East Asian Studies

More than 50 Western Washington University students and graduates received Outstanding Graduate honors for the 2019-20 academic year.

Faculty members from dozens of academic departments and programs select one graduate to honor as the Outstanding Graduate of the year. Selection is a…

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…

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…

Jonathan Addleton, the U.S. ambassador to Mongolia, visited Western’s campus on Thursday, March 4. He met with Western faculty, staff and students and toured the campus.

“We were pleased to welcome Ambassador Addleton to the Western campus and to share with him some of the…

Timothy Brook, a professor in the department of history at the University of British Columbia, will draw from his recent book “Vermeer’s Hat” to discuss 17th century Dutch art and its connection to China and the expanding global world in an upcoming presentation on the Western…

The Center for East Asian Studies and the Center for International Studies will present "Kuniyoshi's Faces: Ukiyo-e and the Renaissance," a presentation by Piergiacomo Petrioli, at 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, in Viking Union Room 552.

Petrioli is an expert in medieval and…

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