International Education Leadership (IEL)


Venturing into Southeast Asia: Programs and Partnerships

Thursday, June 1
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
LACC, Room 404

Three non-ASEAN institutions take on different approaches and share their efforts to dive into the Southeast Asian market. Presenters discuss programming in Vietnam, operating local offices in Thailand and Singapore, and building alumni associations in Malaysia and Indonesia.

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Bennett Fu

Deputy Vice President for International Affairs
National Taiwan University

Dr. Bennett Yu-Hsiang Fu is Professor in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at National Taiwan University. He earned his master’s degree in English and American Literature from the University of Rochester (USA), and his doctorate in English from McGill University and the University of Montreal. Before joining NTU, he had taught English writing and American literature at McGill University, University of Montreal, and Concordia University in Montreal. His interests of research encompass Asian North American Literature, Contemporary Canadian Anglophone and Francophone Literatures, and 20th-century American Literature. Over the past decade he has presented over 50 conference papers and published numerous essays in such areas as race/ethnicity studies, cultural translation, comparative literature, diaspora, indigeneity, and postcolonial studies. These critical essays have been published in 9 countries: USA, UK, Canada, Germany, Portugal, Spain, Netherlands, Korea, and Taiwan. He is the author of the book Transgressive Transcripts (New York/Amsterdam: Rodopi Press) published in 2012.

Currently Dr. Fu serves as Deputy Vice President for International Affairs at National Taiwan University, where he oversees international collaborations, international students and mobility, and study abroad programs. He is also the English Editor-in-chief of National Taiwan University Press (NTUP) for the Book Series on East-West Cultural Encounters in Literature & Cultural Studies. He sits on the editorial boards of several prestigious international academic journals in literary studies.


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Masakazu Iino

Waseda University

Masakazu Iino is a professor of sociolinguistics at Graduate School of International
Culture and Communication Studies, and Dean of Center for International Education,
Waseda University. He graduated from the Department of Political Science at the School
of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University, and worked for the Bank of
Japan. He completed the master’s and doctoral courses at the University of Pennsylvania and received his Ph.D. He specializes in language policy and language planning.


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Allen Miller

Vice Provost and Director of Global Carolina
University of South Carolina-Columbia

P. Allen Miller is Carolina Distinguished Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature. He received his PhD from the University of Texas in 1989. He has published eight books and more than 70 articles. He has also edited numerous volumes and special issues of journals. His is Vice Provost for International Affairs at the University of South Carolina.


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