Speaker Series

Fall 2019

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“Trapped in Text: Women and Religious Power in Taisho-era Okinawa”
Tze Loo, University of Richmond
Sept. 17, noon-1:30 p.m.
Mergenthaler 266

“The Ancient Chinese Medical Classics: Neglected Sources, Surprising Modernity, Enigmatic Origin”
Paul Unschuld, Charité-Medical University, Berlin
Oct. 1, noon-1:30 p.m.
Mergenthaler 266
Co-sponsored by History of Medicine

“Comparative Perspectives on Free Speech and Trademarks: The U.S. Supreme Court in Matal v. Tam”
Ilhyung Lee, University of Missouri School of Law
Oct. 11, noon-1:30 p.m.
Mergenthaler 266
Co-sponsored by RIC and International Studies

“Materializing Relationships: Embodying Absent Kinships in Japanese Child Welfare”
Kathryn Goldfarb, University of Colorado Boulder
Oct. 22, noon-1:30 p.m.
Mergenthaler 266
Co-sponsored by History of Science & Technology

“Careers in Foreign Policy”
Marvin Ott, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
Nov. 5, 6-7:30 p.m.
Mergenthaler 266

“Always Already Global: Elephant Teeth, Local Texts, and the Border-Crossing Contours of Chinese Environmental History”
Jonathan Schlesinger, Indiana University Bloomington
Nov. 8, 6-7:30 p.m.
Gilman 308
Sponsored by the History Seminar
Paper available on request from Rachel LaBozetta

“Dancing Together: Why Farmers’ Cooperatives in China Can Only Succeed as a Social Movement”
Q. Forrest Zhang, Singapore Management University
Nov. 21, noon-1:30 p.m.
Mergenthaler 266
Co-sponsored by The Arrighi Center

“The Other American Moderns (Or, The Afterlife of a Book)”
Shipu Wang, University of California Merced
Dec. 3, 6-7:30 p.m.
Gilman 50
Sponsored by Art History

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