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"The Sounds of Mandarin?"

At noon on September 30th, there will be a departmental colloquium seminar in which Janet Y. Chen, in the Department of History, will speak.

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

EAS Newsletter 2020

The EAS annual newsletter announces new graduate students, staff, faculty and lecturers and visitors to the Program in East Asian Studies and the Department of East Asian Studies.

Full version of the newsletter is available for download (link)

"Terms of Friendship: Bylaws for Associations of Buddhist Laywomen in Medieval China"

At noon on September 23rd, there will be a departmental colloquium seminar held virtually on Zoom in which Stephen F. Teiser, in the Department of Religion, will speak.

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

EAS Annual Report 2019-2020

Princeton University - Program and Department of East Asian Studies.  

Annual Report 2019-2020

Professor Anna Shields named Chair of the Department of East Asian Studies

Effective July 1, 2020, Professor Anna M. Shields, Gordon Wu '58 Professor of Chinese Studies, will be Chair of the Department of East Asian Studies. Her contact information is ashields@princeton.edu, (609) 258-5365.

Regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
Updated June 2020 by MARTIN KERN (Chair, Department of East Asian Studies) All non-teaching EAS events on campus (public lectures, workshops, conferences, etc.) are officially cancelled. We will update this notice once we receive new guidance from the university.

Due to the Governor Murphy's…

Joint Princeton Kyoto Website: The Tannowa Collection

Princeton formalized a cooperative agreement with Kyoto University, whereby they created a joint documentary website to disseminate in public digital images of the ancient documents owned by the Kyoto University Museum.  Over the course of the fall semester, students and auditors in Thomas Conlan’s EAS 525-HIS 520 “Sources in Ancient and…

NEW FACULTY BOOK: Know Your Remedies: Pharmacy and Culture in Early Modern China

A cultural history of the concept of pharmacy, both the material nature of drugs and the trade in medicine, in early modern China.  

Know Your Remedies presents a panoramic inquiry into China’s early modern cultural transformation through the lens of pharmacy. In the history of science and civilization in China, pharmacy—as a…

“Post-Industrial Materialities: Hiroko Komatsu’s Photographic Overload”

CANCELLED

At noon on March 11th, there will be a departmental colloquium seminar in Jones 202 at which Franz Prichard in the Department of East Asian Studies will speak.

"Toward a Global History of the Second World War: Including the Bombing War in China"

At noon on March 4th, there will be a departmental colloquium seminar in Jones 202 at which Sheldon Garon in the Department of History and East Asian Studies will speak.