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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

Reading the world - Sponsored by CEAS, CLAS, CMES
The Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) is pleased to announce a collaborative effort with the Center for Middle East Studies and the Center for Latin American Studies with the start of the Reading the World book group.  Inspired by the words of…
Sustainability and Resilience in East Asia @ Biosphere 2
The Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at the University of Arizona is pleased to announce that the symposium “Sustainability and Resilience in East Asia” will be held in November 2023. This biannual one-day hybrid symposium is open to both the…
July 25, 2023
Image CEAS is thrilled to announce that we have received a STARTALK grant to develop a summer Chinese language immersion camp for students in Grades 10 through 14! It will be completely free of cost for…

Upcoming Events

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