Center for East Asian Studies

Byambakhand Chuluundorj, associate professor of Mongolian Language and Linguistics at the National University of Mongolia, is the Henry J. Schwarz visiting instructor this quarter. She is teaching a beginning course in Mongolian Language and Culture in the East Asian Studies program in support…

Western Washington University’s East Asian Studies program will host the University of Oregon’s Steven Brown at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 27 in Wilson Libraries 164F; Brown will read excerpts from his new book, “Japanese Horror and the Transnational Cinema…

Sharalyn Orbaugh of the University of British Columbia, will present “What’s Queer about Postwar Manga?” from 3-4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24  in Science Lecture 140.

The talk is free and open to the public.

The usual narrative about…

Visiting professor Bayartuul Batjav will present "The history of Mongolian writing" at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31 in Miller Hall 121.

The event is free and open to the public.

The Mongols have devised and used about ten scripts (writing systems) in their history. These…

Did you know that Western has its own monthly student-produced TV show, Western Window? It airs on local cable channel KVOS, Bellingham cable access channel BTV10, and online via Western's own YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/wwu. In this episode, hosted by the Alumni Association'…

East Asian Studies, part of Interdisciplinary Programs at Western Washington University, is hosting visiting instructor Erdene-Ochir Tumen-Ochir of the National University of Mongolia this spring.

Tumen-Ochir was selected as the Henry G. Schwarz Distinguished Instructor of Mongolian…

Western Washington University held a two-day celebration of Mongolia during “Mongolia Days” May 5 and 6 on Western’s campus.

Among the events was the “Mongolian Celebration,” which featured opening remarks by Acting Consul General Dorj Bayarkhuu,…

The Okinawa Kenjin Kai Taiko Club will perform percussion music from 8:30 to 9:15 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 10, in the Old Main Theater on the Western Washington University campus.

This event, which is free and open to the public, is part of the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Association…

David Knechtges, a professor of Chinese literature at the University of Washington, will speak about mountain imagery in medieval Chinese poetry Thursday, April 18, in a presentation sponsored by the Center for East Asian Studies at Western Washington University.

Knechtges is a…

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