Activities and Events
The Program maintains a close relationship with various Asian, especially East Asian, studies organizations throughout the metropolitan New York area. It has received grant support from the Freeman Foundation, the Japan Foundation, the Himalaya Foundation, and the Chaing Ching-kuo Foundation (Taiwan). It coordinates various research activities, and supports exchange or study-abroad activities in Japan, China, and Taiwan.
The Asian Studies Program also advises Asian student organizations such as the Asian
Cultural Union, the International Indian Society, the Association for Vietnamese Students, and the Chinese Christian Fellowship. These groups regularly organize activities including the annual Cherry Blossom Festival and Asian Night.