Welcome to the Center for East Asian Studies

The Center (CEAS), at the University of Arizona, is a Title VI National Resource Center supported by the U.S. Department of Education. CEAS supports and promotes East Asian language and studies related teaching and research throughout the University, and it cultivates understanding of East Asia through outreach to K-16 schools and the wider communities.

Our center aims to produce equitable and inclusive access to East Asia learning in the state, region and nation.

 Center Directors

Photo of Wenhao Diao

Wenhao Diao

Center Co-Director


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Scott Gregory

Center Co-Director


Recent News

Oct. 25, 2022
CEAS is proud to co-sponsor this year's conference of American Oriental Society Western Branch (AOSWB). The meeting was held November 3-5 at the University of Arizona, Tucson.  Our co-director, Dr. Scott Gregory, serves as an elected member on the…
Oct. 25, 2022
The Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS), the Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language, and Literacy (CERCLL), the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS), and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) at the University of Arizona…
Oct. 11, 2022
Former governor and ambassador to both China and Russia, Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., will be the featured speaker for CHINA Town Hall 2022, a national conversation on how the U.S.-China relationship affects our cities, towns, and communities, on November…