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Wednesday, June 22, 2016
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Way to Dao through Medicine
Limin Qu 曲黎敏, Associate Professor of Chinese Medicine, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine


Wallenberg Hall, Main Quad, Bldg 160, Rm 124

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
4:15 pm – 5:45 pm
Words of Times, Writings of Desire: Korean Cultural Studies, Present and Future Directions 시대의 말 욕망의 문장 : 한국 문화사 연구와 문학연구의 현재
Jung Hwan Cheon, Visiting Scholar, Department of East Asian Languages and Literature, USC; Professor, Department of Korean Language and Literature, Sungkyunkwan University


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Ritual Seals as Evidence for Silk Road Studies
Paul Copp, Associate Professor, University of Chicago


Confucius Reading Room, Room 102, 521 Memorial Way~Knight Building

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Exploring death in modern China
Christian Henriot, Professor of Modern Chinese History, Aix-Marseille University (France)


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Thursday, May 19, 2016
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
The New Great Game: China and South and Central Asia in the Era of Reform
Thomas Fingar, Shorenstein APARC Distinguished Scholar, Stanford University


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Thursday, May 12, 2016
4:15 pm – 5:45 pm
"China Work"
Fritz Hoffmann, Photographer & Photojournalist


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
12:00 pm – 1:20 pm
The Ghosts of 1900: Tales of the Boxer Rising and the Civilized World's Savage Revenge
Jeff Wasserstrom, Chancellor's Professor of History at UC Irvine and editor of the Journal of Asian Studies


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
4:15 pm – 5:45 pm
"Stories and Storytelling" A Talk by Wang Anyi (Presented in CHINESE ONLY)
Wang Anyi (王安忆), Author & Chair Professor of Chinese Literature at Fudan University


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Thursday, May 05, 2016
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Story of Mulan: Women and War in Early Medieval China
Scott Pearce, Professor, Western Washington University


Confucius Reading Room, Room 102, 521 Memorial Way~Knight Building

Thursday, May 05, 2016
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Transnationalizing the History of Modern Japan: The Case of Sexuality During WWII
Sabine Frühstück, University of California at Santa Barbara


Knight Building, Rm 201, 521 Memorial Way

Thursday, April 28, 2016
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Visualization and Analysis of Korean Genealogical Data using Cytoscape
Javier Cha, Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Hong Kong


Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis , Grand Central, 4th Floor, Wallenberg Hall, Building 160,

Thursday, April 28, 2016
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Leaving Home: Women, Writing, and Travel in Colonial Korea
Ji-Eun Lee, Associate Professor, East Asian Languages & Cultures, Washington University in St. Louis


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
4:15 pm – 6:00 pm
Intellectual History and Computing: Modeling and Simulating the World of the Korean Yangban
Javier Cha, Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Hong Kong


Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis , Grand Central, 4th Floor, Wallenberg Hall, Building 160,

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
A New Era in the Hong Kong Democracy Movement: Front Line Perspectives from Two Student Leaders
Joshua Chi-fung Wong, Student; Founder of Scholarism
Nathan Kwun-chung Law, Student; Secretary General of the Hong Kong Federation of Students


CISAC Central Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Encina Hall

Monday, April 25, 2016
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Relocating Korea in the History of American Anthropology
Robert Oppenheim, Associate Professor, Department of Asian Studies, University of Texas at Austin


Lathrop Library - Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Monday, April 25, 2016
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
The Contemporaneity of Creative Authorship: Collaborative Art and Precarious Labor in Urban China
Hai Ren, Associate Professor of East Asian Studies and Anthropology, University of Arizona


Building 50 - Room 51A Conference Room, Main Quad

Friday, April 22, 2016
9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Forming Chinese Culture: From the Age of Confucius to the Early Imperial Age DAY 2
Panel presentations of papers, click event title for details


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 338, 518 Memorial Way

Thursday, April 21, 2016
2:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Forming Chinese Culture: From the Age of Confucius to the Early Imperial Age DAY 1
Panel presentations of papers, click event title for details


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 338, 518 Memorial Way

Friday, April 15, 2016
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Atrocity-Spectacle: Cheju, Cinema, and the Idea of Unrepresentability
Steven Chung, Associate Professor, East Asian Studies, Princeton University


Lathrop Library - Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Thursday, April 14, 2016
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Markus and Visus: Linking and Visualizing Data in the Chinese Humanities
Hilde De Weerdt, Professor, Leiden Institute for Area Studies, Leiden University


Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis , Grand Central, 4th Floor, Wallenberg Hall, Building 160,

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
4:15 pm – 6:00 pm
Digital Perspectives on Imperial Chinese Political History
Hilde De Weerdt, Professor, Leiden Institute for Area Studies, Leiden University


Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis , Grand Central, 4th Floor, Wallenberg Hall, Building 160,

