News & Announcements Archive


Asia Struggles with Democracy

Asia Struggles with Democracy
Since 1974, when the current wave of democratisation began, the movement towards democracy in Asia has remained limited. Many countries in Asia, in fact, are not making a decisive move […]


Student Wins Japanese Speech Contest

Student Wins Japanese Speech Contest
Mr. Danny Jeon, a student majoring in East Asian and international studies and playing a major role in East Asian Studies Program activities, received first prize at the Japanese Speech Contest […]


Marta Hanson published in “The Conversation”

Marta Hanson published in “The Conversation”
Marta Hanson, Associate Professor, Department of the History of Medicine, published her response to yesterday’s announcement of Tu Youyou winning the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for her discovery […]


Fall 2015 East Asian Studies Newsletter

The Fall 2015 East Asian Studies newsletter is now available. Click here to view the PDF for the most recent updates on events, courses, and program news.


April 10, 2015: East Asian Studies Student Symposium

The East Asian Studies Program is proud to present the EAS Student Symposium 2015: The Changing State and Society in East Asia. The symposium will take place on Friday, April 10, from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in Mergenthaler 266.


New Course for Spring 2015: The Frontier in Late Imperial China

Broadly focused on the late imperial period (1550 BCE–1911 CE), this course will discuss the impact of dramatic territorial expansion during this time, exploring how the imagination of a new "China" emerged amidst the changes in the political boundaries and ethnic communities on the northwest, southwest and maritime frontiers and its legacy on the modern Chinese nation-state.


China STEM Students Return

China STEM Students Return
The third cohort of the China STEM program has returned from Nanjing! Ian Miller (China STEM 2014, health sciences track) wrote the following about the program: “Participating in the Hopkins China […]