Culture

Other Publications

Future Visions: Opportunities and Challenges of Korean Studies in North America

December 2018

On November 1-2, 2018, the two-day conference "Future Visions: Opportunities and Challenges of Korean Studies in North America" was convened by Shorenstein APARC's Korea Program to examine the...

Beyond Engaged Literature: Samir El-Youssef's The Illusion of Return

December 2017

A feature of contemporary politics is the tendency to focus primarily onnarratives , as if the story lines were more important than the events.

 The Illusions of Disillusion

June 2017

 Three-quarters of 1 percent: that was the vote tally
 that Jean-Marie Le Pen managed to eke out the first time he ran for the presidency of France in the early 1970s.

News

What Japan and the U.S. Can Learn from Each Other

March 2021

Japan Program Director Kiyoteru Tsutsui explores the cost of racial division versus the cost of homogeneity by comparing the experiences of Japan and the United States.

Gi-Wook Shin on Racism in South Korea

March 2021

Protections against gender and sexual discrimination are increasing in South Korea, but addressing longstanding racial discriminations based in nationalism and building a multicultural identity still...

Postdoc Spotlight: Jeffrey Weng on Language and Society

February 2021

Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow in Contemporary Asia Jeffrey Weng shares insights from his research into how language and society shape one another, particularly how the historical use of Mandarin...

Events

Critical Reflections on the New Wave of Anti-Asian Racism and Violence

March 31, 2021

The REDI task force invites you the next event in our Critical Conversations: Race in Global Affairs series: a panel discussing the troubling rise of anti-Asian racism.

Igniting the Power of Us: Exploring our roles in the important work of equity, inclusivity & diversity

March 31, 2021

The REDI task force invites you to a second keynote featuring Dr. Nita Mosby Tyler.

From Policy to Practice: Lessons on How to Implement Equity

January 21, 2021

Join the REDI Task Force for the next event in the "Critical Conversations: Race in Global Affairs" series for a conversation with Howard University Higher Education Leadership and Policy Studies...

Projects

Teaching Resources on Japan

To promote a deeper understanding of Japanese culture, history, contemporary issues, and U.S.–Japan relations, we recommend the following diverse set of teaching resources and curriculum tools to...
English

The Contemporary

This project examines the  “contemporary” with a focus on defining moments such as: 1945, 1973, 1989, and 2001.
English

Immigration and Integration Project

Two premises motivate the “Immigration and Integration” project that is able to get off the ground with seed money from the FSI Policy Implementation Lab.
English

Multimedia

The World Heritage Bluff: Comparing Vienna’s historic city center with Ephesos

May 2019

Comparing Vienna’s historic city center with Ephesos, Sabine Ladstätter discusses how a consciousness for cultural heritage, apart from touristic-economic incentives and beyond national (in many cases regional) borders, can be created.Sabine...

A Conversation with the Author of "Superficial Korea"

October 2017

Dafna Zur, assistant professor of East Asian Language and Cultures at Stanford University, leads a discussion of Superficial Korea, a book by Gi-Wook Shin, professor of sociology and Shorenstein APARC director, which was recently published in...

Enduring Perceptions of Mexico

October 2017

Juanita Darling, Director of the Latin American Studies Minor at San Francisco State University, discusses enduring perceptions of Mexicans that began during the time of the Mexican Revolution.A free classroom-friendly discussion guide for this...

People

2011May20KohrmanMatthewWEB Matthew Kohrman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Associate Professor, Anthropology
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laura xie headshot Laura Xie SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, November-December 2014
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Portrait of Jeffrey Weng Jeffrey Weng Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow, 2020-21
najung kim headshot Najung Kim SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, September-December 2014
hangping xu Hangping Xu SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, September-November 2015
yao wu headshot Yao Wu SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, June-September 2015
renren yang Renren Yang SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, August - November 2016
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gary zhao headshot Gary Zhao SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, December 2015-March 2016