Speaker Series

“Wilderness as Method, Contemporary as Method”
Reiko Tomi, Independent Scholar
Tuesday, February, 6 2018 from 6-7:30 PM
Gilman 50
Co-sponsored by the Department of Art History

“Entering ‘Asia’: Imagining Continents in the Early Modern World Through Japanese Eyes” Kären E. Wigen, Stanford University
Mergenthaler 526
Co-sponsored by the Japan Foundation

Lunar New Year Celebration
Tuesday, February 13, 2017 from 5:30 – 7 PM
Glass Pavilion

Careers in Foreign Policy
Marvin Ott, School of Advanced International Studies
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 5:30-7 PM
Mergenthaler 266
Co-sponsored by the International Studies Program

“The Emergence of Non-Normative Families in South Korea”
Paul Chang, Harvard University
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 from 12-1:20 PM
Mergenthaler 266

“Performing Female Masculinity and Queer Overtones in Cantonese Opera and Contemporary Cinema in Hong Kong”
Priscilla Tse, Johns Hopkins University
Friday, March 9, 2018 from 12 – 1:30 PM
Mergenthaler 266
Co-sponsored by the Sociology Department

“The Transpacific Western: Indigeneity, Law, Race and Violence in the Frontiers of the U.S. and Japan”
Takashi Fujitani, University of Toronto
Monday, March 12, 2018 from 12-1:30 PM
Co-sponsored by the History Department and the Japan Foundation

“We don’t want land certificates! – Property Rights and Rural Land Reform in Contemporary China”
Jin “Julie” Zeng, Florida International University
Monday, March 26, 2018 from 12-1:30
Mergenthaler 266

“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, Princeton University
Monday, April 2, 2018 from 4-5:30 PM
Gilman 308
Co-sponsored by the History Department and the Japan Foundation

“Factions in Action: A Romance of Reformers and Conservative in China, 1977-1992”
Yang Zhang, American University
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Mergenthaler 266

“Afterlives of Empire: A Symposium on History, Family, and Fiction in Min Jin Lee’s Pachinko”
Min Jin Lee
Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 12-5:30 PM
Charles Commons Salon A
Co-sponsored by the Japan Foundation
Due to limited seating, RSVP is required: https://tinyurl.com/yb3zp8rr

“Little Big Lies: Social Scientists’ Interpretation of Tocqueville’s View of Civil Society in East Asia”
Giovanna Maria Dora Dore, Johns Hopkins University
Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 12-1:30 PM
Mergenthaler 266

EAS Student Symposium
Friday, April 20, 2018 from 10-2 PM
Mergenthaler 266

Past Series