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NEWS & EVENTS!
* GIVING DAY 2023: The Department of Asian and Asian American Studies is proud to continue being a part of SBU's annual 2023 Giving Day. As this year's university-wide theme is #HoldDoorsOpen, our department's project focuses on supporting students who are AAS double majors. Read more!
* March 27 2023 @ 4:25 pm: Meet K-culture Series, Korean Film discussion: Kyungmi Kim Film Producer @1008 Humanities
OPEN HOUSE: Wednesday, March 29, 2023, 1:00-2:15 pm in HUM 1003.
* CKS Speaker Series: Emerging Directions in Korean/American Cultural Studies: When the Model Minority Fails: A Discussion of Pedagogies of Woundedness & Passing for Perfect on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, 1:00-2:30 pm, Wang Center Lecture Hall 1.
CIS: Distinguished Lecture - Current Trends in Indian Literatures Kannada. Thursday, March 30, 2023 at 3:00 pm
* CKS Speaker Series: Emerging Directions in Korean/American Cultural Studies: American Han, Speaker E.J. Koh (Poet, Writer) via zoom on Wednesday, April 19, 2023, 1:00-2:30 pm
* CKS: June 21, 2023 - July 21, 2023:2023 Joint Faculty-led Summer Study Abroad
IN OTHER NEWS:
* Our Japanese language adjunct, Hiroko Matsuzaki won the Harvard-Yenching Institute Cross-national Interdisciplinary Research Grant for her collaborative project with Kevin Chang from Academia Sinica (Taiwan) titled "The Local and the World: Comparative Studies of Taiwanese Academics and Writers Before, During and After World War II."
* Martin Kordas won the Special Award for the 17th Japan Center Essay Competition sponsored by Canon USA
* Prof. Ruf talks about his experience when he was a student: "Sweet & Sour Work: The Pains and Gains of Studying China" for 2022 CAS Preview Day. (Description: Sociocultural anthropologist Greg Ruf discusses the challenges and rewards on offer for American students interested in pursuing the study of Chinese culture, language, and history. Join the conversation as this SUNY graduate from Upstate New York reflects on the personal growth and professional development opportunities leading to a meaningful and engaging career – either within or beyond one’s undergraduate academic major.)
* Agnes He was elected to the American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Executive Board. She will be begin to serve as secretary to AAAL in March 2022.
* Testimonials from our graduates!
* Learn Mandarin with our alumni Ashley Brown through "Mandarin on that Beat"
* Taiko Tides makes history bringing regional conference to Stony Book!
* Chris Saunders '17 was selected to be an ALT (Assistant Language Teacher) for the JET (Japan Exchange Teaching) program.
* William Chittick has been named SUNY Distinguished Professor.
SPRING 2023 PAST NEWS & EVENTS
* Diplomatic Career Seminar Ms. Natuko Oku, Consul from Consulate General of Japan in New York , will discuss the role of diplomat, a diplomat as a career choice, and her own trajectory. Everyone is welcome. Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 1:00-2:20 pm. Melville Library E-4315. Cap @ 50.
* "Ethical Memory and Re-Presenting History Across Empire: The Korean War in Rolando Hinojosa's Klail City Death Trip Series" Dr. Sandra So Hee Chi Kim. March 8, 2023
* CKS Speaker Series: Emerging Directions in Korean/American Cultural Studies: Warring Genealogies: Race, Kinship and the Korean War. Speaker: Joo Ok Kim via zoom on Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 1:00-2:00 pm
* Andrew Nicholson will be participating in a webinar on the History of Yoga, Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 3:00 pm EST.
* MIC Distinguished Lecture Series: Brown - Blanche? Black. Weaving Intersections of Language, Culture and Race through Autoethnography by Dr. Gail Prasad, York University, Thursday, February 9, 2023 at Wang Center 201.
* Stony Brook Stories of Language and Life, Monday, February 6, 2023, 4:00-6:00 pm UNITI Center.
* The Japan Center at Stony Brook presents "Japanese Poetry in the Digital Age", Wednesday, November 16, 2022.
* MIC presents: Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 3:00 pm on Zoom, Pedagogical Grammar in Authentic Discourse: a crosslinguistic consideration by Dr. Susan Strauss (Penn State)
* MIC presents: Writing Workshop Series for Graduate students on Zoom, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022 at 3:00 pm, Tackling the Literature Review: Skills for Taking Your Intellectual Position in the Field
* CKS presents: November 2, 2022 @ 2:40 pm - CKS Colloquium Series: A Talk by Mr. Jonathan Corrado
* Please join us for this special holiday! This year’s weeklong celebration includes lavish Diwali meals at dining locations throughout campus. Diwali Festival of Lights and Cultural Culinary Celebration
U.S. Empire in Asia and the Pacific: Repression and Resistance. November 1, 2022. 7:00 pm. Prof. Nerissa Balce is on the panel.
