Latest News and Announcements

Department of History's Johanna Ransmeier Named PIP V Fellows at NCUSCR

Assistant Professor of History and the College, Johanna Ransmeier was recently selected as a Fellow with the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations' Public Intellectuals Program.  The Program is designed to nurtre a new generation of China specialists who have the interest and potential to play significant roles as public intellectuals.  The goal of the program is to enhance the quality of the American pubic's understanding of China by strenghthening links among U.S. academics, policymakers, and opinion leaders.

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East Asia by the Book! CEAS Author Talks

CEAS is excited to introduce its East Asia by the Book! CEAS Author Talks series.

In collaboration with the Seminary Co-Op Bookstore, this series showcases CEAS faculty, alumni, and special guests who provide author talks and book launches at the Seminary Co-Op as a way to engage the broader community in conversations regarding key scholarship on East Asia.

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Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships 2017-2018

About FLAS: FLAS Fellowships are awards for graduate students concentrating on modern foreign language and international or area studies. In 2017-2018 competition cycle, UChicago is offering fellowships in five world areas: East Asia, East Europe, Latin America, Middle East, and South Asia. The FLAS Fellowships provide funding for language and area studies coursework on campus during the academic year, and on campus or elsewhere (domestically or abroad) during the summer.

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CEAS YouTube Channel

Missed out on an exciting CEAS lecture or performance?  Be sure to check out the Center for East Asian Studies' NEW YouTube channel!

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UChicago to Open Francis and Rose Yuen Center in Hong Kong

The University of Chicago announces the Francis and Rose Yuen Center in Hong Kong supported by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust and University Trustee Francis Tin Fan Yuen, AB’75, and his wife, Rose Wai Man Lee Yuen.

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What's New to the East Asian Collection?

Founded in 1936, the East Asian Collection now holds about 850,000 volumes of publications excluding electronic resources; primarily in Chinese, Japanese and Korean languages.  It also includes materials in Tibetan, Mongolian and Manchu languages.  The Collection is recognized as one of the most comprehensive and distinctive East Asian collections in North America.  The materials collected are in all kinds of formats, from manuscripts, lithographs, books, periodicals, and newspapers to microfilms, microfiches and CD-ROMs.  The Collection’s coverage on social sciences and humanities are comp

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The Art and Science of Bringing Asian Resources Online

Scholars and students at the University of Chicago and around the world have a fundamental need for access to digital Asian resources in all disciplines.  By collaborating with librarians, faculty, computer scientists, and other colleagues at libraries and universities around the world, the University of Chicago Library is expanding the size and range of Asian digital collections that are freely available and discoverable online, while developing sophisticated new approaches to presenting and connecting materials in a variety of sonic and visual formats.

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Kanji alive v2.0 Now Available!

Kanji alive v2.0 was released on October 9th thanks to support by the Center for East Asian Studies' Committee on Japanese Studies.

A free study tool for reading and writing kanji, Kanji alive is a web application designed to help Japanese language students of all levels learn to read and write kanji.  All of the content in the application was created and reviewed with great attention to detail by Japanese instructors to help students best study, practice, and retain kanji.

Click here to see what's new!

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Jobs, Grants, and CFP Announcements (Updated 1/12/17)

The CEAS Jobs Board will provide a list of jobs and opportunities that the CEAS staff will compile and maintain. This will act as one more resource that our graduate students in various areas of East Asian studies can make use of. 

A list of current jobs and opportunities can be found here

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