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Larry Greenwood

The Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) and the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC) are excited to announce that Chair of the Japan Society of Northern California and former United States Ambassador to the Asia-Pacific…

Eric Liu
  • Student Spotlight

Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford University announced its 2024 cohort of 90 new scholars who will pursue degrees in 45 graduate programs across all seven graduate schools at Stanford. Scholar Eric Liu of Princeton, New Jersey will pursue his…

Lyman P. Van Slyke
  • Faculty

A relentless yet humble scholar, Van Slyke helped distinguish Stanford’s Department of History for its scholarship in East Asian studies.

JUNE 28, 2023

Lyman “Van” P. Van Slyke, professor emeritus of history…

Gordon Chang
  • Faculty

Gordon H. Chang, the Olive H. Palmer Professor in the Humanities and professor of history, has been awarded the Los Angeles Times Distinguished Fellowship from The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens, a…

Tom Mullaney sitting down
  • Faculty

Stanford historian Tom Mullaney envisions a collaborative course that could take students nationwide into special collections in their communities.

April 18, 2023



Years ago, historian Tom…