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East Asian Plants on the University of Kansas Campus

A Cultural and Horticultural Guide

The beautiful KU campus is home to many trees, shrubs, and flowers that originated in East Asia. Below you will find links to a list of these plants, where they are located, and fascinating information about East Asian plants in history, visual art, and literature.

East Asian Plants on Campus (PDF)

List of plants of East Asian origin found on the KU campus. Horticultural information is available by clicking on the name of each plant. We also provide approximate bloom periods and tips on how to find each plant on campus.

Plants in East Asian Culture (PDF)

Many East Asian plants found on the KU campus have a rich history in the art and literature from where they originated. This page provides brief overviews of a plant's relevance in art and links to view artwork from collections from all over the world.

Faculty Expertise and Bibliography 

East Asian Plants to View in the Region

Reading List and Links on East Asian Plants

 


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CEAS Affiliated Faculty

The KU Center for East Asian Studies has affiliated faculty in numerous departments and schools across the University. If you are a KU faculty member with teaching or research interests related to East Asia, learn more about becoming an affiliated faculty member.

 
CEAS M.A. Program

The KU Center for East Asian Studies offers an M.A. program in Contemporary East Asian Studies.This interdisciplinary degree focused on 20th and 21st century East Asia provides students with in-depth interdisciplinary knowledge of a selected East Asian country (China, Korea, or Japan); a broad knowledge of modern East Asia; and social science research skills and methods appropriate to international area studies.

For more information about this M.A. program including specific requirements for admission, visit www.ceas.ku.edu/degrees, or contact Ayako Mizumura, Assistant Director of CEAS, by email (ceasma@ku.edu) or call 785-864-1478.

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