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Initiated in 2016, this annual series showcases CEAS faculty, alumni, and special guests who provide author talks and book launches as a way to engage the broader community in conversations regarding key scholarship on East Asia.  In partnership with the Seminary Co-op Bookstore, the East Asia by the Book! CEAS Author Talks features a presentation by the author(s) that is often facilitated through conversation with a discussant, following by a question and answer session with the audience.

To read more about the author(s) and event, please follow the links below:

2016-2017 Academic Year

Norma Field (Robert S. Ingersoll Distinguished Service Professor in Japanese Studies) and Heather Bowen-Struyk (DePaul University)
For Dignity, Justice, and Revolution: An Anthology of Japanese Proletarian Literature
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Johanna Ransmeier (Associate Professor of History and the College)
Sold People: Traffickers and Family Life in North China
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2017-2018 Academic Year

Yoon Sun Yang (Associate Professor of Korean & Comparative Literature)
From Domestic Women to Sensitive Young Me: Translating the Individual in Early Colonial Korea
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2018-2019 Academic Year

Tie Xiao (Associate Professor, Indiana University)
Revolutionary Waves: The Crowd in in Modern China
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Justin Jesty (Associate Professor of Japanese, University of Washington)
Art and Engagement in Early Postwar Japan
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