Events

  • Travel: Trips to Asia
    Bates College enhances the academic experiences of its students by providing them with opportunities to experience Asia first-hand through a series of academic trips. Paleoseismic Investigation along the Himalayan Frontal Thrust; Central Himalaya, IndiaProf. Shreya Arora, sarora@bates.eduEnrollment: 14Dates: May 4 – 24Cost: $3,890Learn more and apply here. ASRE s26 – The Buddhist Himalaya; Ladakh, IndiaProf. Alison…
  • Japanese Tea Ceremony 2021
    The Program in Asian Studies held a Japanese tea ceremony event hosted by Yuri Yoshikawa, Japanese Learning Associate on October 29, 2021.
  • Okinawa and the U.S. Military Base Issues: Past, Present, and Future
    The Program in Asian Studies held a virtual presentation with Q&A by Satoshi Uechi, Director of the Okinawa Prefecture, Washington, D.C. office on: Okinawa and the U.S. Military Base Issues: Past, Present, and Future The event was held via Zoom on October 5th, 2021.
  • Godzilla
    The Program in Asian Studies sponsored a free screening of: Godzilla The event was held on September 22nd, 2021.
  • How do people use Japanese in their careers?
    Jessica Cork, VP of Community Engagement and Corporate Communication for YKK America
  • The Myths of Homogeneity and the Realities of Racism in Japan
    Please join Asian Studies for a presentation by Dr. Michael Orlando Sharpe: The Myths of Homogeneity and the Realities of Racism in Japan     Friday, April 16th, 4:45 PM Zoom link: https://bates.zoom.us/j/95977938173 This presentation has been made possible by a grant from the Northeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies in partnership with the…
  • Japanese Career Videos
    Japanese language skills can lead to a broad array of career opportunities, in all sorts of fields from STEM to humanities. The videos share how Japanese language study has led to work in different fields and discovery of exciting new paths! Volunteers also share a little advice for college students studying Japanese. Japanese Career Videos…
  • International Education Week Alumni Panel: Live and Work in Asia.
    As a part of the International Education Week 2020,the Asian Studies Program hosted a panel of three recent alumni who live in and/or work with Asia, on November 20, 2020. Watch the recording of the panel.