Latest News and Announcements
CEAS Sponsors Diverse Programs During First Year of New Title VI Grant
As a U.S. Department of Education-designated National Resource Center, the Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at the University of Chicago supports a variety of activities on campus and beyond to promote teaching, research, interdisciplinary scholarship, and greater public understanding about East Asia. Thanks to a $2.1 million Title VI Grant (2018-2022), CEAS is proud to have implemented numerous programs during this first year of the grant cycle, including the following programs!
EALC's Michael Bourdaghs Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship
Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, Michael Bourdaghs (Robert S. Ingersoll Professor in East Asian Languages and Civilizations and the College) was named a Guggenheim Fellow for the 2019 year. Professor Bourdaghs is 1 of 168 scholars, artists, and writers who were recently selected and approved by the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. The selected individuals were chosen among a group of almost 3,000 applicants in the Foundation's ninety-fifth competition.
Wu Hung Presents the 68th Annual A.W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts in 2019 at NGA
Wu Hung, Harrie A. Vanderstappen Distinguished Service Professor of Art History, has been selected to deliver the 68th annual A.W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts in 2019 by The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) at the National Gallery of Art.
CEAS Congratulates UChicago Students Selected For the Luce Scholars Program
The University of Chicago Center for East Asian Studies congratulates Lewis Page and Kiryl Puchyk for being selected as Luce Scholars.
University Professor Ken Pomeranz Awarded the Prestigious Dan David Prize for his Scholarship on East Asian History
Kenneth Pomeranz, one of the world's leading scholars of modern China, has been awarded the prestigious Dan David Prize for his studies of macro history, focusing on East Asia.
Each year, the Dan David Foundation awards three $1 million prizes for innovative achievements in interdisciplinary research exploring the past, present and future.
Wu Hung and Judith Zeitlin Receive a National Endowment for the Humanities Award for 2019-2020
Wu Hung, Harrie A. Vanderstappen Distinguished Service Professor of Art History, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the College; and Judith Zeitlin, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor, East Asian Languages and Civilizations both received a National Endowment for the Humanities award for the 2019-2020 academic year for their individual projects.
CEAS Announces 2018-2019 Awardees of New Dissertation Prizes in Chinese Studies
The Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce the recipients of the inaugural Philip A. Kuhn Dissertation Prize in Chinese Studies and Kei-on Chan Dissertation Prize in Modern Chinese Studies. Both Prizes are made possible by a generous gift from Mr. Kei-on Chan (AM ’67, Ph.D. ’74).
AY 2018-2019 Awardees
Philip A. Kuhn Dissertation Prize in Chinese Studies
Yuqian YAN, Cinema and Media Studies; East Asian Languages and Civilizations