Past Events

Thursday, Apr. 27th, 2017
Japonisme and the Birth of Cinema
Daisuke Miyao - Professor of Japanese Language & Literature, UC San Diego
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Apr. 27th, 2017
In the Wake of the Mongols: The Making of a New Social Order in North China, 1200-1600
Jinping Wang - Assistant Professor of History, National University of Singapore
Lecture
China
Wednesday, Apr. 26th, 2017
The Enduring Analects: A Book's Life in Early Imperial China
Annping Chin - Senior Lecturer, History, Yale University
Lecture
China
Monday, Apr. 24th, 2017
Crossing the 38th Parallel: North Korean Refugees and the Origins of the Korean War, 1945-1950
Yumi Moon - Associate Professor of History, Stanford University
Lecture
Korea
Monday, Apr. 17th, 2017
The Founding of Korean Buddhism’s Great Head Temple in 1938 and the Role of Governmentality in Modernizing Korean Buddhism
Hwansoo Kim - Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Duke University
Lecture
Korea
Thursday, Apr. 13th, 2017
Surviving Conservation: Herders and Farmers in China’s Northwest
You-tien Hsing - Professor of Geography, University of California, Berkeley
Lecture, Special Event
China
Wednesday, Apr. 12th, 2017
Multilingualism on the Silk Road: A Diachronic Look and the Origins of 20th/21st C. Xinjiang Language Use and Policy
Arienne M. Dwyer - Professor of Linguistic Anthropology and Co-Director of the Institute of Digital Research, University of Kansas
Lecture
China, Transregional
Tuesday, Apr. 11th, 2017
The State as Ventriloquist: North Korea’s Media and International Engagement on Human Rights since the UN Commission of Inquiry report of 2014
Sandra Fahy - Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Sophia University
Lecture
Korea
Friday, Apr. 7th, 2017
Know before You Go: Researching East Asia in U.S. - Asian Division, Library of Congress
Dr. Yuwu Song - Reference Specialist; Mr. Eiichi Ito - Reference Specialist
Workshop
China, Japan, Korea
Monday, Apr. 3rd, 2017
Raise the Umbrellas: Special Preview with Director Evans Chan
Evans Chan - Director
Film
China
Friday, Mar. 31st, 2017
Know before You Go: Researching East Asia in U.S. - East Asian Collection, University of Chicago
Dr. Yuan Zhou - Curator
Workshop
China, Japan, Korea
Wednesday, Mar. 29th, 2017
Dismembered and Still Kicking: Kokoro in the High School Textbook
Ken K. Ito - Professor, Japanese Literature, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Lecture
Japan
Wednesday, Mar. 29th, 2017
A Secular Japan?
Lola Martinez - Emeritus Reader, SOAS and Research Associate, University of Oxford
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Mar. 28th, 2017
A Discussion with Mark Schilling - Film Critic and Journalist
Mark Schilling - Film Critic and Journalist
Lecture
Japan
Monday, Mar. 27th, 2017
Spellbound by Blossoms: Dream Vision Noh as Political Allegory
Susan Blakeley Klein - Associate Professor of Japanese Literature and Culture, UC Irvine
Lecture
Japan
Saturday, Mar. 11th, 2017
Plebeian Society and the Growth of Cities in ‘Early Modern’ Japan (都市の巨大化と民衆世界)
Workshop, Special Event
Japan
Friday, Mar. 10th, 2017
Plebeian Society and the Growth of Cities in ‘Early Modern’ Japan (都市の巨大化と民衆世界)
Workshop, Special Event
Japan
Wednesday, Mar. 8th, 2017
"Jirōkichi the Rat" - Oatsurae Jirōkichi kōshi
Kataoka Ichirō - Japanese Silent Film Benshi
Film
Japan
Wednesday, Mar. 8th, 2017
Yamanaka Sadajirō and Nezu Ka'ichirō's Buddha Heads & The Modern Fragmentation and Re-presentation of Chinese Buddhist Sculpture
Gregory Levine - Associate Professor, History of Art, UC Berkeley
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Mar. 7th, 2017
Engineered Ecologies: The Transformation of Landscapes in China
Dorothy Tang - Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, University of Hong Kong
Lecture
China
Friday, Mar. 3rd, 2017
An Introduction to Epigraphic Field Research in Rural North China
Tomoyasu Iiyama - Adjunct Researcher, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study
Lecture
China
Friday, Mar. 3rd, 2017
An Environmental Economy during China’s “Medieval Economic Revolution”
Ling Zhang - Assistant Professor of History, Boston College
Lecture
China
Friday, Mar. 3rd, 2017
Japan's National Security Policy and Voters
Aiji Tanaka - Professor, Political Process, Waseda University
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Mar. 2nd, 2017
The Ten Thousand Rooms Project
Tina Lu - Professor of East Asian Languages & Literatures, Yale University; Michael Hunter - Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages & Literatures, Yale University
Lecture
China
Wednesday, Mar. 1st, 2017
Day Laborer to Criminal: Gambling and the Narcotic of Time
Klaus Yamamoto-Hammering - Postdoctoral Associate in East Asian Studies and Lecturer in Anthropology
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Feb. 28th, 2017
Lunar New Year Reception 2017
Special Event
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Monday, Feb. 27th, 2017
'Normative Power Japan': Aid, Rule of Law and Democracy
André Asplund - Japan Foundation CGP Postdoctoral Associate in East Asian Studies
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Feb. 24th, 2017
Know before You Go: Researching East Asia in U.S. - International and Area Studies Department, Duke University
Ms. Luo Zhou - Chinese Studies Librarian; Dr. Kristina Troost - Head of International Area Studies and Japanese Studies Librarian
Workshop
China, Japan, Korea
Thursday, Feb. 23rd, 2017
Rewriting Tang Literati Lives: New Views of Literary Composition in Biographies of the New Tang History
Anna M. Shields - Professor of East Asian Studies, Princeton University
Lecture
China
Thursday, Feb. 23rd, 2017
Nightless Cities: Timing the Pleasure Quarters in Early Modern Japan
Angelika Koch-Low, Lecturer in East Asian Languages & Literatures
Lecture
Japan

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