Past Events

Friday, Apr. 21st, 2006
Sand, Stones, and Stars: Nature in the Religious Imagination
Conference, Workshop, Lecture, Special Event
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Thursday, Apr. 20th, 2006
Accounting for the Images of the Six Kannon Cult in Japan
Sherry Fowler - Associate Professor of Japanese Art History, University of Kansas
Lecture
Japan
Monday, Apr. 17th, 2006
New Perspectives on China's Economic Development -- Understanding China's Recent Growth Story
Zhiwu Chen - Yale School of Management
Lecture
China
Thursday, Apr. 13th, 2006
New Perspectives on China's Economic Development -- How Long Can China's Growth Miracle Go On?
David Dollar - Country Director for China, Worldbank
Lecture
China
Thursday, Apr. 13th, 2006
Special Lecture on Mongolia -- Anthropology of Ethnic Groups of Mongolia
Tumen Dashtseveg - Chair, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, National University of Mongolia and Research Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, University of Arizona
Lecture, Special Event
Transregional, Mongolia, Tibet
Tuesday, Apr. 11th, 2006
The Hong Kong/Pearl River Delta Transborder Region: Three Transformative Moments 1950, 1979, 1997
Alan Smart, Professor of Anthropology, University of Calgary
Lecture
China, Hong Kong
Monday, Apr. 10th, 2006
From Peasants to Petty Bourgeoisie and Capitalists: Class Transformations in Post-1978 Guangdong, China
Josephine Smart - Professor of Anthropology, University of Calgary
Lecture
China, Hong Kong
Monday, Apr. 10th, 2006
One Ism, Three Fates: The traveling theory of post-colonialism in Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong?
Zhao Xifang - Institute of Literature, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Lecture
China, Transregional, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Tuesday, Apr. 4th, 2006
New Perspectives on China's Economic Development -- A New World for Chinese Workers: Evolving Labor Markets, Vulnerability, and Policy
Lecture
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Monday, Apr. 3rd, 2006
Silk Road Lecture Series -- Two Special Presentations by Pominent Chinese Scholars
Workshop, Lecture, Special Event
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Friday, Mar. 31st, 2006
China Workshop -- Ethnic Insurgency in Southwest Guizhou: Indigenous and Imperial Views of the Nanlong Uprising of 1797
Jodi Weinstein, History Ph.D. Candidate, Yale University
Workshop
China
Thursday, Mar. 30th, 2006
Japanese Interpretations of the Pacific War in Late Postwar Manga
Rachel DiNitto - Assistant Professor of Japanese, The College of William and Mary
Lecture
Japan
Wednesday, Mar. 29th, 2006
Writing, Language, and Legitimacy in Early Japan: Dedicatory Inscriptions and Historical Classics
David Lurie - Assistant Professor of Japanese History and Literature, Columbia University
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Mar. 28th, 2006
Kinema Club VII Post-Event -- Special Japanese Film Screening and Discussion: Untamagiru
Takamine Go - Film Director
Film, Special Event
Japan
Monday, Mar. 27th, 2006
Chinese Villagers' DV Documentaries On Village-Level Democracy -- Special Screening and Q&A with Filmmakers Wu Wenguang, Jian Yi, and Wang Wei
Film, Special Event
China, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Monday, Mar. 27th, 2006
Korea Lecture Series -- Seeking Sanctuary: Runaway Slaves in Chosôn Korea
Milan Hejtmanek - Korea Foundation Assistant Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania
Lecture
Korea
Friday, Mar. 24th, 2006
Kinema Club VII Conference
Kurosawa Kiyoshi, Film Director and Professor at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, and Nakamura Hideyuki, Professor at Rikkyo University.
Conference, Film, Workshop, Special Event
Japan
Friday, Mar. 24th, 2006
New Perspectives on China's Economic Development -- Income Inequality in the Transition Period
Loren Brandt - Professor of Economics, University of Toronto
Lecture
China
Thursday, Mar. 23rd, 2006
Kinema Club VII: Regimen, Revival and Recent Japanese Cinema, Pre-Event
Organized by Aaron Gerow - Yale University
Workshop
Japan
Wednesday, Mar. 22nd, 2006
Worlding Japan: Totality and the Ends of History
Tom Looser - Associate Professor of East Asian Studies, New York University
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Mar. 21st, 2006
New Perspectives on China's Economic Development -- Can China Learn from India ?
Yasheng Huang - Associate Professor of International Management, MIT Sloan School of Management
Lecture
China
Monday, Mar. 20th, 2006
Korea Lecture Series: Perspectives On Korean Modernity -- Naming and Appearances of ‘Woman’: Gender, Modernity, and Censorship in Colonial Korea
Kyeong-Hee Choi - Assistant Professor in Modern Korean Literature, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago
Lecture
Korea
Thursday, Mar. 2nd, 2006
Medicine, Poison, and the Body Politic: From Mengxi bitan to Romeo and Juliet
Zhang Longxi - Chair Professor of Comparative Literature and Translation, Director, Centre for Cross-Cultural Studies, City University of Hong Kong
Lecture
China
Wednesday, Mar. 1st, 2006
Korea Lecture Series -- Refashioning Women's Sphere in the Korea Mission Field, 1880s-1920s
Hyaeweol Choi - Associate Professor of Korean Studies, Arizona State University
Lecture
Korea
Monday, Feb. 27th, 2006
Leaving in Sorrow (憂憂愁愁的走了)
Film, Special Event
China, Hong Kong
Monday, Feb. 27th, 2006
Special Lecture on Buddhism -- Translating Hermeneutics and the Hermeneutics of Translation in Kumarajiva's 'Lotus Sutra'
Nathalie Gummer - Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Mouat Professor of International Studies, Beloit College
Lecture
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Saturday, Feb. 25th, 2006
Workshop on Work, Gender, and Identity in Modern Japan
Organized by Christopher Gerteis - Postdoctoral Associate, Council on East Asian Studies, Yale University and Stephen Vlastos - Professor of History, University of Iowa
Workshop
Japan
Friday, Feb. 24th, 2006
Special Bilingual Poetry Reading
Leung Ping-Kwan - Poet and Chair Professor of Comparative Literature, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
Performance, Special Event
China, Hong Kong
Thursday, Feb. 23rd, 2006
Lecture Series on Buddhism -- Making Sense of Zen Kôans
Griff Foulk - Sarah Lawrence College
Lecture
China, Japan, Transregional
Thursday, Feb. 23rd, 2006
Hong Kong Cinema and Urban Culture
Leung Ping-Kwan - Poet and Chair Professor of Comparative Literature, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
Lecture
China

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