Welcome

CEAS is Yale’s interdisciplinary hub for the study of all aspects of East Asia and its constituent peoples, cultures, and societies.  For more than fifty years, its mission has been to support scholarship of the highest level across the humanities and social sciences, and to facilitate deeper understanding of the region at Yale and beyond.  Home to the University’s undergraduate major and Master’s program in East Asian Studies, CEAS hosts a wide range of speakers, events and visiting scholars throughout the year; offers a competitive Postdoctoral Associates Program; and provides a generous array of grants and fellowships.  More…


As the public health crisis associated with the Coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, the Council on East Asian Studies wishes to reiterate its firm stance against all forms of racism and xenophobia. 

Recent statements by the Association for Asian American Studies and the President of the Association for Asian Studies contain useful resources both for those directly affected by harassment and  those who are concerned about it.  If you find yourself in an emergency situation, call 911.  For non-emergencies call Yale Police Department at 203-432-4400.  Other campus support include deans’ designees and the Office of Institutional Equity and Access.

Resources for Asian and AAPI Students Experiencing COVID-19 Related Harassment

Treating Yellow Peril: Resources to Address Coronavirus Racism


Council on East Asian Studies Emergency Fund

To help Ph.D. and M.A. students studying East Asian Studies topics with unexpected one-time expenses due to COVID-19. These include: disruptions to research plans because of unanticipated difficulties in travel or needing extra time at a research site, cancelled summer or academic year 20-21 study in East Asia, unanticipated housing costs because of COVID-19 disruptions, or any other emergency affecting your studies. The Council of East Asian Studies has set aside special funds that will be available only in the summer of 2020. The first deadline for applications is Monday, April 27, 2020. Subsequent applications will be handled on a rolling basis. More…

Upcoming Events

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Undergraduate Program

If you like studying Chinese, Japanese, or Korean and if you are interested in learning about East Asia in the past, present, and future from the world’s top experts; consider majoring or double-majoring in East Asian Studies!  More…

Graduate Program

If you are interested in a multi-disciplinary approach to the the study of China, Japan, or a transnational region within East Asia at the graduate level, then the M.A. degree program in East Asian Studies at Yale is for you!  More …

Postdoctoral Program

Are you a promising young scholar specializing in East Asia looking to come to Yale to pursue research, prepare your dissertation for publication, and gain experience teaching seminars to undergraduates?  More…