CEAS Lecture Series

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The Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago announces its distinguished speakers for this year's CEAS Lecture Series.  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.

 

Theodore Jun Yoo (Yonsei University)

Associate Professor of Korean Language and Literature

Title: "You Only Live Twice: Dr. Muhammad Kkansu (a.k.a Jeong Su-Il) and the Question of the Diasporic 'Other' in the Two Koreas"

Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 5:00 pm

Joseph Regenstein Library, Rm. 122

Christine Mollier (French National Center for Scientific Research)

Director of Research

Title: "Talismans to pacify the tomb: archeological evidence from Central China and Dunhuang"

Thursday, February 8, 2018, 5:00 pm

Joseph Regenstein Library, Rm. 122

David L. Howell (Harvard University)

Professor of Japanese History

Title:  “How Green Was My Night Soil: Thinking with Excrement about Nineteenth-Century Japan

Thursday, April 12, 2018, 5:00 pm

Joseph Regenstein Library, Rm. 122

Carter Eckert (Harvard University) 

Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History

Title: "Military, Manchukuo, and Modernization: Park Chung Hee and Modern Korea"

Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 5:00 pm

Joseph Regenstein Library, Rm. 122

Richard Calichman (City College of New York, CUNY)

Professor of Japanese Studies

Title: "Remembering Kafka: Between Murakami Haruki and Komori Yōichi"

Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 5:00 pm

Joseph Regenstein Library, Rm. 122

 

ALL LECTURES ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.