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.


The Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago (CEAS) is excited to announce a new annual prize of $250 for the best University of Chicago M.A.

The University of Chicago Library East Asian Collection's North Korean Stamp Collection provides a valuable window into shifting politics and culture of North Korea and a different perspective of t

Doc Films is excited to announce a complete retrospective of the films of Tsai Ming-liang, presented in collaboration with the Center for East Asian Studies and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Off

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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