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Events Celebrate Launch of Asian Studies Program

A day-long conference, cultural extravaganza and film screening April 24 - May 7 will celebrate the recent launch of an Asian Studies Program at Eastern Kentucky University.

All three events are free and open to the public, and no advance registration is necessary.

'The Art of War' still has modern implications

By HANNAH COSTELLE
progress@eku.edu

After rummaging in his pocket behind the spotlighted lectern and pulling out a pair of spectacles, Ralph D. Sawyer said to the crowd, "Now that I've put my scholarly glasses on, I can pretend I know something."

An Asian Occasion

Join us to explore the wonders of Asia as we celebrate the new Asian Studies Program at EKU!

The event will feature:

  • ASIAN READ-IN at Powell Corner from 3 p.m. till 5 p.m.
  • CULTURE FAIR in Middle Powell from 5 p.m. till 7 p.m.

Everyone is welcome to attend and participate!

Expert on Chinese Military, Warfare to Deliver Chautauqua Lecture

One of the leading scholars on Chinese military and warfare will speak at Eastern Kentucky University on Thursday, April, 9.

"Asian Studies in the Contemporary World" Conference @ EKU

Conference Schedule

Kennamer Room, Powell Building
Eastern Kentucky University
521 Lancaster Avenue
Richmond, KY  40475

Friday, April 24, 2015
9 am - 5 pm


Printable Conference Schedule

Interdisciplinary Asian Studies Program Launched

“If you want to understand the world,” Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Nicholas Kristof once said, “you need to understand Asia.”

A new Interdisciplinary Asian Studies Program at Eastern Kentucky University is helping students do just that.

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