Asian Studies Archives

Wednesday

February 13, 2019 2:48 pm

Japanese Studies Faculty Teach about Language Learning

Japanese Studies Faculty Teach about Language Learning

“You won’t know your own culture or language until you learn another language or culture,” says Keiko Konoeda, a lecturer…

Saturday

September 29, 2018 5:19 pm

Meet our New Chair, Professor Brian Ruppert

Meet our New Chair, Professor Brian Ruppert

Professor Ruppert is excited to support the research of our Asian Studies students and to help them explore study abroad…

Saturday

September 29, 2018 5:12 pm

Bates Artist-in-Residence Brings Lifetime of Experience to Gamelan

Bates Artist-in-Residence Brings Lifetime of Experience to Gamelan

Bates is 9,600 miles from his hometown, but the musician and master puppeteer Darsono has found that Bates was surprisingly…

Friday

June 22, 2018 9:46 am

Hugo-Winning Author, Ken Liu, Visits Bates

Hugo-Winning Author, Ken Liu, Visits Bates

Ken Liu, the award-winning SF author and translator, gave this interview from our Asian Studies lounge in the midst of…

Tuesday

May 22, 2018 9:57 am

Senior Dinner! 恭喜恭喜!干杯!

Senior Dinner! 恭喜恭喜!干杯!

Our graduating seniors in Asian Studies, Japanese Studies, and Chinese Studies enjoy a final dinner at Thai Taste with their…

Friday

March 30, 2018 10:49 am

Asian Studies at Mount David

Asian Studies at Mount David

Three of our seniors–Kai Lindsey ’18, Aubrey Chu ’18, and Rett Anderson ’18–presented their thesis research or independent study at…

Thursday

March 8, 2018 7:00 pm

Mochi Tsuki!!!

Mochi Tsuki!!!

Prepare. Pound. Enjoy. Students and faculty of Japanese have an annual tradition of pounding steamed rice in a stone bowl…

Thursday

March 1, 2018 11:12 am

Paul Marks (class of ’83) talks to Asian Studies students about his journey from Chinese History major to CEO

Paul Marks (class of ’83) talks to Asian Studies students about his journey from Chinese History major to CEO

How studying the Chinese classics helped close a major contract, and other tales of “Bates serendipity” from one of our…

Sunday

February 11, 2018 1:51 pm

Here’s Your Backstage Pass for Sangai Asia Night 2018!

Here’s Your Backstage Pass for Sangai Asia Night 2018!

Bates students and teachers celebrated the cultures of Asia at Sangai Asia Night 2018, from Bollywood dance to gamelan to…

Friday

October 6, 2017 12:25 am

Students Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

Students Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

Bates students used the Chu Residence Hall kitchen to make their own mooncakes to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival, China’s traditional harvest…