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Yoneyama’s Cold War Ruins released

The Department of East Asian Studies congratulates Professor Lisa Yoneyama on the release of her third single-authored book, Cold War Ruins: Transpacific Critique of American Justice and Japanese War Crimes. In the book, Lisa Yoneyama argues that the efforts intensifying since the 1990s … Continue reading

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EAS a member of Japan Foundation’s Sakura Network

On September 20, 2016, the Director of Toronto’s Japanese Foundation, Ms. Emi Iwanaga, presented EAS Chair Professor Andre Schmid  with a certificate of membership in “The JF Nihongo Network,” also known as the Sakura Network. The Sakura Network is a network of language … Continue reading

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Professor Janet Poole’s book awarded MSA Book Prize

October, 2015 Professor Janet Poole’s book, When the Future Disappears: The Modernist Imagination in Late Colonial Korea, won the Modernist Studies Association Book Prize. Congratulations! In the words of the MSA’s prize committee: “When the Future Disappears is both a remarkable … Continue reading

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Prof. Kyoungrok Ko and PhD student Yanfei Li receive Teaching Awards

April, 2016 Congratulations to Professor Kyoungrok Ko, the recipient of a Faculty of Arts & Science Outstanding Teaching Award. The department also congratulates PhD student Yanfei Li on being awarded a Superior Graduate Course Instructor Teaching Award. In Dean David … Continue reading

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