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.

2017 - 2018 Speakers

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.

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

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