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News & Updates

Area Studies Centers Award $1.5 million in FLAS Fellowships
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship grants awarded to 64 Buckeyes by Area Studies Centers.
Critical Language Scholarship application is open
Applications are due Tuesday, November 17, 2020 by 8 p.m. EST.
Global Teaching and Learning initiative launched
A suite of virtual programs that inspire cross-cultural engagement inside and outside the classroom.
Fukumori appointed director of Institute for Japanese Studies
Fukumori will advance Japanese studies programming in her new role
Pyun appointed director of Institute for Korean Studies
Pyun will enhance Korean studies programming
2020 International Photography Competition Open
Ohio State faculty, staff, students and alumni are invited to submit international photos.
CSEES Publishes 2019-20 At A Glance
Read "CSEES At A Glance" for yearly snapshot of their accomplishments.
Area Studies Centers Statement
Area Studies Centers condemn any discrimination or persecution visited upon anyone in our community.