On March 9th, Johns Hopkins Sociology Professor Priscilla Tse gave a talk entitled “Performing Female Masculinity and Queer Overtones in Cantonese Opera and Contemporary Cinema in Hong Kong.”She discussed her paper which examines the female masculinity and queer overtones that renowned twentieth century actress Yam Kim-Fai (1913-1989) embodied on different “public stages.” The talk was […]
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Date: March 10, 2018
Date: February 28, 2018
East Asian Studies hosted Paul Chang, Associate Professor of Sociology at Harvard University, for a talk on “The Emergence of Non-Normative Families in South Korea.” Professor Chang discussed the dramatic shifts in demographic patterns affecting family formation in South Korea.
Date: February 28, 2018
On February 27th, School of Advanced International Studies Professor Marvin Ott led a workshop on career paths for students interested in foreign policy. Professor Ott provided helpful advice by drawing on his extensive experience in the US State Department’s Foreign Service Institute, The Central Intelligence Agency, the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment, the Senate Select […]
Date: February 14, 2018
On February 13th, East Asian Studies hosted a Lunar New Year Celebration with food and music.
Date: February 8, 2018
Congratulations to Professor Yumi Kim, recipient of the David B. Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality at the Kluge Center in the Library of Congress, 2018.
Date: February 6, 2018
On February 6th, East Asian Studies welcomed independent scholar Reiko Tomi for a talk entitle “Wilderness as Method, Contemporary as Method.” Tomii is an independent art historian and curator who investigates post-1945 Japanese art in global and local contexts for the narration of a world art history of modernisms. The talk was cosponsored with the Department […]
Date: January 12, 2018
During Intersession 2018, 18 students participated in a special course, AS.192.301 Public International Law, offered by the International Studies and East Asian Studies Programs and taught by Prof. Ilhyung Lee, the Edward W. Hinton Professor of Law at the University of Missouri. The course culminated in a moot court simulation of the Liancourt Rocks island […]
Date: December 6, 2017
Alvin Camba, a PhD Student in the Department of Sociology, had published an academic article in Palgrave Communications. As systematic study of Chinese foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Philippines, the article is a product of three different field research trips and over 40 interviews with Chinese investors, Philippine politicians, and state officials. In addition, […]
Date: December 1, 2017
On November 29, The Program in East Asian Studies hosted Guanghui Wang, Associate Professor in the Department of Human Resource Management at the Business School of Jilin University, China for a talk entitled “Academic Progress Gap by Migration in Urban China: Detecting New Forms of Educational Segregation.” She is currently also a visiting scholar at the Department […]
East Asian Studies Speaker Series: “Sickness of Spirit: A Book Workshop on the History of Mental Illness in Modern Japan”
Date: November 10, 2017
On November 10th, East Asian Studies, in partnership with the Japan Foundation, hosted “Sickness of Spirit: A Book Workshop on the History of Mental Illness in Modern Japan.”