Asian Studies Development Program

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The Asian Studies Development Program (ASDP) was launched in 1991 to enhance teaching about Asia at American two-year and four-year colleges and universities at the undergraduate level. In recent years, ASDP has also included Asian faculty in selected programs. Since its inception, more than 1,500 professors from the U.S. and Asia have participated in ASDP programs. [Read the ASDP mission]

A joint program of the East-West Center and the University of Hawai‘i, ASDP offers a variety of content-focused faculty and institutional development programs and activities centered around summer residential institutes, field seminars in Asia, workshops on the U.S. mainland, and an annual academic conference


CURRENT/UPCOMING PROGRAMS
 

February 23-24, 2018
U.S. DOE Title VI UISFL Chinese Language and Culture Program
Language Workshop
University of Central Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK

March 1-3, 2018
ASDP 24th National Conference
Marriott Georgetown
Washington, DC
(webpage)

May 28 - June 22, 2018
NEH - Buddhist East Asia:  The Interplay of Religion, the Arts and Politics
Honolulu, Hawaii
(webpage)

July 9-20, 2018
US DOE UISFL Contemporary Chinese Society:  A Faculty Developlemtn Institute for Building Chinese Studies
Honolulu, Hawaii
(website)

July 30 - August 10, 2018
Infusing Korean Studies into the Undergraduate Curriculum
Honolulu, Hawaii
(webpage)

 

MULTI-YEAR PROJECTS
 

UISFL 2016 - 2019 Enhancing Undergraduate Chinese Language and Culture Studies:
Integrating Faculty and Curriculum Development

(webpage)

 

Contact ASDP

General Contact Information:

Asian Studies Development Program
1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI  96848
Tel:        808-944-7337
FAX:       808-944-7070
Email:      mineia@eastwestcenter.org   
Website:  www.eastwestcenter.org/asdp/      
ASDP Listserv

ASDP Staff:

Peter Hershock, East-West Center Director of ASDP
    Office: 808-944-7757
    E-mail: hershocp@eastwestcenter.org

 Andy Sutton, University of Hawaii, Manoa, Co-Director of ASDP
    Office:  808-956-8818
    Email: shultz@hawaii.edu

 Elizabeth (Betty) Buck, East-West Center Senior Advisor to  ASDP
    E-mail: bucke@eastwestcenter.org

 Roger T. Ames, University of Hawaii Senior Advisor to ASDP
    Office: 808-956-7288
    E-mail: rtames@hawaii.edu

Audrey Minei, Secretary
    Office: 808-944-7337
    E-mail: mineia@eastwestcenter.org