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1 year ago
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
1 year ago
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
1 year ago
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!  
1 year ago
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
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
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
Please join us in congratulating Dr. David Pietz.  http://uanews.org/story/ua-prof-receives-unesco-appointment
1 year ago
Associate Professor David Pietz has published a new book entitled The Yellow River: The Problem of Water in Modern China.  Published by Harvard University Press, the text examines the historical sources of China’s water predicament, and... Read More
2 years ago
A Buddhist studies minor will be available starting in the fall, and it will draw from the University's existing expertise in religious studies, East Asian studies, Chinese and Japanese Buddhism, and South Asian religions. http://uanews.... Read More
2 years ago
"I am extremely thankful to everyone in the SILLC Committee for awarding me my very first (hopefully of more to come) study abroad scholarship. Thanks to this generous contribution to my academic career, I will be studying abroad in Kobe,... Read More

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