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EASGSU Presents Area Studies, Capital, and the Anthropological Difference

The East Asian Studies Graduate Student Union is inviting Dr. Gavin Walker (McGill University) for a talk entitled “Area Studies, Capital, and the Anthropological Difference” on Thursday January 25th from 4:30 – 6:30 pm, to be held in the Purple Lounge (Robarts Library, 14th Floor). … Continue reading

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Jackman Humanities Institute Presents Savage States: Settler Governance in an Age of Sorrow

On Wednesday January 17 at 4 PM, the Jackman Humanities Institute is hosting a talk by Dr. Audra Simpson from the Anthropology Department of Columbia University. In Savage States: Settler Governance in  an Age of Sorrow, Dr. Simpson considers the world … Continue reading

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EAS Speaker Series: Mobility and Borders between Russia and Asia: Claiming Korean Migrants in the Late Nineteenth Century by Dr. Alyssa Park

The East Asian Speakers Series presents a talk by Dr. Alyssa Park, Mobility and Borders between Russia and Asia: Claiming Korean Migrants in the Late Nineteenth Century on Friday, January 19, 1 – 3 pm at the Purple Lounge (Robarts Library, 14th floor).  The … Continue reading

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Munk School Presents How ‘North Korea Factors’ Shaping Japan-South Korea Relations

How Have the ‘North Korea Factors’ Shaped Japan-South Korea Relations? The Centre for the Study of Global Japan, Asian Institute, and the Centre for the Study of Korea from the Munk School of Global Affairs present a talk from Dr. … Continue reading

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EAS308 Students Reveal the Wonder of Maps!

On Thursday December 7, an exhibition on maps of East Asia was held at the East Asian Library. Students from EAS308 brought in their beautifully designed posters to present various research topics they have researched.   The topics that students … Continue reading

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East Asia on Maps Ancient and Modern: A Poster Session in the East Asian Library

East Asia on Maps Ancient and Modern A Poster Session in the East Asian Library Come by the Chen Yu Tung East Asian Library on Tuesday, December 5, from 12 to 1:30 pm to see a showcase of East Asian … Continue reading

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EAS Speaker Series: Rightlessness: Hunger Strikes, Force-feeding, and testimony at Guantánamo by Naomi Paik

The East Asian Speakers Series presents a talk by Dr. Naomi Paik, Rightlessness: Hunger Strikes, Force-feeding, and testimony at Guantánamo on Friday, December 1, 3 pm to 5 pm at Sidney Smith Hall, Room 2125. Naomi Paik will address themes raised in her … Continue reading

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EASSU Hosts Film Screening: Manchurian Sleepwalkers

Come to the Purple Lounge (Robarts Library, 14th floor) this Thursday, November 23 to watch the film screening of “Manchurian Sleepwalkers”, hosted by the East Asian Studies Students Union! The film is directed and produced by Professor Thomas Lahusen, who … Continue reading

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CASSU Event: China After the 19th Party Congress

The Contemporary Asian Studies Students Union is hosting an event Tuesday, November 28, from 2:30 to 4 pm at BA2165. The event will consist of discussions by Professor Sida Liu and Professor Lynette Ong, who will analyze the topic of Contemporary China Studies from … Continue reading

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EAS Students Learn to STEP Forward at Re-Orientation Event

The East Asian Studies Department and the Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library successfully concluded the STEP Forward: Re-Orientation event of 2017. The panel began with an introduction by Professor Andre Schmid, the Chair of East Asian Studies. Professor Schmid provided insights … Continue reading

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EAS Speaker Series: Full List of Speakers

 

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4th Annual “Shimotsuki-sai”: November Festival

Come to the Purple Lounge on Friday, November 17 to join the fourth annual November Festival–Shimotsuki-sai! There will be Japanese cultural performances and presentations by EAS undergraduate students, as well as graduate students. We will be providing ton-jiru, a traditional Japanese … Continue reading

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Visiting Lecture: Whither Chinese Political Philosophy? The Role of Mainland New Confucianism

The Department of Political Science, in collaboration with the Department of East Asian Studies and the Centre for Ethics, presents a visiting lecture: “Whither Chinese Political Philosophy? The Role of Mainland New Confucianism”, by Professor Stephen C. Angle from Wesleyan … Continue reading

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Nation, Regions, Culture, Cuisine: What is Chinese Food?

Nation, Regions, Culture, Cuisine: What is Chinese Food? The Food Studies program at UTSC is hosting a talk in the Purple Lounge this Friday, November 10, 2 pm to 4 pm. The guest speaker, Professor Michelle King of the University of North … Continue reading

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STEP Forward: (Re)-Orientation Event for those who have recently declared EAS as their Program of Study!

Did you recently declare EAS as your program of study? Come to the EAS Re-Orientation event on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 4 pm to 6:30 pm at the Purple Lounge (Robarts Library, 14th floor). Students will be able to speak with current EAS … Continue reading

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International Conference: Spotlight on the Indigenous Cultural Studies in Taiwan

On October 26 and 27, The Department of East Asian Studies and the Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library presented a two-day conference on the topic of indigenous cultural writings in Taiwan. Our lovely banner is designed by Mengying Fan, a … Continue reading

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Munk School Asian Institute Presents Transnational Domesticity in the Making of Modern Korea

The Asian Institute of the Munk School of Global Affairs introduces a presentation by Professor Hyaeweol Choi from the Australian National University. The topic of study for this presentation is on modern domesticity in colonial-era Korea, which has generally been … Continue reading

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EAS Speaker Series: Tracing the Itinerant Path: Jishū Nuns of Medieval Japan by Dr. Caitilin Griffiths

The East Asian Speakers Series presents a talk by Dr. Caitilin Griffiths, Tracing the Itinerant Path: Jishū Nuns of Medieval Japan on Thursday, November 2, 4pm at the Purple Lounge (Robarts Library, 14th floor).  This talk introduces the jishū, a prominent and popular Pure Land … Continue reading

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Presentations on Taiwan Cinema at the Chen Yu Tung East Asian Library

The Chen Yu Tung East Asian Library organizes two events on the discussion of Taiwan Cinema on November 7 and 8, 2017. The first event is a presentation by Professor Robert Chen from the Department of Radio-TV, National Chengchi University, … Continue reading

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Fall Campus Day: EAS Department Attracts Attention from Prospective Students

With help from the East Asian Studies Students Union, the Department attracted numerous prospective students to take interest in the studies of East Asia. These students, many of whom are still in high school and first year university, asked curiously: “What does the … Continue reading

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