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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Dean Greenberg welcomes the Barbara & Richard M. Rosenberg Institute for East Asian Studies

The Barbara and Richard M. Rosenberg Institute for East Asian Studies stands at the center of Suffolk University’s commitment to the study of the nations, cultures, and economies of East Asia. Through the Rosenberg Institute, scholars and students, community members and visitors, can gather to attend an array of programs focused on the nations and societies [...] [...]