About ASIANetwork

Get Involved with ASIANetwork

Get Involved with ASIANetwork The ASIANetwork Board of Directors is looking for AN members who are willing to be involved in the development of the following new initiatives. If you are interested in assisting in the development of proposals and the writing of grants in support of these activities, please contact Gary DeCoker. Arts and …

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Board of Directors Selection Process

Board of Directors Selection Process NominationsNominations for Board of Directors may be made on-line through the ASIANetwork website or by contacting the Board Chairperson.  Nominees should be from schools that have been members of ASIANetwork for at least one year, should have attended at least one ASIANetwork conference, and should not be from the same …

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Board of Directors

Board of Directors Gary DeCokerCo-Executive Director2022-presentExecutive Director2014-2022 Sophia GengChair2020-2023College of Saint Benedict and St. John’s University Dan ChoffnesCo-Executive Director2022-presentCarthage College Jeff FelardoVice Chair2021-2024Eckerd College Laura Elder2021-2024Unaffiliated Scholar Gordon GrayPast Chair2019-2022Berea College Susan Furukawa2021-2024Beloit College Christine Pae2022-2025Denison University James S. Godde2020-2023Monmouth College Hiroaki Kawamura2020-2023Findlay University Dennis Frost2022-2025Kalamazoo College Anne Dorothy Harley2022-2025Scripps College   Headquarters Staff Teodora …

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Strategic Plan and Goals (2017-2023)

Strategic Plan and Goals (2017-2023) ASIANetwork (AN) is a consortium of over 150 North American colleges that, recognizing the increasing interdependence of human societies, promotes the study of Asia and strengthens the role of Asian Studies in undergraduate liberal arts education. Mission:  ASIANetwork encourages the study of Asian languages, societies, and cultures on member campuses …

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History and Mission

History and Mission ASIANetwork began in April 1992, when representatives from over 45 liberal arts colleges with an interest in Asian Studies met in Colorado Springs, Colorado and Pinehurst, North Carolina to explore ways to strengthen the study of Asia on their campuses. The meetings focused on topics such as curriculum design, faculty development, study …

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Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet Highlights, Grants Received, Current Programs, Past Programs, Joint Programs Consortium Highlights Anniversary: Celebrating 31 years in 2022-2023 Membership: 45 founding members in 1992; more than 150 institutional members today Investment Fund: Over $1,000,000 Publications: ASIANetwork Exchange, A Journal for Asian Studies in the Liberal Arts. Two issues per year. Member of Open Library …

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