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Initiatives

Projects organized by the Cornell East Asia Program

EAP runs several research initiatives that involve faculty and graduate students in transnational projects on topics central to the East Asian region and East Asian studies.

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The Cornell Contemporary China Initiative brings leading figures from around the world to present at a weekly forum on issues crucial to our current world, and also is building an archive of resources on these topics.

The Hu Shih Distinguished Lecture is an annual lecture given by an influential scholar of East Asian history for the Cornell campus and is video archived for the community beyond. 

Korea Foundation Distinguished Visiting Professors

The Korea Foundation Distinguished Visiting Professorship brings faculty from top universities in Korea to teach undergraduate courses in their specialty discipline, and is run in conjunction with a Korean Studies Speaker Series of visiting specialists.

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The Translation Studies Initiative makes Cornell a global center for critical inquiry through workshops on the theoretical and practical import of the translation of texts in today's globalized university. 

Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium 古文品讀 - CCCC is a reading group for scholars interested in premodern Chinese studies. All are welcome, at any level of experience with classical Chinese.