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The Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at The University of Kansas is in the final process of establishing a new M.A. program in Contemporary East Asian Studies, which we expect will be approved during the 2013-2014 school year.  This 12-month interdisciplinary area studies program focused on 20th and 21st century East Asia. Two concentrations will be offered, 1) Contemporary East Asia  2) Foreign Affairs Studies (FASt): Contemporary East Asia in Global Content.

Foreign Area Officers (FAOs)
A special track is available for foreign area officers. Click on the M.A. link below for more program specifics.


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SWCAS & MCAA Joint Conference, 2014

CEAS will host a joint conference of the Southwest Conference of Asian Studies (SWCAS) &
the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs (MCAA) in Lawrence, KS on October 3-5, 2014

Please click here for more information.

Panel and Individual Paper Proposal Deadline:     June 15, 2014
 

Program Chair: J. Megan Greene, mgreene@ku.edu

New CEAS Study Abroad Program

CEAS is very pleased to announce that the University of Kansas has been selected to participate in the Kakehashi Project-Bridge for Tomorrow, a 10 day study abroad trip to Japan for 23 students from Kansas universities. In the 2014-15 school year CEAS will host a group of students from Japan.

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