* MIC Distinguished Lecture Series presents Translanguaging as a Decolonising Approach, October 24, 2022 at 4:00 pm on zoom
* CIS presents Diwali Open House: Please join us on Monday, October 24, 2022 and celebrate Diwali with us!
* MIC presents How to Read Faster & Better, an online writing workshop for graduate students, with Shyam Sharma on October 21, 2022, 3:00-4:00 pm on zoom.
* OPEN HOUSE: October 19, 2022 at 1:00 pm in HUMANITIES 1003. Meet our faculty to learn about our major and minor programs, and your peers to hear about their experience with us!
* CKS: October 15, 2022: Deadline for Undergraduate Scholarship Application
JET PROGRAM INFORMATION SESSION, Wednesday, October 12, 2022 @ 1:00 pm.
CKS presents: CKS Colloquium Series: a talk by Dr. Dong-yeon Koh (co-sponsored by SB Humanities Institute) on September 28, 2022 @ 2:40 pm
A Virtual Creative Workshop, Topic : Intersectional Justice. Guest Speaker: Dr. Sandra So Hee Chi Kim speaks about intersectional justice from her perspective as an educator, researcher, and community organizer. Her journey has been a movement from critical inquiry, formal research, and teaching in academia to the integration of these processes into grassroots racial justice education and community-building. She offers a reflection on intersectional justice, micro-revolutions, and living liberation now even as we fight for a more just future for all. September 9, 2022 - 6:00-7:00 pm via zoom.
FREE THREE-PART ONLINE WORKSHOP SERIES WITH Dr. Sandra So Hee Chi Kim:1. HISTORY OF ASIAN AMERICAN IDENTITYThis session explores the origin and history of “Asian American” identity, both as a racial construct and as a political movement, as well as the origin of the model minority myth and its function within white supremacy.- Saturday 9/3 at 1pm EST2. INSTITUTIONAL RACISM AND MODERNITYThis session takes a deep dive into understanding systemic racism, with a focus on institutional racism as the historical engine of global ‘modernity.’- Saturday 9/10 at 1pm EST3. COLONIALITY, ANTI-BLACKNESS & WHITE SUPREMACYThis session unpacks the connections between global histories of settler colonialism, militarization, and capitalism with anti-Blackness and white supremacy.”- Saturday 9/17 at 1pm EST
*These three sessions are required to be eligible for the Formations community leadership development program that begins in October. Applications will open in late September. Registration links and more information.
MIC Workshop - April 29, 2022, 1:00-2:30 pm EST on Zoom- Language learning in study abroad: The intersectionality of class, gender and ethnicity. Please regsiter!
* Giving Day Fundraiser - April 27, 2022
* 2022 Student Research Symposium- Wednesday, April 27th at 12:00 pm.
* MIC - April 14, 2022 (TH) @ 4:00 pmThe MIC Distinguished Lecture Series: Monollingualism, In/Justice
* CKS - April 8, 2022 (F) @ 2:00 pm: Korean Speech Contest
* Please join us on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 for our OPEN HOUSE 2022
* CKS - March 24, 2022 (TH) @ 8:00 pm: Professional Development Seminar III
*MIC - March 3, 2022 (TH) @ 5:00 pm on zoom. Distinguished Lecture Series: Assessing Intercultural Capability in Language Learning by Dr. Angela Scarino, Please register.
* CKS - March 3, 2022 (TH) @ 8:00 pm: Professional Development Seminar II
* CKS - Feb. 23, 2022 (W) @ 8:00 pm: Professional Development Seminar I
* CKS - Feb. 16 , 2022 (W) @ 1:00 pm: Info Session for Major in Korean Language Edu & 2022 Summer Study Abroad to Korea
* MIC Workshop Series On Language and Social Justice: Language Diversity Initiatives in Higher Education, Friday, February 11, 2022 at 2:30 pm on Zoom. Please register.
* CKS - Feb. 3, 2022 (TH) @ 1:30pm at Zuccaire Gallery: Opening of the exhibition Visual Citations and Techniques in Tricontinential Graphics (co-sponsored event)
* Video Messages to our 2021 Graduates!
