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Thursday, May 21, 2015
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Tea Road”: Shanxi Merchants and the Expansion of Chinese Trading Network in the Mongolian Steppe
Zhijian Qiao, Ph.D. candidate, History Department, Stanford University


Old Knight Building, Room 102, 521 Memorial Way

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Payal Banerjee: The Chinese in Post-1962 India: Internment, Nationalism, and the Embodied Imprints of State Action
Payal Banerjee, PhD, Syracuse University, Sociology


Encina Hall West - Room 208

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Film Screening and Special Lecture: The Hammer and Sickle are Sleeping
Jimeng Teng 滕继萌, Associate Professor, Center for American Studies, Department of English, Beijing Foreign Studies University


Building 200 - Room 002 (Basement), 450 Serra Mall Stanford University

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
China's Transformation: The Greatest Urban Migration in History
Jean Oi, Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

Thursday, May 14, 2015
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Rivers to Railways: The Evolution of Manchuria into Northeast China
Cyrus Chen, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for East Asian Studies


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Consuming Civility: Writings on Tea Culture for Women, 1720-1920
Rebecca Corbett, Postdoctoral Fellow in Japanese Studies at the Center for East Asian Studies, Stanford University (2013-2015)


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Fateful Ties: A History of America’s Preoccupation with China
Gordon Chang, Professor of American History, Olive H. Palmer Professor in Humanities, Director of the Center for East Asian Studies, and Co-Director of the Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project at Stanford University


The Terrace Room, 4th Floor Margaret Jacks Hall (Bldg 460)

Tuesday, May 05, 2015
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Making a Rural Modern in Early Twentieth Century China
Kate Merkel-Hess, Assistant Professor of History and Asian Studies, Pennsylvania State University


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Thursday, April 23, 2015
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Developing Responsible Leaders in China: a Challenge for Business Schools?
Henri-Claude de Bettignies, Visiting Professor of International Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Thursday, April 23, 2015
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
'In Manchuria' with Michael Meyer, award-winning author
Michael Meyer, Author


Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, 1st floor

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The Continuing Allure of Hayao Miyazaki
Frederik L. Schodt, Translator, Interpreter and Writer
Beth Cary, Translator and Interpreter


Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center.

Saturday, April 18, 2015
9:00 am – 4:45 pm
Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Student Conference in Modern Chinese Humanities
(Alumni Keynote) Kristina Kleutghen, Assistant Professor of Art History and Archaeology, Washington University in St. Louis


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Friday, April 17, 2015
2:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Student Conference in Modern Chinese Humanities
(Keynote) Theodore Huters, Research Centre for Translation, CUHK


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Thursday, April 16, 2015
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Writing on the Left in Colonial Korea: New Perspectives and Future Directions
Sunyoung Park, University of Southern California


Old Knight Building, Room 201, 521 Memorial Way

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Dissident Dreams: Science Fictional Imaginations in 1970s South Korean Literature and Film
Sunyoung Park , Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures and Gender Studies, University of Southern California


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 338, 518 Memorial Way

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
China's Rise and Soft Power: A Russian Perspective
Sergei Kukharenko, Amur State University
Dmitry Kuznetsov, Blagoveschensk State Pedagogical University


Lathrop Library - Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Friday, April 10, 2015
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Origins of the Dunhuang Manuscripts
Stephen F. Teiser, Professor of Religion, Princeton University


Old Knight Building, Room 102, 521 Memorial Way

Wednesday, April 08, 2015
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Contested Borders: China's War of Maps with its Neighbors Series title: Defining Lines: Borders in Contemporary China
Eric Vanden Bussche, Fellow, Stanford Center for International Conflict and Negotiation


Old Union, Room 220

Tuesday, April 07, 2015
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
A Mushroom's Perspective on Qing Environmental History
Jonathan Schlesinger, Assistant Professor of History, Indiana University


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Monday, April 06, 2015
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Film Screening: The Land of Many Palaces
Adam James Smith, Co-director / co-producer


