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1 month ago
Every year, the Department of East Asian Studies hosts an award ceremony to acknowledge the EAS students for their exceptional performance and hard work during the academic year. On May 5th, 2023, EAS gave out four awards: The Blair Prize in...
1 month ago
University of Arizona Department of East Asian Studies Professor and Center for Buddhist Studies Director Jiang Wu is one of 171 scientists, writers, scholars and artists awarded a 2023 Guggenheim Fellowship. Wu said he was thrilled to be named a...
EAS students and faculty at WBAOS
6 months ago
The Department of East Asian Studies joined the Center for East Asian Studies and ASU's School of International Letters and Cultures in co-hosting the annual meeting of the Western Branch of the American Oriental Society from Nov. 3-Nov. 5, 2022....
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8 months 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...
9 months 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...
1 year 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...
1 year 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...
1 year 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...
2 years 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...
2 years 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...
2 years 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...
2 years 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 ...

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