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Programs & Events

As the university’s central site for the promotion of interdisciplinary education and research related to East Asia, we host a variety of academic symposia, seminars, and lectures throughout the year, drawing on the participation of East Asian specialists at IU, in the Midwest, and beyond. Our ongoing projects and new initiatives foster innovative research and dialogue among faculty, students, and practitioners from professional fields, making us one of the region’s leading centers for East Asia-focused research.

Upcoming Events
EASC Colloquium: Spontaneous Arising and an Ethics of Creative Change in the Early Daoist Text, Heng xian (Erica Brindley, Professor of Asian Studies and History, Director of Graduate Studies (Asian Studies), Pennsylvania State University)
Friday, Sep 23, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Global and International Studies Building, Room 2067
The Rise of China: Historical and Global Perspectives (Klaus Muhlhahn, Professor of History and Cultural Studies, Vice President of Freie Universitat Berlin)
Friday, Sep 30, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Global and International Studies Building, Room 1060
EASC Colloquium: Historically Hot: Reimagining Beauty from Japans Past (Laura Miller, Ei ichi Shibusawa-Seigo Arai Endowed Professor of Japanese Studies and Professor of Anthropology, University of Missouri-St. Louis)
Friday, Oct 21, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Global and International Studies Building, Room 2067
EASC Colloquium: Journeys to the West: The International Travels of Chinas Monkey King (Robert Hegel, Liselotte Dieckmann Professor of Comparative Literature and Professor of Chinese, Washington University in St. Louis)
Friday, Oct 28, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Global and International Studies Building, Room 2067
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