Update on Winter/Spring Quarter CEAS Events - CANCELLATIONS DUE TO COVID-19

The University of Chicago is taking additional precautionary steps in light of continued escalation in cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the U.S. and abroad, and further guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Chicago Department of Public Health to reduce the spread of the disease.  On March 10, 2020, the University released new guidance on campus health and safety precautions related to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

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2019-20 William F. Sibley Memorial Subvention Award for Japanese Translation Presented to Columbia University Press

The Committee on Japanese Studies at the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago is proud to announce the 2019-20 William F. Sibley Memorial Subvention Award for Japanese Translation to Columbia University Press for An I-Novel by Minae Mizumura, translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter.  

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2018-19 William F. Sibley Memorial Subvention Award for Japanese Translation Presented to Cornell University Press

The Committee on Japanese Studies at the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago is proud to announce the 2018-19 William F. Sibley Memorial Subvention Award for Japanese Translation to Cornell University Press for Eight Dogs Part One: An Ill-Considered Jest by Kyokutei Bakin, translated by Glynn Walley (University of Oregon).  

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Ph.D. Student Zhenru Zhou Wins Liu Cong Memorial Prize

The Center for East Asian Studies congratulates Art History's Zhenru Zhou for receiving the 2019-2020 Liu Cong Memorial Prize for the Best Essay on East Asian Art and Visual Culture, an award established by The Center for the Art of East Asia.  Her essay, “Escaping from Confinement: Hell Imagery in the Shōjuraigōji Rokudō-e,” derived from her study of the 12th-13th century paintings of the Six Realms of Buddhist cosmology preserved at the Shōjuraigō Temple in Japan and is thoroughly researched, well-argued, and based on visual analysis of complex imagery. 

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