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April 1, 2020

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!

March 30, 2020

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...

February 11, 2020

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.”

Read the full article here: https://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/3044157/chinas-greater-bay-area-dwarfs-us-counterpart-still-looks-unlock-secret?utm_source=usfnewsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=omc-facstaff-020720&utm_content=image.

February 3, 2020

Dear CBSI Community Member:

尊敬的CBSI 朋友:

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.  

在这新的一年,我们诚挚地感谢您的时间,奉献,以及对CBSI的一如既往的支持。 CBSI团队祝您平安健康,并享受与家人一起宝贵的休息时间。 我们理解新年伊始大家对武汉疫情的深切焦虑,最新的消息中表明在二十多个国家中已经确诊了超过40,000病例。这个消息使我们非常难过,并且对您的安全健康高度关注。

We hope you will take...

September 9, 2019

The upcoming ISAP Event will be held at 5pm-8pm on November 1st, Friday at MC 251.

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