Past Events

Monday, Mar. 24th, 2014
Lyric Truth or Poetic Persona: Reading Wang Zhaoming (1883-1944)
Zhiyi Yang - Junior Professor, Department of Sinology, Goethe University of Frankfurt
Lecture
China
Friday, Mar. 14th, 2014
The 3rd Association of Nepal and Himalayan Studies (ANHS) Himalayan Studies Conference
Conference
Transregional, South Asia
Wednesday, Mar. 5th, 2014
Sōseki’s Diversity: Thoughts on Canonicity in Japanese Literary Studies
Keith Vincent - Associate Professor of Japanese and Comparative Literature, Boston University; Toyota Visiting Professorship in Japanese Studies, University of Michigan
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Mar. 4th, 2014
Wives, Husbands, and Lovers: Marriage and Sexuality in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Urban China
Deborah Davis - Professor of Sociology
Lecture
China, Transregional, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Monday, Mar. 3rd, 2014
Kabuki Performance Workshop: Exercises in Voice, Dance, Sword-play
Laurence Kominz - Professor of Japanese, Portland State University
Workshop
Japan
Saturday, Mar. 1st, 2014
From Belles Lettres to the Academy: In Celebration of Kang-i Sun Chang
Haun Saussy (University of Chicago) & Wang Ao (Wesleyan University)
Lecture, Special Event
China
Saturday, Mar. 1st, 2014
Glocalization: Students and Local Districts in a Borderless Society
Featuring Japan’s Knowledge Investment Programs and Nayan Chanda (YaleGlobal Online)
Conference, Lecture, Special Event
Japan, Transregional
Friday, Feb. 28th, 2014
Magarikado: Kabuki at the Crossroads, 1952-1965
Samuel L. Leiter - Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Theatre, Brooklyn College and The Graduate Center, CUNY
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Feb. 28th, 2014
Japanese Theater Symposium at Yale
Workshop, Special Event
Japan
Tuesday, Feb. 25th, 2014
Japanese Culture and the Appreciation of Byōbu
Hiroyuki Shimatani - Vice Executive Director, Tokyo National Museum
Lecture, Special Event
Japan
Friday, Feb. 21st, 2014
New Perspectives on Early Korean Art: From Silla to Koryŏ
Youn-mi Kim - Assistant Professor, History of Art
Lecture
Korea
Friday, Feb. 21st, 2014
Amidst the Shadows: A Glance at the Inner Court Secretariat of the Song Period (掩映之間: 宋代尚書内省管窺)
Xiaonan Deng - Professor of History at Peking University; Chairperson of Chinese Society for the Song Studies
Lecture
China
Thursday, Feb. 20th, 2014
Revolt Against the Elites: The Rise of Populism From Thailand to the Tea Party
Ian Buruma - Professor of Human Rights and Journalism, Bard College; Writer, Guardian
Lecture, Special Event
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional, Southeast Asia
Thursday, Feb. 20th, 2014
The Creation of a Chinese Buddhist Pantheon: The Paired Worship of Guanyin and Dizang
Chun-fang Yu - Sheng Yen Professor Emerita in Chinese Buddhist Studies, Religion and EALAC, Columbia University
Lecture
China
Wednesday, Feb. 19th, 2014
From Geisha to Activist: The Many Lives of Sumiya Koume (1850-1920)
Marnie Anderson - Associate Professor, Department of History, Smith College
Lecture
Japan
Wednesday, Feb. 19th, 2014
Shifting Virtue Towards a Sustainable Qing
David Bello - Associate Professor of History, Director of East Asian Studies, Washington and Lee University
Lecture
China
Tuesday, Feb. 18th, 2014
The Secret Life of the 6th Dalai Lama, Poet and Libertine
Eric Mortensen - Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Guilford College
Lecture
China, Transregional, Tibet
Tuesday, Feb. 11th, 2014
Borderlands Business: Merchants, Mobility, and Neo-traditional Modernity in Southwest China
Pat Giersch - Associate Professor of History, Wellesley College
Lecture
China
Monday, Feb. 10th, 2014
Hands of a Goze: The Tactile Culture of Visually-impaired People in Modern Japan
Kojiro Hirose - Associate Professor, School of Cultural & Social Studies, Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Osaka); Associate Professor, Department of Cultural Research, National Museum of Ethnology (Japan); Visiting Scholar, University of Chicago
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Feb. 6th, 2014
What Drives Chinese Foreign Policy: Vulnerability or Ambition?
Andrew Nathan - Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science, Columbia University
Lecture, Special Event
China
Saturday, Feb. 1st, 2014
Lunarfest
Special Event, Performance
China, Transregional
Friday, Jan. 31st, 2014
The Yogin and the Madman: On Writing and Reading Tibet's Greatest Liberation Tale
Andrew Quintman - Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
Lecture
China, Transregional, South Asia, Tibet
Thursday, Jan. 30th, 2014
Lymph and Lancets, Scabs and Scalpels: Crossovers between Chinese Style Variolation and Jennerian Vaccination
Michele Thompson - Professor of Southeast Asian History, Southern Connecticut State University
Lecture
China, Japan, Transregional, Macau, Southeast Asia
Wednesday, Jan. 29th, 2014
Ladylike Religion: On Family, Gender, and Devotion in the Heian Period
Heather Blair - Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Indiana University
Lecture
Japan
Tuesday, Jan. 28th, 2014
CEAS Lunar New Year Reception & Website Launch
Special Event
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Tuesday, Dec. 10th, 2013
Jamesian Precisions in Natsume Sōseki: Contending with 'Light and Dark'
John Nathan - Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Dec. 5th, 2013
The Crucible of Self: Diary Writing in Wartime Japan, 1937-1945
Dr. Aaron Moore - Lecturer in East Asian History, University of Manchester
Lecture
Japan
Monday, Dec. 2nd, 2013
Study Break Chat - Blocked on Weibo
Jason Q. Ng - Author; Google Policy Fellow, The Citizen Lab, University of Toronto
Special Event
China
Thursday, Nov. 21st, 2013
Tradition and Socialism-Art and Archaeology in North Korea
Dr. Jane Portal - Matsutaro Chair of the Art of Asia, Oceania and Africa, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Lecture
Korea
Tuesday, Nov. 19th, 2013
Buddha Mountain 观音山
Film
China

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