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Email Lists

The Center maintains five electronic newsletters about East Asia. These E-Newsletters keep you up to date about events and resources pertaining to China, Japan and Korea. Sign up for the e-news that best fits your needs using our email list signup form.

If you have questions related to the Outreach Notes for educators, contact Randi Hacker, rhacker@ku.edu.

For any of the other email newsletters contact Megan Phelps, mephelps@ku.edu.

E-Newsletter Options:

K-12 Outreach Notes

This semi-monthly newsletter provides information about resources for K-12 teachers. It includes news, web resources, events for teachers, and curriculum ideas.

East Asia Community Updates

This e-newsletter is for anyone in the area who wants to stay in touch with community events related to East Asia.

Undergraduate Student Updates

This E-Newsletter is geared toward undergraduates at KU and other universities in the local area. It includes events, scholarship opportunities, job postings, and study abroad information.

Graduate Student Updates

Geared toward graduate students and recent alumni from KU and nearby universities, this E-Newsletter includes events, scholarship opportunities, fellowships, postdocs, conferences, and job postings.

Faculty  Updates

The faculty updates are for interested KU faculty. They include announcements from the Center for faculty, events, conferences, faculty opportunities, and information to share with their students, including scholarship opportunities, postdocs, and job postings.

 


Events
Sep 10
Study Abroad Fair
10:30 am
Oct 09
Tea and Talk Lecture: Benjamin Uchiyama
04:00 pm
View events: Upcoming
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 registration, or follow this link for more information.

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

New M.A. Program

The Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at The University of Kansas is offering a new M.A. program in Contemporary East Asian Studies, beginning in the 2014-2015 academic year. Full-time students with prior East Asian language training will be able to complete the degree within 12 months. For more information about this M.A. program including specific requirements for admission, visit www.ceas.ku.edu/degrees, or contact Ayako Mizumura, Assistant Director of CEAS, by email (ceasma@ku.edu) or call 785-864-1478. You can also download our program flyer (PDF) Please share this information with your friends, colleagues and students! We are looking forward to hearing from you.

New CEAS Study Abroad Program

The University of Kansas recently participated 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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