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.

2020 - 2021 Speakers

Ian Johnson
Writer/Independent Scholar
Title: "Writing a New History of China: How Chinese Intellectuals Are Trying to Fill in Blank Spaces in Contemporary Chinese History "
This lecture has been RESCHEDULED from Thursday, October 15, 2020, 5:00 pm (US Central Time) to
Thursday, October 29, 2020, 6:00 pm (US Central Time)
Zoom -  Click here to register OR click "Join a Meeting" and input meeting ID: 989 3101 2761


Ian J. Miller (Harvard University)
Professor of History
Title: "Against Transition: Meiji Tokyo and the Revolution of the Anthropocene"
Thursday, November 19, 2020, 5:00 pm (US Central Time)
Zoom - Click here to register OR click "Join a Meeting" and input meeting ID: 969 1441 2902


Adam Clulow (The University of Texas at Austin)
Associate Professor
Title: "The Great Asian Deerskin Boom: Trade, War and the Early Modern Japanese Consumer"
Thursday, January 21, 2020, 5:00 pm (US Central Time)
Zoom - Coming Soon!


Don J. Wyatt (Middlebury College)
John M. McCardell, Jr. Distinguished Professor
Title: "Perspectives on Premodern Chinese Ideas of Ethnoracial Blackness"
Date: TBD
Zoom - Coming Soon!

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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