Providing leadership, coordination and support for East Asian studies at the University of Southern California.

Save the Date: EALC Graduate Student Conference

SATURDAY - SUNDAY | April 11-12 | SOS B40

Memory, Moment, and Mobility in East Asia is the first East Asian Studies Graduate Student Conference hosted by the G-SEA (Graduates Studying East Asia) organization at the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Southern California.

Co-sponsored by the USC East Asian Studies Center, Center for Japanese Religions and Culture, Korean Studies Institute, Bryan Singer Division of Critical Studies, and Center for Transpacific Studies, this conference allows young scholars to present their research to both their peers and eminent scholars who work on East Asian Studies throughout Southern California. The keynote panel features professors Michael Berry of UC Santa Barbara, Jennifer Jung-Kim of UCLA, Marc Steinberg of Concordia University (Montreal), and Hongyin Tao of UCLA. 

Upcoming Event: Festschrift in Honor of John E. Wills, Jr.

TUESDAY | MARCH 17 | 1:00 - 5:15 PM | SOS 250

EASC will host an event dedicated to the remarkable career of Professor Emeritus John "Jack" E. Wills, Jr. and the contributions he has made to the academic field in History and to the University of Southern California. Friends, colleagues, and students of Professor Wills will present articles and papers related to his research, leading to a publication in his honor. This event is co-sponsored by the USC Department of History
, USC Korean Studies Institute and USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute.

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Upcoming Event: EASC/KSI Book Launch for Brett Sheehan and Sandra Fahy

TUESDAY | MARCH 24 | 3:00 - 5:00 PM | AHN HOUSE

EASC and KSI will host a joint book launch celebration for professors Brett Sheehan and Sandra Fahy's newest publications! Faculty in the field, Georgia A. Mickey and John S. Park will discuss Professor Sheehan's and Professor Fahy's books with a light reception to follow.

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In the February 23, 2015 issue:

>Save the Date: EALC Graduate Student Conference
>Upcoming Event: Festschrfit in Honor of John E. Wills, Jr.
>Upcoming Event: EASC/KSI Faculty Book Launch for Brett Sheehan and Sandra Fahy
>Events Around USC


Woodblocks and Magnolia Oil
February 23, 2015
USC Dornsife detailed the "Exploring Early Modern Japanese Books" workshop that was organized by the USC Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religions and Culture.

Japan, Spies and the Roman Empire
February 17, 2015
Associate Professor Jacques Hymans is among three USC recepients of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Grant.

Chinese Student Group Hosts Colorful Spring Gala
February 17, 2015
USC News posted a slideshow of pictures from the Chinese Students and Scholars Association's Spring Gala.

Her Heart's in the Far East
February 13, 2015
USC News featured an article on EASC alumna, Kaitlin Solimine, and her journey from her time at USC as an MA student to her work in East Asia as an author and co-founder of Hippo Reads.

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