrap: EASC Grad Forum 1: Every Talk is a Jobtalk

Professor David Kang, Director of EASC and KSI, presented the first installment of the EASC Grad Forum professionalization series on the topic of public speaking. Designed to help graduate students learn the basics of good presentations in a variety of settings, Prof. Kang provided a series of tips and advice on the use of PowerPoint, body language, and other aspects of public speaking to engage audience while communicating effectively and professionally. PHOTOS

Event Wrap: Globalizing Japanese Universities

Professor Yujin Yaguchi, Director of PEAK International Admissions and the Center for International Exchange, discussed in front of 30 USC students and faculty PEAK's international programming efforts. In addition, Prof. Yaguchi engaged in exchanged with the audience regarding ideas to further encourage internationalization of Todai as well as issues related to institutional resistance against globalizations. PHOTOS | VIDEO


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The EASC Video offers a concise look at EASC and its activities.

What impact do we have on the community? Take a look at the EASC Fact Sheet and find out!

Be sure to visit our upcoming events page to see all of the events organized and co-sponsored by EASC this semester!

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In the November 24, 2014 issue:

>USC-PCC Partnership
>Event Wrap: EASC GEA as PwP Info Session
>Event Wrap: EASC Grad Forum
>Event Wrap: Globalizing Japanese Universities
>Call for Papers


The City of the Future Could Lie Below Your Feet
November 20, 2014
USC News detailed the research of USC Sol Price School of Public Policy professor Annette Kim regarding underground housing in Beijing.

USC Pacific Asia Museum's Autumn Moon Gala Honors Dominic Ng
November 17, 2014
USC News highlighted the USC Pacific Asia Museum's 37th Festival of the Autumn Moon Gala, in which East West Bank Chairman and CEO Dominic Ng was honored.

A Closer Look at Conflicting Views on the Pacific Rim
November 14, 2014
USC News featured an article about EASC Director David Kang, who was recently awarded a 2015 MacArthur Fellowship.

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