Events

Sep
17
Tue
Trapped in Text: Women and Religious Power in Taisho-era Okinawa” @ Mergenthaler 266
Sep 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Trapped in Text: Women and Religious Power in Taisho-era Okinawa” @ Mergenthaler 266
Dr. Tze M. Loo
Associate Professor of History and International Studies
International Studies Concentration Advisor, Asia
University of Richmond
My research is concerned with the colonial dimensions of the modern Japanese nation state, in both its prewar and wartime imperial expansion, and also in how colonialism functioned in the making of modern Japan itself. I am interested in how the Japanese state reproduces itself and its power, and I pay attention to two technologies of government in particular. The first is how the Japanese state power makes itself felt through objects of material culture and cultural heritage; secondly, I am interested in the prewar Japanese state’s to discipline the country’s religious landscape through the construction and deployment of State Shinto. I also trace how subjects of the Japanese state resist or contest these same technologies.
Oct
1
Tue
“The Ancient Chinese Medical Classics: Neglected Sources, Surprising Modernity, Enigmatic Origin” @ Mergenthaler 266
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
"The Ancient Chinese Medical Classics:  Neglected Sources, Surprising Modernity,  Enigmatic Origin” @ Mergenthaler 266

Dr. Paul Unschuld is professor and director of the Horst-Goertz Endowment Institute for the Theory, History, and Ethics of Chinese Life Sciences at Charité-Medical University Berlin and author of several influential books on Chinese medicine, including Medicine in China: A History of IdeasWhat Is Medicine? Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing, and The Fall and Rise of China: Healing the Trauma of History.

Oct
11
Fri
“Comparative Perspectives on Free Speech and Trademarks: The U.S. Supreme Court in Matal v. Tam” @ Mergenthaler 266
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
“Comparative Perspectives on Free Speech and Trademarks: The U.S. Supreme Court in Matal v. Tam” @ Mergenthaler 266

University of Missouri School of Law

Professor Ilhyung Lee is Edward W. Hinton Professor of Law & Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution, at the University of Missouri. He joined the faculty in 1998. He teaches and writes in international commercial arbitration, cross-cultural dispute resolution, and intellectual property. Professor Lee is included in the roster of neutrals for the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, the University of Missouri Campus Mediation Service, and the World Intellectual Property Organization, among others. He is also a member of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration, the London Court of International Arbitration, the United States Council for International Business, and the National Sports Law Institute.