asian-studies

Change is coming to North Korea

Since establishing itself as a nation in 1948, North Korea, by many accounts, remains one of the most oppressive and closed off countries in the world. Under the leadership of Kim Jong Un, the self-proclaimed...

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Furman to host international symposium on Japan March 25-26

Kenichiro Sasae, Japan’s current Ambassador to the United States, and Michael Armacost, former U.S. Ambassador to Japan, will be the keynote speakers when Furman hosts a two-day international symposium, “Japan in the 21st Century,” March...

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Ambassadors headline international symposium on Japan

Michael Armacost, former U.S. Ambassador to Japan and Kenichiro Sasae, Japan's current Ambassador to the United States will give keynote addresses in a March 25-26 international symposium that is sponsored by Furman's Department of Asian...

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Furman hosts Chinese Culture Night

Furman will host a night of Chinese opera with internationally renowned bass-baritone Sun Yu at 7 p.m., Tuesday, October 29 at the Younts Conference Center. Sun Yu, accompanied by pianist Dewitt Tipton, will present three...

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Teaching, learning in Japan

Elisa Edmondson spent most of her summer in the classroom. But here role was dual, as an instructor and student. And she was half a world away. The Communication Studies major, was in Tokyo teaching and...

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Five appointed to endowed professorships

AUGUST 21, 2012 by John Roberts, Newspage Editor Faculty appointments to one life-time and four limited-term endowed professorships were announced last week by John Beckford, vice president for academic affairs and dean. The honored professors are...

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A Bollywood ending

It’s not everyday a movie night turns into a career networking event. But for Lauren Moon, it did just that. When she was a senior, Moon thought a Bollywood night sounded like a fun event...

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