The Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago (CEAS) serves as an interdisciplinary nexus and clearinghouse for East Asian studies and an important resource for faculty and students across the University.  CEAS supports academic activities, research, outreach, and public events to promote greater understanding of China, Japan and Korea.  CEAS has been designated a Title VI National Resource Center by the U.S. Department of Education.

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"Qi of Heaven, Qi of the Void: Atmosphere, Air, and the Sacred in late Qing Translated Science"

Ruth Rogaski, Vanderbilt University


University Professor, Haun Saussy, will present during this year's annual Humanities Day.  Taking place Saturday, October 19th, this day-long program features over 30 presentations including Profes

The Center for East Asian Studies affiliated faculty member, Rachel DeWoskin, is among a growing number of Creative Writing faculty with plans to add four full-time positions for the upcoming acade

April 16th continued the now three year tradition of the Center for East Asian Studies’ event series, East Asia by the Book! CEAS Author Talks.

As a U.S. Department of Education-designated National Resource Center, the Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS)

Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, Michael Bourdaghs (Robert S.

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CEAS by the Numbers

Years - CEAS was Founded in 1959
Affiliated Faculty - Across the University
Events in 2018-2019 - Lectures, Conferences, Film Screenings and More
East-Asian Focused Courses 2018-2019 - Offered Across Disciplines