Providing leadership, coordination and support for East Asian studies at the University of Southern California since 1975.
Job Opportunity: EASC Program Specialist

Job Opportunity: EASC Program Specialist

EASC is in the process of seeking a new Program Specialist to join our team and we hope to have someone in place by May 29. We will be interviewing candidates in the next several weeks in order nominate a candidate by early May. If you know of any interested and qualified candidates who would be committed to the EASC mission, please refer them to the position posting and encourage them to apply by the end of this week as the position posting will soon be closed. >Job Position Posting


EASC Awards Fellowships for Japanese and Taiwanese Studies

EASC Awards Fellowships for Japanese and Taiwanese Studies

Congratulations to EASC’s Association for Japan-U.S. Community Exchange (ACE) – Nikaido Fellowship and Tsai Family Research Fund for Taiwan Studies Award recipients for 2014-15!

10 graduate students were awarded the ACE-Nikaido fellowship to advance understanding of Japan and US-Japan relations through research, language training, or area studies. 20 faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students received the Tsai Award to research and study Taiwan.

Meet the ACE-Nikaido Fellows and Tsai Awardees


Event Wrap: Spring 2014 EASC Grad Mixer

Event Wrap: Spring 2014 EASC Grad Mixer

Nearly 50 graduate students joined us for the Spring 2014 EASC Graduate Mixer on April 17. Held every semester, the Grad 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. This semester’s event included students from several departments throughout Dornsife and the professional schools. If you were unable to attend this semester, please keep an eye out for announcements regarding our next Grad Mixer in fall 2014! >Photos


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: 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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