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First two CCCI Lecture videos now available online

The first two videos from the fall 2017 Cornell Contemporary China Initiative Lecture Series are now available on the East Asia Program website and through the EAP’s Vimeo channel. These are the...

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Institute for African Development Fall 2017 Seminar - China and Africa: Political, Cultural, and Economic Engagement

The Institute for African Development hosts a weekly seminar series under the general theme “Issues in African Development.” Open to the public, the fall seminar series is expected to provide a forum...

Kyoko Selden

Selden Memorial Translation Prize 2017

The Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize in Japanese Literature, Thought, and Society. The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University is pleased to announce the 2017 prize honoring the life...

Yiyun Li

CCCI invites Yiyun Li, award-winning author, to discuss her literary life with roots in China

When Yiyun Li was in Ithaca in February, she spoke to the CCCI audience about writing in her adopted language of English. In the May 8 issue of The New Yorker, Li’s story “A Small Flame” elegantly...

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Updates on the U.S. immigration order: news and resources

Many of the faculty, students, and staff at Cornell have questions about U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration and its implications for their activities and our international...

Tibetan Stones

Tibetan Language Study available through Shared Course Initiative (SCI)

With the support of the Department of Asian Studies, Cornell is now offering Modern Tibetan language study through the Shared Course Initiative (SCI). The new course, TIBET 1112, is taught via...

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2016 Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize awarded to Polly Barton for translation of Hishoku (Not of Color; 『非色』)

The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University is pleased to announce the recipient of the third Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize for 2016. The prize seeks to honor our late colleague,...

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Local library teaches lunar new year activities

This weekend, Southworth Library in Dryden, New York welcomed the Year of the Rooster with storytelling, games, and crafts using materials from China Culture Kits borrowed from the Einaudi Center’s...

 Mongeonogeoldae (蒙語老乞大/몽어노걸대), first roll (卷之一), displayed in Seoul National University Kyujanggak Institute for Koreanology Studies.

Cornell Linguistics professor wins prestigious Korean studies grant

An international collaborative project led by professor John Whitman (Linguistics and EAP Associate Director for Korean Studies) has been awarded a five-year grant from the Academy of Korean Studies...

Robert J. Smith

In Memory of Robert J. Smith, 1927-2016

Robert J. Smith, Ph.D. Anthropology ’55, died Oct. 11 at the age of 89. As an expert in the sociocultural anthropology of Japan, he taught in the Department of Anthropology at Cornell for over 40...

Ryan Buyco

EAP grad student wins Fulbright Hays

Ryan Buyco, Asian Studies and EAP fellowship recipient, wins Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship from the U.S. Department of Education to support his research in the...

Nick Admussen book

Professor Nick Admussen publishes new book on Chinese prose poetry

Professor Nick Admussen, assistant professor of Chinese literature and culture in Asian Studies and EAP faculty member, publishes his new book "Recite and Refuse: Contemporary Chinese Prose Poetry."

CCCI Lecture Series Fall 2016

CCCI Lecture Series starts September 19, 2016!

Cornell Contemporary China Initiative Lecture Series starts up again this semester on Monday, September 19 with Professor Matthew Erie (Oxford) "China and Islam: The Prophet, The Party, and Law" from...

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2017-2018 fellowships for East Asian research and studies – applications now open

Each year the Cornell East Asia Program awards sixteen to twenty full semester fellowships to Cornell doctoral and masters students undertaking research having to do with East Asia. These semester-...

Dispatches from the Korean Peninsula

Film Series: Dispatches from the Korean Peninsula at Cornell Cinema

This fall semester, East Asia Program is sponsoring a Korean film series at Cornell Cinema. Films include: Spirit's Homecoming (2015), The Wailing (2016), Under the Sun (2016), The Lovers and the...

Zen Buddhism class trip

EAP faculty and visiting scholar led students on a class trip to Japan this summer

EAP faculty Professor Jane Marie Law (Asian Studies) and EAP visiting scholar Masaki Matsubara led Cornell students on a 12-day trip to Japan in June after a semesterlong class on Zen Buddhism, co-...

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"The Future of the Humanities and Anthropological Difference" FUTH Workshop

The Cornell East Asia Program (EAP), in collaboration with the Flying University of Transnational Humanities (FUTH), the Collège International de Philosophie (France), L’École des hautes études en...

Hunter Rawlings Reunion 2016

Watch: Interim President Rawlings highlights work by EAP faculty

Cornell Interim President Hunter Rawlings highlights the research of EAP faculty, Professors Ding Xiang Warner (Asian Studies) and Jessica Chen Weiss (Government), in his State of the University...

Asian Studies 70 Years

Asian Studies celebrates 70 years!

"Asian studies department marks 70th anniversary" Cornell Chronicle - May 25, 2016

Shiping Tang

CCCI: Professor Shiping Tang offers advice to students researching contemporary China

CCCI & CICER Student Symposium: Topics in Contemporary China Studies - April 9, 2016 Keynote Speaker: Professor Shiping Tang, Professor of International Relations, Fudan University (Shanghai,...