News & Announcements Archive

East Asian Studies Speaker Series with Professor Huei-Ying Kuo

On March 27, Professor Huei-Ying Kuo from the Department of Sociology gave a presentation on Japan’s role as a colonial power in Taiwan and Southeast Asia. Professor Kuo is well known in the area of colonial empires and maritime East Asia and she has published many articles on Chinese nationalism in colonial Asia. In her […]


Article by PhD student published in The Diplomat

Darcie Draudt, PhD student in the Department of Political Science, had an article published in The Diplomat on the recent scandal in South Korea, which resulted in the president’s impeachment and removal from office.


EAS Speaker Series: George Kolotov

East Asian Studies, along with the International Studies Program and the Center for Visual Arts, welcomed renowned Kyrgyz photographer George Kolotov on March 10th. Photos from his lecture, “Intersecting Art and Development: Capturing Kyrgyz Lives though a Camera Lens,” can be found here.


Student Symposium on Public Health in 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

Johns Hopkins post-doctoral fellow Caleb Carter delivered a lecture entitled “Between Two Tales: A Demon, a Dragon, and the Formation of a Mountain Deity in Medieval Japan” on February 15th. Photos from the lecture can be found on our facebook page.


EAS Speaker Series: Joan Kee

The Korean Adventures of Abstract Ink Painting Joan Kee, University of Michigan Tuesday, February 7, 2017 from 6 – 7:30 PM Hodson 210 Co-sponsored by the History of Art Department


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, […]