Wm. Theodore de Bary Memorial ServiceWM. THEODORE DE BARY MEMORIAL SERVICE The memorial service for Wm. Theodore de Bary, former Provost of the University, noted Columbia educator, Sinologist, and alumnus, will be held on Thursday October 5th, at 5:00 p.m. in St. Paul’s Chapel, Columbia University, followed by a reception at 6:30PM in the CV Starr East Asian Library.
27th Annual Columbia Graduate Student Conference on East Asia27th Annual Columbia Graduate Student Conference on East Asia Graduate students are cordially invited to submit abstracts for the 27th Annual Columbia Graduate Student Conference on East Asia, to be held at Columbia University on February 23rd and 24th, 2018. This two-day conference provides students from institutions around the world with the opportunity to meet […]
Columbia University is seeking Vietnamese Language LecturerColumbia University is seeking Vietnamese Language Lecturer Description: The Vietnamese Language Program of the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures invites applications for a lecturer position in modern Vietnamese, beginning fall 2018. This is a full-time position with multi-year renewal contingent upon successful review. Responsibilities include teaching first-year through fourth-year modern Vietnamese. We are […]
A Little Wisdom at Busan International Film FestivalA Little Wisdom at Busan International Film Festival EALAC congratulates one of its own Ph.D. students Riga Shakya on co-producing the film A Little Wisdom, debuting this October at the Busan International Film Festival. Please click on this BIFF link for more information.
Lydia H. Liu named the Phi Beta Kappa/Frank M. Updike Memorial Scholar for 2017-2018ICLS Director Lydia H. Liu has been named the Frank M Updike Memorial Scholar by the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program for 2017-2018. The designation is awarded to a “distinguished scholar in the humanities, especially one who is prepared to address intercultural relations.”
Wm. Theodore de Bary (1919-2017)Wm. Theodore de Bary, noted scholar of East Asia and a leader in establishing the role of Asian studies in general education at Columbia College and around the country, died peacefully in his home, Hotokudo, in Tappan, New York, on July 14, 2017. de Bary was responsible for the creation of the Asian Humanities curriculum […]
Korean Studies at a GlanceIn the field of Korean Studies, recent Columbia graduates have made remarkable accomplishments in the job market...
Graduate Students Meet with ChinaFile’s Jonathan LandrethOn Friday, April 14th, a handful of EALAC graduate students joined members of the journalism school for a conversation on scholarly journalism with ChinaFile’s Managing Editor, Jonathan Landreth. As new media on China proliferates, contributing voices to the public conversation on China have grown as well. Workshop participants considered how the academic community could best […]
Comparative Postwars: Japan, Germany, and ElsewhereBy: Michelle L. Hauk (January 2016) On Friday, October 21st, students, faculty, researchers, and members of the public packed room 918 in the International Affairs Building at Columbia University. Staff at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute had filled the tiny T-shaped room with as many chairs as could fit in anticipation of a big event […]
Welcome to Assistant Professor Nicholas BartlettEALAC proudly welcomes Nicholas Bartlett as a new Assistant Professor of Contemporary Chinese Culture and Society at Barnard College. Since receiving his PhD in 2012 in Medical Anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley and San Francisco, Professor Bartlett has published widely on heroin addiction, treatment and drug policy in contemporary China. His current research […]
Welcome to Assistant Professor Ying QianEALAC proudly welcomed Assistant Professor Ying Qian to the faculty in 2015. Professor Qian, who received her PhD in 2013 from the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University, combines a scholarly interest in Chinese literature, cinema, and politics with an artistic one in film making, criticism, and programming. She is completing […]
Graduate Students Engage with Faculty for a Conversation on TeachingAllison Bernard (Premodern Chinese Literature) Midday on November 10th, a group of EALAC PhD students and faculty gathered for a teaching workshop on the topic of East Asian humanities lecture courses. During the hour-and-a-half-long event, graduate students discussed teaching strategies and sought advice from a practiced panel of faculty mentors: Associate Professors David Lurie and […]
Chinese Literature at the ‘Rethinking Authorship’ SymposiumBy: Allison Bernard (Premodern Chinese Literature) New scholarship on medieval and early modern Chinese literature was among the exciting work showcased at EALAC’s March 10-11th international symposium, “Rethinking Authorship in East Asia and Europe.” While most symposium papers focused on Japanese literature, the event included presentations by several scholars of European literatures, as well as […]