Building 200 - Room 002 (Basement), 450 Serra Mall Stanford University

Thursday, April 02, 2015
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Inventing Silk Road Studies
Tamara Chin, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Brown University


Old Knight Building, Room 102, 521 Memorial Way

Thursday, March 05, 2015
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Roundtable with the artist Liu Guosong
Liu Kuo-sung (Guosong), Chaired Professor at National Taiwan Normal University


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Wednesday, March 04, 2015
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Echoes of Art and Science: Creative Explorations of the Universe
LIU Kuo-sung (Guosong), Chaired Professor at National Taiwan Normal University
Peter F. Michelson, Luke Blossom Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences; Physics Department Chair
Xiaoneng Yang , Consulting Professor, Center of East Asian Studies


Cubberley Auditorium, 485 Lasuen Mall

Tuesday, March 03, 2015
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Persistence of the Cold War Regime, the Discourse of Triumphalism, and the Public Use of History in South Korea
Namhee Lee , Associate Professor of Modern Korean History at UCLA


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Japanese Noh Drama: Interpreting Flexibility in Music Meter
Takanori Fujita, Professor, Kyoto City University of Arts


Braun Music Center, Room 131

Saturday, February 21, 2015
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Pan Asian Music Festival 2015 Featured Performances: Chinese New Year's Concert
Featuring the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra from China in collaboration with the San Francisco Opera


Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St

Friday, February 20, 2015
10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Film Screening and Discussion: 农家乐 Peasant Family Happiness
Jenny Chio, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Emory University


Lane History Corner, Building 200, Room 034

Friday, February 20, 2015
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Opera: Dream of the Red Chamber - Symposium and Panel Discussion
Bright Sheng, Composer
David Henry Hwang, Playwright
Stan Lai , Stage Director and Playwright
David Gockley, San Francisco Opera General Director


Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center.

Friday, February 20, 2015
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Pan Asian Music Festival 2015 Featured Performances: China Dreams
Featuring the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra from China in collaboration with the San Francisco Opera


Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Film Screening: Lessons in Dissent
Matthew Torne, Filmmaker


William R. Hewlett Teaching Center, Room 201, 370 Serra Mall

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
World Literature in the Nursery, 1870-1930: Fin de siècle Elites and Memories of Childhood Reading
Melek Ortabasi, Associate Professor at Simon Fraser University


Lathrop Library - Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
The Undiscovered Country: Text, Translation and Modernity in the Work of Yanagita Kunio
Melek Ortabasi , Associate Professor at Simon Fraser University
Brian Kim (Discussant), PhD Candidate, Russian Literature, Stanford University
Kevin Singleton (Discussant) , PhD Candidate, Japanese Literature, Stanford University


Old Knight Building, Room 201, 521 Memorial Way

Tuesday, February 03, 2015
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
*CANCELLED* Roundtable with Dr. Yunru Chen
Yunru Chen, Associate Curator of Painting and Calligraphy at the National Palace Museum, Taipei


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Thursday, January 29, 2015
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Staging Revolution and Performing Liberty in Meiji Japan
Aragorn Quinn, PhD Candidate in Japanese Literature, Stanford University


Old Knight Building, Room 201, 521 Memorial Way

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Democracy is More Difficult than Physics: Evidence from Indonesia, Korea, the Philippines, and Thailand
Giovanna Maria Dora Dore, Fellow, Asian Studies Program, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University (JHU)


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Linguistic Etiquette, Women’s Language, and Moral Panics in North Korean Language Planning Discourse
Ross King, Professor of Korean, Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Thursday, January 15, 2015
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Critical Mixed-Race In Transnational Perspective: The US, China, and Hong Kong, 1842-1943
Emma Teng, Professor of Asian Civilizations, MIT


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Monday, January 12, 2015
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Book Discussion on the Qing Empire: From Frontier Policy to Foreign Policy
Matt Mosca, College of William and Mary


Stanford Humanities Center

Wednesday, December 03, 2014
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Speech Levels in North Korean Society
Benjamin Lokshin , CEAS, MA


