The IAAD initiatives encompass the Institutes mission of enhancing Asia related research, promoting economic development and serving the local Asian American community. Towards these ends the IAAD provides three different types of initiatives:
IAAD draws on the expertise of over 40 faculty members across the university. Their areas of research and/or teaching include:
• Chinese, Japanese, Korean and South Asian literature, linguistics, culture, philosophy and film
• East and South Asian history, economic theory, women and gender, political economy and social structures
• Asian American literature and culture, diasporas and history
The institute expresses its commitment to the economic development of Greater Binghamton by forming partnerships with various development entities and providing a range of services and resources, including:
The IAAD focuses on partnering with Asian and Asian American civic groups and public educators to provide an array of educational and cultural services.
Last Updated: 6/19/15