Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

William Tsutsui -- The Functions and Futures of East Asian Studies Centers: Perspectives from Flyover Country

Thursday, September 22, 2011

4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum

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"The Functions and Futures of East Asian Studies Centers: Perspectives from Flyover Country"

William M. Tsutsui,
Dean of Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences at Southern Methodist University, is a specialist in modern Japanese business and economic history whose books examine topics ranging from banking policy to the film icon “Godzilla.” He joined SMU from the University of Kansas, where he served as associate dean for international studies in the College of Arts & Sciences, professor of history and director of the Kansas Consortium for Teaching About Asia in KU’s Center for East Asian Studies. He also served as acting director of the university’s Center for East Asian Studies and executive director of its Confucius Institute.

Location: Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street.