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Call for submissions: 2019 Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize

The 2019 Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize in Japanese Literature, Thought, and Society. The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University is pleased to announce the 2019 prize honoring the...

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Fantastic New Year book sale currently being offered by the Cornell East Asia Series (CEAS)

First of all: Happy New Year! / 새해 복 많이 받으세요! / 新年快乐! / 明けましておめでとうございます!https://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/on-sale/ For a limited time, select hardbacks from the press are being offered at $10 each,...

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Cornell Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow Andrew Campana's research on Japanese poetry across media

“I’m looking at how poets not only use or talk about technologies at moments of media transition, but also how they use their poetry to rethink what these technologies can be,” says Campana. As part...

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David Palmer visits Cornell with two major presentations

David Palmer, Associate professor, The University of Hong Kong, visits Cornell to give two lectures, both of which are free and open to the public. The Cornell Contemporary China Initiative (CCCI)...

Kyoko Selden

2018 Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize in Japanese Literature, Thought, and Society

The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University is pleased to announce the 2018 prize honoring the life and work of our colleague, Kyoko Selden. The prize pays homage to the finest achievements...

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Eli Friedman speaks on decision to suspend exchange program

"As institutions that hold academic freedom to be a sacred principle, at a certain point we need to act on that." Eli Friedman, director of international programs for Cornell’s School of Industrial...

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CCCI speaker discusses "post-post-Mao era" China

In a seminar for the East Asia Program's Cornell Contemporary China Initiative, Jeff Wasserstrom of UC Irvine noted a shift toward authoritarianism under President Xi Jinping. Cornell Daily Sun...

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Soundcloud recording of Magnus Fiskesjö radio interview on Xinjiang human rights situation

https://soundcloud.com/wrfihumanrightsshow/magnus-fiskesjo-and-john-weis.... Cornell faculty Magnus Fiskesjö and John Weiss appeared Friday, 5 Oct. 2018, on FM 88.1, WRFI.org to talk about the...

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John Whitman co-hosts 願文 liturgies in premodern East Asia conference at Columbia University

Sponsored in part by his Academy of Korean Studies five-year grant "Korean at the Nexus of the Northeast Asian Linguistic Area," this conference at Columbia University will gather scholars of...

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New titles from CEAS, Fall, 2018

The Cornell East Asia Series (CEAS) is excited to announce three forthcoming titles for the fall in 2018: "Red Ghost White Ghost" by Kita Moria Translated by Masako Inamoto, "Representing Lives in...

Yangyang Chen Lecture

CCCI Lecture series for spring 2018 now available

Our Cornell Contemporary China Initiative lecture series saw a diverse range of speakers bookended by topics touching on the religious lives of modern Chinese people. In between we featured a concert...

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Visting Scholar Marc Peter Keane Ceramic Exhibition Video

Artist Marc Peter Keane's work mixes natural materials such as leaves, meadow grasses, and gravel with clay to create works that feel at once very ancient and very modern — organic and natural but

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EAP facuty Eli Friedman (ILR) writes on Beijing neighborhood evictions and demolitions

Eli Friedman writes in Jacobin magazine that the recent evictions of "low-end populations" and mass demolitions of migrant neighborhoods in Beijing are symptoms of what he calls "just-in-time...

Allen Carlson listens to Eli Friedman at the forum on Xi Jinping

EAP faculty discuss China’s 19th Party Congress and Xi Jinping's vision

Three Cornell China experts offered their analysis regarding, “China’s 19th Party Congress: It’s Xi’s World Now,”: Allen Carlson, associate professor of government and chair of the China and Asia...

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CCCI Fall 2017 Lectures available on Vimeo

All videos from the fall 2017 Cornell Contemporary China Initiative Lecture Series are now available on the East Asia Program website The Cornell Contemporary China Initiative brings leading figures...

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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...

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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...

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...