* Japanese Art Wrapping by Professor Eva Nagase
* Congratulations to our the 6th Korean Speech Contest winners, Sally Liu, Damon Damaskos, Brandon Wan, Wenwen Zheng, Kaylee Hotaling!
* Nov. 17, 2021: JCSB Distinguished Lecture Series “Japan’s Legislature and Executive Branch" by Mr. Kenju Murakami, Director of Japan Information Center, Charles B. Wang Center, Lecture Hall 2, 2:40 pm - 3:35 pm
* The MIC Distinguished Lecture Series | Sign Languages of the World, November 11, 2021 @ 1:15 pm.
* The Japan CenterLecture presents"Historical Amnesia and Emotional Politics: Popular Boom of Japanese Sword Image"on Thursday,November 11, 2021@ 7:00 pm via zoom.
* Korean Studies Colloquium Series: " Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Fascism in Korea, 1940–1950" Wednesday, November 10, 2021
* Korean Studies Graduate Workshop - Friday, November 5, 2021
* Grad School Preview Day (Virtual) on Thursday, October 28, 2021. Contact CAAAS Graduate Director Gregory.Ruf@stonybrook.edu with any questions or concerns.
OPEN HOUSE! Meet our faculty and learn about our programs on Wed., October 20, 2021, 1:00-2:00 pm
* MIC Workshop 3: Negotiating Difference: Towards a Lexicon of Inclusion on Friday, October 22, 2021, 2:30-4:00 pm
* MIC Workshop Series: Transcultural Communication Student Workshop, October 13, 2021.
* MIC Workshop Series: Transcultural Communication Educator Workshop , October 15, 2021.
* JET Program Information Session, Wed., Sept 29, 2021. Live, Work and Discover Japan!
* On March 21, 2021, Dr. Dongmei Zeng was interviewed by Newsday at a rally in Huntington against Asian hate and anti-Asian violence. Her interview was featured in Newsday, Long Island/Suffolk.
* May 5, 2021 - Breaking Silence- the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies, in collaboration with multiple Centers, Institutes, and Offices on campus, will present a public forum on racism against AAPI on May 5, 2021.
"Our Voices–A Visual Rally Against AAPI Violence and Racism"
* April 30, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - MIC Distinguished Lecture Series presents Decolonizing the Mobility Turn:Toward Non-Western Traditions of Spatial Linguistics for the Anthropocene by Dr. Suresh Canagarajah (Pennsylvania State University)
* April 28, 2021 @ 1:00 pm EST - The Analects of Dasan: A Korean Syncretic Reading (Speaker Dr. Hongkyung Kim)
* Pensando Xībānyá: Voices of the Chinese Diaspora
The goal of this series is to provide a forum for an interdisciplinary group of voices to speak about Chinese identities in Spain and the #NoSoyUnVirus movement. To register for these virtual events, visit www.pensandoxibanya.com
- February 17, 2021, 1pm EST - Cultural Production : Chenta Tsai, Jiajie Yu Yan and Quan Zhou.
- March 24, 2021, 1pm EST -Writing and Diaspora: Berna Wang, Paloma Chen and Susana Ye.
- April 14th, 2021, 1pm EST - Activism and Education : Antonio Liu Yang, Inés Herrero Goméz and Yue Fu.
* Center for Korean Studies presents MOVIE NIGHT! starting at 8:30 pm on February 15, March 1, March 15 and April 12, 2021.
* CKS presents The 6th Annual Korean Speech Contest, Friday, April 2, 2021, 2:00-4:00 pm via zoom.
* Dr. Nerissa Balce, Transnational Asia Speaker Series, Rice University. Filipina Abjection: Empire and Fascism in Duterte's Republic, Thursday, April 1, 2021 @ 4:00 pm CDT. Online via Zoom, registration required (Free and open to the public).
* April 1, 2021, CKS presents Hallyu Talk @ 4:45 pm, "K-pop as a global popular culture: from transcultural fandom to media consumption." Please register.
* March 31 @ 1:00 pm - Please join us in solidarity at the vigil in support of the AAPI community, at the fountain in front of the administration building.
*March 31, 2021@ 4:30pm – CKS Colloquium TaLK Series: "Divergence Against" (Speaker: Dr. Ross King)
* March 30, 2021@ 4:45pm – CKS Colloquium Series:"Elite Graffiti, Kinship, and Social Capital"(Speaker: Dr. Maya Stiller)
* March 29, 2021 @4:30 pm, CKS presents Our Voices, Premieres of students' works in a virtual Minhwa exhibition, media productions, and K-pop dancing followed by a round-table discussion with the KS alumni. Please register here.
