Satisfying Our Curiosity About Food and Culture in the Asia Pacific and More

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We are pleased to announce the publication of the latest issue of Asia Pacific Perspectives. In vol. 16, no. 2 (2020), we present the multifaceted ways in which scholars in the humanities and social sciences are looking at food and culture in the Asia Continue reading Satisfying Our Curiosity About Food and Culture in the Asia Pacific and More

Nathalie Lopez Del Valle, 2020 Center for Asia Pacific Studies Summer Stipend recipient

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Congratulations to Nathalie Lopez Del Valle, recipient of the Center for Asia Pacific Studies Summer Stipend for 2020! Nathalie, a 2nd-year student in the MA in Asia Pacific Studies program is spending the summer studying Korean at the Sejong Institute Continue reading Nathalie Lopez Del Valle, 2020 Center for Asia Pacific Studies Summer Stipend recipient

Asia Pacific Studies at USF: Faculty Highlight (Wei Yang Menkus)

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Professor Wei Yang Menkus is an Associate Professor in the USF Department of Modern and Classical Languages. She is currently serving as Program Director of Asian Studies as well as Program Coordinator for the minor in Chinese Studies. She teaches Continue reading Asia Pacific Studies at USF: Faculty Highlight (Wei Yang Menkus)

Asia Pacific Studies at USF: Faculty Highlight (James Zarsadiaz)

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        James Zarsadiaz is an Associate Professor of History and Director of the Yuchengco Philippine Studies Program (YPSP) at USF. His research revolves around his interest in Asian American studies and Filipino American history. He currently teaches Continue reading Asia Pacific Studies at USF: Faculty Highlight (James Zarsadiaz)

USF Center for Asia Pacific Studies Summer Book Club 

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Want to keep engaged with the Asia Pacific over the summer? Need suggestions for a good book to read? Want to discuss interesting topics with those who share your interest in the Asia Pacific? Join us at the end of Continue reading USF Center for Asia Pacific Studies Summer Book Club 

Asia Pacific Studies at USF: Faculty Highlight (Geoffrey Ashton)

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            Geoffrey Ashton, Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy, said that the best thing he did after graduating college was working just long enough to save money for a one-year backpacking trip through Asia.  Continue reading Asia Pacific Studies at USF: Faculty Highlight (Geoffrey Ashton)

Transforming Resumes and Building Networks: Promoting Asia Pacific Career Development

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Landing that coveted job or internship in today’s competitive job market requires an understanding of how recruiters look at resumes and LinkedIn profiles. As part of our ongoing efforts to promote students’ careers in fields related to the Asia Pacific, Continue reading Transforming Resumes and Building Networks: Promoting Asia Pacific Career Development

How to Get the Job Interview: Resume, LinkedIn & Networking Pitch Transformation

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Want to get a job by graduation? Or land a coveted summer internship? The USF Center for Asia Pacific Studies is hosting an interactive online workshop that will enable you to best market yourself. You will learn the recruiting secrets Continue reading How to Get the Job Interview: Resume, LinkedIn & Networking Pitch Transformation

Celebrating 30 years of Building Bridges Across the Pacific

This year, the Center for Asia Pacific Studies celebrates 30 years of building bridges across the Pacific, with programs that promote greater understanding of the peoples and cultures of the Asia Pacific region. Our anniversary year has allowed us to Continue reading Celebrating 30 years of Building Bridges Across the Pacific