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.  

BTAA CourseShare at Rutgers-New Brunswick

We are pleased to announce that The Language Center has added to its website, tlc.rutgers.edu, a comprehensive page detailing the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) CourseShare program at Rutgers-New Brunswick. It provides information about our policies and procedures related to seeking, hosting and receiving CourseShare offerings as well as links to online forms required to inform The Language Center about a department’s desire to participate in the program. Please take a few minutes to review...

Civility and Manners in These Times: Early Confucian Strategies and Sensibilities

Speaking of China Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 22, 20204:30pm - 6:00pm (EST) The event is open to the public, but registration is required. Click here to register. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. For more information please see flyer below.  

Virtual Book Talk on Literature and Politics in Mongolia (1921-1948)

Virtual Book Talk on Literature and Politics in Mongolia (1921-1948) Join Zoom Meeting https://rutgers.zoom.us/j/95648266155?pwd=T3JWNjhkWW11WXMwdS9MTkJ3Uko2dz09 Join by SIP 95648266155@zoomcrc.com Meeting ID: 956 4826 6155 Password: 007626 One tap mobile +16465588656,,95648266155# US (New York) +13126266799,,95648266155# US (Chicago) Join By Phone         +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)         +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)         +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)         +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)         +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)  ...

Department of Asian Language & Cultures (ALC) at Association for Asian Studies

 Department of Asian Language & Cultures (ALC) at Rutgers University   Department of Asian Language & Cultures (ALC) is highlighted in the current September issue of the Association for Asian Studies News & Notes.   Institutional Member Spotlight Institutional Members enjoy an array of special AAS benefits designed to suit the needs of academic programs/departments, organizations, and foundations working in the field of Asian Studies. We welcome new Institutional Members on a rolling basis; for...

Professor Suzy Kim Associate Professor of Korean History

Professor Suzy Kim - Northeast Asia Council Distinguished Speakers Bureau   NEAC Distinguished Speakers Bureau & Grants AAS Members, especially those at institutions without well-established East Asian Studies programs, have the opportunity to host a virtual visit by a member of the Northeast Asia Council’s Distinguished Speakers Bureau (DSB). Generously funded by the Japan-United States Friendship Commission and the Korea Foundation, the program enables DSB members to connect with students in...

2021 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program

2021 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program   We are pleased to announce that the application for the 2021 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://www.clscholarship.org/apply    Applications are due Tuesday, November 17, 2020 by 8:00pm EST.     The CLS Program is an intensive overseas language and...

Study Abroad Zoom link Time: September 29th, 2020 04:00 PM

Study Abroad Zoom link Time: September 29th, 2020 04:00 PM   Lihui Zhu is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Summer Intensive Mandarin 2021Time: Sep 29, 2020 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meetinghttps://rutgers.zoom.us/j/95004052526 Join by SIP95004052526@zoomcrc.com Meeting ID: 950 0405 2526One tap mobile+13126266799,,95004052526# US (Chicago)+16465588656,,95004052526# US (New York) Join By Phone +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) +1 301...

ALC Summer Newsletter 2020

 NEWSLETTER 2019-2020 Highlights in ALC Summer 2020            

The Korean–English Translation & Interpreting Certificate Program

Korean program offers a 12-credit Korean-English Translation/Interpreting Certificate. We help our bilingual students develop a linguistic foundation for a career in translating in business, medicine, social services and the criminal justice system with a rigorous program that deals with practical translation and translating Korean literature, film, and other media content. The program culminates with courses on Interpreting and Interpreting Internship opportunities.   The certificate in Korean...

Fall 2020 01:574:390, Kingdoms, Queendoms, and Collectives

  Kingdoms, Queendoms, and Collectives 01:574:390 Tuesdays & Thursdays 1pm-2:30pm (in practice, the class will conclude earlier, at 2:20pm) Gender is an essential component of social organization in most human societies; however, archeologists often apply modern constructions of gender to the past without appropriate reflection and consideration The Korean peninsula's earliest state-level societies provide an ideal case study for the interrogation of gender in the deep past, with evidence of...

Fall 2020 Semester

Greetings SAS Students!   Note: All Fall 2020 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...

Brandon Park as Recipient of the Literature Translation Institute of Korea's Translation Grant

2019 4th Quarter Recipient of the Literature Translation Institute of Korea's Translation Grant   Brandon Park, a Part Time Lecturer in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, is one of the 2019 4th quarter recipients of the Literature Translation Institute of Korea’s Translation Grant. This grant supports translations of Korean fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and graphic novels into different languages (https://www.ltikorea.or.kr/en/transupen/transupen_about.do). The award is 5 million KRW...
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