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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, […]


“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 […]


New Fall 2016 Course on Monsters, Demons, and Ghosts: Folklore and Festival in Japan

Dr. Caleb Carter, the Japan Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in Japanese Studies, will teach a new course on Monsters, Demons, and Ghosts: Folklore and Festival in Japan (AS.310.309) this fall. This course examines popular narratives and festivals from historical through contemporary Japan. Rather than traditional sources (canonical works, philosophical doctrines, and high art), it focuses on non-elite […]


Daisy Kim Awarded APSA Migration and Citizenship Best Dissertation Prize

Dr. Daisy Kim (PhD in Political Science, 2015) received the Best Dissertation Award from the American Political Science Association (APSA) Migration and Citizenship Section for her dissertation, “Bargaining Citizenship: Women’s Organizations, the State, and Marriage Migrants in South Korea.” Dr. Kim is currently a Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Southern California. Read […]