The Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago (CEAS) serves as an interdisciplinary nexus and clearinghouse for East Asian studies and an important resource for faculty and students across the University.  CEAS supports academic activities, research, outreach, and public events to promote greater understanding of China, Japan and Korea.  CEAS has been designated a Title VI National Resource Center by the U.S. Department of Education.

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"Qi of Heaven, Qi of the Void: Atmosphere, Air, and the Sacred in late Qing Translated Science"

Ruth Rogaski, Vanderbilt University


As a U.S. Department of Education-designated National Resource Center, the Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS)

Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, Michael Bourdaghs (Robert S.

Wu Hung, Harrie A. Vanderstappen Distinguished Service Professor of Art History, has been selected to deliver the 68th annual A.W.

The workshop “Writing & Picturing II: A Workshop with Emerging Scholars” is presented by

The University of Chicago Center for East Asian Studies congratulates Lewis Page and Kiryl Puchyk for being selected as Luce Scholars.

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CEAS by the Numbers

Years - CEAS was Founded in 1959
Affiliated Faculty - Across the University
Events in 2018-2019 - Lectures, Conferences, Film Screenings and More
East-Asian Focused Courses 2018-2019 - Offered Across Disciplines