Past Events

Sunday, Feb. 1st, 2015
"Police Officer" - Keisatsukan (警察官)
Film
Japan
Saturday, Jan. 24th, 2015
"A Certain Killer" - Aru koroshiya (ある殺し屋)
Film
Japan
Saturday, Jan. 24th, 2015
"The Road to Hell" - Jigoku no magarikado (地獄の曲がり角)
Film
Japan
Thursday, Jan. 22nd, 2015
"Stray Dog" - Nora Inu (野良犬)
Film
Japan
Friday, Nov. 21st, 2014
15,000 Years of Success in Japan: The Jomon Niche
Gary Crawford - Professor of Anthropology, University of Toronto; Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Nov. 20th, 2014
Abel-Rémusat and the Secret History of Sinology’s Origins
Mark Elliott - Mark Schwartz Professor of Chinese and Inner Asian History, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations & Department of History, Harvard University; Director, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies
Lecture
China, Transregional
Wednesday, Nov. 19th, 2014
Grounding Democracy in Inscription Technology: The Invention of the Stenographic Typewriter and Japan’s Postwar Legal Reform
Miyako Inoue - Associate Professor, Department of Cultural and Social Anthropology, Stanford University
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Nov. 18th, 2014
Some Sufferings Are More Equal Than Others: Inequality and Memory of China's Zhiqing Generation
Bin Xu - CEAS Postdoctoral Associate & Lecturer in Sociology
Lecture
China
Thursday, Nov. 13th, 2014
Tokugawa Ieyasu's Silver Telescope: A Gift from King James I, and the Meaning of Artistic Exchange Between England and Japan, 1613-1623
Timon Screech - Professor of the History of Art, SOAS, University of London
Lecture, Special Event
Japan, Transregional
Tuesday, Nov. 11th, 2014
A Special Screening of "Lessons in Dissent" followed by Q&A with Director Matthew Torne
Matthew Torne - Director
Film
China, Hong Kong
Tuesday, Nov. 11th, 2014
A Mushroom’s Perspective on Chinese Environmental History
Jonathan Schlesinger - CEAS Postdoctoral Associate & Lecturer in History
Lecture
China
Friday, Nov. 7th, 2014
Between Truth and Accuracy: Nature Knowledge in Late Tokugawa Japan
Federico Marcon - Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies and History, Princeton University
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Nov. 6th, 2014
China Workshop 2014: English-Language Resources for Research in the China Field
Panel Discussion of English Language Primary Resources at Yale for Research on China
Workshop
China
Tuesday, Nov. 4th, 2014
Urbanism, Signs, and the Everyday in Contemporary South Korean Cities
Seunghan Paek - CEAS Postdoctoral Associate & Lecturer in East Asian Studies
Lecture
Korea
Monday, Nov. 3rd, 2014
Konbini Cuisine: Towards a Gastronomy of Japan’s Convenience Culture
Gavin H. Whitelaw - Associate Professor of Anthropology, International Christian University; 2014-2015 Visiting Scholar, Reischauer Institute, Harvard University
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Oct. 30th, 2014
The Buddha’s Footprint: An Environmental History of Asia
Johan Elverskog - Altshuler University Distinguished Teaching Professor & Chair of Religious Studies, Southern Methodist University
Lecture
China, Transregional, Mongolia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Tibet
Tuesday, Oct. 28th, 2014
Examining the Life of Oyabe Zen’ichirō: The New Formation of Modern Japanese Identity at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
Kazumi Hasegawa - CEAS Postdoctoral Associate & Lecturer in History
Lecture
Japan
Monday, Oct. 20th, 2014
Nomads and Climate in Chinese History: Scientific Arguments and New Perspectives
Nicola Di Cosmo - Henry Luce Foundation Professor of East Asian History, Institute for Advanced Study School of Historical Studies
Lecture
China, Transregional, Mongolia
Thursday, Oct. 16th, 2014
8th Annual CHINA Town Hall
A Special Webcast and Panel Discussion on U.S.-China Relations
Conference, Special Event
China, Transregional
Thursday, Oct. 16th, 2014
The Quan Tang shi and Topic Modeling: An Experiment in Macroscopic Literary Analysis
Jack W. Chen - Associate Professor, Chinese Poetry and Thought, Asian Languages & Cultures, UCLA
Lecture
China
Wednesday, Oct. 15th, 2014
The Untold History of the United States (2012) - Episode 3: The Bomb (60 mins)
Oliver Stone - Academy Award-winning Director & Peter Kuznick - Professor of History, American University
Film, Lecture, Special Event
Japan, Transregional
Wednesday, Oct. 15th, 2014
Who Owns the South China Sea?
Bill Hayton - Senior Journalist, BBC; Researcher and Author
Lecture
China, Transregional, Southeast Asia
Friday, Oct. 10th, 2014
Landgrabs in Wukan Village, China: Identity Building and Communal Resistance
Shenjing He - Department of Urban & Regional Planning, Sun Yat-sen University
Lecture
China, Transregional
Friday, Oct. 10th, 2014
Hōkō onchi: Way-finding and the Emergence of 'Directional Tone-Deafness' in Japan
Joshua Roth - Professor of Anthropology, Mount Holyoke College
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Oct. 2nd, 2014
“Leftover” Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China
Leta Hong Fincher - Author, Journalist & Recent Ph.D. from Tsinghua University
Lecture, Special Event
China
Wednesday, Oct. 1st, 2014
Guarding Press Freedoms in the New Gilded Age: The Challenge of China
Michael Forsythe - Correspondent, New York Times
Lecture, Special Event
China, Transregional, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Tibet
Tuesday, Sep. 30th, 2014
Following the Money in Chinese Politics
Michael Forsythe - Correspondent, New York Times
Lecture, Special Event
China
Friday, Sep. 26th, 2014
Crying the Nation: Diva Misora Hibari and Affective Citizenship in Japan
Christine R. Yano - Professor of Anthropology, University of Hawai’i-Manoa; 2014-2015 Visiting Professor, Harvard University
Lecture
Japan
Monday, Sep. 22nd, 2014
“Orientally Yours”: Anna May Wong’s Linguistic Cosmopolitanism and “Oriental” Act
Yiman Wang - Associate Professor, Film & Digital Media, University of California, Santa Cruz
Lecture
China, Transregional
Thursday, Sep. 18th, 2014
The Lyrical in Epic Time: The Stories of Shen Congwen and Feng Zhi
David Der-wei Wang - Edward C. Henderson Professor of Chinese Literature, Harvard University & Director of CCK Foundation Inter-University Center for Sinological Studies
Lecture, Special Event
China

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