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


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

November 18, 2019
7:00 pm

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

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

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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