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Upcoming Event: “Chinese and Diasporic Food, Identity, and Memory: A Panel Discussion”

The University Libraries will present “Chinese and Diasporic Food, Identity, and Memory: A Panel Discussion” on Monday, September 24 at 4pm. SBU professors and scholars Timothy August (Department of English), Nerissa Balce (Department of Asian and Asian American Studies), Shirley

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Events, History, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, Library Outreach, Social Sciences, South Asian Studies, Special Collections & University Archives

Special Collections in New Wang Center Exhibition “Potasia”

The current Charles B. Wang Center exhibition Potasia: Potatoism in the East features an insightful and entertaining survey of artworks with the potato as their central subject matter. The exhibition showcases a wide spectrum of potatoes, in all manner of genres and

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Spotlight: Project MUSE

Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content; its electronic journal collections support a wide array of research. MUSE is a source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world’s leading university presses

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“Marvels & Monsters” Symposium in the News

“Marvels & Monsters: A Symposium on Asian Images in Comics and Graphic Narratives” was presented April 23 at the Charles B. Wang Center, and reporters from the Stony Brook Statesman were there: The interesting topics that [Keynote Speaker Dr. Min

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, Libraries, South Asian Studies

DATABASE TRIAL: The North China Herald (1850-1940)

TRIAL THROUGH JUNE 15, 2013. The English North China Herald is a crucial resource for the history of the foreign presence in China from 1850 through 1940. As the official journal for British consular notifications, and announcements of the Shanghai

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South Asian Women’s Creative Collective’s literary festival

November 30-December 1, 2012 in New York City. Storytelling and creative processes have undergone a revolution in the digital age. We dip in and out of different forms of media, borrow from each other every day, and create completely new

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, South Asian Studies, Writing and Literature

Ronald Takaki recognized for contribution to multicultural society

Ronald Takaki, author of many books on Asian American and American ethnic history, including Strangers From a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans,was a recipient of the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color Author Award.  The JCLC, which was

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Upcoming Event at Asia Society in NYC

Following a recent trip to Hawaii, Guam, Japan, Thailand, India, and South Korea, Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter will describe the contours of the United States’ strategic rebalance to Asia.   Dr. Carter will be joined in conversation with

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, Political Science, Sociology, South Asian Studies

Bollywood Legend Passed Away

Bollywood legend Rajesh Khanna passed away in Mumbai on Wednesday following a prolonged illness.Khanna rose to fame in the late 1960s and would go on to play leading roles in Hindi cinema for the coming decades. He is survived by

Posted in South Asian Studies

Aung San Suu Kyi finally delivered her Nobel Lecture

In 1991, Burmese Aung San Suu Kyi was under house arrest and unable to collect Nobel Peace Prize. On 16 June, 2012, she finally delivered her Nobel Lecture in Oslo, Norway. Watch the video presented by Nobelprize.org and read Suu

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