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CEAS hosts Lunar New Year Festival

For some students, home is thousands of miles away, and the Lunar New Year Festival hosted by the Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) on Feb. 7 at the Burge Union is a reminder of their culture and home. 

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with CEAS

The KU Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) and partners will celebrate the Year of the Dragon for the Lunar New Year, a celebration of the arrival of spring and the beginning of a new year on the lunisolar calendar.

Yoonmi Nam: Generally Meant to be Discarded

With “Generally Meant to be Discarded,” Yoonmi Nam fixates her attention on “the presence of objects that we handle, consume, display and discard.” The consumption patterns of Nam and her husband during the COVID-19 pandemic inspired these works in her Studios Inc. exhibition.  

Scholar Argues India Has Had Inconsistent Trade Policy

Although India is the world’s largest democracy, it has been greatly understudied, especially its approach to trade. A University of Kansas legal expert argues in a new analysis of Indian trade law and policy that its defining characteristic has been inconsistency.

New Recordings Bring Works of 20th Century Ecuadorian Composer to Light

Ecuadorian composer Luis Humberto Salgado was so far ahead of his time that neither he nor the public in Quito, where he lived, heard most of his orchestral and chamber music works performed during his life (1903-1977).

Podcast: Interview with Akiko Takeyama

CEAS Director Akiko Takeyama talks with New Books Network about her recently published, "Involuntary Consent:The Illusion of Choice in Japan’s Adult Video Industry."

CEAS Brings Activist Aileen Mioko Smith to Lawrence

The University of Kansas Center for East Asian Studies will host environmental activist and writer Aileen Mioko Smith for a series of private and public events next week, including a film screening and artis

New Book, "Trade War," from Raj Bhala Examines History of U.S.-China Conflict

A new book from a University of Kansas international trade law expert examines where the conflict may lead and its consequences thus far while also providing a critical historical and legal analysis of how it started.

Scroll of Rat Wedding Banquet Provided Insight into Medieval Japanese Cooking

Typically that implies issues with cleanliness and safety. But in medieval Japan, having rats in the kitchen could suggest an entirely different meaning.

Harvest Moon Festival, an Evening of Dance, Song, and Mooncakes

With the full moon looming, a red dragon dancing and a variety of performances, an estimated 500 attendees spent their evening at the Harvest Moon Festival, hosted by the KU Center for East Asian Studies. 

LaGretia Copp
Program Specialist