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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,...

CCCC poster for Spring 2016

Final Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium of the semester, Friday

The final CCCC session of the semester will feature Professor Son Suyoung's (Cornell) text reading: “How to Read Editorial Principles: Yu Chu xinzhi 虞初新志 and Installment Publication.” All are welcome...

EAP announces 2016-17 Fellows

EAP is proud to announce the following the 2016-17 fellowship awardees.  Congratulations to all!

Prof. Woo

EAP 2016-17 Distinguished Visiting Professor

For the Fall 2016 semester we are joined by Yonsei University Professor of English Language and Literature Woo Miseong. Professor Woo will be teaching a course "Korean Modernity and Popular Culture."

workshop poster FUTH July 2016

Registration deadline extended for July 2016 workshop "The Future of Humanities and Anthropological Difference: Beyond the Modern Regime of Translation"

A workshop of global scholars as part of the Flying University of Transnational Humanities (FUTH) is to be held on the Cornell Ithaca Campus from July 10 through 14 in 2016. The 2016 workshop at...

Job Opportunity: Chinese Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Position at CU

The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer/Senior Lecturer position in Mandarin Chinese language beginning July 1, 2016.

CCCI & CICER Student Symposium 2016

Inaugural CCCI & CICER Student Symposium takes place on April 9!

The 2016 CCCI & CICER Student Symposium: Topics in Contemporary China Studies will take place on Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 9:30AM to 4:30PM in 401 Physical Sciences Building. Our keynote...

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The 1st East Asia Graduate Colloquium (Spring 2016)

Spring 2016 East Asia Graduate Colloquium February 25 – April 21, 2016 6.00 – 7.15 p.m. @374 Rockefeller Hall (Asian Studies Lounge) *Light dinner will be served*

Jessica Chen Weiss

EAP Faculty "Roundtable weighs Chinese political developments"

Cornell Chronicle (February 5, 2016) reports on our event, “The Great Crackdown: A Roundtable on Censorship and Protest in China Today,” organized by Professor Magnus Fiskesjö (Anthropology) and...

EAP Speaker Series poster for Yukari Tanaka

EAP Speaker Series lecture on virtual dialects in Japanese

Tuesday, February 9th, 4:45 PM, Professor Yukari Tanaka (Nihon University) will present her research on the development of virtual dialects in Japanese media, with special attention to dialect use in...

CCCI Spring 2016 Lecture Series

Cornell Contemporary China Initiative lecture series for Spring 2016 launches Monday, February 8!

Come join us for our CCCI Lecture Series this semester on Mondays from 4:30pm to 6:00pm in Kaufmann Auditorium (G64 Goldwin Smith Hall)!

CCCC Spring 2016

Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium event Feb. 19, 2016

The first Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium of the spring ’16 semester will be held on Fri., Feb. 19th, 3:30 PM, 374 Rockefeller hall.

2015 Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize Awarded to Andrew Murakami-Smith for "Muddy River"

Cornell’s Asian Studies Department has awarded the 2015 Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize to Andrew Murakami-Smith for his translation of the 1977 short story “Muddy River” (“Doro no kawa”) by...