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Welcome to the China Studies Program

The China Studies Program in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies is an interdisciplinary designed to give students a broad knowledge of the History, Sociology, Politics, and Language of China. The program is served by world-class faculty and facilities. Click here for a welcome from Program Chair Madeleine Dong.

The China Studies Program at the University of Washington is thrilled to announce our colloquium line-up for fall quarter 2014. This quarter we have a number of different speakers representing a variety of disciplines. Colloquiums will be held on Fridays at 12:00 p.m. in Thomson 317. As usual all are invited to attend.

October 3: “Stars and seasons: can we replicate ancient Chinese celestial measurements?” by Christopher Cullen, Honorary Professor of the History of East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine, University of Cambridge.

October 10: "The Archaeology of a Looting: The Modern History of the Warring States Silk Manuscripts from the Chu Tomb at Zidanku, Changsha" by Donald Harper, Centennial Professor of Chinese Studies, University of Chicago.

October 17: “Food Globalization in Prehistory” by Xinyi Liu, Assistant Professor of Archaeology, Washington University in St. Louis.

October 24: TBA by Robert Bagley, Professor of Chinese Art History and Archaeology, Princeton University.

October 31: “The Measurement of Longitude in 17th-18th Century China and Its Applications in Astronomy and Geography” by Xiaoshun Sun, Institute for the History of Natural Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

November 7: “The Rise of Explication in the Mathematics of Late Imperial China” by Jeff Chen, Associate Professor of Mathematics, St. Could State University.

November 14: TBA by Bridie Andrews, Associate Professor of History, Bentley University

 For information about receiving an undergraduate or graduate degree in China Studies, please:

1) visit the Student Services webpage [BA Degree] [MA Degree]
2) contact Paula Milligan, Graduate Program Assistant, Jackson School Office of Student Services, at milligan@u.washington.edu for questions about the graduate program, application procedures and status, examination scores, and transcripts. 

China Studies Program
East Asia Studies
Box 353650
Seattle, WA 98195
chinast@u.washington.edu

Madeleine Yue Dong, Chair
yuedong@u.washington.edu

Asia Studies Program Coordinator
chinast@u.washington.edu

China Studies Program Coordinator
Curtis Reed
chinast@u.washington.edu
cgreed@uw.edu