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Yi-Lu Kuo

Yi-Lu Kuo

Ph.D. Student in Education and Volunteer

Yi-Lu Kuo is a doctoral student in Literacy, Culture, and Language Education, and Master's student in Chinese Language Pedagogy. While teaching Chinese in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures here at IU, Yi-Lu also volunteers for EASC. This spring she volunteered at the Lotus Blossom World Bazaar, a local art education outreach event, by assisting children and community members in various Asian inspired crafts. “I think guiding children in East Asian related hands-on activities is not only fun and meaningful, but also helps me to know more about my own culture,” she says. “I am also very glad to meet other volunteers and make more friends. I hope I can do more volunteering jobs in the future.”

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EASC General Fund

Our general fund supports a rich array of EASC activities and programs and gives us the flexibility we need in a time of rising interest in East Asia to address unexpected opportunities. This fund, for example, helps us support our popular East Asian Colloquium public lecture series.

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East Asian Research Fund

The heart of any great university is the partnership that exists between great teachers working with great students to create new knowledge. Your gift to the East Asian Research Fund will help us award grants that support scholarly activity, such as our conference travel grants for graduate students and publication subventions for faculty. Such support is crucial to our ability to enrich instruction, support research, and stimulate the professional growth of our faculty and graduate students.

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Korean Program Fund

Gifts to this fund help us continue to build Indiana University’s Korean Studies program through support of our most important resource—our excellent students and faculty. By giving to this fund, you will be supporting our annual undergraduate excellence award in Korean Studies, our annual fellowship for a graduate student in Korean Studies, as well as conference travel grants for faculty and graduate students. Read about the Society of Friends of Korean Studies, which established this fund.

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EASC Outreach Fund

From businesses to high schools to government agencies, knowledge about East Asia has never been in greater demand. Give to our outreach fund and you will be supporting activities that promote public awareness and enhance the teaching of East Asian cultures, societies, and languages. Our Japanese Pedagogy Workshops for K-16 Japanese teachers, among other programs, receives support from this fund.

Make a gift to the EASC Outreach Fund.

Give By Mail

Send your check, payable to the IU Foundation/East Asian Studies Center, to:

Indiana University
East Asian Studies Center
Indiana University Foundation
P.O. Box 2298
Bloomington, IN 47402-2298