Category: News

EVENT IN REVIEW: BU Asian Studies Spring Reception (04/28/2014)

The Boston University Asian Studies Spring Reception took place on Monday, April 28, 2014 in the beautiful BU Castle on Bay State Road. The reception warmly welcomed friends of the BU Center for the Study of Asia (BUCSA) at the conclusion of the semester, including Asian Studies faculty across BU, visiting scholars, board members of the student organization ASIABU, representatives […]

NEWS: Wiebke Denecke and Gina Cogan Publish New Books

This Spring, Boston University Center for the Study of Asia (BUCSA) is proud to present two new books published by its two affiliated faculty members: Classical World Literatures: Sino-Japanese and Greco-Roman Comparisons by Professor Wiebke Denecke, and The Princess Nun: Bunchi, Buddhist Reform, and Gender in Early Edo Japan by Professor Gina Cogan. Ever since […]

NEWS: LEISURE PROJECT’s BU-Heidelberg Final Conference, January 2014

A contingent of six Boston University faculty travelled on January 10-11, 2014 to Heidelberg (Germany) to participate in the third and final conference of the Leisure Project , a multi-year research collaborative between Asian Studies faculty at BU and the University of Heidelberg.  Professors Sarah Frederick and Catherine Yeh (BU Modern Languages and Comparative Literatures), […]

The Japanese Story at Boston University

If you walk through the back court of the George Sherman Union on any given Friday, you are likely to encounter a sizable group of Japanese and American students laughing and talking in Japanese and English. The weekly language exchanges between CAS (College of Arts and Sciences) and CELOP (Center for English Language and Orientations […]

EVENT IN REVIEW: China and the City (11/23/2013)

 “China and the City”: Chinese Students and Scholars discussion at Boston University  As part of its yearly theme “Asia and the City”, Boston University Center for the Study of Asia co-hosted with the BU Chinese Students and Scholars Association a public event on “China and the City” on November 23, 2013. This workshop discussed the […]

EVENT: Yong Zhao: The China Paradox–with Charlotte Mason from BUCSA (11/17/2013)

Professor Yong Zhao, Presidential Chair in the College of Education at the University of Oregon, will speak on “The China Paradox: Why China Has the World’s Best and Worst Education” in Boston on November 17, 2013, at a special educational gala organized by Primary Source, an organization that provides high-quality professional development for teachers, and […]