* Dongmei Zeng was interviewed by Newday about the slayings of Asian Americans in Atlanta, GA at the rally in Huntington, against Asian hate, in March 2021.
* March 25, 2021 @ 4 pm - AAS Book Talk:“Imagining ‘Our’ Hometown: A Taiwanese Writer Tzeng Ching-wen's Children's Literature and His Literary
Works” (Speaker: Hiroko Matsuzaki)
* Pensando Xībānyá: Voices of the Chinese Diaspora
The goal of this series is to provide a forum for an interdisciplinary group of voices to speak about Chinese identities in Spain and the #NoSoyUnVirus movement. To register for these virtual events, visitwww.pensandoxibanya.com
1. February 17, 2021, 1pm EST - Cultural Production : Chenta Tsai, Jiajie Yu Yan and Quan Zhou.
2. March 24, 2021, 1pm EST -Writing and Diaspora: Berna Wang, Paloma Chen and Susana Ye.
3. April 14, 2021, 1pm EST - Activism and Education : Antonio Liu Yang, Inés Herrero Goméz and Yue Fu.
* March 10, 2021 @ 5:00 pm ––University of Hawai‘i Center for Chinese Studies Seminar on China: “Sinophone Literary Articulations Across the Borderlands” (Speakers: E.K. and Dr. Brian Bernards) Co-sponsored by SBU AAAS
* March 10, 2021 @ 8:00 pm ––CKS Colloquium Series: "Monumental Gifts" (Speaker: Onejoon Che)
* Congratulations to our 2021 Graduate Scholarship awardees, Ms. Ji Yea Kim (Ph. D. student in Linguistics) and Ms. Amy Kahng (Ph.D. student in Arts)!
* March 5, 2021 @3:30–5pm––MIC Language & Social Justice Workshop III: “Creating Equitable Participation Opportunities in the Classroom” (Facilitator: Agnes)
* TaLK for SUNY Info Session on Zoom, February 19, 2021 at 1:00 pm.
* TaLK Series: "A House Divided" with Dr. Daniel Pieper, February 24, 2021 at 4:30 pm.
- February 17, 2021, 1pm EST - Cultural Production : Chenta Tsai, Jiajie Yu Yan and Quan Zhou.
* The China Studies program is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019-2020 Shiming Hu/Eli Seifman Memorial scholarship winners. Freshman Scholarship: Suzanna Liang. China Studies Scholarship: Joshua Galardi. Leadership Award: Qiulei Zhang & Anita Ho. Congratulations to all the winners.
* POSTPONED due to COVID-19. Symposium on Multilingualism: In honor of Prof. Kamal K. Sridhar on her retirement (Saturday, April 25, 2020, 1:00 to 5:40 pm, Humanities 1006)
* The Center for Korean Studies presents Graduate Scholarships in Korean StudiesDeadline: Monday, March 16, 2020
* Korean Teacher Education Program scholarships were awarded to Yeon Ko, Cynthia Zhu and Christina Bennet; Academic Excellence and Leadership in Korean Studies scholarships were awarded to Hanny Baek, Marina Escarra, Helen Park and Inna Trygubchuk. All awardees have demonstrated academic excellence and strong commitment to promotion of Korean cultural and intellectual legacies. Congratulations to the awardees. (November 2020).
* 3-year MIC research project "The Impact of Intercultural Engagement on Asian Language Learning Outcomes" (Jiwon Hwang (PI); Agnes He & Eriko Sato (co-PIs); Sarah Jourdain, internal evaluator) has been selected for funding by the US Department of Education-International Research and Studies (over 179K) on September 30th, 2020.
* SBU Junior wins Japan Center's Virtual Essay Competition, held on June 13, 2020. Congratulations Sailesh Srinivas!
* Asian and Asian American Studies VIRTUALOPEN HOUSE, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 1:00 pm. PPT slides for contact information
The Japan Center at Stony Brook presents Alexis Agliano Sanborn "Food Education and School Lunch in Japan", Friday, December 4, 2020 at 1:00 pm. Please open flier to registe
* Diwali Festival of Lights and Cultural Culinary Celebration! Celebrate Diwali through food, Thursday, November 12th - Monday, November 16th. East & West Side Dine-In / Chef's Table.
* The Center for Korean Studies presents "Beauty of the Unbearable: Aesthetics in Female Korean Southwestern Folksong Performance" on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 2:30 pm.
