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Spring 2014 EASC Grad Mixer

Spring 2014 EASC Grad Mixer

THURSDAY  |  APRIL 17  |  4:00–6:00 PM  | College House

USC East Asian Studies Center invites all East Asia-focused graduate students at USC to our Spring 2014 EASC Graduate Mixer to enjoy food, conversation and refreshments. Held each semester, the EASC Graduate Mixer allows graduate students focusing on East Asia to meet and engage in a relaxed setting with peers from across a wide range of disciplines and provides a great opportunity to find students with similar research topics in other fields. >More Info

Please RSVP here before the week of the event. 


EASC Awards 10 Summer FLAS Fellowships

EASC Awards 10 Summer FLAS Fellowships

Congratulations to EASC's 10 Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellows for summer 2014! Four outstanding graduate and six undergraduate students were awarded the U.S. Department of Education fellowship to study intensive Chinese, Japanese and Korean through domestic and international study abroad programs. Our Fellows come from a diverse range of majors such as Chemical Engineering, International Relations, Comparative Literature, and Environmental Studies. >Meet our Summer FLAS Fellows 

FLAS Fellowships are provided by a U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant to enrich the nation's pool of area and international specialists. 


Event Wrap: Every Talk is a Job Talk

Event Wrap: Every Talk is a Job Talk

Over 20 graduate students attended "Every Talk is a Job Talk" last Wednesday, receiving valuable advice from David Kang, International Relations and Business Professor and EASC Director, about how to tackle academic public speaking. The event was part of the EASC Grad Forum series, in which USC faculty address important topics for the professionalization of graduate students. 

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Event Wrap: Shimizu Lecture

Event Wrap: Shimizu Lecture

Over 50 people attended the special lecture "Two Painterly Requiems for the Nuclear Weapons Over the Pacific, 1945-1954" last Thursday by Yoshiaki Shimizu, Frederick Marquand Professor of Art and Archeology Emeritus at Princeton University. The event was co-sponsored by EASC and departments of East Asian Languages & Cultures and Art History.

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USC Dornsife Remembers Professor Emeritus Peter Berton

USC Dornsife Remembers Professor Emeritus Peter Berton

Peter Berton, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of International Relations and a long-time EASC affiliated faculty, passed away on March 28, 2014 at the age of 91. Professor Berton contributed greatly to the East Asian studies community at USC for over half a century and was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun by the Japanese government in 2010 for his achievements in Japanese studies.

>In Memoriam


Global East Asia 2014 Scholars

Global East Asia 2014 Scholars

Congratulations to EASC's Global East Asia scholars for summer 2014! 41 students were accepted into this year’s competitive scholarship program to study abroad in China, Japan and Korea. Coming from a diverse range of backgrounds and 23 majors across 7 schools, our scholars will study, live and travel throughout each country for a unique and transformative abroad experience. >Meet Our Scholars



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