East Asia Faculty and the Neubauer Collegium

The University of Chicago Center for East Asian Studies congratulates the faculty principal investigators of the inaugural cohort of the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society research projects. 

East Asia faculty are involved in five out of the eighteen faculty research initiatives, with topics ranging from the history of writing to human rights. Learn more and explore the projects by following the links. 

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Sixth Japan at Chicago Lecture Series

Celebrating Protest

Sponsored by the University of Chicago Committee on Japanese Studies, the Human Rights Program, and the Center for International Studies

March 29-May 17, 2007

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Reading Kuzushiji: Early Modern Japanese Summer Workshop

June 10-22, 2013

The University of Chicago’s Committee on Japanese Studies sponsored the 2013 Summer Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji. Led by Professor Suzuki Jun of the National Institute of Japanese Literature (Kokubungaku Kenkyū Shiryōkan), the workshop was devoted to reading Japanese block-printed texts that take the form of reproduced handwriting.

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2013 Najita Distinguished Lecture

Chizuko Ueno
"Forty Years of Japanese Feminism: What it has achieved...and what it has not"

April 22, 2013, 5:00pm
International House
1414 E. 59th St. Chicago IL. 60637

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2012 Najita Distinguished Lecture

Akio Igarashi
"A Structure of Deceit: The Japanese Nuclear Energy Program"

October 10, 2012
Poster | Program

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