Center for Asian Studies

The Center for Asian Studies at UGA was established to promote research, teaching, and service on international and cross-cultural issues and problems in Asia.

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The Center for Asian Studies exists to nurture and guide academic programs and exchanges, primarily on Asia , for students, faculty, and appropriate staff members. While these programs focus on language and area studies, they also involve students and faculty from law, business, agriculture, education, journalism, veterinary medicine, as well as the arts and sciences.


♣ Welcome from the Director
♣ About the Center for Asian Studies
♣ Faculty Advisory Board


CAS Upcoming Events

CAS will launch Asian Film Series on April 1, 2015. The inaugural film chosen for this new series is The Land of Many Palaces, a documentary made in 2014 by Ting Song and Adam James Smith.

The Land of Many Palaces features China’s urbanization project in Inner Mongolia.

Co-director Adam Smith will attend this event and will participate in a Q-&-A session after the screening.

The official trailer is available at:

  • Date & Time: 6:00 PM, Wednesday, April 1, 2015.
  • Place: Room 214 MLC

*This event is co-sponsored by the UGA Honors program and Comparative Literature Department. The screening is free of charge and open to the public.


 CAS News

 2nd Annual CMLT Jamboree was a great success...More News>>

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The second annual CMLT Jamboree (March 25, 2015) was a great success! It featured a variety of student cultural displays from national and regional traditions across Asia and Africa, from traditional dance to contemporary break dance, food, music, and martial arts.