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.
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…
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…
Men of varying classes, ethnicities, and ages across the Qing empire (1644-1911) resorted to suicide.
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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…
Where did manga come from? According to the Japanese government, manga is first and foremost very old and very Japanese.
The case study in this research is on the Daur in Hulun Buir, Northeast China.
Among East Asian countries, Japan must be the country which likes filial piety the least. Why is that?
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.
Sun Yunqiu has been strongly associated with optical technologies since his own lifetime and particularly with the authorship of a short text, the Jingshi.
The focus of this talk is a new genre of Chinese painting, Socialist Landscape, developed in the 1950s and 1960s.