Jasmin Tuazon during her study abroad in Japan

East Asian professors, program challenge student’s thinking and approach to world

Here is an update from Jasmin Tuazon, a junior Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) teacher education major and East Asian studies minor.
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Mandarin opens many doors for alum living in Shanghai

An update from Illinois State University alum Michael Magaruh ’11, who graduated with a degree in international business with a minor in East Asian Studies.

East Asian Studies grad ready for jet-setting lifestyle

An update from Brett Price ’15, who majored in Spanish with a minor in East Asian Studies (Chinese and Japanese) in Illinois State’s Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Price...
Chen Daoming as Lu Yanshi and Gong Li as Feng Wanyu from the film Coming Home. Photo by Bai XiaoYan, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

Asian Film Festival, April 14-17

In celebration of Asian-American Heritage Month, AsiaConnect will present the 2016 Asian Film Festival from Thursday, April 14, through Sunday, April 17, at the Normal Theater.
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Qiliang He to explore journalism in China

Assistant Professor of History Qiliang He will present “The Use of Newspapers: Some Reflections on the History of Journalism in China” at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21.
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Reactions: Chinese currency and the global markets

We've seen stock markets around the globe fall dramatically. Though some look to the Chinese currency, Professor of Economics Kevin Zhang says the fall in global markets is not caused by China's...