positions: asia critique

The Asian Languages and Cultures Department at Rutgers is now home to the editorial office of positions: asia critique, an award-winning journal offering fresh approaches to Asia scholarship.

Griffis Prize 2023-2024

Submissions welcome now through Friday, May 10th, 2024 For more information, click here

Show-Mei and I-Fang Tu Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Chinese Studies

Applications welcome now through Friday, May 10th, 2024 For more information, click here

A Cultural History of the City in Korea

The Hidden Door, the Unclimbable Stairs, and the Broken Lightbulb: A Cultural History of the City in Korea. The wild success enjoyed by Bong Joon Ho and his recent film Parasite (2019) and also Park Chan Wook and his vengeance trilogy Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002), Old Boy (2003), and Lady Vengeance (2005) can be attributed to a variety of different factors: creative storytelling, persuasive and powerful acting by a skillful cast, and the development of a distinctive mis-en-scène to name a...

2022 CLS Application is Now Open - Fully Funded Study Abroad Opportunity

The CLS Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs: The application for the 2022 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is now open! We welcome students to apply now to learn a critical foreign language next summer on a fully-funded study abroad program.    The application is now live and available online at:  https://clscholarship.org/apply  Applications are due Tuesday, November 16, 2021 by 8:00pm EST.   The CLS Program is an intensive...

Global Medieval Studies workshop series

The Global Medieval Studies workshop series highlights the range of scholarship taking place at Rutgers, where medievalists pursue research across an incredible array of geographies, cultures, and languages. This year, faculty and graduate students from Art History, AMESALL, Asian Languages and Cultures, English, Italian, Jewish Studies, and Religion will come together to present new work. Fall events will be held remotely; please email gms@sas.rutgers.edu for information about Zoom links...

Voices of Diversity program

Seeking Applications: Student Advisory Board for Voices of Diversity Panels  What do you wish your professors knew about your experience as a Rutgers student? Do you want to help elevate the voices of students and create a space for them to tell their stories?   Apply to volunteer to serve on the Voices of Diversity Student Advisory Board!      Advisory Board members will help shape the themes and topics for the Voices of Diversity: Rutgers Student Stories, a panel series designed by students,...

Xiaojue Wang - Graduate Director of Comparative Literature Ph.D. Program

Xiaojue will serve as the Graduate Program Director in the Program in Comparative Literature starting July 1, 2021. She received her Ph.D. degree at the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society and the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University in 2007. Her research and teaching focus is on modern and contemporary Chinese literature and culture, Chinese-German intellectual connections, cultural Cold War studies in global Asias, film and media studies, and...

Yuan-chen Jenny Yang - Pedagogy Coordinator - Language Engagement Project

    Beginning July 1, 2021, Jenny will serve as the Pedagogy Coordinator for the Language Engagement Project (LEP) at Rutgers. As head of the LEP Pedagogy Board, she will be working with Rutgers faculty   members, the Language Center, and the LEP pedagogy committee members to develop and implement new and existing LEP courses (including mini-courses, modules and activities). She will also be in charge of the 991 Challenge, as well as explore new language and culture-related initiatives with Doaa...

Summer session course in Korean 43:600:101 Section # 01

 Introduction to American Law (Taught in Korean) (Course Number 43:600:101 Section # 01)  Exclusion: not open to students currently enrolled in an ABA-accredited JD program(3 credits)(Prof. Jootaek Lee) Class meetings: T/Th, Tuesday May 25ththrough Thursday, July 15th from 8am to 10:10am EST (10pm-12:10 am Korean Standard Time)  This course provides a basic introduction to the concepts, principles, and practical operations of the United States' system of laws. Students who attend class regularly,...

Japan Meets Rutgers Fall 2021 01:565:425

  Attention to Asian Languages and Culture Students, New Course Fall 2021 for you. For more information Contact Haruko Wakabayashi

Best Undergraduate Term Paper or Media Project on Asia during the Academic Year 2020-2021

Best Undergraduate Term Paper or Media Project on Asia during the Academic Year 2020-2021 Click here for the form

From President and Chancellors: Affirming Our Asian Community

From President and Chancellors: Affirming Our Asian Community   Members of the Rutgers Community: We are deeply troubled by the rising anti-Asian sentiment and increasingly violent hate crimes targeting the Asian community. These heinous acts cannot be ignored, and our hearts go out to the victims of these crimes, and all members of the Asian community who find themselves questioning their basic safety during an already distressing time. Harm deliberately inflicted on members of any community is an...

CEAS Humanities Colloquium: Jessey Choo

   CEAS Humanities Colloquium: Jessey Choo, "The Men in Women's Hell: Gender in Daoist Blood Lake Soteriology in Pre-Modern China" on Thursday, March 18th, 2021 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm. Please click the link below for more details and registration for the event. https://ceas.sas.upenn.edu/events/ceas-humanities-colloquium-jessey-choo-men-womens-hell-gender-daoist-blood-lake-soteriology  

Rutgers Meets Japan Symposium

Rutgers Meets Japan: Foreign Teachers, Missionaries, and Overseas Students in the Early Meiji Era" will be held on Zoom on March 5 (Fri), 2021, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm EST . Please see the flyer below. For further information, see https://sites.rutgers.edu/rutgers-meets-japan/conference/ The conference is open to public, but registration is required. To register go to https://rutgers.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIpcemprDkpH9BLzLgPlMtY8yDXdMZTdRy2

Translate A Thon February 2021

KOREAN ENGLISH TRANSLATE A THON FEBRUARY 2021 Have you studied Korean before? Join us on Friday,February 19th 2-4pm for a fun afternoon of translation activities! All levels are welcome! Activities will include Show & Tell, Collaboration, Discussion, and Sharing your activities on Social Media (#KoreanTranslate). We will create groups for you to work and share with! a. Register and log into Translate-a-thon page Canvas by going to http://bit.ly/3ajvuLC , and you'll receive our updates. b...

Spring 2021 Semester

Greetings SAS Students!   Note: All Spring 2021 courses in the department will be taught online SR (synchronous remote) courses meet online during the class time specified in the Schedule of Classes. AR (asynchronous remote) classes do not meet during a specific class time; students work at their own pace following a schedule established by the course instructor. Students will be given time to learn how to use Sakai, Canvas, WebEx, Zoom, and other online learning tools for success in their...

14th Korea-America Student Conference

The Korea-America Student Conference is currently recruiting delegates for the 14th Korea-America Student Conference. KASC is an academic and cultural conference focused on educating the next generation of leaders on US-Korea and regional issues.  This year’s conference adopts a hybrid model that includes both an online and in-person portion. 

Deadline Approaching for CLS Program (Nov. 17)

Summer 2021 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program        The application for the summer 2021 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program will close in just three weeks on Tuesday, November 17 at 8:00pm Eastern We welcome all students to apply now to learn a critical foreign language next summer on a fully-funded study abroad program.  The application is now live and available online at:  https://www.clscholarship.org/apply.  Recording of information sessions, including sessions specific to our Japanese...

New Course for Spring 2021: "Imagining Disaster"

   Please click the here for a short course trailer video for more detailed information.  

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