Past Events 2007-2008

Thursday, May. 8th, 2008
Multiple Choice: Justifications for Rulership around the Tenmu Dynasty, 650-800.
Herman Ooms - Professor, History Department, University of California at Los Angeles
Lecture
Japan
Monday, Apr. 28th, 2008
CEAS Special Event -- Oil & Mutton: The Uyghur People through Photography
Special Event
China
Monday, Apr. 28th, 2008
Globalisation of Manufacturing Industries: From My Personal Experience
Reinosuke Hara - Senior Advisor, SII Nano Techonology Inc
Lecture
Japan, Transregional
Friday, Apr. 25th, 2008
Todai-Yale Initiative Symposium -- Mind, Brain, and Society: Neurocognitive Approaches to the Social Sciences
Organized by Junko Kato (The University of Tokyo) and Marvin Chun (Yale University)
Conference
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Thursday, Apr. 24th, 2008
The Emperor and His Brother (书剑恩仇录)
James Millward - Professor of History, Georgetown University
Film
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Thursday, Apr. 24th, 2008
From Beijing to Shanghai and Back Again: A Cultural Historian Looks at China's Changing Urban Scene
Jeffrey Wasserstrom - Professor of History, University of California, Irvine
Lecture
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Tuesday, Apr. 22nd, 2008
A Brief Introduction to the Development of Tibetan Buddhist Art
XIONG Wenbin - Professor of Art History, China Tibetology Research Center in Beijing
Lecture
China, Tibet
Friday, Apr. 18th, 2008
Tournees Festival at Yale University -- Stupeur et Tremblements (Fear and Trembling), Alain Courneau, 2003
Film
Japan
Friday, Apr. 18th, 2008
Fearless (霍元甲)
Film screening featuring introduction and discussion with Chris Hamm - Associate Professor of Chinese Literature, University of Washington
Film
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Friday, Apr. 18th, 2008
Dilemmas of Transnational Migration among Chinese Only-Children
Vanessa Fong - Assistant Professor of Education, Harvard University
Lecture
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Thursday, Apr. 17th, 2008
Special Webcast Event -- CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections
Special Event
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Thursday, Apr. 17th, 2008
Divided Loyalties: Korean Literati between Yuan and Koryo
John Duncan - Professor, Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA
Lecture
Japan, Korea, Transregional, Mongolia
Wednesday, Apr. 16th, 2008
Hong Kong-USA: Partners in Trade and Beyond
Margaret Fong - Hong Kong Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs, USA
Lecture, Special Event
China, Transregional, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Wednesday, Apr. 16th, 2008
North Korea's Nuclear Programs: where do we go from here?
David Kang - Professor of Government at Dartmouth College, and Adjunct Professor of Business Administration at the Tuck School of Business
Lecture
Korea
Tuesday, Apr. 15th, 2008
What is Sinophone Literature?
Shu-mei Shih - Professor of Comparative Literature, Asian Languages and Cultures, and Asian American Studies; UCLA
Lecture
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Monday, Apr. 14th, 2008
Dai Zhen and the Social Dynamics of Confucianism
Torbjorn Loden - Professor of Chinese Language and Culture, Stockholm University; Member of Swedish Royal Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities
Lecture
China
Saturday, Apr. 12th, 2008
5 Fingers of Death (天下第一拳) and Discussion of the Kung Fu Craze
David Desser - Professor of Cinema Studies, Comparative Literature, and EALC Research Professor
Lecture, Film, Special Event
China
Friday, Apr. 11th, 2008
Films of Fury Seminar -- Globalizing Hong Kong Cinema in the 1950s and 60s
David Desser - Professor of Cinema Studies, Comparative Literature, and EALC Research Professor
Lecture
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Thursday, Apr. 10th, 2008
North Korea and State Terror
Charles K. Armstrong - Associate Professor of History, Director, Center for Korean Research, Columbia University
Lecture
Korea, Transregional
Wednesday, Apr. 9th, 2008
Prostitution And Sex Trafficking: Intersections And Divergences -- Living Memory: Negotiating the History of Japanese Military Sexual Slavery
Lecture
Japan, Transregional
Tuesday, Apr. 1st, 2008
The Rising Tide -- screening followed by discussion with filmmaker
Robert Adanto - Filmmaker
Film
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Tuesday, Apr. 1st, 2008
From Traditional Dress to Military Uniform: Sartorial Transformation of North Korean Women
Suk-Young Kim - Assistant Professor of Theater, University of California, Santa Barbara
Lecture
Korea
Tuesday, Apr. 1st, 2008
An Overview of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA)
Kenneth Allen - Senior Analyst, China Studies Center, The CNA Corporation
Lecture
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Monday, Mar. 31st, 2008
The Emperor’s Cherry Blossoms, Hitler’s Roses — The “Field of Meaning,” Quotidian Aesthetic, Méconnaissance
Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney - William F. Vilas Professor of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Mar. 28th, 2008
Society, Family and the Individual in Late Imperial Chinese Contracts: Examples from Minong, in southern Taiwan
Myron Cohen - Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University
Lecture
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Thursday, Mar. 27th, 2008
Is There Still Buddhism outside Japan?: Some Thirteenth-Century Perspectives
Jacqueline Stone - Associate Professor of Japanese Religions Princeton University
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Mar. 25th, 2008
Creating Public Sphere in the Societies Without Strong Liberal Tradition:Japanese Experience in Comparative Perspective
Hiroshi Mitani - Professor, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; Area Studies and Visiting Scholar in the Harvard-Yenching Institute
Lecture
Japan
Monday, Mar. 24th, 2008
YSoA Bellazoung lecture
Yoshihru Tsukamoto - Co-Founder, Atelier Bow-Wow
Lecture
Japan
Monday, Mar. 24th, 2008
North Korea and Identity Politics in South Korea
Giwook Shin - Professor, Korean Studies, Stanford University
Lecture
Korea
Friday, Feb. 29th, 2008
The Temporality of No Hope
Hirokazu Miyazaki - Associate Professor of Anthropology, Interim Director of the East Asia Program, Cornell University
Lecture
Japan

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