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

May
20
Date
Friday, May 20, 2022, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

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…

May
18
Date
Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 12:00pm - 1:30pm

The Wuyi guangchang documents are so-called because they were unearthed in 2010 by workers digging in Wuyi (May the First) Square in downtown Changsha in preparation for the number 2 subway line…

May
17
Date
Tuesday, May 17, 2022, 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Men of varying classes, ethnicities, and ages across the Qing empire (1644-1911) resorted to suicide.

May
12
Date
Thursday, May 12, 2022, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Lathrop Library
518 Memorial Way, Stanford, CA 94305
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What does reading poetry have to do with savoring “beef stew cooked in a bronze cauldron,” or “scallop whose exquisite flavor gives you headache?” For the Song thinkers, the…

May
11
Date
Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Where did manga come from? According to the Japanese government, manga is first and foremost very old and very Japanese.

May
3
Date
Tuesday, May 3, 2022, 4:30pm - 6:00pm

The case study in this research is on the Daur in Hulun Buir, Northeast China.

April
28
Date
Thursday, April 28, 2022, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Among East Asian countries, Japan must be the country which likes filial piety the least. Why is that?

April
7
Date
Thursday, April 7, 2022, 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Today, Americans are some of the world’s biggest consumers of black teas. In Japan, green tea, especially sencha, is preferred. Through an examination of the history of the Japan-U.S.

March
10
Date
Thursday, March 10, 2022, 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Sun Yunqiu has been strongly associated with optical technologies since his own lifetime and particularly with the authorship of a short text, the Jingshi.

February
3
Date
Thursday, February 3, 2022, 4:30pm - 6:00pm

The focus of this talk is a new genre of Chinese painting, Socialist Landscape, developed in the 1950s and 1960s.