On East Journal Deadline Extended

The deadline for submissions for the On East journal has been extended to 11:59pm, (Sunday) January 22nd 2012!

If you’re interested, please email eassujournal@gmail.com with:

Full Name, Student Number
Your Paper with an abstract (400-500 words)
E-mail with Subject Title: ON EAST JOURNAL SUBMISSION

To be eligible, you must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at the University of Toronto.

GUIDELINES: (Your paper will NOT be accepted unless it follows these)

– Your paper cannot exceed more than 15 pages (excluding bibliography), size 12 font, Times New Roman and Double-spaced
– Please clearly state the course it was written for, it this applies, as well as all your name, student number & email in the document
– You can submit a maximum of 2 papers
– Your document should be titled with your full name, and please number your submissions if you are submitting more than one essay (eg.
– Please send it in .doc format
– Your paper must follow MLA format, with embedded citations. You must also supply an MLA-formatted bibliography.
– You MUST state whether you are comfortable with us uploading your essay onto turnitin.com.

For more info, check out http://oneast.sa.utoronto.ca..

Battle Royale Movie Night and Bi-elections!

We have an exciting upcoming event to tell you about. On Thursday, January 19th at 8pm, EASSU will be screening the famous Japanese cult film “Battle Royale” in Sidney Smith room 1069. This is a great chance to relax and meet fellow EAS students before we all get too busy with work this semester! Pizza and drinks will be provided, and there will of course be English subtitles on the film. For more info: http://www.facebook.com/events/168671593238760/.

Before the film, we will also be holding our winter semester bi-elections for the open position of EASSU Treasurer. The elections will take place at 7:30pm, also in SS1069. If you are interested in applying, there is more info on our website here: http://eassu.sa.utoronto.ca/2012/01/14/eassu-by-elections-treasurer-position-open/. Please contact us at eassu.uoft@gmail.com if you have any questions.

See you Thursday!

EASSU By-Elections – Treasurer Position Open!

The East Asian Studies Student Union is currently accepting  applications for the position of treasurer for the winter semester.  This is a great opportunity for anyone who is interested in getting involved on campus and making a difference in their education! We are particularly looking for a student who is  also planning on being a part of EASSU next year, so we encourage students to apply who are not in their final year of university.

The treasurer’s role will involve drawing up a winter budget for EASSU and generally taking care of EASSU’s finances. As a member of the executive team, the treasurer also helps to plan, organize, and carry out EASSU events.

If you are interested in applying, please send the following application to eassu.uoft@gmail.com by 11:59pm on January 18th.



Student Number:

Phone number:

E-mail address:

Why would you like to be involved with EASSU?

Do you have any relevant experience for this position?

Elections for this position will take place at 7:30pm in SS1069 on Thursday, January 19, 2012. Applicants will be asked to talk for a short time (3-5 minutes) about why they are applying for the position, their relevant previous experience, etc.  If you would like to apply but are unable to attend, an executive member of EASSU will read your application for you, or you may send a video file of yourself. All EAS students are able to vote in this election.