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 […]
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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, […]
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 […]
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.”
On November 7, East Asian Studies presented a Workshop on US-Japan Relations, featuring Professor Kent Calder and the SAIS Beischauer Center Visiting Fellows. The workshop was cosponsored by the Japan Foundation.
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 […]
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, […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]