Northeast Asia Council (NEAC)

NEAC Members

  • Sonja M. Kim, Binghamton University, State University of New York, Asian and Asian American Studies (Chair)
  • Celeste Arrington, George Washington University, Political Science
  • Charlotte Eubanks, Pennsylvania State University, Comparative Literature
  • Yulia Frumer, Johns Hopkins University, History of Science
  • Jina Kim, University of Oregon, Literature
  • Suzy Kim, Rutgers University, History
  • Kate McDonald, University of California, Santa Barbara, History
  • Grace En-Yi Ting, University of Hong Kong, Gender Studies
  • Jolyon B. Thomas, University of Pennsylvania, Religious Studies

NEAC Committees

Grant Programs

Book Prizes

  • The John Whitney Hall Book Prize, given annually to the author of an outstanding English-language book on Japan.
  • The James B. Palais Prize, given annually to an outstanding scholar of Korean studies from any discipline or country specialization.

NEAC Prize for Best Graduate Student Paper

NEAC administers a prize for the best paper presented by a graduate student at the AAS Annual Conference.

Hamako Ito Chaplin Memorial Award

A NEAC representative sits on the committee overseeing the Hamako Ito Chaplin Memorial Award for Excellence in Japanese Language Teaching.

The AAS Secretariat is closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday