Past Events 2018-2019

Friday, Apr. 19th, 2019
Korean Buddhism at the Crossroads: In Search of a New Paradigm for Early Modern and Modern Korean Buddhist Studies
Conference
Korea
Thursday, Apr. 18th, 2019
A History for China's Muslim Internment Camps
Rian Thum - Associate Professor, History, Loyola University
Lecture
China
Wednesday, Apr. 17th, 2019
The North Korea Playbook: Five Facts You Need to Know
Victor Cha - D.S. Song-KF Professor of Government and International Affairs, Georgetown University
Lecture
Korea
Tuesday, Apr. 16th, 2019
The Chinese Lingerie Dealers of Upper Egypt
Peter Hessler - Staff Writer, The New Yorker
Lecture
China
Monday, Apr. 15th, 2019
Wikipedia Parade: Internet Poetry in Japan
Andrew Campana - Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell University
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Apr. 12th, 2019
The Book as Map: Illustrated Gazetteers and the Representation of Place in Late Tokugawa Japan
Robert Goree - Assistant Professor of Japanese, Wellesley College
Lecture
Japan
Wednesday, Apr. 10th, 2019
Mapping Tokyo Olympics 3.0: From the Olympic Games to Playful Rural Revitalization
Sharon Hayashi - Associate Professor of Cinema and Media Studies, York University
Lecture, Special Event
Japan
Monday, Apr. 8th, 2019
Resistant then Compliant then Accomplice: Gradations of Resilience in Nagai Kafū’s Work on Ginza-Shinbashi
Gala Follaco - Assistant Professor, Japanese Studies, L’Orientale University of Naples
Lecture
Japan
Monday, Apr. 8th, 2019
The Buddhist Makeup Artist: A Personal Story about Sexuality and Transformation
Kodo Nishimura - Makeup Artist and Buddhist Priest
Lecture, Special Event
Korea
Tuesday, Apr. 2nd, 2019
Cultures of Emotion in the Japanese Empire
Sabine Frühstück - Professor, East Asian Languages & Cultural Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Mar. 29th, 2019
Who is the Greatest of them All? Generational Patterns of Political Participation in Japan
Rieko Kage - Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Tokyo
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Mar. 28th, 2019
"Sermon on the Mount" - Special Screening with the Director
Ven. Daehae Young-uee Yoo - Director
Film
Korea
Thursday, Mar. 28th, 2019
The Tekagamijō and Tōdaijigire in Context
Workshop
Japan
Thursday, Mar. 28th, 2019
Writing the Sick Self in Early Medieval China
Antje Richter - Associate Professor of Chinese, University of Colorado at Boulder
Lecture
China
Wednesday, Mar. 27th, 2019
The Buddhist Community and Local Material Culture in the Kucha Kingdom – as seen in Mural Paintings
Satomi Hiyama - Assistant Professor, Hakubi Center / Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University
Lecture
China
Tuesday, Mar. 26th, 2019
Everyday Ecology: Writing an Environmental History of Modern Korea
Albert L. Park - Bank of America Associate Professor of Pacific Basin Studies, Claremont McKenna College
Lecture
Korea
Monday, Mar. 25th, 2019
Marginal Social Groups and Historical Documents in Asia—Japan and the Ottoman Empire
Workshop
Japan
Saturday, Mar. 23rd, 2019
Yale Asian Studies Reception at AAS Annual Meeting
Special Event
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional, South Asia, Southeast Asia
Wednesday, Mar. 6th, 2019
Sogdian Sarcophagi: The Arts of an Immigrant Community in Early Medieval China
Jin Xu - Assistant Professor of Art, Vassar College
Lecture
China
Tuesday, Mar. 5th, 2019
Lessons from the Anomalous: Rethinking the Function of Entombed Epitaphs in Tang China
Ding Xiang Warner - Professor of Chinese Literature, Cornell University
Lecture
China
Friday, Mar. 1st, 2019
Tohoku no Shingetsu: A New Moon Over Tohoku
Linda Ohama - Documentary Filmmaker
Film
Thursday, Feb. 28th, 2019
Scattered and Gathered: Perspectives on the Tekagami-jō, a Japanese Calligraphy Album
Special Event
Friday, Feb. 22nd, 2019
Kinema Club XVIII: Gender & Sexuality in Japanese Film
Conference, Film
Japan
Thursday, Feb. 21st, 2019
The Taiwan Expedition: New Perspectives on Japanese Imperialism and the Meiji Restoration
Robert Eskildsen - Senior Associate Professor of History, International Christian University
Lecture, Special Event
Japan
Wednesday, Feb. 20th, 2019
American Sutra: Buddhism and the WWII Japanese American Internment
Duncan Ryūken Williams - Professor of Religion and East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Southern California
Lecture
Japan, Transregional
Wednesday, Feb. 20th, 2019
Lunar New Year Reception 2019
Special Event
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Saturday, Feb. 16th, 2019
Lunarfest 2019
Special Event
China, Transregional
Friday, Feb. 15th, 2019
Visualizing Sound: A Lecture and Demonstration on the Notation System and Music of the Chinese Qin
Kelsey Seymour - Postdoctoral Associate at the Institute of Sacred Music; Peiyou Chang 張培幼 - Qin Performer
Lecture
China
Thursday, Feb. 14th, 2019
Lost Graves and Recycled Mourning Sheds: How the Late Koryŏ Elite Took the Drama Out of Afterlife
Juhn Ahn - Associate Professor of Buddhist and Korean Studies, University of Michigan
Lecture
Korea
Friday, Feb. 8th, 2019
Umbrella Diaries: The First Umbrella - A Documentary by James Leong
Film
China

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