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Suffolk students invited to participate in premier US-China relations conference

The Forum for American/Chinese Exchange at Stanford (FACES) invites Suffolk students to apply to be a delegate to the FACES On Common Ground 2011 conference. On Common Ground brings forty future leaders of the U.S. and China together to speak with current world leaders, which have previously included President George H.W. Bush, Secretary of State [...]

Sushi Sushi! A Discussion of Japanese Food and Values

Sushi, Sushi 寿司寿司

With Harvard’s Theodore Bestor Monday, October 25 at 5:30pm McDermott Conference Room, Donahue Building 41 Temple Street

Cultural anthropologist Theodore Bestor, a specialist on contemporary Japanese culture, will talk about the confluence of food and cultural values among the Japanese today. The audience will sample freshly made sushi. Sponsored by the Rosenberg [...]

New Additions to Sawyer Library’s East Asian Collection

The Rosenberg Institute for East Asian Studies has helped enhance the East Asian collection at Suffolk’s Mildred F. Sawyer Library by accepting bookdonations from both the Japan Foundation and Wontak Hong, professor emeritus at Seoul National University in Korea.

“It’s going to strengthen our collection in the area of Japanese and Korean studies,” Acting Sawyer [...]

China Town Hall Forum

Monday, October 18, 2010 7pm Sargent Hall, R496 120 Tremont Street, Suffolk University Law School

U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman will speak about issues in U.S.-China relations and take questions from the audience via live video feed. Douglas Spelman, Deputy [...]

Incoming Freshman Wins Chinese Heritage Scholarship

Congratulations to Jonathan Huang (’14), recent recipient of the Waterman-Waring-Langone Scholarship, an award that encourages students to become well-versed in their heritage and to contribute to the growth of the Chinese American community.

Huang is a martial arts instructor at Nam Pai Kung Fu Academy in Boston’s Chinatown, and has launched a martial arts program [...]

Academic Year Full of Visiting Scholar Events

The Rosenberg Institute is proud to announce a new academic year of events with visiting scholars:

Suffolk Cinema Series Hidden Warriors: Women on the Ho Chi Minh trail With Director Dr. Karen Gottschang Turner, College of the Holy Cross Turner, author of Even the Women Must Fight: Memories of War from North Vietnam and China [...]

China in the Eyes of Dr. Suleski

Suffolk's Ron Suleski in China with scholar Yang Jinhai

Suffolk’s own Dr. Ronald Suleski, the director of the Rosenberg Institute for East Asian Studies, is featured in a new three-volume set titled China in the Eyes of Harvard: Interviews with the Experts on China Issues in Harvard University 哈佛看中國: 全玖頂級中國問題專家談中國問題.

The book, published in [...]

Former Rosenberg Visiting Scholar Awarded at Locarno Film Fest

J.P. Sniadecki, a 2009-2010 Rosenberg Institute visiting scholar, and Verena Paravel were awarded “Leopard for Best First Feature” and “Special Jury Prize – Filmmakers of the Present” at this month’s Locarno Film Festival for their film Foreign Parts.

Foreign Parts documents the struggle of a contested Queens, NY neighborhood before its demolition and disappearance under [...]

Podcasts and Multimedia added to the Rosenberg Institute Blog this week

We’re in the process of adding multimedia video and audio of events that took place over this past semester at the Rosenberg Institute for East Asian Studies. To access these, you may simply choose the Podcast & Multimedia category on the left and click the event you’re interested in accessing. In the future, we’ll be [...]

Global and Economic Implications of China’s Sex Ratio Imbalance, April 16th

A lecture by Shang-Jin Wei, of Columbia University

Thursday, April 16th, 2009 5:30pm Sargent Hall, room 295 120 Tremont Street Dr. Shang-Jin Wei is Professor of Finance and Economics and N.T. Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy at Columbia University, and Director of Working Group on the Chinese Economy and Research Associate at the [...]