Old Knight Building, Room 102, 521 Memorial Way

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Chinese in Pre-Colonial and Colonial Korea, 1882-1945
Vladimir Tikhonov, Professor, East Asia Studies, University of Oslo


Lathrop Library - Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Mao and Postmodernism
Alfred Hornung, Professor, Johannes Gutenberg University


Margaret Jacks Hall, Building 460

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
The Patchwork Ecosystem of Local Shopping Streets: Globalization and Gentrification from New York to Shanghai
Sharon Zukin, Professor of Sociology, Brooklyn College


Building 200 - Room 002 (Basement), 450 Serra Mall Stanford University

Wednesday, November 05, 2014
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Personal Journeys Across the Borders of Language
Levy Hideo , Professor, Japanese Literature, Hosei University


Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center.

Tuesday, November 04, 2014
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
From America to Japan and Back: A Dialogue with Levy Hideo and Takayuki Tatsumi
Levy Hideo, Critically acclaimed Japanese-language novelist
Takayuki Tatsumi , Professor, Keio University, Japan


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Tuesday, November 04, 2014
4:45 pm – 6:00 pm
The Silence of Heaven and the Poet’s Summons: Liu Zongyuan’s Qu Yuan
Nicholas Williams, Professor, Hong Kong Baptist University


Old Knight Building, Room 201, 521 Memorial Way

Tuesday, November 04, 2014
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Roundtable: Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement And Mainland-Hong Kong Relations
Ming Chan, Visiting Scholar, CEAS
Alice Miller, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution and Lecturer in East Asian Studies
George Koo , International Business Consultant
Jaclyn Phi, Vice President of Stanford's Hong Kong Student Association


Lathrop Library - Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Thursday, October 30, 2014
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Film Screening: The Private Life of Fenfen
Leslie Tai, Filmmaker


Art 2, Cummings Art Building, 435 Lasuen Mall

Thursday, October 30, 2014
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The Sarashina Diary: a new collaborative translation study
Sonja Arntzen, Professor Emerita, University of Toronto


Old Knight Building, Room 102, 521 Memorial Way

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Book Reading: I’ll Be Right There (어디선가 나를 찾는 전화벨이 울리고)
Shin Kyung-Sook, Author


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Healthcare Entrepreneurs in East Asia – Innovations in Primary Care and Beyond
Lee Ligang Zhang, Founder of iKang Healthcare Group, Inc.
Fred Hung-Jen Yang, Physician Executive and Chairman of MissionCare Inc.
Wei Siang Yu , Founder of Borderless Healthcare Group


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Friday, October 24, 2014
8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Film Screening: The Barefoot Artist
Film Screening


Palo Alto Aquarius Theatre, 430 Emerson St.

Thursday, October 23, 2014
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Democracy, Development and Decay: A Conversation with Francis Fukuyama
Francis Fukuyama, Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies (FSI) and Resident, Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, FSI, Stanford University

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Comrade: A Queer Keyword
Cui Zi’en , Associate Researcher, Beijing Film Academy


Old Knight Building, Room 201, 521 Memorial Way

Monday, October 20, 2014
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Film screening: Queer China, Comrade China
East Asian Studies Workshop


Old Knight Building, Room 201, 521 Memorial Way

Monday, October 06, 2014
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Infanticide and a Reverse Fertility Transition in Japan, 1790-1920
Fabian Drixler, Associate Professor, Department of History, Yale


Lathrop Library - Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Friday, October 03, 2014
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
All Our Relations: Indigenous Rights Movements and the Bureaucratization of Indigeneity in Taiwan
Scott Simon, School of Sociological and Anthropological Studies, Research Chair in Taiwan Studies, University of Ottawa


CISAC Conference Room, Encina Hall Central - 2nd Floor

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
The Birth of Sentimental Youths: The Affective Turn in 1910s Korea
Yoon Sun Yang, Assistant Professor of Korean and Comparative Literature, Boston University


Lathrop Library - Room 224, 518 Memorial Way