* The MIC Distinguished Lecture Series presents Critical Approaches to Social Justice and Antiracism in Language Education. Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 1:00-2:20 pm on Zoom.
* The Center for Korean Studies presents 2020 Media Contest for Korean Language and Culture (deadline: Oct. 30)
* The Center for Korean Studies presents 2020 Undergrad KS Minor Scholarships (deadline: Oct. 15)
* The Center for Korean Studies presents 2020 KTE Major Scholarships (deadline: Oct. 15)
* The Center for Multilingual & Intercultural Communication presents the MIC Distinguished Lecture Series "In Every Crisis Lies Opportunity: Emergency Remote Teaching, Research and Future Directions", Thursday, September 17, 2020, 9:45-11:05 am through zoom. Click here to register.
* Teachers' Day talk, on facebook, organized by the Indian Consulate in New York, with Professor S.N. Sridhar, Friday, September 4, 2020
* The Japan Center at Stony Brook is organizing an Award Ceremony for Canon Essay Competition on June 13, 2020, 2:00-3:00 pm, via Zoom. For details and access, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
* The Center for Korean Studies presents Korean Language Table and Film Night "Mal-Mo-E" (말모이) Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 5:00-8:00 pm
* The Center for Korean Studies presents TaLK Info Session, Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 1:00-2:00 pm
* The Center for Multilingual and Intercultural Communcation NEEDS VOLUNTEERS!
* POSTPONED***The MIC Distinguished Lecture Series presents Sign Languages of the World, by Mark Aronoff, on Tuesday, March 10, 2020.
The MIC Center Writing Workshop Series presents Write a Powerful Research Statement by Dr. Shyam Sharma (Stony Brook University),Thursday, February 27, 2020.
* The MIC Distinguished Lecture Series presents Authoethnographic Narratives of Traveling through Languages and Cultures, Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 12:00 pm.
* The China Studies program is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018/2019 Shiming Hu/Eli Seifman Memorial scholarship winners. Freshman Scholarship: Jun-Yi Wu, Jenny Guo and Paula Lin. China Studies Scholarship: Joyce Mei and Claudia Simmons. LeadershipAward: Liyun Liang Congratulations to all the winners.
* Eriko Sato has been selected as a recipient of the AAUW (American Association of University Women) Research Publication Grant for the 2019-20 award year.
* Eng Kiong Tan has won the 2019-20 AHLSS (Arts, Humanities, and Lettered Social Sciences) Faculty Research Fellowship.
* Heejeong Sohn has been awarded the SBU Humanities Institute Faculty Fellowship (Fall 2019).
* Eva Nagase has been selected as a recipient of the 2019 College of Arts and Sciences Godfrey Excellence in Teaching Awards.
The Japan Center at Stony Brook presents Takaya Kurimoto, "Water in Japanese Gardens", Monday, December 2, 2019.
* OPEN HOUSE! Learn about our Majors, Minors, Study Abroad programs to Asia and Masters programs! Wednesday, November 20, 2019.
* The Japan Center at Stony Brook is hosting a lecture by Ambassador Kanji Yamanouchi, "Here, There and Everywhere: Many faces of Japan", on Monday, November 18, 2019, 5:30-6:50 pm. Pre-lecture at 5:00 pm.
* Nerissa Balce will present her research on state violence and Philippine photographs in two conferences, the University of Hawai'i at Manoa's Center for Philippine Studies conference, Emerging Voices in Filipino and Philippine Studies, and at the 2019 American Studies Association annual conference. November 6 and 7, 2019.
* The Mattoo Center for India Studies Distinguished Lectures, Name and Nature of Translation in Pre-Modern India, Tuesday, October 22, 2019.
* The Center for Multilingual & Intercultural Communication in collaboratoin with The program in Writing and Rhetoric presents a writing workshop on Friday, October 18, 2019.
The Mattoo Center for India Studies Distinguished Lectures, The Impact of Bhakti on Indian Arts and Aesthetics, Wednesday, October 16, 2019.
* Marking the 150th Anniversary of MK Gandhi's birth with two events. Lecture (October 2, 2019) and Discussion (October 3, 2019).
* Eshani Goradia, a multidisciplinary major, with a concentration in Asian and Asian American Studies and a minor in South Asian Studies, was selected to speak at the commencement for the Class of 2018 graduates.
