Preparing students for careers in academia and industry in East Asia for over 150 years
On May 21, 2019, Professor Christopher Atwood, Graduate Chair in EALC, received an honorary doctorate from National Mongolia University.
With the gift of the Arthur Tress Collection of Japanese Illustrated Books, the Penn Libraries has secured one of the best – if not the best – most complete and widest-ranging collections of Japanese illustrated books in the United State
Professor Steinhardt has been named the 2019 recipient of the 2019 College Art Association Award for Distinguished Teaching of Art History. The award was present on February 13 in New York during the CAA's annual conference. Awardees wer
Korean Cinema Film Screening
Moderated by Dr. So-Rim Lee
From PARK Chan-wook, the celebrated director of OLDBOY, LADY VENGEANCE and STOKER, comes a ravishing crime drama. A gripping and sensual tale of two women - a young Japanese Lady living on a secluded estate, and a…
Korean Studies Colloquium
Minjeong Kim, San Diego State University
Based on ethnographic fieldwork, Minjeong Kimexamines Filipinas who married rural South Korean bachelors in the first decade of the twenty-first century. Against a backdrop of the South Korean government’s…
"Families Together and Apart: Divorce, Child Custody, and Contested Disconnection in Contemporary Japan"
ICEA Colloquium Series
In contemporary Japan, police and law enforcement are often reluctant to assist in family conflicts. Law enforcement representatives instead push family members to settle problems on their own. Given such a context,…