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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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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Film Screening of Shusenjo ft. Director Miki Dezaki

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

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North Korean Stamps Exhibit at East Asian Collection at the University of Chicago Library Featured

The University of Chicago Library East Asian Collection's North Korean Stamp Collection provides a valuable window into shifting politics and culture of North Korea and a different perspective of the nation’s historical place in the modern world. The Collection also serves as a well-curated primary resource for scholars to expand Korean studies in the philatelic realm. In the decades following North Korea’s issuing of its first stamp in 1946, these printed items were limited to postal usage.

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UChicago Participates at the 2020 Association for Asian Studies Conference in Boston

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

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