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The Center for Asian and Pacific Studies is a research and outreach center devoted to promoting understanding of the Asia-Pacific region. Its primary aim is to foster collaborative and individual research engaging Asia-interested scholars from the UO, the nation, and around the world. The Center is distinctive in terms of its geographic scope with programmatic focus on East Asia, South East Asia, South Asia, and the Pacific Islands.


Upcoming Events


Thursday, April 10, 2014
“Fiction’s Family: Zhan Xi, Zhan Kai, and the Business of Women in Late Qing China”
Ellen Widmer, Mayling Soong Professor of Chinese Studies, Wellesley College
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm


 Friday, April 18, 2014
“The Current State of the Aspect Hypothesis in L1 and L2 Acquisition: Evidence from Japanese, Russian, and Inuktitut”
Yashuro Shirai
Knight Library Browsing Room
3:00 pm



Friday, April 18, 2014
“Copyright and Media Pluralism in China”
UO School of Law, Room 142
8:30 am – 4:40 pm




UO received $1 million grant for university partnership in Pakistan.  To see full press release, please click here.

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