East Asia Library news

East Asia Library hosts exhibition of student posters on "Religion in Manga and Anime"

Poster advertising RELIGST 6N exhibition
March 10, 2023
by Joshua Capitanio

From March 15 through June 9, 2023, the East Asia Library will host an exhibition of posters on the topic of "Religion in Manga and Anime" created by students in IntroSems RELIGST 6N, taught by Prof. Michaela Mross of the Dept. of Religious Studies.  An opening reception will be held at the East Asia Library on Wednesday, March 15.

Farewell, Kyungmi!

photo of Kyungmi Chun
October 19, 2022
by Dr Regan Murphy Kao

Kyungmi Chun is retiring after almost sixteen years of service to Stanford Libraries and its users.  When she joined Stanford in 2007 as Korean Studies Librarian, the Korean Collection was in its inception, having only been established in 2005.  During her time at Stanford, Kyungmi built a world-class collection from ground-up.  Her work has been an integral part in the growth of the Korean Studies program at Stanford.  She has supported the faculty and students, especially graduate students, in Korean Studies.  Previously, Kyungmi served as the Korean Studies Librarian at the University of

New exhibition on view at East Asia Library - Xiaoze Xie: Flammable Ideas, Fragile Objects

Image of a ceramic book
September 26, 2022
by Joshua Capitanio

The East Asia Library is currently hosting a new exhibition of work by Prof. Xiaoze Xie, entitled Flammable Ideas, Fragile Objects, on view in the main second-floor exhibit space at the Stanford East Asia Library.

East Asia Library to host signing ceremony inaugurating the Taiwan Resource Center for Chinese Studies

Taiwan Resource Center for Chinese Studies
September 13, 2022
by Joshua Capitanio

Please join us at the East Asia Library on Thursday, September 22, from 1:00 - 2:30 PM, as we host a signing ceremony to commemorate the establishment of the new Taiwan Resource Center for Chinese Studies.

Introducing Aeon!

Image of Aeon screenshoot
August 15, 2022
by Benjamin Lee Stone

Starting Fall 2022, the Stanford University Libraries will be implementing Aeon, our new library and archives request system for special collections items. This system will replace our current request forms for reading rooms across Stanford Libraries, including the Department of Special Collections, The David Rumsey Map Center, East Asia Library Special Collections, and the Archive of Recorded Sound.

With Aeon, users can create a researcher account, which will allow them to:

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