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CEAS Colloquium Series

The CEAS Colloquium Series is a public lecture series that covers topics in the humanities, arts and social sciences in East Asia. All lectures are free and open to the public. Find out more about the speakers and lecture topics below.

Past Events

June
3
Date
Monday, June 3, 2024, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Lathrop Library
518 Memorial Way, Stanford, CA 94305
224

THIS WILL BE A CHINESE-LANGUAGE ONLY LECTURE. NO INTERPRETERS WILL BE AVAILABLE.

May
28
Date
Tuesday, May 28, 2024, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Lathrop Library
518 Memorial Way, Stanford, CA 94305
224

Based on the author's recently published book, Laws of the Land: Fengshui and the State in Qing Dynasty China (Princeton, 2023), this talk explores fengshui’s invocations in Chinese…

May
23
Date
Thursday, May 23, 2024, 4:30pm
Location:
Lathrop Library
518 Memorial Way, Stanford, CA 94305
224

This paper delves into the structural and theoretical relationship between the One-child generation (O-generation) and their origin story: the ‘missing girls’.

March
14
Date
Tuesday, March 14, 2023, 12:00am
Location:
Lathrop Library
518 Memorial Way, Stanford, CA 94305
224

China surpassed North America to become the world ’s largest movie market in 2020.

March
9
Date
Thursday, March 9, 2023, 12:00am
Location:
Lathrop Library
518 Memorial Way, Stanford, CA 94305
224

Kunimi or “land-viewing” is usually defined as an ancient Japanese ritual in which the ruler climbed a mountain or high place and…

March
8
Date
Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 12:00am
Location:
Lathrop Library
518 Memorial Way, Stanford, CA 94305
224

From Waste Tide to AI2041, Chen's works imagine the plural versions of futures in which human, nature and technologies co-exist and co-evolve in a hyper sophisticated interaction…

February
21
Date
Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Lathrop Library
518 Memorial Way, Stanford, CA 94305
224

In Development Drowned and Reborn, Clyde Woods proposes the imagining of new worlds—worlds “more egalitarian and democratic,” and more committed…

February
16
Date
Thursday, February 16, 2023, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Lathrop Library
518 Memorial Way, Stanford, CA 94305
224

The global success of K-content (cultural products) seems to have been officially acknowledged, with the boy band BTS, the movie Parasite, and the drama Squid Game

January
24
Date
Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Lathrop Library
518 Memorial Way, Stanford, CA 94305
224

Imperial Gateway explores the political, social, and economic significance of colonial Taiwan in the southern expansion of Japan's empire from 1895 to the end of World War II.

May
20
Date
Friday, May 20, 2022, 12:00am

The core works that collect early Japanese myths (the 712 CE Kojiki and 720 Nihon shoki) contain numerous references to male and female beauty, usually in the…