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First-Year Student Placement Testing - 2009

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures will be proctoring placement testing exams for Fall 2009 placement in Chinese and Korean, click here for more details.

Rutgers Study Abroad in Changchun, China

The Department of Asian Languages and Rutgers Study Abroad are proud to announce new study abroad opportunties in Changchun, China at Jilin University. Rutgers will offer a spring semester program and a summer session program for Chinese Language Studies.

Beijing and the Olympics 2008

The Confucius Institute and Asian Studies Program are proud to present a symposium on Beijing and the Olympics 2008: Social, Economic, Cultural, and Urban Transformations in the 21st Century. It will be held on Thursday May 1, 2008, 4:30 pm at the Scholarly Communication Center in Alexander Library.

Griffis Prize

For best undergraduate term papers on Asia written during the academic year 2007-2008. Click here for more information.

MAR/AAS Annual Conference call for papers

The 2008 MAR/AAS Annual Conference will be held at the Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ from October 24-26, 2008. The ambitions of East and South Asian societies have become ever more apparent in recent years, especially so in the realms of national security, economy, history, and popular culture (from music and anime to sport). All proposals are welcomed, but in the year of the Beijing Olympics we especially encourage submissions related to the conference theme "Competition in Asia."

To propose a panel or an individual paper, please send a completed proposal form along with a one-page abstract for each proposed paper by May 1, 2008 to Masako Nakagawa, MAR/AAS 2008 Program Chair as indicated below. Proposals may be submitted by mail, fax, e-mail (as an attachment), or from the MAR/AAS website. Acceptance notices will be sent to you by June 1, 2008. Please refer to the MAR/AAS website for further details (


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