Programs at a Glance

Student-Faculty Fellows Program funded by the Freeman Foundation
Supports student projects in Asia under the close supervision of one or two faculty mentors, with funding to support eight to ten teams.

Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow Program funded by the Luce Foundation
Provides member institutions the opportunity to apply for a $38,000/year grant to hire a postdoctoral teaching fellow in Asian Studies for one or two years.

Enhancing Asian Studies: Asia in the Undergraduate Curriculum funded by the Luce Foundation
Leverages the expertise and experience of ASIANetwork members to create a comprehensive, digital resource guide to assist member colleges in the teaching about Asia. Assists colleges conducting program reviews or seeking outside advice on ways to strengthen the study of Asia on their campus.

ASIANetwork Speakers Bureau
Provides grants to institutions to bring an ASIANetwork speaker to their campus. The program provides five awards each year.

ASIANetwork Embodied Learning about Asia Program
This program focuses on Asian pedagogy that embraces the ways knowledge is gained through actual practice and performance, creating opportunities for students to learn about Asia through immersive involvement and embodied participation.

Marianna McJimsey Student Paper Competition
The annual prize recognizes the best undergraduate student paper dealing with Asia. Undergraduate students, currently or recently enrolled in ASIANetwork member schools, are eligible to submit their papers for consideration.

Asian Studies Consultant Program
Serves ASIANetwork member institutions seeking advice on ways to strengthen the study of Asia on their campuses or seeking consultants to conduct program assessment or review.

Teddy Amoloza Conference Travel Award
Provides travel grants of $500 to up to four junior faculty members who are presenting papers at the ASIANetwork Annual Meeting.

AN-sponsored Sessions at the AAS Annual Conference
As an AAS affiliate-organization, ASIANetwork sponsors one or two organized panels and/or roundtable sessions at the Association for Asian Studies annual conference each year.

Asia through the Arts
ASIANetwork sponsors various projects to assist faculty members in using images and artifacts to teach about Asia across the curriculum.

Past and Completed Programs