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.
The Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago (CEAS) is excited to announce a new annual prize of $250 for the best University of Chicago M.A. thesis dealing with topics related to Japan. The selection committee considers the specific content, regional focus, and methodologies of annual submissions. Preference will be provided to papers utilizing original source materials in an East Asian language. Note: Students in 2-year terminal M.A. programs are eligible to apply for this Prize in the year they complete their M.A. thesis requirement.
Film Screening of Shusenjo ft. Director Miki Dezaki
February 19, 2020
5:45 pm - Reception (light refreshments)
6:30 pm - Screening
8:30 pm - Q&A with Director Miki Dezaki, moderated by Love Kindstrand (Ph.D. student in the Department of Anthropology)
Social Sciences Research Building, Room 122
1226 E. 59th St. Chicago, IL 60637
This year's scheduled reception during the AAS Conference in Boston has been CANCELLED.
*JOIN THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO CENTER FOR EAST ASIAN STUDIES RECEPTION ON FRIDAY, MARCH 20TH AT 7:30 PM IN THE BERKELEY MEETING ROOM, 3RD FLOOR, OF THE SHERATON BOSTON HOTEL.
Susan Burns – CEAS Director and Faculty – Chair and Discussant
From Nourishing Life to National Nutrition: Diet and Health in Japanese History
Thursday, March 19
7:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Location: Hynes, Room 200, Level 2