Congratulations to Asian Studies Alum, Julian Tash, who won a Fulbright to study in Taiwan at National Chengchi University for 2019-2020!!
Attention Students: Apply for a Blakemore Freeman Fellowship
Application Deadline December 30, 2020
Since 1990, the Blakemore Foundation has awarded over $20 million in grants to graduating seniors, college graduates, graduate students and young/mid-career professionals to fund an academic...
Posted: September 17, 2020, 2:01 PM
New Course - Fall 2019 with Dr. Constantine Vaporis -
Wolves, Whales, & ‘Black Swans’: Environ Hist of Japan
We are excited to share that Dr. Constantine Vaporis, Founding Director of the Asian Studies Program, will be offering a new course for Fall 2019. Wolves, Whales, and ‘Black Swans’: An...
Posted: May 3, 2019, 2:10 PM
Dr. Vaporis' Article in The Conversation was also published
in Newsweek as well as UMBC Magazine
Here's the link: https://magazine.umbc.edu/japans-next-emperor-is-a-modern-multilingual-environmentalist/
Posted: April 25, 2019, 3:46 PM
Sharp like a ninja?
Presentation on cultural appropriation of the term "ninja"
Come see the results of Crysshelda's fieldwork in Japan! Ninja: Japan’s Soft Power And American Appropriation Crysshelda Kosasih, Asian Studies Mentor: Meredith Oyen Poster, 1-2:30pm, UC...
Posted: April 3, 2019, 3:31 PM
Alum Julian Tash is a Fulbright Receipient!
Julian will be studying in Taiwan at National Chengchi Univ.
Congratulations Julian!! We are so proud of you!!
Posted: April 3, 2019, 10:11 AM
URGENT - Please sign up for an advising appointment NOW
We have plenty of appointments available
Even though you may not be able to register for a few weeks, it's important to be advised now while we have advising appointments plentiful and available. Please do not wait until the last...
Posted: April 2, 2019, 2:06 PM
Congratulations to Dr. Nianshen Song
On the publication of his new book!
"Making Borders in Modern East Asia: The Tumen River Demarcation, 1881–1919".
Posted: July 19, 2018, 11:25 AM
Congratulations to Dr. Constantine Vaporis!
CAHSS Research Fellow
Congratulations to former Asian Studies Program Director, Dr. Constantine Vaporis, on his being named a CAHSS Research Fellow for 2018-2019 to work on his project, "The Samurai: An Encyclopedia of...
Posted: February 6, 2018, 9:17 AM
Asian Studies Recognized by Forbes Magazine
In a recent article that listed UMBC as one of “America’s Best Value Colleges,” Forbes magazine recognized the Asian Studies Program as one of the “unique” programs that our university offers....
Posted: August 1, 2017, 3:35 PM
Dr. Amy Bhatt's Article in the Huffington Post
Why the Tech Industry Needs a “Day Without Immigrants”
Posted: February 17, 2017, 11:55 AM
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