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Center for East Asian Studies

This is an archived copy of the 2012-13 catalog. To access the most recent version of the catalog, please visit http://catalogs.uchicago.edu.

Director

  • Donald Harper

Associate Director

  • Theodore N. Foss, China and Korea Studies
  • Sarah Arehart, Japan Studies

Center Coordinator

  • Theresa Couch

Faculty

  • Guy S. Alitto - History
  • Susan Burns - History
  • Michael Bourdagh - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Tamara Chin - Comparative Literature
  • Fangpei Cai - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Kyeong Hee Choi - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Julie Chu - Anthropology
  • Paul Copp - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Bruce Cumings - History
  • Prasenjit Duara - History
  • Xinyu Dong - Cinema and Media Studies
  • Jacob Eyferth - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Judith Farquar - Anthropology
  • Norma Field - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Michael Fisch - Anthropology
  • Ping Foong - Art History
  • Chelsea Foxwell - Art History
  • Thomas Ginsburg - Law
  • Susan Goldin Meadow - Psychology
  • Donald Harper - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Yuming He - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • James Hevia - International Relations
  • Dwight Hopkins - Divinity School
  • Christopher Hsee - Booth School of Business & Behavioral Science
  • Chang Tai Hsieh - Booth School of Business
  • Paola Iovene - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Reginald Jackson - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Matthew Kapstein - South Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Yoko Katagiri - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • James E. Ketelaar - History
  • Hi-Sun Kim - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Jieun Kim - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Cheol-Sung Lee - Sociology
  • Meng Li - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Yuxiang Liu - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Hoyt Long - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Harumi Lory - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Misa Miyachi - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Hiroyoshi Noto - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Haun Saussy - Comparative Literature
  • Edward Louis Shaughnessy - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Bernard S. Silberman - Political Science
  • Laura A Skosey - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Richard Jean So - English Language & Literature
  • Ruey Tsay - Business
  • Grace Tsiang - Economics
  • Katherine Tsiang - Center for the Art of East Asia
  • Youqin Wang - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Hung Wu - Art History
  • Ming Xiang - Linguistics
  • Kazuo Yamaguchi - Sociology
  • Dali Yang - Political Science
  • Jun Yang - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Alan Yu - Divinity
  • Chun-Su Yuan - Anesthesia & Critical Care
  • Judith Zeitlin - East Asian Languages & Civilizations
  • Dingxin Zhao - Sociology

Professors Emeriti

  • C. C. (George) Chao
  • Tetsuo Najita
  • William Parish
  • David Roy
  • George Tiao
  • Tsuen-Hsuin Tsien
  • N. C. Yang
  • Anthony C. Yu

The Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) is an interdepartmental and interdivisional coordinating body whose primary functions include promoting student and faculty research in East Asian Studies and sponsoring special events. For the A.M. and the Ph.D. degrees, students specializing in Chinese, Japanese, or Korean Studies must be enrolled in one of the regular departments of the University. Courses in the various fields of East Asian Studies are offered in several departments in both the Division of the Humanities (see listings for the Departments of Art History, Cinema and Media Studies, East Asian Languages & Civilizations, and Linguistics in these Announcements) and the Division of the Social Sciences, as well as the Divinity School, the Law School, and the Graduate School of Business.

CEAS supports graduate training and basic research through fellowship programs and faculty research grants. It works closely with the East Asian Library to build resources for current and future research needs. Through seminars, workshops, and public lectures, CEAS promotes intellectual exchange among scholars in the field.

The East Asian Library is one of the world s most distinguished East Asian research collections, and contains over 800,000 volumes in East Asian languages. It is particularly strong in history, politics, classics, literature, and local institutions.

CEAS also has a list of resources of other facilities that exist within the city of Chicago for the study of East Asia for both members of the University and interested members of the Chicago community. The Field Museum of Natural History and the Art Institute of Chicago display notable and extensive collections of objects from East Asia of anthropological and artistic interest; in addition, their libraries are available for consultation by students.