Loyola Marymount University has been officially notified that its Prof. Michael Genovese has been named the 2017 American Political Science Assn. Distinguished Teaching Award. This is only the fifth time in the award’s history that this has been bestowed by APSA. APSA’s recognition is testament to Prof Genovese’s many and…Full Article LOS ANGELES: GENOVESE NAMED BEST POLITICAL SCIENCE TEACHER IN NATION BY AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSN.
Asia Media International, based at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, is happy to announce that Ms. Jay Seo LMU ’17 has been promoted to Executive Editor after serving six months as assistant executive editor. She was a political science major at LMU and aims to get her law degree…Full Article ASIA MEDIA, LOS ANGELES: JAY SEO PROMOTED TO EXECUTIVE EDITOR
SAVANNAH NUNEZ WRITES — Anime geeks, video game fanatics, cosplay creators and the like flocked to the Los Angeles Convention Center once again to celebrate the 26th Anime Expo this past July. The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation produces the annual event which features panel discussions, live concerts…Full Article LOS ANGELES: ANIME EXPO CELEBRATES ITS 26TH YEAR OF BRINGING JAPANESE CULTURE TO THE US
TOM PLATE WRITES – The rude acidity of the Trump administration’s slap-down of the largely symbolic Paris Climate Accord has stung eyes and optimisms around the world. We move from having a U.S. president known for “leading from behind,” as the Obama hyper-caution was termed, to a successor who proposes…Full Article LOS ANGELES: COLUMNIST PARSES GROWING CHINA AND HONG KONG TENSIONS
TOM PLATE WRITES – International relations gets advertised and promoted by international-relations theorists as it were insanely complicated. But simply saying so doesn’t make it so. Sometimes it is all quite simple, and not in the least insane. For those who live in a neighborhood of nations with those allegedly…Full Article LOS ANGELES: A COLUMNIST DECONSTRUCTS THE ‘COMPLEXITY’ OF THE CHINA-U.S. RELATIONSHIP
Loyola Marymount University’s ASIA MEDIA INTERNATIONAL has new managing editors. Sabrina Verduzco ’17 and Savannah Nunez ’18 will remain in charge of the editorial and visual content of this site, which has been continually published since November 11, 2011, until this time next summer. They succeed graduating seniors Mary Grace…Full Article ASIA MEDIA INTERNATIONAL: NEW MANAGING EDITORS
KATRINA CROSBY WRITES – Twice a year a hardworking, accomplished student is recognized as the winner of the Peter Tomassi Award and have their original article published in Columbia University’s prestigious Journal of Politics & Society. This Spring 2017, that student was Loyola Marymount University’s own, Jeremy Selland, LMU ’17.…Full Article NEW YORK: LMU STUDENT NAILS PETER TOMASSI AWARD
MARY GRACE COSTA WRITES – Asia Media International staff joined the Pacific Century Institute Feb 23 at the InterContinental Hotel in Los Angeles to honor global citizens Dr. Charles Morrison and former Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki Moon. The theme of the evening was “Building Bridges Between Countries…Full Article LOS ANGELES: BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN COUNTRIES AND PEOPLE
FASSA SAR WRITES – Hollywood Award Season jitters are not the only thing that some international nominees are worrying about. On Friday, January 29th, President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order to stop all refugee arrivals for four months – and Syrian arrivals indefinitely and visa holder arrivals…Full Article USA: TRUMP’S IMMIGRATION BAN CREATES CHAOS IN HOLLYWOOD
ADRIAN NARAYAN WRITES— In the wake of countless protests that broke out across the United States in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration this past Friday,the timing of the Asia Society Southern California’s special conference on Monday Jan. 23 is almost magical. So please consider attending (details below) Asia…Full Article LOS ANGELES: THE ASTONISHING TIMING OF ASIA SOCIETY SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Pictured above – in triplicate no less!- is well-known Prof. Hans Schattle of the Political Science Dept. of Yonsei University, one of South Korea’s best and always one of Asia’s top-rated universities. The picture was snapped during a recent Wednesday night class in the Life Science Building on the gorgeous…Full Article LMU/LA: SKILLFULLY SKYPING SEOUL
BRADLEY CAVANAUGH WRITES — Day five of anti Trump demonstrations: The Los Angeles Police Department broke up the march downtown last night (Nov. 12), making arrests and sending demonstrators into a rout. Filling up an entire city block, the march continued for hours, blocking traffic. Eventually reaching the homeless encampments…Full Article LOS ANGELES: ONE STAFFER’S PROTEST
WROTE LMU PROFESSOR MICHAEL GENOVESE WITHIN MINUTES AFTER THE 1ST CLINTON-TRUMP DEBATE – It was perhaps not a knockout, but certainly a TKO. Hillary was the clear winner in a lively and fascinating debate. On body language and facial expression, Trump looked like a spoiled child, smirking his way from…Full Article U.S. ELECTION WATCH: WEST-WINGING IT?
ASIA MEDIA INTERNATIONAL WRITES — A visit by the UN Secretary General is always a big event in Los Angeles. Arriving after world-wind visits to various international trouble spots, Mr and Mrs Ban Ki-moon made appearances at the home of TV legend Normal Lear (lunch Wednesday, 10 Aug.) and producer-director Brett…Full Article LOS ANGELES: UNSG BAN AND WIFE SOON-TAEK VISIT WITH ASIA MEDIA EDITOR AND WIFE