Past Events 2008-2009

Friday, Feb. 13th, 2009
Determining "Truth" at the Border: Taiwan's Emerging Immigration Bureaucracy, Chinese Marital Migrants, and Sovereignty Dilemmas
Sara L. Friedman - Associate Professor of Anthropology and Gender Studies, Indiana University
Lecture
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Thursday, Feb. 12th, 2009
The Short, Strange Life of Japan's Values Diplomacy
David Leheny - Professor of East Asian Studies at Princeton University
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Feb. 10th, 2009
Tokugawa-period Shugendô: Perspectives on the Landscape of Mount Ômine
Dr. George Clonos - Postdoctoral Associate, Council on East Asian Studies
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Feb. 6th, 2009
Korea Seminar Series -- Beyond Colonialism and Military Dictatorship: the Democratization Movement of the 1970s and 1980s
Milan Hejtmanek - Associate Professor of Korean History, Academy of East Asian Studies, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea
Lecture
Korea
Thursday, Feb. 5th, 2009
CEAS Cultural Event: An Evening of Traditional Noh Drama
Performance, Special Event
Japan
Wednesday, Feb. 4th, 2009
Korea Seminar Series -- On the Fault Line Between Ancient Divisions and Post-WWII Ideology: the Korean War
Milan Hejtmanek - Associate Professor of Korean History, Academy of East Asian Studies, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea
Lecture
Korea
Tuesday, Feb. 3rd, 2009
The Instant City and the Postspatial Turn in Chinese Cinema
Yomi Braester - Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Washington at Seattle
Lecture
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Monday, Feb. 2nd, 2009
CEAS Spring Festival Reception
Special Event
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Friday, Jan. 30th, 2009
Modern Japanese Poetry Colloquium -- Language at the Limits: on the Global Situation of Japanese Modernist Poetry
William Gardner - Assistant Professor Modern Languages and Literatures Swarthmore College
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Jan. 30th, 2009
Korea Seminar Series -- The Recovery of a Vanished Public Memory: Slavery in Choson Korea
Milan Hejtmanek - Associate Professor of Korean History, Academy of East Asian Studies, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea
Lecture
Korea
Thursday, Jan. 29th, 2009
Changes of Tomb Structure in Han China
Zhefeng YANG - Associate Professor, Department of Archaeology, Peking University; Visiting Scholar, Yenching Institute, Harvard University
Lecture
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Thursday, Jan. 29th, 2009
Colonial Co-Productions: Legacies of "Collaboration" in the Japanese Empire
Aimee Kwon - Duke University
Lecture
Japan, Korea, Transregional
Wednesday, Jan. 28th, 2009
Korea Seminar Series -- A New Vision of the Cosmos, the Afterlife, and the Attempt to Create an Ideal Society: Neo-Confucianism in the Koryo and Choson Periods
Milan Hejtmanek - Associate Professor of Korean History, Academy of East Asian Studies, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea
Lecture
Korea
Friday, Jan. 23rd, 2009
Japan Anthropology as a Model for the American dilemmas of Native Anthropologists?
Joy Hendry - Professor of Social Anthropology, Oxford Brookes University
Lecture
Japan, Transregional
Friday, Jan. 16th, 2009
Modern Japanese Poetry Colloquium - "Do not forget me as I was when I went to Paris": Yosano Akiko's marriage and poetry
Professor Janine Beichman -Daito Bunka University
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Dec. 11th, 2008
Alash Ensemble - Concert of Tuvan Throat Singing
Performance, Special Event
China, Transregional, Mongolia
Wednesday, Dec. 10th, 2008
Yin Ma Ferry (印马渡) & Wuding River (无定河)
Film
China
Wednesday, Dec. 3rd, 2008
The Family (家族) & The Road (路)
Film
China
Wednesday, Nov. 19th, 2008
Tian Li (天里) & Idle People in Society (闲着)
Film
China
Wednesday, Nov. 19th, 2008
Special Taiwan Lecture -- The Results of the U.S. Presidential Election and Implications for Asia: Taipei's Perspective
Chong-Pin Lin - Professor, Graduate Institute of International Affairs and Strategic Studies, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Lecture, Special Event
China, Transregional, Taiwan
Monday, Nov. 17th, 2008
Suffering, Punishment and Significance: Two Recent Books on China
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Lecture, Special Event
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Friday, Nov. 14th, 2008
Crazy in Japan: Ethnographic Perspectives on Psychiatry and Mental Illness
Laurence Kirmayer - McGill University will deliver the keynote address at 1:30 PM.
Conference
Japan
Friday, Nov. 14th, 2008
Copying, Counterfeiting, and Capitalism in Jingdezhen's Porcelain Industry
Maris Gillette - Associate Professor of Anthropology, Haverford College
Lecture
China
Thursday, Nov. 13th, 2008
Ohayo
Film
Japan
Thursday, Nov. 13th, 2008
Building Blocs - Nagata Masaichi and the Creation of Transnational Film Consensus in Cold War Asia
Michael Baskett - University of Kansas
Lecture
China, Japan, Transregional, Hong Kong, Southeast Asia, Taiwan
Wednesday, Nov. 12th, 2008
Torch Troupes (火把剧团)
Film
China
Wednesday, Nov. 12th, 2008
Avoid a Repeat of the Japanese Malaise: Let Markets Work
Joe Peek - University of Kentucky
Lecture
Japan, Transregional
Tuesday, Nov. 11th, 2008
Korea Lecture -- On East Asian Comparative Literary Studies in Korea
Choe Yong Chul - Professor of Chinese LIterature, Korea University
Lecture
Korea
Monday, Nov. 10th, 2008
Wu Foundation Lecture --The Reception of Ming Tales in Korea: A Case of Jiandeng Xinhua
Choe Yong Chul - Professor of Chinese LIterature, Korea University
Lecture
China, Korea, Transregional
Friday, Nov. 7th, 2008
Todai-Yale Initiative Lecture Series -- Why is Slow Motion Sad? The Function of the 'Slow' in Poetry and Painting
Masahiko Abe - Associate Professor, English Department, the University of Tokyo University
Lecture
Japan

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