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2 weeks ago
UA College of Humanities researchers are spending four weeks this summer in China on a Fulbright-Hays grant to provide a group of K-16 educators with insights into Chinese culture, language and education. Awarded a Fulbright-Hays grant of $88,263,...
1 month ago
College of Humanities Dean Alain-Philippe Durand and Center for Buddhist Studies Director Jiang Wu signed an agreement with the Maitreya Culture & Education Foundation to create a Maitreya Library at the University of Arizona. The agreement,...
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3 months ago
A number of East Asian Studies and related UA faculty members will be heading to Denver, CO for the Association for Asian Studies annual conference. Here's what they'll be up to!   EAS faculty:  Heng Du Panel: Beyond Citation: Perspectives on Early...
3 months ago
The Center for Digital Humanities has selected six faculty research projects for development awards. The projects will  combine research in a humanities discipline with cutting-edge technology, like data visualization, digital storytelling, motion...
3 months ago
The Chinese Language program held a party on Feb. 15 to celebrate the Year of the Pig. More than 100 students from Chinese language classes, TAs and instructors participated in the event. Students enjoyed a variety of activities in the LSB courtyard...
4 months ago
At the University of Arizona’s Graduate and Professional Student Council Showcase on February 13th, 2019, Jingyi Li, a second year PhD student in the East Asian Studies department was awarded First Place in the category of Communication and...
4 months ago
College of Humanities double major Rob Lisak is featured as the UA Honors College student of the week.  Lisak majors in Religious Studies and East Asian Studies and talked with the Honors College about his experiences studying abroad in Hangzhou.  ...
4 months ago
A message from Albert Welter, Head of the East Asian Studies Department "I’m happy to report the extraordinary success of the China Showcase event on the UA Mall yesterday (Friday). I hope you all had a chance to attend. It was really great––a...
4 months ago
A New History of Medieval Japanese Theatre This book traces the history of noh and kyōgen, the first major Japanese theatrical arts. Going beyond P. G. O'Neill's Early Nō Drama of 1958, it covers the full period of noh's medieval development and...
6 months ago
“Community Regeneration and Public Art, “ international conference co-organized by the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Arizona and Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in Chongqing, China, November 26-27, 2018.
8 months ago
Since August 29th, the Department of East Asian Studies began holding weekly meetings in order to help graduate students improve their academic and professional proficiency. Students and faculties have gathered six times so far. The speakers and...
9 months ago
Back row - from left to right: Phil Gabriel, Dian Li, Kim Jones, Alison Jameson, Theresa Jensen, Maggie Camp, Takashi Miura Front row - from left to right: Josh Schlachet, Scott Gregory, Heng Du, Nathaniel Smith, Wenhao Diao, Rae Dachille, Hai Ren,...

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