Past Events

Sunday, Apr. 15th, 2018
Big Fish & Begonia Film Screening
Film
China
Friday, Apr. 13th, 2018
Resurrecting Orikuchi Shinobu's "The Book of the Dead"
Jeffrey Angles - Professor of Japanese Literature and Translation, Western Michigan University
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Apr. 13th, 2018
Realigning America's Strategy toward Korea
Victor Cha - D.S. Song-KF Professor in Government and International Affairs, Georgetown University
Lecture
Korea
Friday, Apr. 13th, 2018
Patterns in the Ashes: Disaster Fiction and the Making of Early Modern Japanese Literature
David Atherton - Assistant Professor, Department of East Asian Languages & Civilizations, Harvard University
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Apr. 12th, 2018
Dreaming in Common: The Sociality of Dreams in China, ca. 300 BCE - 700 CE
Robert Campany - Professor of Asian and Religious Studies, Vanderbilt University
Lecture
China
Wednesday, Apr. 11th, 2018
Death and the Afterlife in Premodern Korea: What Can we Learn from the Ghosts that Haunt?
Michael Pettid - Professor of Asian and Asian American Studies, Binghamton University
Lecture
Korea
Tuesday, Apr. 10th, 2018
Soundscapes of Uyghur Islam
Rachel Harris - Reader in the Music of Central Asia and China, SOAS, University of London
Lecture
China
Monday, Apr. 9th, 2018
The Role of Town Officials in the Social Changes Facing the Castle Town in Early Modern Japan - 近世城下町の社会変容と町役人
Masato Takenouchi - Associate Research Scholar in East Asian Studies, Yale University
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Apr. 6th, 2018
Ainu Workshop @ Yale
Workshop
Japan
Friday, Apr. 6th, 2018
Why do we need DH?: Digital Humanities in China
Jing Chen - Associate Professor, School of Arts, Nanjing University; Founder & Editor, 01Lab (零壹 Lab)
Lecture
China
Thursday, Apr. 5th, 2018
Unconventional Economics: Debt and Fundraising by the Nuns of Zenkōji Daihongan in Eighteenth-century Japan
Matthew Mitchell - Graduate, Asian Religions, Duke University
Lecture
Japan
Wednesday, Apr. 4th, 2018
On the Transnational Destruction of Cities: What Japan and the U.S. Learned from the Bombing of Britain and Germany in World War II
Sheldon Garon - Professor of History and East Asian Studies, Princeton University
Lecture, Special Event
Japan, Transregional
Tuesday, Apr. 3rd, 2018
Behind Literary Creation: Lu Ji’s Ideas and Fears about Writing
Wendy Swartz - Associate Professor of Chinese Literature, Rutgers University
Lecture
China
Thursday, Mar. 29th, 2018
Rewriting Chinese Fiction in Early Modern Japan
William Fleming - Assistant Professor of Japanese, University of California Santa Barbara
Lecture
Japan
Monday, Mar. 26th, 2018
Lessons from the Local: Early Modern Japanese Society and its Documentary Record
Professor TSUKADA Takashi, Osaka City University
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Mar. 8th, 2018
POSTPONED: First-Person Illness Narratives in Early Medieval China: Autobiography, Correspondence, Poetry
Antje Richter - Associate Professor of Chinese, University of Colorado at Boulder
Lecture
China
Thursday, Mar. 8th, 2018
Curating Revolution: A Book Panel Discussion of Denise Ho’s Study of Politics on Display in Mao’s China
Denise Ho - Assistant Professor of History, Yale University
Lecture
China
Monday, Mar. 5th, 2018
A Mother’s Song: Translating Stella Dallas Across Media and Genre
Sarah Frederick - Associate Professor of Japanese, Comparative Literature, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Boston University
Lecture
Japan
Sunday, Mar. 4th, 2018
"Paprika" Film Screening
Film
Japan, Transregional
Friday, Mar. 2nd, 2018
Japan, US, and the Liberal World Order - A view out of UN diplomacy
Misako Kaji - Professor of International Relations, Hitotsubashi University
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Feb. 27th, 2018
A Poetics of Ambiguity: Japanese Cryptography at the Crossroads of Text and Image
Claire-­Akiko Brisset - Associate Professor in Japanese Cultural History, Paris Diderot University
Lecture, Special Event
Japan
Monday, Feb. 26th, 2018
Gendering Diplomacy at the Bandung Conference of 1955
Naoko Shimazu - Professor of Humanities (History), Associate Dean of Faculty, Yale-NUS College
Lecture
Transregional
Sunday, Feb. 25th, 2018
"Approved for Adoption" Film Screening
Film
Korea, Transregional
Friday, Feb. 23rd, 2018
Japan's Imperial Underworlds: Intimate Encounters at the Borders of the Sinosphere
David Ambaras - Associate Professor of History, North Carolina State University
Lecture
Japan
Wednesday, Feb. 21st, 2018
When Did Mao’s Last Revolution Really Begin?: The Opening Salvos Reconsidered
Yiching Wu - Associate Professor of East Asian Studies, University of Toronto
Lecture
China
Monday, Feb. 19th, 2018
Liao-Dynasty Elites in Light of Their Archaeological Remains
François Louis - Associate Professor, Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture
Lecture
China
Saturday, Feb. 17th, 2018
"Akira" - Film Screening and Reception
Film
Japan
Saturday, Feb. 17th, 2018
Lunarfest 2018
Special Event
China, Transregional
Friday, Feb. 16th, 2018
Yale Seminar For Future Collaboration in Asia-Pacific Region
Atsushi Yamakoshi - Executive Director, Keidanren USA
Lecture
Japan, Transregional
Friday, Feb. 16th, 2018
Waka and Things, Waka as Things
Edward Kamens - Sumitomo Professor of Japanese Studies, Yale University
Lecture
Japan

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