East Asian Studies

Washington University Librarian Awarded Japanese Teaching Materials Grant

By Washington University Libraries on October 20, 2020

Mitsutaka Nakamura, Japanese and Korean studies librarian at Washington University, has been awarded a Japanese Teaching Materials Purchase Grant from the Japan Foundation, Los Angeles. The purpose of the grant is to assist educational institutions in the U.S. with the purchase of teaching materi...

New Japanese Book Club Launches Virtually

By Mitsutaka Nakamura on October 9, 2020

Over the summer, the East Asian Library successfully launched the first Japanese Book Club. Interested PhD students and Mitsu Nakamura, the Japanese/Korean Studies Librarian, met on Zoom for discussion. The group will keep meeting online each month throughout the semester to read one selected tit...

Extended Access to Free e-Resources for East Asian Studies

By Mitsutaka Nakamura on July 13, 2020

We hope all of you are staying safe and healthy this summer. Earlier this year, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, our vendors in China, Japan, and Korea decided to provide free access to their database for the purposes of ongoing research. As of mid-July, Chinese Studies resources will be acc...

New Issue of “Off the Shelf” Now Available

By Washington University Libraries on May 26, 2020

The spring 2020 issue of Washington University Libraries’ magazine Off the Shelf is now available online! The magazine covers library news, exhibits, special events, and more. Check it out!

Announcement from Washington University Libraries Regarding COVID-19

By Denise Stephens on March 12, 2020

Dear Washington University Libraries users and community members, The Washington University Libraries are working with our campus partners to take appropriate precautions and make changes to our regular operations to protect faculty, staff, and students in response to COVID-19. The safety and wel...

New this Spring: Instruction Request Form!

By Amanda on February 1, 2019

Interested in incorporating the library in your course? Check out the updated instruction page, including the new instruction request form! The library is developing an Instruction and Information Literacy Program dedicated to helping faculty incorporate meaningful information literacy skills and...

Evening and weekend hours return to East Asian Library

By Ryuta Komaki on October 1, 2018

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 regul...

Humanities Research Hub: Workshop Series for Graduate Students in the Humanities

By Brian Vetruba on August 29, 2018

This fall, the Libraries will be holding a series of workshops specifically designed for advanced graduate students in the Humanities. These workshops will bring together experts from across the Libraries and WU campus to provide students with strategies and tools for success. Participants will h...

East Asian Library to Reopen After Renovation

By Sarah Laaker, Head of Operational Planning and Assessment on August 27, 2018

The East Asian Library has been closed to the public since December of 2017 due to the renovation of January Hall. With the renovation project wrapping up, the library is expected to reopen on Tuesday, September 4. Open hours will be 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday initially. The library hours wil...

Periodicals from Around the World Collection

By Matthew on July 31, 2018

The Periodicals from Around the World collection is comprised of titles with international interest, published within and outside of the United States, from 1691-1880. The titles represent the continued influence of colonialism on literature, fashions, and politics throughout the world. The colle...