15th Tetsuo Najita Distinguished Lecture in Japanese Studies ft. Ichirō Tomiyama

Professor Tomiyama Ichirō is a Professor of Global Studies at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan.  Originally trained at Kyoto University as an agricultural historian, Prof.

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2020-21 William F. Sibley Memorial Subvention Award for Japanese Translation Presented to Stone Bridge Press

The Committee on Japanese Studies at the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago is proud to announce the 2020-2021 William F. Sibley Memorial Subvention Award for Japanese Translation to Stone Bridge Press for The Thorn Puller by Hiromi Ito, translated by Jeffrey Angles (Western Michigan University).

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CEAS Announces 2021 CEAS M.A. Thesis Prize in Japan and Korean Studies Awardee

The Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce Michelle Ha, Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences (MAPSS), as the winner of a special 2021 CEAS M.A. Thesis Prize in Japan and Korean Studies for her thesis entitled “Decolonizing Migration Theory: Korean Indentured Labor Migration to Mexico as Case Study”.   For 2021, the Prize has been awarded by the CEAS Committee on Japanese Studies and the CEAS Committee on Korean Studies, as her thesis strongly showcased work in both areas of her transregional topic.

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CEAS Event Updates

This page has been updated as of September 20, 2021.

The Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) is pleased to announce the resumption of in-person events during the 2021-2022 academic year.  For the health and safety of event attendees, CEAS staff will be closely monitoring the ongoing situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, and will adhere to University of Chicago safety measures and protocols as they pertain to in-person gatherings across campus.

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