On October 10, Jolyon Thomas, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, gave a talk entitled “Spirit/Medium/Media: A Critical Examination of the Relationship Between Animism, Animators, and Anime,” as part of the East Asian Studies Speaker Series. In the talk, he critiqued the notion that animation and animism bear more than a superficial […]
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Date: October 10, 2017
East Asian Studies Speaker Series: “The Evolution of East Asia’s Regional Architecture” with Andrew Yeo
Date: October 3, 2017
On 10/3, the East Asian Studies Speaker Series hosted Andrew Yeo, Associate Professor of Politics at The Catholic University of America, for a talk titled “The Evolution of East Asia’s Regional Architecture.” The event was cosponsored by the Department of Political Science. Andrew I. Yeo is the author of Activists, Alliances, and Anti-U.S. Base Protests (Cambridge […]
Date: April 28, 2017
The East Asian Studies Program, in conjunction with the Japan Foundation and the History Department, hosted a workshop entitled Changing Figures in Japanese Vernacular Religions on April 28th. Photos from the event can be found here.
Date: March 27, 2017
On March 27, Professor Huei-Ying Kuo from the Department of Sociology gave a presentation on Japan’s role as a colonial power in Taiwan and Southeast Asia. Professor Kuo is well known in the area of colonial empires and maritime East Asia and she has published many articles on Chinese nationalism in colonial Asia. In her […]
Date: March 15, 2017
Darcie Draudt, PhD student in the Department of Political Science, had an article published in The Diplomat on the recent scandal in South Korea, which resulted in the president’s impeachment and removal from office.
Date: March 10, 2017
East Asian Studies, along with the International Studies Program and the Center for Visual Arts, welcomed renowned Kyrgyz photographer George Kolotov on March 10th. Photos from his lecture, “Intersecting Art and Development: Capturing Kyrgyz Lives though a Camera Lens,” can be found here.
Date: March 6, 2017
This report is written by senior undergraduate student Sherry Kim, a member of the EAS SAC Speakers and Workshop Committee. The content of this report is based on the lecture presented by Dr. Xia Luo, associate professor at the Southwest University for Nationalities and currently a visiting associate professor at Johns Hopkins University. The talk […]
Date: February 24, 2017
Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 12 PM – 4 PM Charles Common Salon B Co-sponsored by the Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Public Health Studies Program, the International Studies Program, and the East Asian Studies Program The Johns Hopkins University East Asian Studies Program, in collaboration with the International Studies Program and the Bloomberg […]
Date: February 15, 2017
Johns Hopkins post-doctoral fellow Caleb Carter delivered a lecture entitled “Between Two Tales: A Demon, a Dragon, and the Formation of a Mountain Deity in Medieval Japan” on February 15th. Photos from the lecture can be found on our facebook page.
Date: February 6, 2017
The Korean Adventures of Abstract Ink Painting Joan Kee, University of Michigan Tuesday, February 7, 2017 from 6 – 7:30 PM Hodson 210 Co-sponsored by the History of Art Department