Providing leadership, coordination and support for East Asian studies at the University of Southern California since 1975.

2014 Global East Asia Korea Reunion

Weeks after their once-in-a-lifetime journey together as a close-knit cohort, the 2014 Global East Asia Korea scholars gathered with Professor Steven Lee and TA Lucy Kim for a night of Korean cuisine and sharing of fond memories. Photos

EASC Grad Mixer

The Fall 2014 EASC Grad Mixer is Thursday, Oct. 2 from 4:00 – 6:00pm at College House (CLH). Graduate students studying East Asia from any field are invited to enjoy food and conversation with students across USC and to learn more about EASC funding and other opportunities. RSVP HERE.

Upcoming Event: Makiko Sakurai

Makiko Sakurai performs Japanese Buddhist chanting (shōmyō) and shirabyōshi dance live at USC. This two-part performance offers a rare look at the music and dance of Japan’s Heian (794-1185) and Kamakura periods (1185-1332). For more information and to RSVP, please click here.

New EASC Program Officer: Alexandria Wroblewski

It is with great pleasure that we introduce to you the new EASC Program Officer, Alexandria Wroblewski.We are very fortunate to have Alex join us at EASC. She is already quite familiar with many of you as a recent USC graduate, receiving her BA in International Relations and Global Business, and as a former EALC student staff where she worked throughout her undergraduate career. She studied Japanese and Mandarin Chinese as well as international relations and East Asian area studies while at USC.


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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 SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 issue:

>Event Wrap: Global East Asia Korea 2014 Reunion Dinner
>EASC Grad Mixer
>Upcoming Event: Makiko Sakurai
>New Program Officer 
>Around USC


Gift Will Help Older Adults Bridge the Digital Divide
September 16, 2014
USC News details a donation by USC Trustee Daniel M. Tsai for USC School of Social Work's research in how technology can improve health in older adults in Taiwan. 

North Korea Given Spotlight at USC's Korean Film Festival
September 9, 2014
The Korea Times highlighted the films screened at USC's Korean Film Festival, an event hosted by the USC Korean Studies Institute and School of Cinematic Arts and sponsored by the East Asian Studies Center.

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