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The Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS), at the University of Arizona, is a Title VI National Resource Center supported by the U.S. Department of Education. CEAS assists and promotes the study of and research into East Asian languages and cultures throughout the university. In the community, our center aims to produce equitable and inclusive access to educational materials, professional development, cultural demonstrations, and exchange opportunities related to East Asia and the region's languages across Southern Arizona, and beyond.

 Center Directors

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Wenhao Diao

Center Co-Director


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Scott Gregory

Center Co-Director


Recent News

June 25, 2024
The Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at the University of Arizona just hosted its very first STARTALK Chinese Language Summer Residential Camp on the University campus. The federally funded project, entitled Environmental Sustainability: A…
CEAS Award
May 8, 2024
Every year, The Department of East Asian Studies hosts an award ceremony to acknowledge the EAS students for their exceptional performance and hard work during the academic year. On May 3rd, 2024, EAS handed out five awards: The Blair Prize in…
Huiqi Zhang
April 24, 2024
🎉Congratulations to CEAS graduate associate, Huiqi Zhang, for being named a Carson Scholar 2024-25! The Carson Scholars Graduate Program is dedicated to training the next generation of environmental researchers in the art of public communication.…

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