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1 week ago
The newly established Center for East Asian Studies has been featured on Arizona Public Media (AZPM). Dr. Wenhao Diao and Dr. Scott Gregory, co-directors of the Center and Associate Professors in the Department of East Asian Studies, were...
2 weeks ago
The University of Arizona will establish a new Center for East Asian Studies that will join three other longstanding international centers on campus. The four centers will receive a combined $5.9 million in federal Title VI grant funding over the...
4 months ago
One professor in the Department of East Asian Studies has been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research.   Dr. Scott Gregory is promoted from Assistant Professor to tenured Associate Professor.   Gregory is a...
4 months ago
2022 Awards Winners Charles O. Hucker Founders Award Justin Mackie Ming Sun Charles O. Hucker Founders Award Honorable Mentions Elizabeth Leong Etienne Thompson Libby Merchant The Barbara Blair Prize Isabella Anghel Jamie Peterson Japan Foundation...
11 months ago
The Department of East Asian Studies in the College of Humanities at the University of Arizona invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Contemporary Japanese Studies. We are particularly interested in...
1 year ago
Two professors in the East Asian Studies Department have been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research. Dr. Maggie Camp is promoted from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Practice. Dr. Hai Ren is...
1 year ago
Kharen Morgan, graduating with degree in Applied Humanities: Public Health Emphasis and East Asian Studies: Chinese Language Emphasis, has received the 2020-2021 Native American Student Affairs Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award.   A member of...
1 year ago
Nikita Ganesh, graduating with a double major in Chinese language and psychological science, will be awarded the University’s Merrill P. Freeman Medal.   Ganesh is one of two recipients of the medal, which is named in honor of Merrill Freeman, who...
1 year ago
The University of Arizona is launching a new minor in Asian Pacific American studies, centered on what has become the fastest-growing racial or ethnic group in the United States. The new minor, housed in the Department of East Asian Studies in the ...
A scene from Kyoto in summer 2019
1 year ago
As the university recognizes APIDA Heritage Month, assistant professor Joshua Schlachet explains how he and his East Asian studies colleagues are helping increase the profile of the university's Japanese studies offerings. Read More  
Infrastructure as a Planetary Sculpture flyer
1 year ago
Dr. Hai Ren has just published a blog essay on China’s Belt & Road Initiative (BRI), a global infrastructure project. The blog article, entitled “Infrastructure as a Planetary Sculpture: The Future of the Belt and Road Initiative in the...
1 year ago
Dear EAS Colleagues and Students, I join in the messages of the Dean and Provost’s Office in condemning the rise of hatred and violence against Asians, Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities. The recent spate of anti-Asian violence has no...

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