Speaker Series

Spring 2019

View the Spring 2019 Speaker Series flier.

“Blood, Paper, and Spit: The Korean War Through the Prism of the Interrogation Room”
Monica Kim, New York University
Thursday, Feb. 28, noon-1:30 p.m.
Mergenthaler 266

“The U.S.-China Trade War: What Have We Learned So Far?”
Robert Daly, The Wilson Center
Tuesday, March 5, noon-1:30 p.m.
Mergenthaler 266

“Studying Strategies and the Joys of Lifelong Mandarin”
Robert Daly, The Wilson Center
Tuesday, March 5, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Mergenthaler 266

“Dealing With Poisons: The Production and Circulation of Medical Knowledge in Tang China, 7th-8th Centuries”
Liu Yan, University at Buffalo
Tuesday, March 12, noon-1:30 p.m.
Mergenthaler 266

“The Dictatorship of Capital: Urban Redevelopment and the Question of Violence in Post- Authoritarian South Korea”
Hae Yeon Choo, University of Toronto
Wednesday, March 27, noon-1:30 p.m.
Mergenthaler 266

“Phantom Japan: Okamoto Taro and the Spectacle of Action and Abjection”
Christopher T. Nelson, University of North Carolina
Wednesday, April 10, noon-1:30 p.m.
Mergenthaler 266

“Tiananmen 1989–30 Years Later: Gate of Heavenly Peace”: Documentary Screening
Carma Hinton, George Mason University
Wednesday, April 10, 5-9 p.m.
Mudd 26

“Tiananmen 1989–30 Years Later: Gate of Heavenly Peace”: A Conversation with the Director
Carma Hinton, George Mason University
Monday, April 15, 5-6:30 p.m.
Levering, Sherwood Room

“Asia’s New Developmentalism: The Rise of the Networked Techno-National State”
Kathryn Ibata-Arens, DePaul University
Tuesday, April 23, noon-1:30 p.m.
Mergenthaler 266

Past Series

Fall 2018

“Medical Modernism: Shaping the Landscape of Medicine in the Early Maoist era 1949-1959”
Yuhong Jiang, Fulbright Visiting Research Scholar, JHU
Wednesday, Sept. 12, noon-1:30 p.m.
Mergenthaler 266

“Photographing China’s Industrial Pollution”
Lu Guang, Independent Documentary Photographer
Wednesday, Sept. 20, noon-1:30 p.m.
Mergenthaler 355

“Book Tour: Striking to Survive: Workers’ Resistance to Factory Relocations in China
Fan Shigang, Independent Activist
Wednesday, Sept. 27, 1:30-4 p.m.
Mergenthaler 526

“The Kumoemon Case and Performance as Property”
Kerim Yasar, University of Southern California
Monday, Oct. 1, noon-1:30 p.m.
Mergenthaler 266

“Careers in Foreign Policy Workshop”
Marvin Ott
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Mergenthaler 266