The Korea Collection at the East Asia Library at Yale will present a series of three online workshop sessions on Korean romanization during the month of October. From introduction and basic rules to the advanced will be covered by Korean Studies librarians who are specialized in Korean romanization and cataloging. Students and researchers in Korean Studies, library staff, and anyone interested in learning Korean romanization are welcome to attend.
An initiative that advances the Center’s mission in fostering dialogue and interdisciplinary collaboration, this annual public lecture series presents eminent scholars who concentrate on the study of East Asia in a variety of disciplines.
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.
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.