Past Events 2012-2013

Monday, Feb. 4th, 2013
Todai-Yale Lecture Series -- Digital Natives in Japan: Why Do They Tweet and Not Send Mail?
Tadamasa KIMURA - Professor, Department of Cultural Anthropology, University of Tokyo
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Feb. 1st, 2013
Todai-Yale Lecture Series -- The Great Kantō Earthquake of 1923
Jun SUZUKI - Professor, Graduate School of Humanities & Sociology, University of Tokyo
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Jan. 31st, 2013
Entangled Encounters: The Transnational Repercussions of Rural Pacification in China, 1869-1891
Melissa Macauley - Professor of History, Northwestern University
Lecture
China
Wednesday, Jan. 30th, 2013
Children in the Classroom (教室の子供たち) & Children Who Draw (絵を描く子供たち); followed by a roundtable discussion with director
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Film
Japan
Tuesday, Jan. 29th, 2013
Bad Boys (Furyō shōnen) followed by Q&A with director
Film
Japan
Thursday, Jan. 17th, 2013
Yale East Asia Faculty Forum -- Leadership Transitions
Panel Discussion by Yale East Asia Faculty PANELISTS: Seok-ju Cho - Political Science, William Kelly -Anthropology, Peter Perdue - History, CHAIR: Valerie Hansen - History, CEAS Acting Chair
Special Event
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Thursday, Dec. 6th, 2012
A Special Kyōgen Demonstration: Katsumi Yanagimoto
Katsumi Yanagimoto - Kyoto-based Kyōgen Performer
Lecture, Performance, Special Event
Japan
Wednesday, Dec. 5th, 2012
Plucking Chrysanthemums: Reading Tao Yuanming in Nineteenth-Century Japan
Matthew Fraleigh - Assistant Professor of East Asian Literature and Culture, Brandeis University
Lecture
China, Japan, Transregional
Tuesday, Dec. 4th, 2012
Narratives, Experiences, and Roles: Understanding Chinese Immigrants' (Non)Belonging in Japan
Gracia Liu-Farrer - Associate Professor, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University
Lecture
China, Japan, Transregional
Friday, Nov. 30th, 2012
High And Low (Tengoku to Jigoku)
Film
Japan
Wednesday, Nov. 28th, 2012
Agriculture and Storage: How Did the First Complex Societies in Korea Develop?
Martin T. Bale - 2012-2013 Postdoctoral Associate, Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University and Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, Yale University
Lecture
Korea
Tuesday, Nov. 27th, 2012
A Question of Treason: Assessing Collaboration Under Japanese Rule
Mark Caprio - Professor of Intercultural Communication, Rikkyo University
Lecture
Japan, Korea, Transregional
Wednesday, Nov. 14th, 2012
Pigs and Battleships: The Birth of Corporate Specialty Foods and Promotion of Pork for the "Rich Country, Strong Army"
Akira Shimizu - 2012-2013 Postdoctoral Associate, Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University and Lecturer, Department of East Asian Studies, Yale University
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Nov. 13th, 2012
East Asia Faculty Forum -- Islands in Dispute
Panelists: Professors Daniel Botsman, Fabian Drixler, Valerie Hansen, Peter C. Perdue - Yale Department of History
Special Event
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Monday, Nov. 12th, 2012
Digital Effects and the Ethics of Historical Representation: Chinese Responses to the Global Blockbuster Logic
Yomi Braester - Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Washington
Lecture
China
Friday, Nov. 9th, 2012
Three Outlaw Samurai (Sanbiki no Samurai)
Film
Japan
Wednesday, Nov. 7th, 2012
Documenting the War Effort: Imamura Taihei and Wartime Japanese Film Theory
Naoki Yamamoto - 2012-2013 Postdoctoral Associate, Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University and Lecturer, Department of East Asian Languages & Literatures, Film Studies Program, Yale University
Lecture
Japan
Monday, Nov. 5th, 2012
Whose Japanese Cinema?: Japan's Transnationally Invisible Popular Film Cultures
Rayna Denison - Lecturer in Film and Televisions Studies, University of East Anglia, London
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Nov. 2nd, 2012
The Makioka Sisters (Sasame-yuki/Fine Snow)
Film
Japan
Friday, Nov. 2nd, 2012
China and the American Election -- A Special Roundtable Discussion
Moderator: Jessica Chen Weiss (Yale), PANEL: Erika Fowler (Wesleyan), Stephen Roach (Yale), Jeremy Wu (former Senior Advisor, U.S. Census Bureau)
Special Event
China
Thursday, Nov. 1st, 2012
Oxhide II (Niu Pi II) followed by Q&A with Director
LIU Jiayin - Director
Film, Special Event
China
Monday, Oct. 22nd, 2012
Textual Analysis for the study of imagery and the representation of emotions in late imperial China
Paolo Santangelo - Sapienza University of Rome
Lecture
China
Friday, Oct. 19th, 2012
Oxhide I (Niu Pi)
Film
China
Tuesday, Oct. 16th, 2012
Seeking Asylum, Finding God: Korean Chinese Migration to the US
Jaeeun Kim - Postdoctoral Fellow, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University
Lecture
Korea, Transregional
Monday, Oct. 8th, 2012
Topographies of Value in Natsume Sōseki
Timothy Van Compernolle - Associate Professor of Japanese, Amherst College
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Oct. 5th, 2012
East Asia Library Workshop -- The Tale of the Japanese Folding Screens: A Journey from Japan to Yale (and Back)
Workshop
Japan
Friday, Oct. 5th, 2012
Symposium on the Pre-Modern Japanese Collections at Yale University
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Workshop
Japan
Thursday, Oct. 4th, 2012
Kings in All But Name: Japan in the Age of Ōuchi Dominion 1408-1551
Thomas Conlan - Professor of History and Asian Studies, Bowdoin College
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Oct. 4th, 2012
China Workshop -- English-Language Resources for Research in the China Field
Tang Li - Public Services Librarian, East Asia Library Martha Smalley - Special Collections Librarian, The Divinity School William Massa - Archivist, Yale University Manuscripts & Archives Ellen Hammond - Curator, East Asia Library
Workshop
China
Wednesday, Oct. 3rd, 2012
The Observable Mundane: The Reception of Chinese Vernacular Narrative in Korea and Japan
Emanuel Pastreich - Director of The Asia Institute; Associate Professor of Humanities, Humanitas College at Kyung Hee University
Lecture
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional

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