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The Department of East Asian Studies is proud to announce the publication of Spreading Buddha's Word in East Asia: The Formation and Transformation of the Chinese Buddhist Canon, edited by our own Professor Jiang Wu in conjunction with... Read More
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Liming Wang’s Biosketch Liming was born and raised in a small village in northern China. Her fraternal grandfather was an intellectual but was persecuted and “sent down” during the Cultural Revolution. He had to relocate to a village from... Read More
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Mark Metcalf, an alumni of East Asian Studies, received his Masters of Art in EAS in 2001. His MA thesis, entitled Warring States Political Rhetoric and the Zhangguo Ce Persuasions, was directed by Dr. Anna Shields. Mark later received an... Read More
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The Chinese language program participated in the Fourth Chinese Language and Culture Proficiency Competition at the Tucson Chinese Culture Center, September 26, 2015. The event was hosted by the Confucius Institute of the University of... Read More
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This summer EAS assistant professor and cultural anthropologist Dr. Nathaniel Smith led the inaugural year of Arizona in Japan: Megacity Tokyo. The group of eleven students were based at Sophia University in the heart of Tokyo, analyzed... Read More
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China is currently the fifth most popular study abroad destination among American college students, but UA has never had its own program in Mainland China before. In the summer of 2015, Department of East Asian Studies launched its Arizona... Read More
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The Department of East Asian Studies launched a new Buddhism minor in Fall, 2015, which is already generating interest among undergraduate students. Read more about in the news!  
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EAS faculty attended a working retreat at Hacienda del Sol Resort on August 29th to plan for the 2015-16 academic year. Faculty pictured from left to right: (back row) Philip Gabriel, Albert Welter, Fabio Lanza,  Nathaniel Smith, Scott... Read More
1 year ago
Join us in congratulating Ashley Levy, the 2015 recipient of The Hucker Founders Award for Excellence in Chinese Studies. Ashley began learning Chinese in 7th grade, studying the language for six years and taking three trips to China with... Read More
1 year ago
Christianne Ono is the recipient of the 2015 Blair Prize in Japanese Studies. Christianne graduates from the University of Arizona with a triple major in Economics, Linguistics, and East Asian Studies, with a minor in Math. She has managed... Read More

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