Past Events 2018-2019

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Marginal Social Groups and Historical Documents in Asia—Japan and the Ottoman Empire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
Friday, Feb. 1st, 2019
Japan's Changing Defense Policy and Its Implications for National Security
Shuhei Kurizaki - Associate Professor, School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Jan. 25th, 2019
3rd Yale Symposium on Chinese Overseas Investment Impacts: Greening the Belt and Road
Workshop
China
Friday, Jan. 11th, 2019
Unruly Youths, Unwanted Pregnancies and Rural Society in Nineteenth Century Japan – Cases from the Year of the Fire Horse, 1846 (19世紀における若者問題と地域社会 ―弘化3年丙午の年の事例から―)
Mio Shimazaki –Postdoctoral Fellow in East Asian Studies, Yale University
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Dec. 11th, 2018
ISCLH Yale Workshop: Chinese Legal History in Comparative Context
Conference
China
Monday, Dec. 10th, 2018
Engineering the Moral Heart: Science and Literature in North and South Korea
Dafna Zur - Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Stanford University
Lecture
Korea
Monday, Dec. 10th, 2018
2018 Winter Haiku Workshops
Ms. Sho Otaka - Poet
Workshop
Japan
Friday, Dec. 7th, 2018
Bōnenkai 2018
Special Event
Thursday, Dec. 6th, 2018
Morimura Yasumasa's re-enactment of Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima: Between Gender and Nation, Japan and the USA
Ayelet Zohar - Visiting Associate Professor in History of Art and East Asian Studies
Lecture
Japan
Sunday, Dec. 2nd, 2018
I Decided to Turn Left: A Film Performance by Simon Liu
Simon Liu - Filmmaker
Film
China
Monday, Nov. 26th, 2018
Global Neurosurgery & Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Kee Park - Paul Farmer Global Surgery Scholar at the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Harvard Medical School
Lecture
Korea
Friday, Nov. 16th, 2018
What Do Japanese People Want From Their Constitution? An Experimental Approach
Kenneth Mori McElwain - Associate Professor, Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Nov. 13th, 2018
Vernacular Animism: Cartoon Animals and Multiethnic Empire
Dr. Thomas Lamarre - Professor in East Asian Studies & Associate in Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University
Lecture, Special Event
Japan
Monday, Nov. 12th, 2018
Genuine Fake News: Epistolary Voice and Materiality during Late and Post-Han Wars, 196-265
Meow Hui Goh - Associate Professor of Chinese Literature, The Ohio State University
Lecture
China
Friday, Nov. 9th, 2018
China’s Rise and the Security of East Asia
Dr. Thomas J. Christensen - Professor of Public & International Affairs and Director of the China and the World Program, Columbia University
Lecture, Special Event
China
Wednesday, Nov. 7th, 2018
Yamashiro Chikako's "Woman in the Butcher Shop": Okinawa as an exchange object between Japan and the USA
Ayelet Zohar - Visiting Associate Professor in History of Art and East Asian Studies, Yale University
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Nov. 6th, 2018
The View from Above: A Computational Method in the Study of Modern China
Charles Chang - Postdoctoral Associate in East Asian Studies and Lecturer in Anthropology
Lecture
China

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