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Sociology PhD Student Publishes Works on East Asia

Alvin Camba, a PhD Student in the Department of Sociology, had published an academic article in Palgrave Communications. As systematic study of Chinese foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Philippines, the article is a product of three different field research trips and over 40 interviews with Chinese investors, Philippine politicians, and state officials. In addition, […]


East Asian Speaker Series: Guanghui Wang

On November 29, The Program in East Asian Studies hosted Guanghui Wang, Associate Professor in the Department of Human Resource Management at the Business School of Jilin University, China for a talk entitled “Academic Progress Gap by Migration in Urban China: Detecting New Forms of Educational Segregation.” She is currently also a visiting scholar at the Department […]


East Asian Studies Speaker Series: “Japan’s Moment of Truth: Globalism and Parochialism in a Japanese Election Year” with Kent Calder

Kent Calder, the Director of Asia Programs and Director of the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies at Johns Hopkins SAIS in Washington, DC, presented a talk, “Japan’s Moment of Truth: Globalism and Parochialism in a Japanese Election Year” on November 7th as part of the East Asian Studies Speaker Series. Before arriving at […]


East Asian Studies Speaker Series: “Protest, Predation, and Protection in a Riverine Diaspora: Migrants and the State in the Nineteenth-Century” with Steve Miles

Steve Miles, Associate Professor in the History Department at Washington University in Saint Louis, gave presented a paper in his 11/2 talk “Protest, Predation, and Protection in a Riverine Diaspora: Migrants and the State in the Nineteenth-Century.” This paper explores an internal trajectory of one of China’s most important diasporic groups in early modern and modern […]


East Asian Studies Speaker Series: Jolyon Thomas

On October 10, Jolyon Thomas, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, gave a talk entitled “Spirit/Medium/Media: A Critical Examination of the Relationship Between Animism, Animators, and Anime,” as part of the East Asian Studies Speaker Series. In the talk, he critiqued the notion that animation and animism bear more than a superficial […]


East Asian Studies Speaker Series: “The Evolution of East Asia’s Regional Architecture” with Andrew Yeo

On 10/3, the East Asian Studies Speaker Series hosted Andrew Yeo, Associate Professor of Politics at The Catholic University of America, for a talk titled “The Evolution of East Asia’s Regional Architecture.” The event was cosponsored by the Department of Political Science. Andrew I. Yeo is the author of Activists, Alliances, and Anti-U.S. Base Protests (Cambridge […]