Past Events

Friday, Apr. 16th, 2010
Beijing Taxi & Yellow Ox Mountain
Miao Wang - Director
Film
China
Wednesday, Apr. 14th, 2010
The Complexity of Difference: A Methodological Issue in Cross-Cultural Studies
ZHANG Longxi - Professor of Comparative Literature, City University of Hong Kong
Lecture
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Monday, Apr. 12th, 2010
Okinawan Resistance to a New U.S. Marine Air Base, and Japan's '[Un]equal Partnership' with the United States
Steve Rabson - Professor Emeritus of East Asian Studies, Brown University
Lecture
Japan
Saturday, Apr. 10th, 2010
Empire of Passion (Ai no borei)
Film
Japan, Transregional
Thursday, Apr. 8th, 2010
Part of Stan Lai's Week-Long Residency -- Secret Love in Peach Blossom Land (An Lian Tao Hua Yuan, 1992)
Stan Lai - Taiwanese playwright, theater director, and filmmaker
Special Event
China
Thursday, Apr. 8th, 2010
The Curse of Rapid Modernization/Development?: A Test of Negative Voting Hypothesis Based on a Korean Presidential Election
HeeMin Kim - Professor, Department of Political Science, Florida State University
Lecture
Korea
Thursday, Apr. 8th, 2010
Why Wartime Matters: Rethinking China's Nationalist World War II Experience and Legacy in the Shaping of Contemporary China
Rana Mitter - Professor of History and Politics of Modern China, University of Oxford
Lecture
China, Japan, Transregional
Wednesday, Apr. 7th, 2010
Part of Stan Lai's Week-Long Residency -- Berkeley College Master's Tea/Asian American Heritage Dinner Keynote
Stan Lai - Taiwanese playwright, theater director, and filmmaker; Introduced and Moderated by David Henry Hwang
Special Event
China
Tuesday, Apr. 6th, 2010
Part of Stan Lai's Week-Long Residency -- Directing/Playwriting Master Class
Stan Lai - Taiwanese playwright, theater director, and filmmaker
Special Event
China
Tuesday, Apr. 6th, 2010
More or Less Real: Modernism and the Crisis of Representation in Late Colonial Korea
Chris Hanscom - Assistant Professor of Korean, Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures, Dartmouth College
Lecture
Korea
Monday, Apr. 5th, 2010
Todai-Yale Initiative Lecture Series -- Shifting Prime Ministerial Power and its Consequences on Neo-liberal Reforms in Japan
Yu Uchiyama - Associate Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo
Lecture
Japan
Saturday, Apr. 3rd, 2010
Part of Stan Lai's Week-Long Residency -- Mumble Jumble (Luan Min Quan Jiang, 2003)
Special Event
China
Friday, Apr. 2nd, 2010
Part of Stan Lai's Week-Long Residency -- I, Me, He, Him (Wo Han Wo Han Ta Han Ta, 1998)
Special Event
China
Friday, Apr. 2nd, 2010
East Asian Cinema Colloquium -- Screening of MENTAL (2009) followed by a conversation with the Director, Soda Kazuhiro
Soda Kazuhiro - Director
Film
Japan
Friday, Apr. 2nd, 2010
Exploring the Tectonic Change in the Political Economy of Japan
Conference
Japan
Tuesday, Mar. 30th, 2010
Todai-Yale Initiative Lecture Series -- Medieval Religion and Theater in Japan, as Seen through ‘The Miraculous Origins of Shidoji’ and the Noh 'Ama'
Shinpei Matsuoka - Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo
Lecture
Japan
Saturday, Mar. 27th, 2010
Japanese Summer: Double Suicide (Muri shinjû: Nihon no natsu)
Film
Japan
Thursday, Mar. 25th, 2010
Baby-Q MESs By Yoko Higashino and Toshio Kajiwara
Performance, Special Event
Japan
Thursday, Mar. 25th, 2010
Nanking
Introduction and Commentary by Dr. Toby Lincoln, CEAS Postdoctoral Associate and Lecturer in History, Yale University
Film, Special Event
China, Japan, Transregional
Wednesday, Mar. 24th, 2010
Baby-Q and the Bio-Politics of Japanese Choreography in the Wake of Butoh
Lecture by Reginald Jackson, Associate Professor, University of Chicago; Response by Paige McGinley, Assistant Professor of Theater Studies and American Studies, Yale University
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Mar. 23rd, 2010
Workshop presented by Baby-Q
Yoko Higashino
Workshop, Special Event
Japan
Thursday, Feb. 25th, 2010
On Gender,Apocrypha, and Buddhahood: An Early Medieval Japanese Manuscript
Heather Blair - Assistant Professor, Department of Religious Studies, Indiana University Bloomington
Lecture, Special Event
Japan
Thursday, Feb. 25th, 2010
Kunqu Sings Traditional Chinese Masculinities
Joseph Lam - Professor of Musicology, University of Michigan
Lecture
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Tuesday, Feb. 23rd, 2010
Todai-Yale Initiative Lecture Series -- Change and Continuity in Japan-US Relations
Mr. Yoso Furumoto - Correspondent, Washington DC Bureau, Mainichi Shimbun
Lecture
Japan, Transregional
Friday, Feb. 19th, 2010
The Net Idols: Cute Culture, Social Factory, and Neoliberal Governmentality in New Millennial Japan
Gabriella Lukacs - Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Feb. 16th, 2010
Bodies Real and Virtual: Joseph Rock and Enrico Caruso in the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands
Erik Mueggler - Professor of Anthropology, University of Michigan
Lecture
China, Tibet
Tuesday, Feb. 16th, 2010
Todai-Yale Initiative Lecture Series -- Heritage, Landscape and Sustainable Urbanism: the Life of a Historic Port Town in Japan
Naoto Nakajima - Assistant Professor, Department of Urban Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering University of Tokyo
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Feb. 12th, 2010
Japanese “Silents”: Benshi Film Narration by Raiko Sakamoto
Raiko Sakamoto
Film, Special Event
Japan
Friday, Feb. 12th, 2010
China Social Science Seminar -- Collective Investment and Moral Hazard: Costs of China's Rural Industrialization
Kay Shimizu - Assistant Professor of Political Science, Columbia University
Workshop
China
Thursday, Feb. 4th, 2010
Japan - U.S. Alliance as Public Goods
Mr. Yoji Koda - Senior Research Fellow at Harvard University, Former Commander in Chief, Self Defense Fleet (2007-2008)
Lecture
Japan

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