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Conference on Tang-Song Transitions

On June 16–18, 2022, Chair of the East Asian Studies Department Professor Anna Shields and Professor Robert Hymes of Columbia University hosted a conference on the historical transitions between the Tang and Song Dynasties. Continuing the scholarship of the Workshop on Tang-Song Transitions–held in alternating years at Princeton and Columbia…

Graduate students honored for excellent in teaching: Soojung Han and Jessica LeGare

The Graduate School has presented 29 graduate students with its annual Teaching Awards in recognition of their outstanding abilities as teachers.  

https://www.princeton.edu/news/2022/05/13/graduate-students-honored…

2022 EAS Reunions

On May 20, despite rain and stormy skies, over fifty friends and alumni of the East Asian Studies Department and Program gathered in 202 Jones to reconnect at our Reunions Open House. This was the first time EAS hosted a reunions event and it was highly anticipated by our alumni.

Modern East Asian History Workshop: Thursday, April 28th 10am

"Overcoming rush hour: Commuter fatigue and the making of JNR's third long-term plan" Presented by Brian Rogers, G4 in the Department of History.  Comments will be provided by Joseph Henares, G3 in the Department of East Asian Studies.

If interested in attending, please email Filippo Gradi (fgradi…

Korean and Chinese Language Programs host game nights

In mid-April our Korean and Chinese Language Programs hosted game nights. The Korean event began with K-pop performances from KoKo pops (K-pop dance company), a performance by Pang Nganthavee and YUNA Band (K-pop live project band). Korean traditional games including 3 hands-on games and 1 virtual reality activity were played by over 120…

"The Spanish Pacific (1521–1815) and Manila’s Chinese’ Letters to the Spanish King"

At noon on April 20, there will be a departmental colloquium in which Yangyou Fang, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, will speak.

This is an invitation-only event, not open to the public.

Korean Game Night 2022

Wednesday - April 13 6 - 8:00pm - Korean Game Night 2022, hosted by Korean Language Program in East Asian Studies, features live Korean music/dance performances and hands-on games (introduced in “Squid Game” (2021), Netflix). Open to Princeton Community. No advance registration and Korean language proficiency required. Wonderful prizes are…

Chinese Culture and Games Night

Tuesday, April 12 - 5-7pm.  Frist Campus Center 100 Level.
Explore traditional handcrafts, play games, and enjoy Chinese food.

"Pohang Steel’s Media Experiments on Data Infrastructure"

At noon on April 13, there will be a departmental colloquium in which Chan Yong Bu, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of East Asian Studies, will speak.

This is an invitation-only event, not open to the public.