On April 12th, author Min Jin Lee gave a talk entitled“Afterlives of Empire: A Symposium on History, Family, and Fiction in Min Jin Lee’s Pachinko,” as part of the East Asian Studies Speaker Series. The event was co-sponsored by the Japan Foundation.
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On April 3rd, The Program in East Asian Studies hosted Yang Zhang, Assistant Professor of in the School of International Service at American University, for a talk entitled “Factions in Action: A Romance of Reformers and Conservative in China, 1977-1992.”
On April 2nd, Sheldon Garon, Professor of History and East Asian Studies at Princeton University, gave a talk entitled “On the Transnational Destruction of Cities: What Japan and the U.S. learned from the Bombing of Britain and Germany in World War II.” The talk was co-sponsored by the History Department and the Japan Foundation.
Dr. Jin Zeng, Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations at Florida International University, gave a talk entitled “We don’t want land certificates! – Property Rights and Rural Land Reform in Contemporary China” on March 26th.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
On February 13th, East Asian Studies hosted a Lunar New Year Celebration with food and music.
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.
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 […]