Latest News and Announcements

Job Openings: July 28, 2014

The Department of East Asian Studies at Princeton University invites applications for an open-ranked (senior or junior) position in Medieval Chinese Literature (Six Dynasties through Song). The successful candidate should have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Ph.D. must be in hand or expected by September 1, 2015. For full consideration, please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample (e.g., a dissertation chapter). Junior applicants should also solicit three letters of recommendation.

Read the full post


Calls for Papers: July 28, 2014

Association of Asian Studies (AAS) Annual Meeting 2015 (Chicago) Panel title (Proposed): Social Transformations and Religion in Early 20th Century China

Read the full post


Fellowships and Grants: July 28, 2014

2 Fellowship Programs offered by Fondation France-Japon de l’EHESS (Paris) on "Macroeconomics and economic policy in Japan" and "Public Innovation policies in Japan”

Read the full post


Jobs and Openings: July 21, 2014

The Institute for the International Education of Students (IES Abroad) Beijing Center invites scholars of modern China to teach at the Center in Fall 2014. The Contemporary Issues Program (CIP) is designed for undergraduates with varying levels of Chinese language proficiency. The program is taught using a “modular” schedule in which students choose a single course for a 3.5-week module. Instructors teach 15-16 classes over a 3.5-week period. Each class meets in the morning for 2.5 hours.

Read the full post


Fellowships and Grants: July 21, 2014

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) at Nanyang Technological University is pleased to announce that Postdoctoral Fellowships are to be awarded in July/August 2014 for one year (renewable for up to another year), subject to funding availability and performance appraisal). The fellowships are to be hosted by the School-level research clusters. For more information about HSS research clusters, visit: http://www.hss.ntu.edu.sg/Research/Clusters/Pages/ResearchClusters.aspx.

Read the full post


Calls for Papers: July 21, 2014

The Association of Asian Studies (AAS) is accepting proposals for papers on “Social, Cultural and Everyday lives in 1950s-60s Malaysia and Singapore” for 2015 in Chicago. This panel seeks to explore the everyday lives of individuals and the social and cultural expressions of the wide range of groups as they negotiated this fast-changing period of decolonization and nation-building. The final direction of this multi-disciplinary panel will be guided by the themes of individual papers; thus, proposals focusing on a broad range of topics are welcome.

Read the full post


2014 Summer Hours

The Center for East Asian Studies will be observing summer hours. Our office will be open Monday - Friday, 9am-4:30pm, and Fridays, 9am-2pm. These hours also apply to the East Asia Film Library. Please contact us at eastasia@uchicago.edu with any questions.

Read the full post