College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Academic Publications/Scholarworks

The Center for East Asian Studies has been publishing works by KU East Asia faculty as well as other scholars since 1962. In recent years, our publications have been digital and housed on KU ScholarWorks, an open access site managed by the KU libraries. The East Asia Library has digitized past publications and posted them on KU ScholarWorks, so now all past CEAS scholarly publications can be found in digital form using the links below. You can do a general search of our publications, or you can go straight to a list of CEAS publications arranged by subject.

CEAS Faculty Publications

KU ScholarWorks also houses open access digital versions of the works of CEAS faculty originally published elsewhere (see CEAS Faculty Works below).

Language Text Series

The Language Text Series is a series of readers originally compiled by Professor Wallace Johnson, and updated and edited by his colleagues following his death. These readers are designed to introduce students to Chinese language scholarship in the fields of art history, history, international relations, literature, sociology-anthropology, and law with an eye to helping students become familiar with the specialized Chinese language vocabulary in their fields.

Journal of Asian Legal History

The Journal of Asian Legal History was a digital journal published by Professor Wallace Johnson until his death in 2007.

Uyghur Textbook

Our most widely used digital publication is our Uyghur language textbook written by Engesaeth Tarjei, Mahire Yakup and Arienne Dwyer, the production of which was supported by Title VI funds from the Department of Education.


CEAS KU Scholar Works Usage Statistics


Departmental Calendar
CEAS M.A. Program

The Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at The University of Kansas now offers an M.A. program in Contemporary East Asian Studies. Full-time students with prior East Asian language training will be able to complete the degree within 12 months. For more information about this M.A. program including specific requirements for admission, visit, or contact Ayako Mizumura, Assistant Director of CEAS, by email ( or call 785-864-1478. You can also download our program flyer (PDF) Please share this information with your friends, colleagues and students! We are looking forward to hearing from you.

Just a reminder that our next Tea and Talk lecture is this Thursday at 4! Come hear about social protest in China.

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