Past Events 2016-2017

Monday, Nov. 7th, 2016
Iron Moon
Qin Xiaoyu and Wu Feiyue - Directors; Brian Cai - Producer; Chen Nianxi - Poet
Film
China
Monday, Nov. 7th, 2016
Bringing Back Yoshikono: Songs of 7-7-7-5 in a WWII-Era Osaka Rakugo Magazine
Matthew Shores - University Lecturer in Japanese, University of Cambridge
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Nov. 3rd, 2016
The “Thrill Hunter” and the Killing Contest: Rethinking the Cultural History of Wartime Japan
Benjamin Uchiyama - Assistant Professor of Modern Japanese History, University of Kansas
Lecture
Japan
Wednesday, Nov. 2nd, 2016
Systems of Writing Things Down: A Book Talk on Writing Technology in Meiji Japan
Seth Jacobowitz - Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages & Literatures, Yale University
Lecture
Japan
Wednesday, Nov. 2nd, 2016
The Bottom Line Revisited: Chinese Internet Literature and Moral Censorship in the Xi Era
Michel Hockx - Professor of Chinese, University of Notre Dame
Lecture
China
Wednesday, Nov. 2nd, 2016
EALL & EAST Major Information Session
Assistant Professor Michael Hunter - DUS, East Asian Languages & Literatures & Professor Frances Rosenbluth - DUS, East Asian Studies
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Friday, Oct. 28th, 2016
A Special Screening of "The Age of Assassins" (殺人狂時代)
Tatsuya Nakadai - Film Actor
Film
Japan
Friday, Oct. 28th, 2016
Curating the Cultural Revolution: The Rent Collection Courtyard Then and Now
Denise Ho - Assistant Professor of History, Yale University
Lecture
China
Thursday, Oct. 27th, 2016
A Special Screening of "Harakiri" (切腹)
Tatsuya Nakadai - Film Actor
Film
Japan
Thursday, Oct. 27th, 2016
Profiting from Wartime Displacement in Twentieth Century China and Taiwan
Rebecca Nedostup - Associate Professor of History, Brown University
Lecture
China
Tuesday, Oct. 18th, 2016
10th Annual CHINA Town Hall
A Special Webcast with Henry A. Kissinger and Panel Discussion with Yale Faculty
Special Event
China
Friday, Oct. 14th, 2016
Food, Community, and the Geography of Death in Japan’s Volcanic Winters, 1640-1840
Fabian Drixler - Professor of History, Yale University
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Oct. 14th, 2016
Sinophone Studies, New Directions
Shu-mei SHIH - Professor of Chinese and Comparative Literature, UCLA | NG Kim Chew - Chinese Malaysian writer and Professor of Chinese Literature, National Chi Nan University, Taiwan
Conference
China
Thursday, Oct. 13th, 2016
The Buddha's Evil Twin: Another Look at Medieval Japanese Religion
Bernard Faure - Kao Professor of Japanese Religion, Columbia University
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Oct. 7th, 2016
Nationalism, Humanitarianism, and the Destitute Children: The Case of Japanese Empire
Mariko Tamanoi - Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Oct. 6th, 2016
Geometry, Cosmology, and the Blossoming of Buddhist Space in Medieval China
Tracy Miller - Associate Professor of East Asian Art and Architecture, Vanderbilt University
Lecture
China
Wednesday, Oct. 5th, 2016
Journey through the White Terror
Kang-i Sun Chang - Malcolm G. Chace ’56 Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Yale University
Lecture
China
Friday, Sep. 30th, 2016
Japan in the World – from Postwar Revival to the Present
Aaron P. Forsberg - Economic Unit Chief, Office of Japan Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Sep. 30th, 2016
Eliding Connections at the Margins of China and the Islamic World
Rian Thum - Associate Professor of History, Loyola University New Orleans
Lecture
China, Transregional
Thursday, Sep. 29th, 2016
Placing Religion in Taiwanese Textbooks: History, Multiculturalism, and Shared Values
Natasha Heller - Associate Professor of Asian Languages & Cultures, UCLA
Lecture
China, Taiwan
Tuesday, Sep. 27th, 2016
Visible and Invisible War: Intetextuality of Liu Yu’s Military Campaigns in Literature 見與不見的戰爭:劉裕征行作為報導、諷喻和遺跡
Yuan-ju Liu - Associate Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute
Lecture
China
Friday, Sep. 23rd, 2016
Dynasties and Democracy in Japan
Daniel Smith - Assistant Professor of Politics, Harvard University
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Sep. 20th, 2016
Con Men and Cosmopolitans: Two Views on Mao’s China
Christopher Rea - Associate Professor of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia | Nicolai Volland - Assistant Professor of Asian Studies and Comparative Literature, Pennsylvania State University
Lecture
China
Friday, Sep. 16th, 2016
A Special Screening of “Happy Hour” (ハッピーアワー)
Ryusuke Hamaguchi - Film Director
Film
Japan
Monday, Sep. 12th, 2016
The Perfect Dictatorship: China in the 21st Century
Stein Ringen - Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Oxford
Lecture
China
Thursday, Sep. 8th, 2016
China Opportunities Fair
Special Event
China
Wednesday, Sep. 7th, 2016
CEAS Fall 2016 Reception
Special Event
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Monday, Aug. 1st, 2016
Traditional Book Culture
Michio Sato - Keio University; Takahiro Sasaki - Shido Bunko/Keio University; & Brian Steininger - Princeton University
Workshop
Japan
Monday, Jul. 18th, 2016
Wa/Kan Literacy and the Anthology
Michio Sato - Keio University; Takahiro Sasaki - Shido Bunko/Keio University; & Brian Steininger - Princeton University
Workshop
Japan

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