Center for East Asian Studies
Promoting the study and appreciation of East Asian cultures.
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The Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) is made up of faculty, staff, and scholars with academic, professional, and personal interest in the region of East Asia (China, Japan, and Korea). The Center aims to promote the study and appreciation of East Asian cultures by offering a wide range of scholarly, artistic, and community programs inspired by these cultures, and to expand the university's East Asian curriculum, library resources, and teaching materials.
Originally founded in 1969 as the interdisciplinary Committee on East Asian Studies, the Center was inaugurated in 2005.
The Center for East Asian Studies is a campus-wide center housed under the College of Arts and Humanities. The center is supported by the College of Arts and Humanities; the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences; the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences; the College of Education; and the Office of Undergraduate Studies.
Related Degree Programs
There are several degree programs in the School of Language, Literatures and Cultures related to East Asian Studies. Follow the links below to learn more.
Undergraduate Certificate in East Asian Studies
The undergraduate certificate in East Asian studies is a 24-credit course of instruction designed to provide specialized knowledge of the cultures, histories and contemporary concerns of the peoples of China, Japan and Korea.Learn more and apply
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