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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"In One Ear: A Radio Reporter's Journeys in Asia"

Anthony Kuhn, NPR Correspondent

NPR's Seoul Correspondent Anthony Kuhn shares sounds and pictures collected while reporting news across Asia, to give a sense of the issues he focuses on, and how he frames his reports.


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The 2019 HK Protests: What Does the Future Hold for Hong Kong?

November 18, 2019
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Established by the Center for East Asian Studies, Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies, and Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Chicago, the University of Ch

The East Asian Collection at the University of Chicago Library will be showcasing this fall, an acquisition of more than 2,000 North Korean stamps, each of which have been digitized and accompanied

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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