Past Events 2016-2017

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
Wednesday, Feb. 22nd, 2017
Representing Radical Difference: Kim Sŏkpŏm's Korea(n) in Japan(ese)
Cindi Textor - Postdoctoral Associate in East Asian Studies and Lecturer in East Asian Languages & Literatures
Lecture
Japan, Korea
Friday, Feb. 17th, 2017
Know before You Go: Researching East Asia in U.S. - East Asian Library and the Gest Collection, Princeton University
Dr. Martin Heijdra - Library Director, Acting Chinese & Western Bibliographer, Head of Public Services; Ms. Setsuko Noguchi - Japanese Studies Librarian
Workshop
China, Japan, Korea
Wednesday, Feb. 15th, 2017
Did Daoist Scriptures come with a Price Tag? Pledge Offerings for Daoist Scriptures in Early Medieval China
Friederike Assandri - Visiting Professor of Chinese Studies, University of Leipzig
Lecture
China
Monday, Feb. 13th, 2017
One Mind: A Zen Pilgrimage
Edward A. Burger - Director
Film
China
Monday, Feb. 13th, 2017
Ariadne in Bordeaux: Unraveling the Ties that Bind in Tawada Yōko’s ボルドーの義兄 (Schwager in Bordeaux)
Brett de Bary - Professor of Asian Studies and Comparative Literature
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Feb. 10th, 2017
Handle with Care: Little Americans and the Supply Chain of Human Feeling
Julie Y. Chu - Associate Professor of Anthropology, The University of Chicago
Lecture
China
Saturday, Feb. 4th, 2017
Lunarfest 2017
Special Event
China, Transregional
Thursday, Jan. 26th, 2017
The Son also Rises: Stratification of Personal Reading among Educated Youths during the Cultural Revolution
Sun Peidong - Associate Professor of History, Fudan University
Lecture
China
Wednesday, Jan. 25th, 2017
(Un)Doing Korean Dancing Body: Value of Freedom and West African Dance in Seoul
Soo Ryon Yoon - CEAS Postdoctoral Associate & Lecturer in East Asian Languages & Literatures
Lecture
Korea, Transregional
Wednesday, Jan. 25th, 2017
The Gardens of Tranquil Wisdom: Tuệ Tĩnh and the Medical Environment of 14th Century Ðai Việt
C. Michele Thompson - Professor of History, Southern Connecticut University
Lecture
China, Transregional, Southeast Asia
Friday, Dec. 16th, 2016
The Past Tense and the Future Perfect: Notes from Japan toward the Possibilities of Post-race and Post-Blackness
William Bridges - Assistant Professor of Japanese, UC Irvine
Japan
Thursday, Dec. 15th, 2016
Xie Lingyun and Imperial Performance: Deploying the Language of the Chuci
Harrison Huang - Assistant Professor, East Asian Languages & Cultures, Columbia University
Lecture
China
Friday, Dec. 9th, 2016
Japan in the Age of Walls: Its Current and Future Foreign and Security Policies in East Asia and Beyond
Naoyuki Agawa - Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law, Doshisha University
Lecture, Special Event
Japan
Thursday, Dec. 8th, 2016
Instilling Life in the Buddha: Sacred Objects inside Korean Buddhist Images
Junghee Kim - Professor of Archaeology and Art History, Wonkwang University
Lecture
Korea
Thursday, Dec. 8th, 2016
Artistic Exchanges between China and the Western Regions: From Mughal Jades to Zen Painting
Dr. Josh Yiu - Director, Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Dr. Xiaodong Xu - Associate Director, Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Lecture
China

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