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October 20, 2017
The first time I saw Ai Weiwei’s art, I was appalled. Almost twenty years ago, long before he became an internationally-known contemporary artist,...
Dewei Shen and Loren Waller
October 20, 2017
Each year, the Council on East Asian Studies awards grants to Yale University students for language study and research related to the study of East...
September 21, 2017
From the late 1960s until his retirement in 2000, Stanley Weinstein embodied and inspirited Buddhist studies at Yale.  As an undergraduate with an...
Alex Chow (right) addressing protesters during Hong Kong's Umbrella movement, alongside fellow student leaders Joshua Wong (left) and Lester Shum, December 2014 (Studio Incendo / Flickr)
August 24, 2017
In this piece for Dissent Magazine, Denise Y. Ho—assistant professor of twentieth-century China—writes about the recent imprisonment of Hong Kong’s...
August 3, 2017
On August 1st, 2017, the Council on East Asian Studies had the pleasure of hosting ten junior high school students from Nihonmatsu, Japan....
July 25, 2017
Seth Jacobowitz, Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages & Literatures, has won the 2017 International Convention of Asia Scholars Book Prize...
Valerie Hansen
July 24, 2017
Valerie Hansen, newly designated as the Stanley Woodward Professor of History, focuses her research on China before 1600, Chinese religious and legal...

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