Past Events

Friday, May. 8th, 2009
Insiders and Outsiders in Chinese History
Conference, Special Event
China, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Wednesday, Apr. 29th, 2009
Special Silk Road Lecture -- War and Peace: The Princess Story of the Silk Road
Xiaoli Xu - Professor, Northwest University for Nationalities, China
Lecture, Special Event
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Monday, Apr. 27th, 2009
Special China Journalism Lecture -- China in the Age of Obama: Democrats, Identity, and Style
Evan Osnos, Staff Writer, The New Yorker
Lecture, Special Event
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Thursday, Apr. 23rd, 2009
Representing Things: Visuality and Materiality in East Asia
Conference
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Wednesday, Apr. 22nd, 2009
The Future of U.S.-Japan Relations -- Closer Cooperation: Economy, Energy, Environment
His Excellency Ichiro Fujisaki - The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the United States of America
Lecture, Special Event
Japan, Transregional
Monday, Apr. 20th, 2009
Amino Yoshihiko: How Medieval History Became the Epicenter for Historiographical Innovation in Post-war Japan
Eiko Ikegami - Professor of Sociology, The New School for Social Research
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Apr. 17th, 2009
Special Poetry Reading
Yang Lian
Performance, Special Event
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Friday, Apr. 17th, 2009
The World is Superflat: Art and Politics in Contemporary Japan
Marilyn Ivy - Associate Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Apr. 17th, 2009
The Journey of Chanoyu: An International Symposium on the Tea Culture of Japan, Past and Present
Conference
Japan
Tuesday, Apr. 14th, 2009
Comedy Can Be Deadly -or- The Story of How Mark Twain Killed Hara Hoitsuan
Indra Levy - Assistant Professor in Department of Asian Languages at Stanford University
Lecture
Japan
Monday, Apr. 13th, 2009
Wu Foundation Lecture -- Monumentality en miniature: Toward a Cultural History of Wang Xizhi's "Prayer Ritual for a Good Harvest"
Martin Kern - Professor of East Asian Studies, Princeton University
Lecture
China
Monday, Apr. 13th, 2009
Opening Reception for Calligraphy Exhibition -- A Celebration of the Calligraphy of Ch'ung-ho Chang Frankel
Ch'ung-ho Chang Frankel (張充和題字選集)
Performance, Special Event
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Friday, Apr. 10th, 2009
Navigating Contemporary Japanese Buddhism - Priestly Routes Over Rough Terrain
Mark Rowe - Assistant Professor of Department of Religious Studies at McMaster University
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Apr. 7th, 2009
The Information Revolution in China
Susan Shirk - Director of Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, and Ho Miu Lam Endowed Chair in China and Pacific Affairs, University of California at San Diego
Lecture
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Monday, Apr. 6th, 2009
How to Tell a (Hi)story without Beginning: Critical Thoughts on Japanese Film historiography
Roland Domenig - Assistant Professor at the Institute of East Asian Studies, University of Vienna, Austria
Lecture, Film
Japan
Friday, Apr. 3rd, 2009
Multimedia Sinography: Chinese Characters and Sounds in Electronic Poetry
Michel Hockx - Professor of Chinese, SOAS, University of London; Visiting Professor, EALC Department, Harvard University
Lecture
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Friday, Apr. 3rd, 2009
Mixed Mobilities: Taxi Drivers and Day Trippers in Kunming, China
Beth E. Notar - Associate Professor of Anthropology, Trinity College
Lecture
China
Wednesday, Apr. 1st, 2009
Ban the Writer Lu Xun!
Wolfgang Kubin - Professor of Sinology, Bonn University
Lecture
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Tuesday, Mar. 31st, 2009
Todai-Yale Initiative Lecture Series -- The Decline of Particularism in Japanese Politics
Gregory Noble - Professor, Institute of Social Science at the University of Tokyo
Lecture
Japan
Monday, Mar. 30th, 2009
Geographies of Restoration in Central Japan, 1600-1912
Karen Wigen - Associate Professor of History at Stanford University
Lecture
Japan
Saturday, Mar. 7th, 2009
Waka Workshop
Workshop
Japan
Tuesday, Mar. 3rd, 2009
The Literary Education of the Dramatist Li Yu (李渔)
GUO Yingde 郭英德 - Professor of Chinese Literature, Beijing Normal University; Visiting Scholar, Washington University
Lecture
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Tuesday, Mar. 3rd, 2009
Commerce and Corruption at the Frontier: The Gansu Fraud Scandal (1781)
Dr. Elif Akcetin, Postdoctoral Associate, Council on East Asian Studies
Lecture
China
Friday, Feb. 27th, 2009
East Asia in Motion: Literature, Cinema, Dance
Conference, Film, Lecture, Special Event, Performance
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Thursday, Feb. 26th, 2009
The Poetics of Displacement: An 18th-Century Geography of Buddhist Images
Patricia Berger - Associate Professor and Chair, History of Art, University of California, Berkeley
Lecture
China, Transregional, Mongolia, Tibet
Wednesday, Feb. 25th, 2009
A Cycle of Supermen: Linking Goethe, Nietzsche, Daoist Thinkers and Modern Chinese Intellectuals
Dr. Helen Zhang - Postdoctoral Associate, Council on East Asian Studies
Lecture
China, Transregional
Monday, Feb. 23rd, 2009
Todai-Yale Initiative Lecture Series -- Asian Way of life Seen through AsiaBarometer
Daesong Hyun - Associate Professor, institute of Oriental Culture at University of Tokyo
Lecture
Japan
Wednesday, Feb. 18th, 2009
Collections and Recent Archeological Finds in Hunan, China
Jianming Chen - Director of Hunan Museum, China
Lecture
China
Tuesday, Feb. 17th, 2009
Space and National Identity in Yi Kwangsu's Vision of Korea: the Reinvention of the Hideyoshi Invasions during the Japanese Empire
Dr. Ellie Choi - Postdoctoral Associate, Council on East Asian Studies
Lecture
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
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

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