CEAS Lecture Series

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The Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago presents its inaugural CEAS Lecture Series for the upcoming 2016-2017 academic year.  An initiative that advances the Center’s mission in fostering dialogue and interdisciplinary collaboration, this public lecture series presents eminent scholars who concentrate on the study of East Asia in a variety of disciplines.

 

Charles K. Armstrong (Columbia University)

The Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences

"Industrialization and its Consequences in Transborder Northeast Asia"

Thursday, October 6, 2016, 5:00 pm

Swift Hall, 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

Wai-Yee Li (Harvard University)

Professor of Chinese Literature

"In Quest of the Genuine"

Friday, December 2, 2016, 5:00 pm

Joseph Regenstein Library, Rm. 122

Aaron Gerow (Yale University)

Professor of Film Studies and East Asian Languages & Literatures

"On Terada Torahiko and the Physics of Film"

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 5:00 pm

Joseph Regenstein Library, Rm. 122

Daniel Botsman (Yale University)

Professor of History

"From Sacred Cow to Kobe Beef: Japan's Bovine Revolution"

Thursday, April 20, 2017, 5:00 pm

Joseph Regenstein Library, Rm. 122

Matthew Sommer (Stanford University)

Professor of Chinese History

"Gender Passing and Official Panic in Qing Dynasty China"

Thursday, May 4, 2017, 5:00 pm

Joseph Regenstein Library, Rm. 122

 

ALL LECTURES ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.