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.

2016 - 2017 Speakers

Charles K. Armstrong (Columbia University)
The Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences
Title: "Industrialization and its Consequences in Transborder Northeast Asia"
Thursday, October 6, 2016, 5:00 pm
Swift Hall, Third Floor Lecture Hall


Wai-Yee Lee (Harvard University)
Professor of Chinese Literature
Title: "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
Title:  “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
Title: "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
Title: "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.

Unless unauthorized by the guest speaker, all CEAS Lecture Series talks are video-recorded and can be found HERE.

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