EAS Re-orientation

EASSU executives will be joining the re-orientation session aimed to familiarize students to the EAS POSt! You will be able to meet professors and TAs, as well as get to know other students in EAS’s programs. All EAS students are welcome, but second-year EAS Majors and Specialist and anyone new to the program will especially benefit from the session. Dinner will be provided!

Where: EAS Purple Lounge, Robarts Library 14th Floor
When: 3:10-6:30 PM Thursday, November 3rd

RSVP required. To register, please fill out the form here:


Exciting events for 2016 UofT Korea Week

This year, EASSU has paired up with Global Leaders Association, the Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library and CASSU to bring you two fun events for this year’s Korea Week!

To kick-off our efforts in the week, we will be co-hosting a Poetry Reading and 오행시contest! Make sure you RSVP for the event here and come have fun with us for the afternoon!

If you are not free on the 13th, or if you’re looking for something more active, the next event is for you! We are also co-hosting a games night event on October 14th at OISE, and you will be able to experience and learn how to play traditional Korean games hands-on. Bring your friends with you and enjoy and afternoon of fun games! Registration is not needed for this event.


[2016-17] Annual General Meeting & Elections

Greetings from the 2016-17 EASSU Exec Team!

Next Wednesday (October 5th) is the day for our Annual General Meeting for all EASSU members out there. Come join us for elections (you will get to vote for your favourite treasurer) and have a chat with your fellow union members and meet this year’s exec team members!

14489641_10209714937725788_1155584862_oAn update about elections:
Currently, we have the position of treasurer open for year 2016-17, so if you are interested in taking part and representing your EAS family, we strongly encourage you to run for the position!
Elections will take place 4:00-6:00pm on Wednesday, October 5th in the Purple Lounge on the 14th floor of Robarts Library.
Refreshments will be provided. All students enrolled in at least one EAS course are welcome and encouraged to come out and vote.
Position Description:
Treasurer: In charge of all student union finances; manages budgets for union and all events; compiles and submits receipts to ASSU; submits funding requests; present at all events.
If you are interested in running for the position, send the following application form to us at eassu.uoft@gmail.com by 11:59pm on Tuesday, October 4th.
Year of Study and Program:
Phone number:
E-mail address:
Position you are running for:
Why you would like to participate in EASSU:
Why you feel you are a good candidate for the position:
Position: Treasurer
All applicants will be expected to make a brief speech detailing why they should be elected. Candidates who cannot attend the election may email us an audio or video file of their speech before the application deadline. Otherwise, the final two questions of their application will be read on their behalf by an EASSU executive at the election.

We look forward to reading your application!

ON EAST Submissions for 2015-2016


ATTENTION: calling all writers and artists interested in East Asia!

ON EAST, the University of Toronto’s undergraduate journal of East Asian Studies, is calling for submissions for our 2015-2016 publication. Submit your essays, literary translations, photographs, and/or art (digital images of your paintings, sculptures, etc.) to on.east.journal@gmail.com by Sunday, March 6th, 2016, for the opportunity to have your work featured in this year’s edition.

Authors must be current UofT undergraduate students or graduate students who have obtained their undergraduate degree from UofT within the past year. Authors may submit up to two works, relating to at least one of the following countries: China (incl. Hong Kong and Macau), Japan, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea, or Taiwan. In the case of translations, the original work must be written in a language of one of these countries. Works addressing relations between East Asian and non-East Asian countries are accepted. Works submitted to ON EAST must not have been submitted or published elsewhere.

For more information on guidelines and requirements concerning works accepted, visit http://oneast.sa.utoronto.ca/submissions/.