Past Events

Monday, Feb. 26th, 2024
The U.S.-Japan Alliance and the Taiwan Strait
Adam P. Liff - Visiting Japan Chair, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service
Lecture
China, Japan, Taiwan
Saturday, Feb. 24th, 2024
Triple Feature: Fighting Friends (1929), Singing Lovebirds (1939), Buddhist Mass for Goemon Ishikawa (1930)
Film, Special Event
Japan
Thursday, Feb. 22nd, 2024
Compacts, Cultivation, and Campaigns: Lives of the Pedagogical State in Modern China
Timothy Cheek - Professor and Louis Cha Chair in Chinese Research, University of British Columbia
Lecture, Special Event
China
Wednesday, Feb. 21st, 2024
How the Song-dynasty Qingming scroll Inspired “The New Qingming Scroll"
Dai Xiang - Graphic Artist
Lecture, Special Event
China
Tuesday, Feb. 20th, 2024
Ancient Korea Lecture Series: "Managing Frontiers, Embracing Others" and "Formation of the Korean Bronze Age"
Stella Xu - John R. Turbyfill Endowed Chair & Professor of History, Roanoke College; In Uk Kang Associate Professor, Department of History, Kyunghee University
Lecture, Special Event
Korea, Transregional
Thursday, Feb. 15th, 2024
Yamashiro Chikako’s Eco-Fantasy—Toward an Ecosophy of the Island/s
Ran Ma - Associate Professor, Japan-in-Asia Cultural Studies and Screen Studies, Nagoya University
Lecture
Japan
Monday, Feb. 12th, 2024
The Battle for Memory in China
Ian Johnson - Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Lecture
China
Thursday, Feb. 8th, 2024
Needled: China, the Cold War, and the Americanization of Acupuncture
Emily Baum - Associate Professor, University of California, Irvine
Lecture
China, Transregional
Monday, Jan. 29th, 2024
The Politics of Anti-Politics in Postwar and Contemporary Japan
Nick Kapur - Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University-Camden
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Jan. 19th, 2024
Sohbat-Yaji-Gathering: On the Frontier of Asian Arts
Special Event
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Friday, Jan. 19th, 2024
Sohbat-Yaji-Gathering: On the Frontier of Asian Arts
Special Event
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Saturday, Dec. 16th, 2023
The 2nd International Forum on Chinese Language Education: Methodology, and Practice
Conference, Workshop
China
Tuesday, Dec. 12th, 2023
Ne Zha (2019) Film Screening
Film
China
Tuesday, Dec. 12th, 2023
A Japanese Mandala of Chinese Literary Genres: Interpreting Kūkai’s Earliest Literary Composition
Nicholas Williams - Associate Professor of Chinese Literature, Arizona State University
Lecture
China, Japan, Transregional
Friday, Dec. 8th, 2023
Project-Based Language Learning
Dr. Naiyi Xie Fincham - Specialist Faculty at University of Hawai'i at Manoa; Associate Director at National Foreign Language Resource Cetner; Assistant Director at the Language Flagship Technology Innovation Center
Workshop, Lecture
China
Friday, Dec. 8th, 2023
Bōnenkai End-of-year Celebration 2023
Special Event
Wednesday, Dec. 6th, 2023
Revolutionary Becomings: Documentary Media in Twentieth Century China
Ying Qian - Associate Professor, Chinese Cinema and Media, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University
Lecture
China
Saturday, Dec. 2nd, 2023
Grass Labyrinth 草迷宮 (1979) , Dogura Magura ドグラ・マグラ (1988) Film Screening
Film
Japan
Monday, Nov. 27th, 2023
Carving a Career in Independent Media: ChinaTalk + AI as a Case Study
Jordan Schneider - Creator, ChinaTalk Podcast and Newsletter
Lecture, Special Event
China
Monday, Nov. 27th, 2023
Medium, Materiality, and the Body in Japanese Buddhist Embroideries
Carolyn Wargula - Postdoctoral Associate in East Asian Studies and Lecturer in History of Art
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Nov. 14th, 2023
The Opportunities and Challenges of Korean Entertainment in the Global World
Ji Hoon Park, Professor of Media & Communication, Korea University
Lecture, Special Event
Korea
Tuesday, Nov. 14th, 2023
Revenge Gone Newtro: Decolonizing Ressentiment in Korean Dramas on Retributive Justice
Haerin Shin - Associate Professor of Media & Communication, Korea University
Lecture, Special Event
Korea
Tuesday, Nov. 14th, 2023
Translation in the Manuscript Archive: The Working Papers of a Buddhist Monk on the Ninth-century Sino-Tibetan Frontier
Meghan Howard Masang - Khyentse Postdoctoral Associate in Tibetan Buddhist Studies and Lecturer in Religious Studies
Lecture
China, Transregional
Monday, Nov. 13th, 2023
Technology and Labor: Generative AI
Dong-One Kim - President, Korea University
Lecture, Special Event
Korea
Friday, Nov. 10th, 2023
Offering Healing and Integration from "Arirang": Performances and Lectures
Hyung Joon Won, Maestro Toshiyuki Shimada
Lecture, Special Event, Performance
Korea
Thursday, Nov. 9th, 2023
Emergence, Spontaneity, and Volition: A New Interpretation of Wuwei
Mercedes Valmisa - Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Gettysburg College
Lecture
China
Thursday, Nov. 9th, 2023
Saving Families After the Korean War: Faith-based Aid, Orphaned Children, and Widows in South Korea
Paul S. Cha - Assistant Professor of Korean Studies
Lecture
Korea
Wednesday, Nov. 8th, 2023
Rise and Fall of Epigraphic Practices in Historical China
Tomoyasu Iiyama - Professor in the Faculty of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, Waseda University
Lecture
China
Wednesday, Nov. 8th, 2023
Cyberpunk in a Trans-chronological Context: from The Difference Engine to The Empire of Corpses
Takayuki Tatsumi - Professor Emeritus, Keio University; Headmaster, Keio Academy of New York
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Nov. 7th, 2023
The Pure Hearted Major: on Oshii Mamoru’s Innocence
Mari Kotani - Literary Critic
Lecture
Japan

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