Ujeongchongguk  |  Photographer: We Jung Yi

Contemporary China Initiative: Inaugural Lecture by Professor Sherman Cochran (Hu Shih Professor Emeritus of Chinese History)

"The Greatest Cornellian: Hu Shih, Class of 1914" - Who is the greatest Cornellian? Sherman Cochran, the Hu Shih Professor of Chinese History Emeritus at Cornell, argues it is Hu Shih (1891 - 1962), who graduated from Cornell one hundred years ago. On the world stage Hu’s accomplishments as a brilliant philosopher, influential language reformer, and international diplomat have shaped the 20th and 21st centuries.

Date: 
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Korean Studies Speaker Series: Virtual North Korea: Notes on Architecture, Exhibition and Communication

How could a South Korean-born architect curate an architectural exhibition about both Koreas without ever setting foot in North Korea? The commissioner for Crow's Eye View: The Korean Peninsula, this year's Korean Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale and the Golden Lion Award winner, did precisely that.

Date: 
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 3:00pm

Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowships for Japanese Professors

With the goals of further strengthening the fundamentals of international research into Japan and deepening international understanding of Japan through researchers' activities, the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship invites leading international researchers of the Japanese language, Japanese language education, Japanese literature, and Japanese culture to Japan to conduct residential research.