New Book by Board of Directors Member

The new book by Susan Furukawa, Associate Professor of Japanese at Beloit College, The Afterlife of Toyotomi Hideyoshi: Historical Fiction and Popular Culture in Japan (Harvard East Asian Monographs) analyzes representations of the famous sixteenth-century samurai leader.

Myanmar Paintings Exhibited on ASIANetwork Campuses

Eight ASIANetwork member colleges exhibited a collection of 36 paintings from Myanmar, curated by Ian Holliday of the University of Hong Kong. The artwork, exhibition posters and more can be found  here.  A book on the paintings, Painting Myanmar’s Transition was recently published.

Teaching Fellow Grant: Knox College

Knox College was selected for a 2-year ASIANetwork-Luce Foundation teaching fellow grant.  The grant will support the hiring of a postdoctoral fellow in International Relations with regional expertise in Asia.  Since 2010, this program has supported 30 teaching fellows, many of whom now hold tenure-track positions at ASIANetwork member colleges and universities.