U.S.-Japan relations, past, present, and future
A panel of experts shared their thoughts on the two nation’s historic relationship on the eve of the Biden-Suga summit.
Narratives of COVID-19 in China and the world
The two-day symposium brought together scholars to discuss a broad range of topics, from racism against Chinese students studying in the United States to digital workplace surveillance of Chinese workers.
Supporting Penn’s pan-Asian community
As the community mourns a year of anti-Asian hate crimes, they also move toward healing. Penn Global and the Pan Asian American Community House (PAACH) provide healing outlets for Asian and Asian American people.
‘Alone Again in Fukushima’
On the 10th anniversary of the triple disaster of earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear facility destruction, a film and discussion hosted by the Center for East Asian Studies looked at the calamity’s reverberations.
A conversation about cross-cultural communication
In the latest episode of Penn Today’s “Understand This ...” podcast series, Penn experts discuss the importance of cross-cultural communication in today’s world.
Out with the dust, in with the new
In Japan, New Year's preparations start with a big cleaning in December for good luck in January.
Mapping the Mughal empire
This summer, professor of South Asia studies Ramya Sreenivasan worked with four undergraduates to get behind the façade of the Mughal military conquest state, using GIS and deep mapping to ascertain how the empire was formed and maintained.
Examining race in East Asian Studies
The Center for East Asian Studies hosted a roundtable discussion between faculty assessing anti-racism in their fields of study.
Lessons from Hiroshima, 75 years later
Penn Today asks scholars and experts to share their thoughts on the 75th anniversary of America’s atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
Anti-discrimination task force aims to ‘flatten the hate’
Launched in April, the new Task Force on Supporting Asian and Asian American students and scholars at Penn is offering events, seminars, and resources for countering and reporting stigma and anti-Asian behavior.