Kent Calder, the Director of Asia Programs and Director of the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies at Johns Hopkins SAIS in Washington, DC, presented a talk, “Japan’s Moment of Truth: Globalism and Parochialism in a Japanese Election Year” on November 7th as part of the East Asian Studies Speaker Series. Before arriving at […]
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Date: November 7, 2017
Date: November 2, 2017
Steve Miles, Associate Professor in the History Department at Washington University in Saint Louis, presented a paper in his 11/2 talk “Protest, Predation, and Protection in a Riverine Diaspora: Migrants and the State in the Nineteenth-Century.” This paper explores an internal trajectory of one of China’s most important diasporic groups in early modern and modern times, […]
Date: October 20, 2017
On October 19th and 20th, East Asian Studies hosted a conference entitled “Anxieties of Abundance: Sources and Methods for Qing Studies in the Digital Age.” The event was co-sponsored by the CKK Foundation.
Date: October 10, 2017
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 […]
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 […]