News & Announcements Archive


Asian Studies Research Grants—New Deadline: April 6, 11:59 p.m.

An Update on the Update: In light of the challenges faced by many students due to the pandemic, we are extending the deadline for the research and training grants until 11:59 pm on April 6, 2020.  Due to the current circumstances, in the event that summer research travel cannot be carried out this summer, students […]


Japanese Language Corner Updates

Japanese language corner with Yuri and Jiawei will also continue at its regularly scheduled time (Tuesdays at 6 pm) through distance learning! In order to continue practicing Japanese in a casual setting, students can join Yuri’s Zoom meeting:https://JHUBlueJays.zoom.us/j/265626682?pwd=K3N6QlkrVFBNZHR2VVFCNlRJVkdJUT09 Meeting ID: 265 626 682 Password: 464214


Due to the suspension of on-campus activities, all events sponsored and co-sponsored by the East Asian Studies program through April 12 are canceled.

Additionally, the History Seminar with Denise Ho scheduled for April 27 will be postponed until the fall semester.  More information to follow. The Korean and Chinese Language Corners have shifted to video-conference format.  Students wishing to practice Korean with Sojung Kim can do so starting Monday 23rd March, 6:30-7:30pm: https://JHUBlueJays.zoom.us/j/505858309 Students wishing to practice Chinese with Tiantian […]


East Asian Studies Program’s Conference and Research/ Training Grants

Attention Graduate Students and Undergraduates:  the deadline for the East Asian Studies Program’s Conference and Research/ Training Grants will be March 31, 2020.  Please note that the grants are available only to current students at Johns Hopkins University whose work focuses on the study of East Asia.  For more information about these two grant opportunities, […]


Careers In East Asia Foreign Policy Young Professional Career Panel, Feb. 25

Careers In East Asia Foreign Policy Young Professional Career Panel, Feb. 25
Careers In East Asia Foreign Policy Young Professional Career Panel Tuesday, February 25, 2020 | 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM | Mergenther 266 Organized by the Korea Economic Institute of America. Sponsored by the JHU Program in East Asian Studies Kathryn Botto is a research analyst in the Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for […]


Getting to a Normal North Korea: Six-Party Talks Simulation, Feb. 25

Getting to a Normal North Korea: Six-Party Talks Simulation, Feb. 25
Sponsored by the Korea Economic Institute of America and the JHU East Asian Studies Program GETTING TO A NORMAL NORTH KOREA: Six-Party Talks Simulation Tuesday, February 25, 2020 | 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM As government representatives, participants in the simulation are tasked to reach a comprehensive agreement for North Korea’s denuclearization as one of […]


Kinship, Gender, and the State in the Shadow of War, February 20-21, 2020

Kinship, Gender, and the State in the Shadow of War, February 20-21, 2020
Kinship, Gender, and the State in the Shadow of War The Korean War in comparative perspective in Mergenther 266. Co-Sponsored by East Asian Studies and the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, this two-day symposium on “Kinship, Gender, and the State in the Shadow of War” (Feb. 20-21) features a series of talks that put […]


Film “Ryeohaeng” followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Im Heung-soon himself

Film “Ryeohaeng” followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Im Heung-soon himself
On Wednesday, February 19th from 7-8:30 PM, the Parkway Theater will be hosting a viewing of the film, Ryeohaeng, followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Im Heung-soon himself. Ryeohaeng means “journey” in the North Korean dialect. Ryeohaeng (2016) is a film that mixes fiction and documentary. It tells the stories of women refugees from North […]