Past Events

Wednesday, Apr. 13th, 2022
Two Faces of Japan’s Wartime Empire: Khin Myo Chit and Asha Sahay
Amy Stanley - Wayne V. Jones Research Professor of History, Northwestern University
Lecture, Special Event
Japan, Transregional, Southeast Asia
Tuesday, Apr. 12th, 2022
Revolution of Our Times
Film
China, Hong Kong
Monday, Apr. 11th, 2022
A Journey to freedom
Joseph Kim - Associate and Expert-in-Residence on the Human Freedom Initiative, George W. Bush Institute
Lecture
Korea
Friday, Apr. 8th, 2022
Softwork: Gendered Labor and Computerization in Japan
Diane Wei Lewis - Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies, Washington University in St Louis
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Apr. 7th, 2022
The Art of Breaking: Putting Salt Fields to Rest in 19th century Japan
Aleksandra Kobiljski - Senior Research Scholar, French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)
Lecture
Japan
Wednesday, Apr. 6th, 2022
Against the Odds in Asia, 1901-2021: Thoughts on the Activists, Autocrats, Exiles and Empires of Several Eras
Jeffrey Wasserstrom - Chancellor’s Professor of History, University of California, Irvine
Lecture
Transregional
Wednesday, Apr. 6th, 2022
Gender Inequality in Politics in Japan
Seiki Tanaka - Assistant Professor of International Relations, University of Groningen
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Apr. 5th, 2022
Women Writers and the Discourse on the Postwar Japan
Noriko Mizuta - Poet, literary critic, scholar of comparative literature and educator
Lecture, Special Event
Japan
Friday, Apr. 1st, 2022
‘An important secret teaching’: Gender-based approaches to topic in Eikyū hyakushu
Thomas McAuley - Senior Lecturer in Japanese Studies, University of Sheffield
Lecture
Japan
Wednesday, Mar. 30th, 2022
The Poetry Demon and Other Passions in Medieval Chinese Monks' Literature
Jason Protass - William A. Dyer, Jr. Assistant Professor of the Humanities, Brown University
Lecture
China, Transregional
Tuesday, Mar. 15th, 2022
How to manage Sovereignty Restriction: Japan's experience of the 19th century “Unequal Treaty” and postwar Japan-US Security Treaty
Kaoru Iokibe - Professor, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, University of Tokyo and Academic Associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
Lecture, Special Event
Japan
Friday, Mar. 11th, 2022
Marginal Social Groups and Japan’s Early Modern Society 「周縁的社会集団から考える日本近世社会」
TSUKADA Takashi (塚田孝)- Professor Emeritus, Osaka City University (大阪市立大学)
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Mar. 10th, 2022
Japanese “World Map” Folding Screens: Repositioning Japan and Europe in the Global Baroque Landscape
Angelo Cattaneo - Research Fellow, National Research Council (CNR)
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Mar. 10th, 2022
Transformation and Upgrading of China’s Manufacturing Sectors: The Divergent Paths of Jinjiang’s and Putian’s Footwear Industries
Lu Zheng - Associate Professor of Sociology and RONG Professor of Data Sciences, Tsinghua University
Lecture
China
Wednesday, Mar. 9th, 2022
Is Heaven Blue or a Divinity? On Wang Chong’s Approach to Evidence
Esther Klein - Senior Lecturer of Culture, History, and Language, Australian National University
Lecture
China
Friday, Mar. 4th, 2022
How Institutions Rebound: Untangling Difficult Reforms in China's State-Owned Enterprises
Ling Chen - Assistant Professor, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
Lecture
China
Thursday, Mar. 3rd, 2022
Green With Milk and Sugar: When Japan Filled America’s Tea Cups
Robert Hellyer - Associate Professor of History, Wake Forest University
Lecture
Japan
Wednesday, Mar. 2nd, 2022
Correlative Cosmology, Dividual Subjectivity, and Internet-based Fantasy Novels in Postsocialist China
Zhange Ni - Associate Professor of Religion and Culture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
Lecture
China
Monday, Feb. 28th, 2022
Public Perceptions of Citizenship and Migration in Japan
Yujin Woo - Assistant Professor of Law, Hitotsubashi University
Lecture
Japan
Monday, Feb. 28th, 2022
Why Risk an Alliance? Evidence from Japan (1901-1960)
Mina Pollmann - PhD candidate in Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Feb. 25th, 2022
Closure at the End of Genji’s Tale
Edith Sarra - Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures Adjunct Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Indiana University in Bloomington
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Feb. 25th, 2022
Social Mobility across the Pacific: The Case of Japanese in the United States
Tate Kihara - PhD Candidate in Sociology, Brown University
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Feb. 24th, 2022
A Slumlord’s View of Tokyo at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
Jordan Sand - Professor of Japanese History, Georgetown University
Lecture
Japan
Wednesday, Feb. 23rd, 2022
A Kite Flies Against the Wind: Internationalism, identity, and ideology in the shaping of postwar China, and the legacy for today
Rana Mitter - Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China, University of Oxford
Lecture, Special Event
China
Thursday, Feb. 10th, 2022
Pak Sheung Cheun’s Artwork “Nightmare Wallpaper” and Hong Kong’s Despair
Laikwan Pang - Professor of Cultural Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Lecture
Hong Kong
Tuesday, Feb. 8th, 2022
Reading Edo: Data-driven Approaches for Japan Studies
Asanobu Kitamoto - Professor, ROIS-DS Center for Open Data in the Humanities (CODH) and National Institute of Informatics (NII)
Workshop, Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Jan. 18th, 2022
Diverse or Disciplinary: DH in Mainland China Today
Jing Chen - Associate Professor of School of Arts, Nanjing University
Workshop, Lecture
China
Friday, Dec. 17th, 2021
Japanese Pronunciation Pedagogy Workshop Series 2: Raising Awareness of Japanese Pitch Accents
Toshiyuki Kawano - Professor of Japanese, Yokohama National University
Workshop
Japan
Saturday, Dec. 11th, 2021
Bring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion into Chinese Classroom
Workshop
China
Friday, Dec. 10th, 2021
2021 Symposium of Yale Korean Language and Studies
Conference
Korea

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