Virtual Events and Announcements

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Keeping everyone's well-being in mind, along with adhering to University-mandated policies and guidelines due to COVID-19, CEAS-sponsored events through June have been CANCELLED.
For a FULL listing of these events and for more information on postponements, click here
Visual and Material Perspectives on East Asia

All VMPEA meetings will take place via Zoom on Fridays from 4:30pm - 6:30pm. To request access to the meetings, please email the workshop coordinators at and  yinwu@uchicago.ed u .
May 22
Boyoung Chang, PhD., Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Art History
"Reconstructing the Nation: contemporary Korean photography since the 1990s"
 Discussant: Tingting Xu, PhD candidate, Department of Art Histo ry

May 29
Zhenru Zhou, PhD candidate, Department of Art History
"Configuring A Vertical Field: Multi-Level Buddhist Cave-Temples in Dunhuang and beyond"
Discussant: Jiayi Zhu PhD student, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
June 5
Maki Kaneko, Associate Professor, The Kress Foundation Department of Art History, University of Kansas
"Global Modernisms and 'Homeless' Nihonga: The Art of Jimmy Tsutomu Mirikitani"
Discussant: Chelsea Foxwell, PhD., Associate Professor  of Art History and the College , Department of Art History
This workshop is sponsored by the Council on Advanced Studies and the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago with generous support from a Title VI National Resource Center Grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

Other Virtual Events

5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7
Japan Cultural Center: Virtual Haiku Classes

5/16, 5/20, 5/23, 5/27, 5/30
Japan Cultural Center: Virtual Introduction to Origami
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Arts and Politics of East Asia Workshop: "Studying East Asian Cinema at the University of Chicago: A Virtual Roundtable with Alumni and Advanced Graduate Students"
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Smart Museum of Art: Materiality and Art - Remote Student Symposium

5/28, 6/11, 7/2, 7/16, 7/30
University of Chicago Hong Kong Campus: Yuen Lecture Series: One Hundred Year Lives in Asia

Religion, Literature, and Visual Culture Club of the Divinity Students Association: Reimagining Daoist Alchemy, Decolonizing Transhumanism

Job Openings and Announcements

Be sure to visit the news section on the CEAS website for information, updates, and other important announcements going on with faculty, students, and the East Asia community!

Free Access to Chinese E-Resources for UChicago Community

2018-19 William F. Sibley Memorial Subvention Award for Japanese Translation Presented to Cornell University Press

Take advantage of this time of social distancing to view the CEAS YouTube Channel! View the numerous lectures, performances, and conferences that have taken place over the years including talks from the CEAS Lecture Series, the Annual Tetsuo Najita Distinguished Lecture in Japanese Studies, and more! 

Prof. Boduerae Kwon
Korea University

"Self-determination" and "Representation" in the March 1st Movement: An Experiment in Simultaneity and Immediacy in 1919 Colonial Korea

Don't forget to catch up on the latest highlights, including pictures, of students who have traveled abroad and are featured as part of our our #CEASStudentHighlights initative!  

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