Last year's group in Germany

Holocaust remembrance trip among life-changing study abroad opportunities available to students

For students searching for a life-changing study abroad experience, we have highlighted three opportunities on three continents.
An image of the sculpture in front of Stevenson Hall.

Joanne Savage to present at the Japanese Language and Culture Club, April 16

Joanne Savage, associate professor of criminal justice sciences, will give a talk on her research into the differences between juvenile detention programs in Japan and America.
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.
Emily Brown poses in front of a mountain

Teacher education major learning German, French, Spanish, and Japanese

An update from Emily Brown, a junior German teacher education major with minors in Spanish, French, and political science.
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New dual degree with Nihon University in Japan

A new Dual Degree Program between Illinois State University and Nihon University in Japan is giving two anthropology students the chance to combine culture with fieldwork.
Students pass Schroeder Hall

On Post blog, Wang discusses Japan’s islands in Philippine Sea

Professor T.Y. Wang from the Department of Politics and Government published a post on the Washington Post's Monkey Cage blog on May 20, 2016.
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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Hoon Mok Chung: An ongoing legacy

The Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development is now accepting applications for the Hoon Mok Chung Memorial Scholarship.
Selfie of Daily Spangler next to a window.

Alum falls in love with Japan through East Asian Studies minor

An update from Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures alum Daily Spangler ’14, who minored in East Asian Studies at Illinois State University.