The Center for Asian Research congratulates Professor Anne Feldhaus for her election as Vice President of the Association for Asian Studies in its Fall 2016 election. She will serve as vice president for 2017-18 and assume the presidency in 2018-19. Dr. Feldhaus is distinguished Foundation Professor of Religious Studies here at ASU, and has been with us since 1981.
ASU offers an annual scholarship of $3,000.00 for an undergraduate student to spend several weeks traveling in Laos, ordinarily (but not necessarily) over the summer. The recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student during the Spring Semester 2017 and have completed 56 hours, or four semesters, of study.
Recipients of the Sage Scholarship are expected to spend at least three weeks in Laos but are free to travel elsewhere in Southeast Asia during their trip. Read more »
The US Department of Education awarded the Center for Asian Research a UISFL grant of $180,000 for a two-year project to fund faculty and student activities on the theme of “Asia Mediated.” The project is directed by Dr. Juliane Schober from School of History, Philosophy and Religious Studies and co-directed by Dr. Read more »