Past Events 2004-2005

Thursday, May. 5th, 2005
Special Lectures On Eastern Han Dynasty Pictorial Art
Lecture, Special Event
China
Friday, Apr. 22nd, 2005
Japanese Art since 1945: The First PoNJA GenKon Symposium
Conference
Japan
Thursday, Apr. 21st, 2005
A Hard Day's Night and a Day of Sleep - Social and Cultural Aspects of Sleeping in Class
Brigitte Steger - Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania
Lecture
Japan
Monday, Apr. 18th, 2005
Special Lecture -- Meeting Rising Community Expectations: From Landslide Prevention to Habour Enhancement in Hong Kong
Dr. Lee Chack Fan - Pro-Vice Chancellor of The University of Hong Kong and 2004-2005 Hong Kong Fulbright Distinguished Lecturer
Lecture
China, Hong Kong
Sunday, Apr. 17th, 2005
Lakeside Murder Case
Film, Special Event
Japan
Saturday, Apr. 16th, 2005
To the Alley (Roji e)
Film, Special Event
Japan
Saturday, Apr. 16th, 2005
Weekend Workshop on Film Theory with Japanese Film Director Aoyama Shinji
Aoyama Shinji
Workshop, Special Event
Japan
Friday, Apr. 15th, 2005
Workshop on East Asian Religions -- Manipulating Magic: Sages, Sorcerers, and Scholars
Gregory Schopen - University of California - Los Angeles -- KEYNOTE LECTURE: The Life and Travels of a Sankrit Verse, or: Why We are All in the Same Room Today
Conference, Workshop, Special Event
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Thursday, Apr. 14th, 2005
Korea Lecture Series -- The Korean War After the Cold War: Making Sense of the Past for the Future of the Two Koreas
Sheila Jager - Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Oberlin College
Lecture, Special Event
Korea
Thursday, Apr. 14th, 2005
Special Lecture -- Picturing Foreigners in a Domestic Context: Ethnical Interactions in Medieval Chinese Art
Ning Qiang - Assistant Professor, History of Art, University of Michigan
Lecture, Special Event
China
Thursday, Apr. 14th, 2005
Master's Tea at Trumbull College with Aoyama Shinji
Lecture, Special Event
Japan
Tuesday, Apr. 12th, 2005
Special Lecture -- The Buraku Issue and the Re-articulation of Race, Nation, and Rights in Japan
Dr. John H. Davis, Jr. - Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Michigan State University
Lecture, Special Event
Japan
Monday, Apr. 11th, 2005
Story of Black Days: Underground Manuscript Writings from the Cultural Revolution
Liu Dong - Institute of Comparative Literature & Culture, Peking University
Lecture
China
Monday, Apr. 11th, 2005
Special Lecture -- Feminism as Chronology: Japanese Women Making History
Dr. Tomomi Yamaguchi - Post-Doctoral Scholar, Center for East Asian Studies, University of Chicago
Lecture, Special Event
Japan
Saturday, Apr. 9th, 2005
WiLd LIFe
Film, Lecture, Special Event
Japan
Saturday, Apr. 9th, 2005
Weekend Workshop on Film Production with Japanese Film Director Aoyama Shinji
Aoyama Shinji
Workshop, Special Event
Japan
Friday, Apr. 8th, 2005
A Forest with No Name (Namae no nai mori) -- American Premiere!
Aoyama Shinji
Film, Special Event
Japan
Friday, Apr. 8th, 2005
The Politics of Labor Market (Trans)formation in Reform-Era China
Lei Guang - Department of Political Science, San Diego State University
Lecture
China
Friday, Apr. 8th, 2005
Special Lecture -- Deafness in a Civil Japan: Contesting Abilities for a New Minority Social Framework
Dr. Karen Nakamura - Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Macalester College
Lecture, Special Event
Japan
Thursday, Apr. 7th, 2005
Helpless
Film, Special Event
Japan
Tuesday, Apr. 5th, 2005
Yet Another Mishima Identity: Comic Playwright Extraordinaire
Larry Kominz - Professor of Japanese Language and Literature, Portland State University
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Apr. 5th, 2005
Special Lecture -- What Can Japan Tell Us About Intra-Party Politics?: Strategic Electoral Rule Manipulation in Advanced-Industrialized Democracies
Dr. Kenneth McElwain - Ph.D., Stanford University
Lecture, Special Event
Japan
Monday, Apr. 4th, 2005
Special Lecture On Manichaean Art -- A Rediscovered Book Art Tradition of Mediaeval Asia: The Manichaean Illuminated Codices of Turfan
Zsuzsanna Gulácsi - Assistant Professor of Art History, Northern Arizona University
Lecture, Special Event
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Saturday, Apr. 2nd, 2005
Reception in Honor of Edwin McClellan - Sterling Professor Emeritus, East Asian Languages and Literatures
Special Event
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Wednesday, Mar. 30th, 2005
Ghost in the Shell (Kôkaku kidôtai)
Film
Japan
Wednesday, Mar. 30th, 2005
Special Lecture -- The Administration of Justice in Late Imperial China
Chang Wejen - Research Fellow, Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Lecture, Special Event
China, Taiwan
Monday, Mar. 28th, 2005
Special Lecture -- From Non-Interference to Communication: Hong Kong's Constitutional Development
Margaret Ng - Member, Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Lawyer and Journalist
Lecture, Special Event
China, Hong Kong
Friday, Mar. 25th, 2005
The Glamorous Life of Hanai Sachiko (Hanai Sachiko no kare ina shogai)
Meike Mitsuru
Film, Special Event
Japan
Thursday, Mar. 24th, 2005
New Developments in Gandharan Studies: Recent Discoveries of Manuscripts and Inscription
Richard Salomon - Professor, Asian Languages and Literature, University of Washington at Seattle and Director of British Library/University of Washington Early Buddhist Manuscripts Project
Lecture, Special Event
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Wednesday, Mar. 23rd, 2005
Korea Lecture Series -- Detailing the Everyday in Late Colonial Korea
Janet Poole - Assistant Professor, Department of East Asian Studies, New York University
Lecture
Korea

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