News & Announcements Archive

Student Symposium on Public Health in Asia: “The Price of Progress: Public Health Challenges Arising from an Evolving Asia”

Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 12 PM – 4 PM Charles Common Salon B Co-sponsored by the Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Public Health Studies Program, the International Studies Program, and the East Asian Studies Program The Johns Hopkins University East Asian Studies Program, in collaboration with the International Studies Program and the Bloomberg […]


EAS Speaker Series: Caleb Carter

“Between Two Tales: A Demon, a Dragon, and the Formation of a Mountain Deity in Medieval Japan” Caleb Carter, Johns Hopkins University Wednesday, February 15, 2017 from 12 – 1:30 PM Sherwood Room Co-sponsored by the Japan Foundation


EAS Speaker Series: Prasenjit Duara

“Transcendence in a Secular World: Asian Traditions and a Sustainable Future” Prasenjit Duara, Duke University Monday, February 6, 2017 from 12 – 1:30 PM Mergenthaler 266 Co-sponsored by the History and Sociology Departments Write-Up Courtesy of Jia Yao Kuek On the 6th of February, Professor Prasenjit Duara of Duke University, visited Johns Hopkins to give […]


EAS Speaker Series: Michael Shiyung Liu

“Cold War Medicine in East Asia” Tuesday, October 4, 2016 12 – 1:30 pm Mergenthaler 266 Michael Shiyung Liu received his Ph.D. title in 2000 from the University of Pittsburgh. He has been Visiting Scholar at National Yokoham University, Harvard-Yenching Scholar, Visiting Professor of Chun-Chiu Lecture at Oregon State University, EU Erasmus Mundus Masters Scholar, […]


“Thinking About Things in Qing China”, September 22-23

Thursday, September 22, 2016, 2 – 7:15pm Sherwood Room, Levering Hall Friday, September 23, 2016, 9am – 6:15pm Great Hall, Levering Hall On September 22-23, 2016, scholars will gather for an interdisciplinary workshop on material culture in early modern China. The program, “Thinking Through Things in Qing China,” features historical, literary, and art historical approaches […]


EAS SAC Speakers Series Report: Demystifying the Political Participation of Asian Americans

Professor Pei-te Lien is currently teaching at UC Santa Barbara under the Political Science department, specializing on topics of political participation and representation of Asian and other nonwhite Americans. She is a prolific and highly acclaimed writer, having published dozens of book chapters and other publications under the auspices of multiple grants, including the esteemed […]


First Fall 2016 East Asian Studies Speaker Presentation: Pei-te Lien

Born and raised in Taiwan, Pei-te Lien is a professor of Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, who also holds professorship in Asian American Studies and Feminist Studies. She is the author of numerous publications on the political participation and representation of Asian and other nonwhite Americans. She will present a lecture […]


The 68th Japan-America Student Conference

Over the summer, Danny Jeon (International Studies/East Asian Studies, ’17; SAIS BA/MA) successfully organized and hosted the 68th Japan-America Student Conference as American Student Executive Chair. He writes: “The Japan-America Student Conference (JASC) is the oldest student-led bilateral exchange between the two countries. In 1934 JASC was initiated by university students concerned by the breakdown […]