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2 years 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
2 years 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!  
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years ago
Please join us in congratulating Dr. David Pietz.  http://uanews.org/story/ua-prof-receives-unesco-appointment
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
2 years ago
EAS faculty member Nathaniel Smith will speak on Wednesday, March 4 at a symposium convened by the Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. The symposium, “Waiting for the Rising Sun: Japanese New... Read More
2 years ago
The Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language, and Literacy (CERCLL) at the University of Arizona (UA) was awarded a third Title VI Language Resource Center grant to develop resources for the teaching and learning of foreign... Read More

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