* In fall 2018, Nerissa S. Balce co-curated the online art project, #DarkLens #LenteNgKarimlan: The Filipino Camera in Duterte's Republic, an online exhibition of Philippine photographs of loss and injustice. The online exhibition features the photographs of Filipino photographers: Eloisa Lopez, Ezra Acayan, Raffy Lerma and Br. Ciriaco Santiago III. The exhibition includes the writings of 40 scholars, artists and poets from the Philippines and North America. Sponsored by SUNY Stony Brook's Center for the Study of Inequalities, Social Justice and Policy, and the Center for Art and Thought. Curating the exhibit with Dr. Balce are writer Francine Marquez (Manila Art Allies), and Dr. Pia Arboleda (Center for Philippine Studies, University of Hawai'i at Manoa). Graphic design by Amanda Rehm and Gregory Lucci.
The 2nd Annual Asian and Asian American Research Symposium, Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 12:00 noon.
* A Concert of Vedic and Devotional Music, Dr. Aruna Sharma and Robert Keettikkal, Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm.
Korean Speech Contest - Friday, April 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm.
* North Korea Talk Series - Eleana Kim, UC Irvine; Donsei Kim, NYIT. Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 4:00 pm.
* The MIC Distinguished Lecture Series "Translanguaging: Key Debates and Future Directions", Monday March 25, 2019 at 11:00 am.
* A Converstation with Preet Bharara. Dr. Krishna Gujavarty Seminar on Leadership and Values. Friday, March 22, 2019 at 5:45.
* The MIC Distinguished Lecture Series "Entity - vs. Event - Existentials: A New Classification". Friday, March 15, 2019 at 3:00 pm.
* North Korea Talk Series, Immanuel Kim/George Washington University. Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at4:00 pm.
* Spam, War and Cuisine Lecture by Jaime Sunwoo, Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 4:00 pm.
* Teacher Education Info Session. If you are interested in becoming a Certified Korean teacher, please attend our info session to learn more about our program. Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm.
* TaLK Info Session - Teach English at an elementary school and conduct field research with full sponsorship in South Korea! Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm.
* "The Unbearable Whiteness of Human Rights", February 20, 2019. 1:00 pm.
The Japan Center at Stony Brook presents "Mindfulness and Japanese Spatial Concepts" by Dr. Yoko Kawai, Yale School of Architecture & Penguin Environment Design on Monday, November 19, 2018, 5:30 pm.
* The Mattoo Center for India Studies Distinguished Lecture, Mahabarata as Extreme Aesthetics on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 4:00 pm in Humanities 1006.
* The MIC Writing Workshop Series (In collaboration with the Program in Writing and Rhetoric) is hosting Workshop 3 (2018-19) Writing the Research Statement & Statement of Teaching Philosophy on Thursday, November 15, 2018.
* We are pleased to announce that our students, Anne McNulty and Rose Goldberg have collaborated with our Assistant Professor and Director of Asian Languages, Eriko Sato, on their Book of Translated Japanese Literature, titled Japanese Short Stories for Language Learners: Bilingual Stories in Japanes and English. Congratulations to all!
* Dr. Ryangjin Kim will be giving a talk, in Korean, on Isomorphic Verbs in Korean and Manchu on Friday, November 2, 2018, 4:00-6:00 pm.
Dress Up! Korean Traditional Wedding Gaments. Wednesday, November 14, 2018/Charles B. Wang Center Chapel & Theatre Lobby.
* Charles K. Armstrong/Columbia University, "North Korea After the End of History",Wednesday, October 24, 2018.
* We are pleased to announce that the Korean Studies scholarship committee has selected two graduate students,Soyoung Lee (Linguistics) and Ji Yea Kim (Linguistics), for the Korean Studies graduate scholarships this year. Both awardees have demonstrated excellent scholarship in their research and commitment to Korean Studies. Find their research summaries here. The two recipients will receive a scholarship of $3,000. Please join us in congratulating Soyoung and Ji Yea.
* Prof. Dongmei Zeng was interviewed by Newsday at the Long Island Chinese American Association's Lunar New Year Celebration Gala.
* Dr. Dongmei Zeng gave a talk at the 4th Nishan International Forum on Nishan Book Series: Read Chinese Every Day and China Tales Book Launch and Discussion Seminar on October 21 at China Institute in New York City.
* The two graduate scholarship winners in Korean Studies for 2018 are presenting their research on Korean linguistics on Friday, September 21, 2018. Please come join us to celebrate their research.
* Mattoo Center for India Studies distinguished lecture, Dr. George Hendrick, Inventing Satyagraha: Gandhi and his Circle of Supporters in South Africa. Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 1:00 pm, Humanities 3018.
