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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. 

The Cornell Contemporary China Initiative brings leading figures from around the world to present on issues crucial to our current world. The CCCI has built a large archive of media resources based on these talks.  

EAP Graduate Student Professionalization (EAP-GSSC)
EAP-GSSC gathering

The EAP graduate student organization (EAP-GSSC) brings together graduate students working on East Asia to develop their research and careers. 

Still Hear the Wound flyer

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. 

In June 2018 the EAP Translation Studies Initiative hosted a four-day conference on the translation and uses of historical Chinese medical texts. 

Hu Shih inaugural lecture poster

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. 

Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium

Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium 古文品讀 - CCCC is a reading group for scholars interested in texts in classical Chinese (古文). The Colloquium has sessions four or five times each semester. All are welcome, at any level of experience with classical Chinese.

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.