Ryoanji Temple

About East Asian Studies

The Program in East Asian Studies at Washington University in St. Louis provides the means to study China, Taiwan, the Koreas, and Japan, separately and transnationally, in the present and in the past. Our specialists on East Asia, based in their departmental homes of Anthropology, Art History and Archaeology, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Film and Media Studies, History, International & Area Studies, the Performing Arts Department, and the Sam Fox School of Architecture, come together in EAS to provide their insights on a place of common interest.
September 16, 2016 - 4:00pm

Book Release Celebration and Talk: China’s Porcelain Capital

by Maris Gillette, E. Desmond Lee Professor of Museum Studies and Community History, University of Missouri - St. Louis
Umrath Lounge

East Asian Studies celebrates the release of Maris Gillette's book China’s Porcelain Capital.  Her groundbreaking study tells the story of Jingdezhen, China's porcelain capital, from its origins in 1004 in Song dynasty China to the presen

Xinyi Liu, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis
McMillan G052 @ 4:00 pm
Japanese film with English subtitles
University of Missouri-St. Louis @ 5:30 pm
Hae-Young Kim, Professor of the Practice in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Duke University
Busch 18 @ 4:00 pm
Raja Adal, Assistant Professor of History, University of Pittsburgh
University of Missouri-St. Louis @ 3:00 pm
Can Xue, author
Umrath Hall, room 140 @ 5:30 pm