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Student Groups with an East Asia focus: 

 

  • Alpha Kappa Delta Phi
    • Purpose: To promote academic achievement, provide philanthropy for worthy causes, develop leadership abilities in young women, provide an insight into the Asian-American culture for people of non-Asian decent, and to develop a sense of identity for Asian-American women on campus.
    • E-mail: ku.akdphi@gmail.com
  • Asian American Student Union (AASU)
    • Purpose: AASU strives to promote Asian American awareness and education, we also aspire to create a social network for anyone interested in Asian American and Asian cultural, last we collaborate with other Asian and minority groups to create a more diverse campus.
    • E-mail: kansas.aasu@gmail.com
  • Asian Classical Music Initiative (ACMI)
    • Purpose: To bring awareness to the world of AAAPI classical music composers through concerts and conferences.
    • E-mail: kuacmioffice@gmail.com
  • Asian Law Students Association (ALSA)
    • Purpose: To celebrate and advocate the interests of diverse law students and the legal profession.
    • E-mail: ku.law.alsa@gmail.com
  • Chinese Student Scholars & Friendship Association (CSSFA)
    • Purpose: In the past several years, CSSFA has organized many large events, including the mid-Autumn festival, the Chinese New Year, Culture Night, etc. Besides these large events, the main focus of CSSFA has always been to serve the KU Chinese community.
    • E-mail: 621y033@ku.com
  • Graduate Scholars of East Asian Studies (GSEAS)
    • Purpose: To support the needs of KU graduate-level students and scholars of diverse disciplines who engage in East Asian Studies.
    • Email: mollymcintyre@ku.edu
  • Hong Kong & Macau Student Association (HKMSA)
    • Purpose: Through regular activities, tightening the bond between the students from Hong Kong and Macau. Sharing of the specific cultures from Hong Kong and Macau with fellow Americans.
    • E-mail: kuhkmsa@ku.edu
  • Japanese Student Association (JSA)
    • Purpose: JSA is the organization which promotes Japanese awareness between Japanese and all KU students, also our purpose is to promote diversity in KU.
    • E-mail: jsa@ku.edu
  • K-Pop Dance Club, KU
    • Purpose: To bring the unique dance of K-Pop to KU students in a way that encourages those without dance background to participate.
    • E-mail: lilith_kenn@ku.edu
  • Lambda Phi Epsilon
    • Purpose: To promote academic achievement, provide philanthropy for worthy causes, develop leadership abilities in young men, provide an insight into the Asian-American culture for people of non-Asian decent, and to develop a sense of identity for Asian-American men on campus.
    • E-mail: kansaspresident@kansaslambdas.org
  • Official KU Anime Club
    • Purpose: To educate students on cultures and lifestyles through Japanese Animation. To provide an active and informative method of discussion and viewing Anime.
    • E-mail: theanimeofku@gmail.com
  • TaeKwonDo Club, KU
  • Tai Chi Club, KU
    • Purpose: To give all students and faculty the opportunity to study Tae Kwon Do.
    • E-mail: oneshoeboxer@gmail.com

Do you another student organization that should be added to this list? Email us at ceas@ku.edu and let us know!

 


These student clubs are for KU students interested in other cultures or wanting to share their own culture:

  • Global Partners
    • Purpose: A group that matches international and domestic students based on interests, academic majors and languages. Students can meet with their group at their own lesiure to create valuable cross cultural connections.
    • Email: globalpartners@ku.edu
  • International Peer Supports (IPS)
    • Purpose: A resource center and connector for international students in KU. They provide information and help in the student’s native language. Their goal is to overcome the language barrier for international students who might have difficulty in English, so that they can access to campus resources as easily as other students
    • Email: ipsatku@gmail.com
  • International Student Association (ISA)
    • Purpose: ISA gives the platform to students to share their diverse life styles with other students at KU. The main purpose of ISA is to promote international activity on campus and provide the resources to international students to represent their countries to KU.
    • Email: isajayhawks@gmail.com
  • International Women's Association (KUIWA)
    • Purpose: KUIWA provides a welcoming, fun, and supportive environment for International female students and American female students to meet, learn, and make connections and friendships.
    • Email: tlearned@ku.edu
  • Jayhawks Without Borders International Studies Club
    • Purpose: An organization for undergraduate majors and minors studying international area studies at the University Kansas
    • E-mail: jwbclub@ku.edu

East Asia Events

During Fall 2021, there will be a mix of virtual and in-person events. Please check our events page & follow us on social media @KUEastAsia for updates. 

 


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