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 ...More Events>>

Series of Colloquium in Asian Studies

The fifth Colloquium: Special Lecture by Dr. Masaki Mori


Descriptiop: What Makes the Samurai Special?

♣ Time: Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 11:30 AM

♣ Place: 348 MLC, UGA

♣ Dr. Masaki Mori is

- Associate Professor in Comparative Literature

- Japanese Program Director

- Research interests: Modern Japanese literature, Asian-American literature, and epic traditions

CAS News

Sake of The Day...More News

Japanese Sake Lecture and Tasting 

♣ Time: November 10, 2015 5:30 p.m.

♣ Place: Georgia Museum of Art

Japanese sake master Maiko Tsuji of Gozenshu Tsuji Honten Sake Brewery was visiting UGA to give a talk on Japanese sake, followed by a tasting of sake imported from her brewery.


Special Lecture by Venerable Sungak of Buddhanara Temple

Venerable Sungak of Buddhanara Temple visited Professor Hyangsoon Yi's Odyssey Seminar Class ("From Entertainment to Enlightenment: Buddhism in Film") on November 9, 2015 and gave a special lecture on Korean Buddhist Monasticism. ...More News 


Special Lecture by Yi Hyangsoon, Director of CAS...More News 

The Samurai and Zen Buddhism

♣ Time: OCTOBER 29, 2015 2 p.m.

♣ Place: Georgia Museum of Art