*Public Lecture - POSTPONED !!!! Will advise when re-scheduled. Dr. George Hendrick, Research Professor Mattoo Center for India Studies, Inventing Satyagraha: Gandhi and his Circle of Supporters in South Africa.
* Mattoo Center for India Studies distinguished lecture, Dr. George Hendrick, Inventing Satyagraha: Gandhi and his Circle of Supporters in South Africa. Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 1:00 pm, Humanities 3018.
* Professor Nerissa Balce presented her new research on photography and state violence in the era of Duterte at the Cornell University conference, "Kings and Dictators:The Legacy of Monarchy and the New Authoritarianism in Asia" on April 13-14, 2018 in Ithaca, New York.
* Asian and Asian American Student Research Symposium will showcase the best project work of undergraduates and the continuing research of graduate students in the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies. Please come on April 11, 2018.
* The Mattoo Center for India Studies & SBU Taandava presents Jana Sera, a night of live Classical Indian dances to aid the Global Education Profect, Saturday, April 7, 2018.
* The Mattoo Center for India Studies Performing Arts Series presents a Bharatanatyam Dance Workshop with Ms. Ananga Manjari Malatesta Gonzalez, on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm.
* Nerissa Balce presented her research on photography, memory and the Marcos regime for the panel "Martial Law Memory-Work" at the 2018 Association for Asian American Studies annual conference on March 29, Thursday, at the Westin St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco on Union Square (Victorian Room).
* The Mattoo Center for India Studies presents Dr. Amit Sood , author of The Mayo Clinic Handbook for Happiness: A 4-Step Plan for Resiliant Living, will be at Stony Brook on March 26, 2018 for a lecture and a conversation.
* The Bishembarnath & Sheela Mattoo CENTER FOR INDIA STUDIES presents Visiting Scholar Joel Bordeaux, who will give a talk on Wednesday, November 29th at 4:00 pm in Humanities 1006. Giving Up the Goat: Sacrifice and Substitution in Bengali Goddess Worship .
* In October 2017, Nerissa Balce gave book talks in New York and in California, based on her new book, Body Parts of Empire : Visual Abjection, Filipino Images and the American Archive (U Michigan Press 2016). She spoke at Cornell University, SUNY Binghamton, UC Berkeley and UC San Diego.
* On October 27 , Peg Christoff will be a panel member in the Open Access 2017 symposium. The symposium explores influential scholarly communication initiatives, including digital humanities, open educational resources (OER), open science and data visualization. Peg will discuss her research on the Asian women in climate change adaptation in India, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam; and her teaching using oral history interviews to capture women’s career trajectories in US-Asian relations. For more information, click here.
* The MIC Distinguished Lecture Series presents Translanguaging, multilingualism and education. Thursday, October 12, 2017, 1:00-2:00 pm, Wang Center, Lecture Hall 2. Click here for more information.
* Nerissa S. Balce gave a public lecture on August 14, 2017 at Ateneo de Manila University at the book launch of the Philippine reprint of her 2016 book, Body Parts of Empire: Visual Abjection, Filipino Images and the American Archive , published by the award-winning Ateneo de Manila University Press. An article on her lecture and book launch was published in the Philippine Star by fictionist-screen playwright Jose Dalisay. An announcement of the lecture and book launch appeared in the Philippine Daily Inquirer. A video of her lecture is here.
* On April 7, 2017, Nerissa S. Balce gave a public lecture on Filipino fashion during the Marcos regime with gender scholar Professor Ferdinand Lopez (U of Santo Tomas) at the University of Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City. The event, " Fashion and Fascism: On the Regime of Blood and Beauty" was in celebration of the University of the Philippines' College of Arts and Letters week and organized by Bahaginan, UP's College of Arts and Letters Research Forum.
* The China Studies Program is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of the annual Hu/Seifman Chinese Studies Scholarships: Congratulations Zachary Strum and Anthony Otters.
* The Bishembarnath & Sheela Mattoo Center for India Studies presents Professor Arindam Chakrabarti, Morals for Mortals: Lessons from the Mahabharata for our Mad Times, on Monday, April 17, 2017. Click here for more information.
* Sang-ha Yoon (Economics) and Ji Yea Kim (Linguistics) were awarded with the graduate scholarship in Korean Studies ($3,000 each, Spring 2017).
* The Bishembarnath & Sheela Mattoo Center for India Studies presents Dr. Krishna Gujavarty Seminar on Leadership and Values, on Thursday, March 30, 2017. Click here for flier, with details.
