College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Visiting International Military Officers Open Forums

On Friday, March 7th, the University of Kansas will host regional open discussion panels in multiple locations featuring military officers from Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. The purpose of the panels is to discuss regionally specific political and military issues of interest to KU students, faculty and staff. These officers are among 42 international officers attending the U.S. Air War College at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama. Please see the event flyer for more information. Panels are in multiple locations: Bailey Hall, Strong Hall, Wescoe Hall, and Spencer Research Library.
March 07, 2014
01:30 pm - 03:00 pm
No location specified

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

Program Chair: J. Megan Greene,

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, or contact Ayako Mizumura, Assistant Director of CEAS, by email ( 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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