CBSI Senior Executive Board Member Professor Stephen Roddy has been awarded a one-year research fellowship by the International Research Center for Japanese Studies (国際日本文化研究センター)for his project titled "Lyrical Ethnography: The Power of Affect in Late-Premodern East Asia". The Center (known colloquially as Nichibunken) was established in 1987 in the Arashiyama district of Kyoto, where it has become one of the preeminent institutions promoting international research in multiple disciplines of Japanese Studies.
Congratulations on achieving this significant honor, Professor Roddy!
The China AGI course, sponsored by China Business Studies Initiative and led by professor Roger Chen and Liang Wang, was originally designed for USF students to visit Shenzhen, China during the 2020 spring break. After months of planning, everything was almost set to go by January, when we learned the outbreak of the COVID-19 in China. Within a short time, CBSI Director, Xiaohua Yang and AGI faculty partnered with Associate Vice Provost Anastasia Vrachnos and her International Initiatives team to revamp the format of the study trip and to design a completely new glocalized China-Silicon Valley immersion program in the Bay Area to provide both academically sound and practically exciting experience to students.
Everything was set to go again after CBSI mobilized its vast indu...
School of Management Professor of International Business and Director of the China Business Studies Initiative Xiaohua Yang weighs in on China's interest in replicating Silicon Valley's mix of technology, urban development, and innovation in China's "Greater Bay Area.”
In this new year, we would like to give our special thanks to you for your time, dedication, and commitment to CBSI. The CBSI team wishes you peace and good health and trust that you are enjoying some precious down time with your loved ones. We understand that this Lunar New Year began with deep concerns about the outbreak of the coronavirus from Wuhan, which has resulted in more than 40,000 plus confirmed cases in more than two dozen countries, according to the latest news. We were deeply saddened by this alarming turn of events and highly concerned about your health and safety.