October 11, 2023 at 12 PM US Central Time (VIRTUAL)
Olga V. Solovieva (Scholar of Comparative Literature, Nicolaus Cpernicus University)
The Russian Kurosawa: Transnational Cinema, or the Art of Speaking Differently
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An initiative that advances the Center’s mission in fostering dialogue and interdisciplinary collaboration, this annual public lecture series presents eminent scholars who concentrate on the study of East Asia in a variety of disciplines.
UChicago Global recently announced it's Provost's Global Faculty Awards for the 2023-2024 academic year.
The awards included a number of Center for East Asian Studies faculty and affiliated faculty:
Planning "The Next Generation of Chinese Art Historians" Collaborative Project
Wu Hung, Department of Art History
China's Youth in Transition: A Long-Term Study of How Youth Adapt to Work Life
Thomas Talhelm, Booth School of Business
The University of Chicago Center for East Asian Studies sponsors an annual prize of $250.00 awarded for the best University of Chicago B.A. thesis dealing with topics related to East Asia (China, Japan and Korea). Since its inception in 2009, one prize has been awarded to a paper in the area of humanities and one in the area of social sciences. Preference is provided to papers utilizing original source materials in an East Asian language. This prize is named in honor of Asada Eiji, the recipient of the first Ph.D. degree awarded by the University of Chicago in 1893.
The Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs recently announced the winners of prizes for papers written by students that include the Percy Buchanan Graduate Prize for graduate students, and the Sidney DeVere Brown Prize and the Mikiso Hane Prize for undergraduate students. Three University of Chicago students were awarded including the following:
Percy Buchanan Graduate Prize, East Asia
Paper Title: "What She Had: Property, Work, and the Imperative of Autonomy for Wives in the Qing"