Wednesday, April 06, 2016
4:15 pm – 5:45 pm
John Birch, China, and the Cold War
Terry Lautz, Author,


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Wednesday, April 06, 2016
5:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Cases In Civil Law Jurisdictions: Practical Insights From Judges And Experts


Crown Quadrangle Room 290, 559 Nathan Abbot Way

Monday, April 04, 2016
9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Journal Translation Project
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Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Wednesday, March 09, 2016
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Confucian Perfectionism: A Proposal to Integrate Confucian Values and Democratic Institutions
Joseph C.W. Chan, Professor, Department of Politics and Public Administration, The University of Hong Kong


Lathrop Library - Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Wednesday, March 09, 2016
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mark Twain in India & Japan
Seema Sharma, Associate Professor, Department of English, Jai Hind College, University of Mumbai, India
Tsuyoshi Ishihara, Associate Professor, Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan


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

Monday, March 07, 2016
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
“With words alone shall the barbarians be subdued”: Literary Practice and Imperial Imagination in Korean Envoy Poetry, 1392–1592
Sixiang Wang, Postdoctoral Researcher, James Joo-Jin Kim Program in Korean Studies, University of Pennsylvania


Lathrop Library - Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Thursday, March 03, 2016
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Large-Scale Text Analysis of Japanese and Chinese Literature: An Introduction to Text Mining for Humanists
Richard Jean So, Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Chicago
Hoyt Long, Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago


Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis , Grand Central, 4th Floor, Wallenberg Hall, Building 160,

Wednesday, March 02, 2016
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Trans-Himalayan Transmission: Sino-Sogdian Textile Heritage in Tibetan Areas
Mariachiara Gasparini, Lecturer, Santa Clara University


Knight Building, Rm 102, 521 Memorial Way

Tuesday, March 01, 2016
4:15 pm – 6:00 pm
Narrative as Algorithm: A Macroanalysis of Modern Japanese and Chinese Texts
Richard Jean So, Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Chicago
Hoyt Long, Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago


Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis , Grand Central, 4th Floor, Wallenberg Hall, Building 160,

Friday, February 26, 2016
4:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Korean Poetry Reading
Brother Anthony, Chair-Professor, Dankook University; President of the Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch
Kim Soo-Bok, Poet & Professor, Creative Writing Department, Dankook University
Lee Si-Young , Poet & Director, International Creative Writing Center, Dankook University
Kim Seung-Hee, Poet & Professor, Korean Department, Sogang University


Lathrop Library - Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Friday, February 26, 2016
12:45 pm – 2:00 pm
Public Interest Litigation and Labor Law in China: The Path Forward
Huang Leping, Director & Founder of Beijing Yilan Labor Legal Aid and Research Center


Stanford Law School, Rm 320F

Saturday, February 20, 2016
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Pan-Asian Music Festival - Sounds of Music from Asia: A Family Concert
Featuring the Forbidden City Chamber Orchestra from China and various local artists representing a variety of Asian musical cultures.


Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St

Saturday, February 20, 2016
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Pan-Asian Music Festival - Chinese New Year Concert
Featuring the Forbidden City Chamber Orchestra from China, Stanford Chinese Music Ensemble, and California Youth Chinese Symphony.


Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St

Friday, February 19, 2016
9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Soft Power in China-U.S. Relations
David M. Lampton, Johns Hopkins University
Various Panels


Lathrop Library - Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Friday, February 19, 2016
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Pan-Asian Music Festival - Celebration of Asia Concert
Featuring the Forbidden City Chamber Orchestra from China and local artists representing musical cultures from Iran, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, and Japan.


Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St

Friday, February 19, 2016
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Pan-Asian Music Festival - Hidden Legacy: Japanese Traditional Performing Arts in the WWII Internment Camps (Film Showing & Discussion)
Shirley Kazuyo Muramoto-Wong, Filmmaker and Creative Director
Reiko Iwanaga, Internment Camp Survivor
Setsuko Abe Hirano , Internment Camp Survivor
Mollie Nakasaki, Internment Camp Survivor


Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center.

Thursday, February 11, 2016
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Stylometrics and Genre Research in Imperial Chinese Studies
Paul Vierthaler, Visiting Assistant Professor and Digital Humanities Postdoctoral Fellow, Boston College


Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis , Grand Central, 4th Floor, Wallenberg Hall, Building 160,

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Foreign Echoes & Discerning the Soil: Translation, Chineseness, & World Literature in Chinese Poetry
Lucas Klein, Assistant Profressor, School of Chinese, University of Hong Kong


Lathrop Library - Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Tuesday, February 09, 2016
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Digital Research into the Authorship of the Jin Ping Mei
Paul Vierthaler, Visiting Assistant Professor and Digital Humanities Postdoctoral Fellow, Boston College


Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis , Grand Central, 4th Floor, Wallenberg Hall, Building 160,

