Faculty Travel Grant

Travel Grant


CEAS is pleased to offer up to two grants open to our affiliated faculty members for the 2024-2025 academic year. Each grant is for up to $1000 in support and must be used for a presentation related to East Asia in an academic conference during  8/15/2024-2/15/2025. Our goal in providing these funds is to strengthen and promote the research and teaching of East Asia here at The University of Arizona.

Our requirement is that your presentation is related to these world regions: mainland China, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam, Mongolia, and the Himalayan region. Once we received your application, a review committee will be formed to review the application. 

The deadline of application is 7/15/2024. If you have any questions, please contact: eas-center@arizona.edu

Please note that the recipients of last round are not eligible to apply. Priority will be given to first-time applicants.

A separate grant only for language faculty is also available.

Application Form


Hai Ren

Presentation Title: Inhabiting the Asian Anthropocenes: Abyssal Aesthetics and Embodied Knowing in the Realm of Bardo”​​​​​
Conference: Annual Conference of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts. 

Dian Li 

Presentation Title: Resistance and Redemption: Spirituality in Xuemo’s Fiction
Conference: Western Conference of the Association of Asian Studies (WCAAS) 2023 Annual Meeting


Rae Dachille

Presentation Title: Metaphor, Appearance and Illusion at the Intersection of Sutra and Tantra: A Sakyapa Perspective
Conference: The 25th World Congress of Philosophy

Fabio Lanza 

Presentation Title: Roundtable on Producing Critical China Research
Conference: Critical China Scholars Event in NYC


Kaoru Hayashi

Presentation Title: Authority Haunted: The Exiled, Erased, and Unnarrated Retired Emperor Sutoku’s Vengeful Spirit
Conference: The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) Annual Conference

Sandra Park

Presentation Title: The Hungnam Evacuation and the Politics of Christian Rescue in Anticommunist South Korea
Conference: “Anti-Communism, National Security Law, and Thought Control in South Korea," Korea Journal Special Issue Workshop


Sunyoung Yang

Presentation Title: No Birth as a Radical Feminist Action in the South Korea Online Space
Conference: The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) Annual Conference

Kimberly Hassel

Presentation Title: 1) “Women of Color in Japanese Studies: Intersectional Voices and Calls for Action”; 2) “Research in and on Japanese Digital Cultures: Challenges and Opportunities in the (Post-)Pandemic Era”
Conference: The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) Annual Conference


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