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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CEAS Announces the 2020 Asada Eiji BA Thesis Prize Winners

The University of Chicago Center for East Asian Studies sponsors an annual prize of $250.00 awarded for the best University of Chicago B.A. thesis dealing with topics related to East Asia (China, Japan and Korea). Since its inception in 2009, one prize has been awarded to a paper in the area of humanities and one in the area of social sciences.  Preference is provided to papers utilizing original source materials in an East Asian language. This prize is named in honor of Asada Eiji, the recipient of the first Ph.D. degree awarded by the University of Chicago in 1893.

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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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