The Princeton University Board of Trustees has approved the promotion of He Bian effective July 1, 2021.

Associate Professor of History and East Asian Studies.— He Bian

Effective July 1, 2021, Professor Amy Borovoy, will be the Director of Undergraduate Studies of the Department of East Asian Studies.  Her contact information is (609) 258-2471.

Effective July 1, 2021, Paize Keulemans, will be the Director of Graduate Studies of the Department of East Asian Studies.  His contact information is (609) 258-5364.

Xin Wen received a Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies Early Career Fellowship for his book project titled Capital of the Past: Urban and Cultural Transformations of Chang'an, 900-1400. This book tells the history of Chang'an from 900, when it lost its status as the Tang capital, to 1400, when, in much reduced form, it...

The Department & Program of East Asian Studies held the 274th Class Day Commencement Celebration on Monday, May 24th, 2021. An edited version of the recording is now available for viewing.

Soojung Han (PhD Candidate) received the inaugural Graduate Student Award at the Early Medieval China Group (EMCG) Conference, for presenting her research on “Empress Dowager Lou the Kingmaker: Identity Politics in the Northern Qi (550–577).” The award is given to “the most outstanding graduate student contribution to this year’s conference.”...

At noon on April 21st, there will be a departmental colloquium seminar in which Federico Marcon, in the Department of East Asian Studies and History, will speak.

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

Hwisang Cho, Emory University
Moderated by Ksenia Chizhova, Princeton University

Friday, April 23, 2021
11AM – 12:30PM
Registration required.

Statement from the Department of East Asian Studies and Program in East Asian Studies 
April 5, 2021 

To students, colleagues, alumni, and friends of East Asian Studies, 

The Department of East Asian Studies held its annual Open House event to sophomore and first-year students on March 19, 2021, featuring guest speakers who expressed the variety of benefits included with being an EAS major.

Professor Ksenia Chizhova, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Maddie Wu ’21, EAS Major, Certificate in...