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Speaker Series with Steve Miles

Steve Miles, Associate Professor in the History Department at Washington University in Saint Louis, 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 times, […]


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 […]


Japan Workshop: “Changing Figures in Japanese Vernacular Religions

The East Asian Studies Program, in conjunction with the Japan Foundation and the History Department, hosted a workshop entitled Changing Figures in Japanese Vernacular Religions on April 28th. Photos from the event can be found here.


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 […]