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CEAS Electronic Publications on KU ScholarWorks

CEAS Electronic Publications

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.

 

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JET Program

Applications for the 2015 JET Program are now available at this website: http://www.us.emb-japan.go.jp/JET/. The deadline is Friday, November 14th.

New M.A. Program

The Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at The University of Kansas is offering a new M.A. program in Contemporary East Asian Studies, beginning in the 2014-2015 academic year. 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 www.ceas.ku.edu/degrees, or contact Ayako Mizumura, Assistant Director of CEAS, by email (ceasma@ku.edu) 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.

KU Works for Kansas: A Free Undergraduate Study Tour of Japan

CEAS conducted a Kakehashi Project-Bridge for Tomorrow study tour to Japan for 23 students from colleges and universities throughout Kansas in summer 2014. The tour, which was funded by the Japan Foundation and led by CEAS members Maggie Childs (core faculty) and Nancy Hope (staff), visited selected sites in Tokyo and Shizuoka June 23rd - July 3rd.  For more about the Project, view the video, the itinerary, or excerpts from participant reports. This fall, the Kansas students will make presentations about Japan at local elementary and secondary schools, while CEAS will host 23 students from Shizuoka University who are visiting KU in early spring as part of their Kakehashi tour of America.  

We had a good time on Tuesday learning more about Japanese Sweets. If you missed the lecture (or if you attended, and now want to learn more about this topic) check out the link below, for a whole magazine issue devoted to the topic of Japanese Snacks and Sweets. This magazine, Niponica, is published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. http://web-japan.org/niponica/
niponica
Cover: Tai-yaki cakes made from a wheat flour and egg dough. The dough is stuffed with an bean paste, then pressed into a fish-shaped mold to be baked. (Kotai-yaki, by Tourindou Co. Ltd., Photo by Takeuchi Akio)

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