The Project for East Asian Studies at Trinity (EAST)
East Asian Studies at Trinity
One Trinity Place,
San Antonio, Texas 78212-7200
Join Friends of EAST, faculty and
alumni in supporting the future of
EAST by donating to
The Journey EAST Fund.
Go to trinity.edu/give and in the
"comments" section, indicate
The Journey EAST Fund, or
call Kathy McNeill at 210-999-747.
Information Session: Tuesday, September 9th 12:00-1:00pm
Coates University Center - Woodlawn Room, 239
ASIANetwork Programs with Autumn 2014 Application Deadlines
Summer 2015 Thailand Faculty Enhancement Program (funded by the Mellon Foundation) Application Deadline: December 5, 2014
Provides teaching faculty from member institutions the opportunity to participate in a faculty seminar to study a country in Asia that lies outside their primary range of expertise.
"Thailand: Power, Land, and Belief in a Divided Society," June 11 - July 2, 2015
Program Directors: Dr. Robert Dayley, Political Economy, The College of Idaho, and Dr. Bonnie Brereton, Art History, Independent Scholar, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow Program (funded by the Luce Foundation) Application Deadline: December 1, 2014
Provides member institutions the opportunity to apply for a $40,000 grant to hire a postdoctoral teaching fellow in Asian Studies.
Summer 2015 Student-Faculty Fellows Program (funded by the Freeman Foundation) Application Deadline: December 1, 2014
Supports student research in Asia under the close supervision of one or two faculty mentors.
Marianna McJimsey Student Paper Competition Application Deadline: November 3, 2014
For information about all of our programs and activities, see our website: ASIANetwork
The annual prize recognizes the best undergraduate student paper dealing with Asia. Undergraduate students, currently or recently enrolled in ASIANetwork member schools, are eligible to submit their papers for competition.
Trinity student Lauren Pond visited the Great Wall of China when she studied in that country in spring 2009.
The EAST Project is academically secured by two endowed professorships and is anchored by one of the largest undergraduate Chinese language programs in the nation. It's Bachelor of Science in Chinese Studies is unique in the country. EAST administers the Trinity in China language program in Shanghai, as well as formal exchange programs with universities in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and South Korea. Trinity is an active member of the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA)--a Freeman Foundation-funded outreach program that trains local middle and high school teachers, and ASIANetwork, a group of colleges and universities that supports study abroad, faculty development, publication and fundraising. The EAST Project also administers the China in the Schools program, a pre-service teacher-training program that sends student interns to Hong Kong every summer. It is this breadth and depth that establishes Trinity as a leader among liberal arts colleges with East Asia programs.