Franklin Founders Celebration
9:00a.m. - 11:15a.m.
In Japan, New Year's preparations start with a big cleaning in December for good luck in January.
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.
The Center for East Asian Studies hosted a roundtable discussion between faculty assessing anti-racism in their fields of study.
Penn Today asks scholars and experts to share their thoughts on the 75th anniversary of America’s atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
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.
Rising senior Jackie Shi spent the early part of the spring semester studying abroad in Southeast Asia.
In a Q&A, Professor of English Josephine Park discusses the history of Asian-American racism in the U.S. in light of recent rhetoric from government officials and reports of harassment in public.
The first four courses offered to Penn undergraduates as part of the new Stavros Niarchos Foundation Paideia Program will focus on passion, civility, effective communication, and a deep dive into American Chinatowns.
In a lecture and conversation with the Penn community, Consul General and Ambassador of Japan Kanji Yamanouchi discussed the state of Japan’s relationship with the United States.
In addition to pursuing her double-major in English and international relations, junior Chloe Gong is writing a novel, a take on “Romeo and Juliet” set in 1920s Shanghai. “These Violent Delights,” is expected to be released next fall.