College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Spring 2014 Events

CEAS Lunar New Year Party

Friday, January 31, 2014; 5 to 7 p.m.

ECM Building; 1204 Oread Avenue Lawrence, KS 66044

Come join us for food tastings, music, games and activities!

 

Chinese History Lecture: " 'Believing' in Song Dynasty China "

Robert Hymes, Professor of Chinese History, Columbia University

Thursday, March 6, 2014; 4 p.m.

Malott Room, Kansas Union

 

Tea and Talk Lecture:

"Sounds and Scents of China and Korea: Poetry and Prose Reading"

Maija Devine, Author of The Voices of Heaven, and Long Walks on Short Days

Tuesday, March 11, 2014; 4 p.m.

Pine Room, Kansas Union

 

Tea and Talk Lecture:

"The Future is the Past: Memory, Nostalgia, and Youth Crisis in Chinese Cinema"

H. Faye Xiao, Assistant Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures

Tuesday, March 25, 2014; 4 p.m.

Malott Room, Kansas Union

 

Grant Goodman Lecture:

"Japan's Ongoing 3.11 Nuclear Disaster: Recovery and Resilience"

Daniel Aldrich, Political Science, Purdue University

Wednesday, April 2, 2014; 7:30 p.m.

Malott Room, Kansas Union

 

Wallace Johnson Memorial Lecture:

"The Song Emperor Huizong: Daoist, Painter, Poet, Captive"

Patricia Ebrey, History, University of Washington

Thursday, April 10, 2014; 4:30 p.m.

Centennial Room, Kansas Union

 

Tea and Talk Lecture:

“Sex and Sea Bream: Food and Prostitution in Hishikawa Moronobu’s Visit to Yoshiwara”

Eric C. Rath, Professor, History

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Pine Room, Kansas Union

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


August 2014
August 24, 2014 | 03:00 pm | Jayhawk Boulevard
September 2014
September 08, 2014 | 07:30 pm | Lied Center
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SWCAS & MCAA Joint Conference, 2014

CEAS will host a joint conference of the Southwest Conference of Asian Studies (SWCAS) &
the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs (MCAA) in Lawrence, KS on October 3-5, 2014

Follow this link for more information.

Follow this link for registration.

Program Chair: J. Megan Greene, mgreene@ku.edu

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 (mizu@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.

New CEAS Study Abroad Program

The University of Kansas recently participated in the Kakehashi Project-Bridge for Tomorrow, a 10-day study abroad trip to Japan for 23 students from Kansas universities. In the 2014-15 school year CEAS will host a group of students from Japan.

It's not just the United States: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is also big in Japan. The Japan Times has a slideshow of celebrities in Japan participating in the challenge.
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in Japan | The Japan Times
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