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A Message from the Director
Madeline Zelin, Interim Director, Weatherhead East Asian Institute
Welcome to the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, a hub for the study of modern and contemporary East, Southeast, and Inner Asia at Columbia University. Since its founding in 1949, WEAI has been a pioneer in East Asian Studies, expanding research in underexplored areas, fostering a collaborative community of experts from across disciplines, and offering unparalleled insight into one of the world’s most dynamic regions.
Night in the American Village: Women in the Shadow of the US Military Bases in Okinawa - A Book Talk by Akemi Johnson
Nostalgic Ethno-centrism: Organized Shinto’s Efforts to Restore the Imperial Rescript on Education in Postwar Japan
Studying Maltreatment Through Polyvictimization: Evidence from the Salar Ethnic Group in Qinghai, China
Abstracts are due January 10, 2023.
WEAI's Lien-Hang Nguyen's role as historical advisor to a new film about Vietnam