The Triangle Center for Japanese Studies grew out of the Triangle Japan Forum, and the Forum presently still exists as a joint research group between faculty at Duke, NCSU, and UNC, co-coordinated by professors at UNC and Duke. As part … Continued
The language pedagogy program actively promotes interaction and cooperation on research, pedagogic, and administrative issues among the East Asian language instructors at Duke and across the Triangle.
The scope of this group includes both the arts of the moving image and also text-based “screen” media such as blogs, wiki-style sites, cell texting, twitter, etc. The group is especially interested in how these hybrid visual and textual media … Continued
TEAC was established in 1972 to improve contact between East Asian faculty at Duke University, North Carolina State University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. TEAC has since expanded to include East Asian specialists and other interested … Continued
This research group meets monthly to read the work of a scholar in East Asian religious studies. Wherever possible, the group invites the author to join the discussion group. Once a semester, the group sponsors a special lecture on East … Continued
The collaborative project “Relocating Empires in the Asia-Pacific” (REAP) brings studies on the Japanese empire into long overdue conversations with ongoing debates in colonial and postcolonial studies. By associatively thinking together and collaboratively inquiring into a cluster of comparable and … Continued
This reading group, including numerous faculty and graduate students from Duke, UNC, NCSU, and Elon University, meets monthly to discuss publications on classical and modern Japanese history. The group alternates between pre-modern and modern history topics, with occasional guest speakers … Continued
With faculty from UNC, Duke, and NCSU as members, this group serves as the steering committee for the Triangle Center for Japan Studies. They meet periodically to share ideas for expanding and strengthening Japanese Studies at the three universities and … Continued