Evening and weekend hours return to East Asian Library

By Ryuta Komaki on October 1, 2018 in East Asian Studies, What's New

Effective today (Monday, October 1, 2018), the East Asian Library returns to the regular opening hours it offered before January Hall closed for the renovation project. The hours are 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The regular hours continue until December 18. Please see […]

East Asian Library Monthly New Book List (May-June 2018)

By Ryuta Komaki on July 5, 2018 in East Asian Studies

The East Asian Library’s latest monthly new book list (covering titles added to the collections in May-June, 2018) is now available. January Hall is closed for renovation until August; however, we have resumed retrieval for requests from local WUSTL patrons. Until we reopen the January Hall location: You will still be able to request books […]

Awa Odori Performance and Workshop

By Ryuta Komaki on March 8, 2018 in East Asian Studies, What's New

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, along with the East Asian Studies Program and the Performing Arts Department are bringing an Awa Odori dance troupe Takarabune for a performance and workshop on March 28. See below for their announcement. The event in the Umrath Lounge will be free and open to public. ——- […]

East Asian Library Monthly New Book List (February 2018)

By Ryuta Komaki on March 2, 2018 in East Asian Studies

The East Asian Library’s latest monthly new book list (covering titles added to the collections in January-February, 2018) is now available.     As a reminder, while January Hall is closed for renovation: You will still be able to request books from the East Asian Library (including new additions), and pick them up at other […]

Read East Asian Library Journals & Newspapers in Olin Level A

By Ryuta Komaki on January 5, 2018 in East Asian Studies

Select Chinese- and Japanese-language journals and newspapers from the East Asian Library’s reading room are now on display and available for browsing on Olin Library Level A. You can find them in the “West Alcove” area of the floor, (which is Olin’s first basement floor), while the East Asian Library is closed for renovation. Walk […]

East Asian Library Update: Just Moved!

By Ryuta Komaki on December 20, 2017 in East Asian Studies

The staff of the East Asian Library – Tony Chang, Wanqiu Zhu and Ryuta Komaki – have moved to a temporary office in Olin Library. They can be reached using the same email addresses and phone numbers – East Asian Library/Wanqiu Zhu: 314-935-5525, ea@wumail.wustl.edu; Tony Chang: 314-935-4816, tchang@wustl.edu; Ryuta Komaki: 314-935-5155, rkomaki@wustl.edu. Please also continue […]

East Asian Library Exhibit: Jikji, the World’s Oldest Existing Book Printed with Movable Metal Types

By Ryuta Komaki on September 11, 2017 in East Asian Studies, What's New

Stop by near the entrance of the East Asian Library from today (Monday, September 11) through Sunday, September 17 for a special exhibit on Jikji (白雲和尚抄録佛祖直指心體要節/백운화상초록불조직지심체요절), a Korean Buddhist tome printed in 1377. The original book is known to be the oldest existing book in the world printed using movable metal types. (Gutenberg Bible, the […]

New Online Resource: Taiyō

By Ryuta Komaki on August 18, 2017 in East Asian Studies

We now have an online access to the archive of 太陽 (Taiyō), a popular magazine published in Japan from 1895 (Meiji 28) to 1928 (Showa 3), through the JapanKnowledge platform. Previously it was available on CD-ROMs, but now you can read all the digitized pages from the comfort of your own web browser. Because the […]