International Studies & Programs

Asian Studies Center Outreach

The Asian Studies Center holds many on-campus events throughout the year including lectures, workshops, and film showings. The center occasionally holds regional, national, and international conferences.

In addition, the center offers outreach programs for P-16 educators, students, community members, and others to increase awareness of Asian cultures and societies through educational events, workshops, curriculum development, and resources. 

Contact Jennifer Pippin (pippinj1(at)msu.edu) to schedule outreach events, learn about upcoming programs, or inquire about available resources.


K‑12 and Community Programs

The Asian Studies Center offers a wide variety of activities and events for K-12 students and teachers.


On-Campus Public Events

The Asian Studies Center holds many on-campus events throughout the year, including lectures, workshops, and film showings.


Teacher Workshops

The Asian Studies Center offers four workshops for middle and high school teachers: the Teaching About Asia Workshop, and the Workshops for Teachers of Japanese, Chinese, or Korean.


Environmental Science in Japan

In 2013, the Asian Studies Center and the Japan Center for Michigan Universities collaborated to form the Bridging Project, a project which creates a better understanding of Japan's culture through the lens of environmental studies.


Teacher Resources

The Asian Studies Center has a collection of K‑12 lessons donated by K‑12 teachers for use in various classrooms. The center also offers hands-on materials and activities available for classroom use.