Past Events

Thursday, Nov. 29th, 2007
Special Screening of "Red Doors" with Film Director Georgia Lee
Director Georgia Lee
Film, Special Event
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Wednesday, Nov. 28th, 2007
Dam Street
Film, Special Event
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Tuesday, Nov. 27th, 2007
Policies of the Ancestors: Historiography and the Founding of the Song Dynasty
Charles Hartman - Professor of East Asian Studies, State University of New York at Albany
Lecture
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Friday, Nov. 16th, 2007
Elihu Yale Lecture with U.S. Ambassador to the People's Republic of China -- U.S.-China Relations: The Views of a Yale Man in the Chinese Court
Clark T. Randt, Jr. - United States Ambassador to the People's Republic of China
Lecture, Special Event
China, Transregional, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Friday, Nov. 16th, 2007
Agrarian Studies Colloquium -- From Righteous to Rightful: Peasant Resistance to Agricultural Collectivization in China in the 1950s
Huaiyin Li - Assistant Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin
Lecture, Special Event
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Tuesday, Nov. 13th, 2007
Interactions between Indian and Chinese Culture in Buddhist Monasteries in 9th-10th Century Dunhuang
Hao Chunwen - Professor of History, Capital Normal University, Beijing
Lecture
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Tuesday, Nov. 13th, 2007
Diversifying Workplaces: Universities and Businesses in Japan and the U.S.
Mitsuru Claire Chino - Corporate Counsel, Itochu Corporation, Japan
Lecture, Special Event
Japan, Transregional
Monday, Nov. 12th, 2007
Special Visiting Scholar Lecture -- Dream of the Red Chamber: The Greatest Coming of Age Novel of Traditional China
Xue Haiyan - Professor of Literature, Ocean University of China
Lecture, Special Event
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Friday, Nov. 9th, 2007
An International Conference on Esoteric Buddhist Tradition in East Asia: Text, Ritual and Image
Conference, Special Event
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Thursday, Nov. 8th, 2007
Cinema / Movement at Yale -- The Interaction between Artistic and Social Praxis in Japanese Filmmaking
Lecture, Film
Japan
Wednesday, Nov. 7th, 2007
What Will Become of the Japanese Corporation? -- A Comparative Perspective
Katsuhito Iwai - Professor, Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Lecture, Special Event
Japan
Monday, Nov. 5th, 2007
The Fate of the Japanese Language in the Age of English
Minae Mizumura - Novelist
Lecture, Special Event
Japan
Friday, Nov. 2nd, 2007
Homeless Japan: The Birth of Shelter Culture
Tom Gill - Professor of Social Anthropology, Faculty of International Studies, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Nov. 1st, 2007
A Storming Drummer (Arashi o yobu otoko)
Film
Japan
Wednesday, Oct. 31st, 2007
"On the Song and Yuan Editions of Chinese Rarebooks" and "On the Miscellaneous Writings (biji) of the Song Dynasty"
An Pingqiu (安平秋)- Professor, Chinese Literature, Peking University; Chair, Classical Literature Research Center, Peking University; Zhong Zhenzhen (鍾振振)- Director, Classical Literature Research Institute
Lecture
China
Tuesday, Oct. 30th, 2007
Beliefs about Seeing: The Moral Technology of Optics in Early China
Michael Nylan - Professor of History, University of California at Berkeley
Lecture
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Friday, Oct. 26th, 2007
2007 Alumni Reunion - International and Area Studies
Special Event
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Thursday, Oct. 25th, 2007
Street of Violence (Boryoku no machi)
Film
Japan
Thursday, Oct. 25th, 2007
Research on Chinese Painting in Japan
Ogawa Hiromitsu - Professor, Department of East Asian Studies, Tokyo University
Lecture
China, Japan, Transregional
Thursday, Oct. 25th, 2007
"Homosexuality is not just for men. Even among women it is a splendid rage!": Representations of women's "perverse desires" in early postwar Japan
Mark McLelland - Toyota Visiting Professor; Center for Japanese Studies; University of Michigan
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Oct. 23rd, 2007
Roland Buckett, "The New Year's Gift", and a Consignment of Paintings from London to India and Japan, 1614
Timon Screech - University of London
Lecture, Special Event
Japan
Tuesday, Oct. 23rd, 2007
The Demilitarized Zone: American Representations of the Korean Korean War
Daniel Y. Kim - Associate Professor of English, Brown University
Lecture, Special Event
Korea
Monday, Oct. 22nd, 2007
Chinadialogue: Creating an Environmental Dialogue Across the Firewall
Isabel Hilton - Founder and Editor, chinadialogue.net; Editor in Chief, opendemocracy.net
Lecture
China
Thursday, Oct. 18th, 2007
Forget Love For Now (Koi mo wasurete)
Film
Japan
Thursday, Oct. 18th, 2007
Culture of Remembrance in Late Chosŏn Korea: Bringing Back an Unknown War Hero into History
Sun Joo Kim - Associate Professor of Korean History, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University
Lecture
Korea
Tuesday, Oct. 16th, 2007
Testimonial Event with Korean "Comfort Woman" Survivor Lee
Lecture, Special Event
Japan, Korea, Transregional
Wednesday, Oct. 10th, 2007
Religion in Reform-Era China: A Political Economic Approach
Fenggang Yang - Associate Professor of Sociology, Purdue University
Lecture
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Thursday, Oct. 4th, 2007
"Confessions" Master's Tea at Davenport College, followed by book signing
Kang Zhengguo, author; Susan Wilf, translator
Special Event
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Wednesday, Oct. 3rd, 2007
Panel Discussion on "Confessions: An Innocent Life in Communist China"
Moderated by Kang-i Sun Chang (Yale University), Kang Zhengguo (Yale University), Susan Wilf (Translator and George School Director of ESL), Perry Link (Princeton University) & Steve Forman (Editor, Vice President of Norton Publishing)
Lecture, Special Event
China, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Monday, Oct. 1st, 2007
Martial Races?: Asian American Spies and the OSS
Lecture
China, Japan, Transregional

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