Welcome new CEAS students!


Congrats and best wishes, class of 2014!


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Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service


Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service


The Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) is one of the most active interdisciplinary programs on the Stanford campus. A designated Department of Education Comprehensive East Asia National Resource Center, CEAS works with all schools, departments, research centers, and student groups to facilitate and enhance all aspects of East Asia-related research, teaching, outreach and exchange across the Stanford campus. Our vibrant M.A. degree program, active schedule of public lectures and colloquia, competitive student grants, and K-16 outreach programs provide Stanford and the greater peninsula community with a wealth of resources for research on and learning about East Asia.

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News & Highlights

Applications Open: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chinese Studies 2015-16

The Center for East Asian Studies at Stanford University is pleased to offer a postdoctoral fellowship in Chinese Studies for the 2015-16 academic year. This award is open to scholars in the humanities and social sciences studying any historical period. The fellowship will begin September 1, 2015 and end August 31, 2016, with a 12-month stipend of approximately $60,000. Fellows are required to be in residence in the Stanford area during the appointment period; to teach one course during the academic year; and to participate in all regular Center activities. Stanford University Press will have first right of refusal for manuscripts produced during the postdoctoral appointment. More information and application instructions can be found here.

3rd Annual Korean Studies Writing Prize Awarded

Benjamin Lokshin, coterminal student in East Asian Studies, has won the 3rd Annual Korean Studies Writing Prize with his paper titled "Speech levels in DPRK society." Benjamin completed his undergarduate degree at Stanford in Linguistics, and will continue on this fall to complete his MA in East ASian Studies. More information can be found here.

CALL FOR PAPERS: 6th Annual Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Student Conference in Modern Chinese Humanities

The joint organizing committee of the Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Conference Modern Chinese Humanities invites currently enrolled graduate students to submit paper proposals for its meeting on April 17-18, 2015 at Stanford University. Find more information and an online submission form here.


Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Birth of Sentimental Youths: The Affective Turn in 1910s Korea
Yoon Sun Yang

Friday, October 03, 2014

All Our Relations: Indigenous Rights Movements and the Bureaucratization of Indigeneity in Taiwan
Scott Simon

Monday, October 06, 2014

Infanticide and a Reverse Fertility Transition in Japan, 1790-1920
Fabian Drixler

Monday, October 20, 2014

Film screening: Queer China, Comrade China
East Asian Studies Workshop

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Comrade: A Queer Keyword
Cui Zi’en

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Healthcare Entrepreneurs in East Asia – Innovations in Primary Care and Beyond
Lee Ligang Zhang