Wednesday, February 03, 2016
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Enigmatic Rock Reliefs at Taq-I-Bustan: A Late Sasanian Site on the Silk Road
Matteo Compareti, Visiting Professor, University of California, Berkeley


Knight Building, Rm 102, 521 Memorial Way

Thursday, January 28, 2016
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Afterthoughts on “For an Abusive Subtitling”
Markus Nornes, Professor of Asian Cinema, University of Michigan


Lathrop Library - Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Monday, January 25, 2016
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Refracted Time: From Historicity to Legal Technique in the "Comfort Women" Controversy
Annelise Riles, Jack G. Clarke Professor of Law in Far East Legal Studies and Professor of Anthropology at Cornell


Department of Anthropology, Main Quad - Building 50 Room 51A

Friday, January 22, 2016
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Symposium: “Social Narratives in Contemporary Chinese Painting”


MCMURTRY BUILDING, OSHMAN HALL, 355 ROTH WAY, STANFORD

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Chinese Typewriter: The Design and Science of East Asian Information Technology Opening Reception
Tom Mullaney, Associate Professor of Chinese History, Stanford University
Jidong Yang, Head of the East Asian Library, Stanford University


Lathrop Library, 518 Memorial Way

Thursday, December 03, 2015
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Legitimating Authority in the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands
Scott Relyea, Assistant Professor of Chinese History, Hamline University; Visiting Scholar, Institute of East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley
Stéphane Gros, Researcher, Center for Himalayan Studies/Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France
Wesley Chaney , PhD Candidate, Stanford University
Tom Mullaney, Associate Professor of Chinese History, Stanford University


Lathrop Library - Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Thursday, November 12, 2015
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Beethoven In China
Jindong Cai, Music Director and Conductor Stanford Symphony Orchestra
The Peking University Symphony Orchestra


Lee Jung Sen Building, Stanford Center at Peking University, Langrun Yuan, Peking University

Monday, November 09, 2015
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Chinese Helped Build the Railroad. The Railroad Helped Build America.
Li Ju, Guangxi Normal University Press Group Co., Ltd., China


2nd Floor Gallery, Packard Electrical Engineering Building, 350 Serra Mall

Thursday, November 05, 2015
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Litigation, Networks, and the Local Community in Eighteenth-Century Korea
Jungwon Kim, King Sejong Assistant Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University


Lathrop Library - Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Thursday, October 29, 2015
12:45 pm – 2:00 pm
The Crackdown on the Chinese Legal Profession
Hou Ping, Vice President and Founder of LesGo
Stanley Lubman, Distinguished Lecturer in Residence (ret.) at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law


Stanford Law School - Room 180, Crown Quadrangle, 559 Nathan Abbott Way, Stanford, CA 94305

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
RICSRE Faculty Seminar Series - “The LONG History of America-China Relations”
Gordon Chang, Professor, Department of History, Stanford University


Brandon Family Community Room - Black Community Services Center

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
New Trends in the North Korean Fiction Which Emerged with the Rise of Kim Jong Un
Tatiana Gabroussenko, Visiting Fellow, School of Culture, History & Language, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific


Lathrop Library - Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Friday, October 23, 2015
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
FILM SCREENING--My Dad's a Rocker (29 min) China


Tickets Required, See description for more details

Thursday, October 22, 2015
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FILM SCREENING--Tashi and the Monk (40 min) Bhutan/India/Nepal/Tibet


Tickets Required, See description for more details

Thursday, October 22, 2015
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
On the Selection of Good Leaders in a Political Meritocracy: The Case of China
Daniel Bell, Chair Professor, Schwarzman Scholars Program, Tsinghua University


Lathrop Library - Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Thursday, October 15, 2015
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FILM SCREENING--Eddie Adams: Saigon '68 (18 min) US/Vietnam


Tickets Required, See description for more details

Monday, October 12, 2015
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Do Parliaments Help or Hurt Economic Progress in Democratizing Countries? The Case of Myanmar, with Notes on Indonesia
Lex Rieffel, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Thursday, October 08, 2015
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Watching Human Rights in Indonesia: A Verdict on President Jokowi's First Year
Andreas Harsono, Indonesia Researcher, Human Rights Watch


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Tuesday, October 06, 2015
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Deliberative Democracy & Urbanization in China
Han Fuguo, Associate Professor; Director, Center of Comparative Research of Urban Governance, Fudan University
James Fishkin, Professor, International Communication; Director, Center for Deliberative Democracy, Stanford University
Alice Siu , Associate Director, Center for Deliberative Democracy, Stanford University


Mendenhall 101A, McClatchy Hall, Building 120

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
From Bhumibol to Vajiralongkorn: Neo-Royalist Ideology and the Future of the Thai Monarchy
Pavin Chachavalpongpun, Associate Professor, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor