College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Okubo Award

The Okubo Award, named after Genji Okubo, a longtime supporter of Japanese studies at KU, is awarded annually for the best student paper on a topic related to Japan. The Okubo award is open to students who are studying in Japanese studies in any department and is open to graduate students and undergraduate students. Papers must be read first then nominated by a professor. There are no requirements for the paper's format.

Deadline for submissions is March 1, 2016.

For Further information, please contact Jun Fu at the Center for East Asian Studies. Tel. 864-3857, email junfu@ku.edu.

 


News and Updates

Congratulations to Kyoim Yun, Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures, who has received a Korea Foundation Field Research Grant for the coming academic year! Her project is entitled “The Temple Stay in South Korea: Searching for Peace in Uncertain Times.”

We would also like to congratulate Yao Li, a Lecturer with the Center for East Asian Studies, who is heading to Harvard Kennedy School this fall for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation! Li's research examines the political outcomes of social protests in China.

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CEAS M.A. Program

The Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at The University of Kansas now offers an M.A. program in Contemporary East Asian Studies. This interdisciplinary area studies program provides students with high quality academic training on the region and on their country of specialization within East Asia. 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. You can also download our program flyer (PDF) Please share this information with your friends, colleagues and students! We are looking forward to hearing from you.

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