* Global Forum - Intercultural Communication: Understanding our Global Campus - March 1, 2017, 1:00-2:30 pm, Wang Center Auditorium. Click here for more information.
* Eriko Sato and her team received FAHSS grant ($3,000) for Translation and/in Translanguaging for 2017-2018 academic year.
* In summer 2016, Nerissa Balce received the Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences / FAHSS President’s Distinguished Travel Grant and the United University Professions/ UUP Individual Grant to attend the 10th International Conference on Philippine Studies held on July 6-8, 2016, at Silliman University, Negros Oriental, Philippines. She presented on her new research on Marcos kitsch and propaganda. She also presented her work at Silliman University and in De La Salle University, Manila. She was a visiting scholar for the English Department and the Edilberto and Edith Tiempo Creative Writing Center of Silliman University.
* Nerissa Balce was a panelist and moderator for the 2nd Filipina/o Studies conference held at the University of San Diego and the University of California-San Diego on Oct 14-16, 2016. The conference was a gathering of more than 70 Filipino, Filipino American and Filipino Canadian scholars who work on empire, diaspora, race and gender. See here for conference details.
* Peg Christoff delivered a keynote speech " Unpacking our Past for the Future: Asian Americans on Long Island” at MOSAIC Annual Breakfast on May 10, 2016, at Suffolk Cooperative Library System (Bellport).
* Bishembarnath & Sheela Mattoo CENTER FOR INDIA STUDIES presented The Dr. Krishna Gujavarty Seminar on Leadership and Values. Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 4:00 pm. Click here for details.
* Agnes He delivered a keynote at the 5th International Symposium on Chinese Applied Linguistics (5 th ISCAL) to be held at University of Iowa on April 22-23, 2016 .
* Agnes He delivered a plenary at the 4th Chinese Language and Discourse Conference (4th CLD) to be held at Bryant University on June 10-12, 2016 .
* Agnes He taught at the Heritage Language Summer Research Institute to be held at University of Washington on June 15-17, 2016
* Agnes He delivered a keynote at the 6th Language and Social Interaction Conference (6 th LANSI) to be held at Columbia University on October 7-8 , 2016.
* One of our Religious Studies graduates, Kazuyo Murata (who has since received a Ph.D. from Yale after graduation from SBU), is now a tenured lecturer in Islamic Studies at King's College London -- a remarkable accomplishment!
* Our December 2015 graduate, Amy Dang, has been featured in the URECA website.
* The Mattoo Center for India Studies presented " God in the Vedanta Tradition " with Professor Edwin Bryant, from Rutgers University. (October 28, 2015) HUM 1006.
* Nerissa Balce organized the inter-departmental symposium Dogeaters in the Diaspora, a celebration marking the 25th anniversary of the publication of Jessica Hagedorn's groundbreaking Filipino American novel, Dogeaters. The event featured fictionists Walter Mosley, Marlon James, Gina Apostol, and Mia Alvar; theater artists Ralph B. Peña and Mia Katigbak; scholars Jeffrey Santa Ana, Allan Isaac and Dr. Balce; and the author herself, Jessica Hagedorn. Playwright and fiction writer Han Ong served as host. October 15 , Thursday , 7-8:30 pm, Fordham University School of Law, Bateman Room, 2nd Floor 150 W 62nd Street, New York, NY. The symposium was made possible by the Stony Brook University Department of Asian and Asian American Studies and the English Department, Kundiman, NYU Asian/ Pacific/ American Institute, Fordham University English Department and the Law School, the Filipino American National Historical Society Metro New York Chapter and other generous partners.
* Peg Christoff has been awarded the Presidential Mini-Grant for the Departmental Diversity Initiatives, for her proposal entitled, "Cross-Cultural Studies of Asian and Asian American Groups on Long Island.",
* William Chittick was named 2014 Guggenheim Fellow in the Humanities.
* Andrew Nicholson will be speaking at the 2015 Spring Conference, on Saturday, May 2nd, at SCCC. Topic: Philosophy-East Meets West. Click here for more information
* Mohammed Ali (Multidisciplinary Studies with concentrations in Philosophy and Religious Studies) was awarded with the Best Essay Award in the College Division of the 12th Annual Japan Center Annual Essay Competition (2016-2017) sponsored by Canon USA with a $3,000 monetary award. See the article in Happenings.
* Bishembarnath & Sheela Mattoo Center for India Studies presented Professor Jonardon Ganeri, New York University, Wednesday, March 2, 2016 For details, click here.