When Thitirat Boonyanuphong isn’t on her housekeeping rounds at the Statler Hotel or teaching conversational Thai at Cornell’s Language Resource Center, the 43-year-old can be found in a classroom on campus earning college credits.Read More
Department of Asian Studies
The department is the home for instruction in the languages, literatures, religions, cultures, and intellectual histories of Asian societies and is one of the few departments in America that offers instruction in social sciences, the humanities and languages across all three regions of Asia: East Asia (China, Japan and Korea), Southeast Asia (Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, The Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore), and South Asia (India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh). The Department is committed to the examination of social, political, and cultural formations that transcend traditional national and areal boundaries.
Asian Studies News
September 10, 2022 9:30am-6:00pm Kahin Center Cornell University 640 Stewart Avenue Ithaca, NY 14850 This conference focuses on Kashmiri literature through extensive discussions of forms, genres, ecologies, and poetics that inhabit literary landscapes in Kashmir. By exploring multiple f...Read More
Klarman Fellows pursue research in any discipline in the College, including natural sciences, social sciences, humanities and the creative arts as well as cross-disciplinary fields. The application deadline is October 14.Read More
Each year, the Center invites the Cornell teaching community to propose projects that explore new strategies, emerging technologies, and approaches to facilitate vibrant, challenging, and reflective learning experiences. The 2021-2022 grant recipients developed unique, creative ways to bring new lea...Read More
The Korean Language Program in Asian Studies will be proudly hosting the 27th AATK (American Association of Teachers of Korean) conference from June 16 to 18, 2022. It is a great honor to host the AATK conference here at Cornell, and to be recognized in the Korean language education community in Nor...Read More
Winter Study, Research, and Service Travel Grants Applications
You can have the opportunity to spend part of winter break or a summer in an Asian country on an Asian Studies Study, Research, and Service Travel Grant that would provide funding for travel and living expenses.
Applications due October 12th.
Department of Asian Studies Employment Opportunities
The Department of Asian Studies is now seeking applications for three faculty positions. Deadline for applications for all positions is October 14, 2022.