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SEAP Gatty Lecture Series

October 19th, 2017 - 12:00PM-1:30PM

Location: Kahin Center

"Dilemmas of a Japanese Historian of Southeast Asia: Tatsurō Yamamoto (1910-2001) and the Ghost of Pan-Asianism" Takamichi Serizawa, JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University Tatsurō Yamamoto (1910-2001), known as a pioneering scholar of Vietnam and Southeast Asian history in Japan, once in the mid-1970’s, made a speech in front of young...


Cancelled - "Islam and Muslims between Central Asia and China: An Historical Perspective" by Ron Sela, CMSP Seminar

October 19th, 2017 - 4:30PM-5:30PM

Location: Morrill Hall

Room: 404

*** Our seminar with Professor Ron Sela of Indiana University has been postponed. We are trying to re-schedule for the future. CMS *** Relations between China and Central Asia have been attracting considerable attention of late. Along with China’s economic expansion efforts, the hunt for new sources of energy, and so-called “new Great Game” or “new Silk Road”...


Cancelled - Academic Freedom and Authoritarian Governance: Reflections on the China Quarterly Censorship Incident

October 19th, 2017 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

*This event has been cancelled. The speaker is unable to visit at this time.*  The East Asia Program and the ILR School present Tim Pringle, editor of The China Quarterly, discussing the recent incident of censorship of The China Quarterly articles.  Academic freedom lies at the heart of good scholarship. It is not just a just a high-sounding principle, but a conduit for the practi...


CCCC - Steven Miles

October 20th, 2017 - 3:30PM-5:30PM

Location: Kroch Library

Room: B59 - Cho Room

The Third Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium speaker of the 2017-18 year will be Associate Professor Steven Miles from the Washington University in Saint Louis giving a talk on October 20, 2017 entitled "Cantonese Migrant Networks: Two Stone Inscriptions from the West River Basin (粵東會館甲申年創造垻頭碑記 (1765) and 重建粵東會館碑記 (1788))" At each...


Ugetsu

October 22nd, 2017 - 7:00PM-8:36PM

Location: Willard Straight Theatre

1953 > Japan > Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi With Machiko Kyo __Quite simply one of the greatest of filmmakers,_ said Jean-Luc Godard of Kenji Mizoguchi. And Ugetsu, a ghost story like no other, is surely the Japanese director's supreme achievement. Derived from stories by Akinari Ueda and Guy de Maupassant, this haunting tale of love and loss_with its exquisite blending of the otherworl...


CCCI: Everything Under the Heavens: How the Past Helps Shape China's Push for Global Power

October 23rd, 2017 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Goldwin Smith Hall

Room: G64, Kaufman Auditorium

The Cornell Contemporary China Initiative Lecture Series, featuring interdisciplinary talks by scholars on issues in China today, runs every Monday this semester.  Howard French, Professor of Journalism, Columbia Journalism School "Everything Under the Heavens: How the Past Helps Shape China's Push for Global Power" Professor French will discuss how patterns o...


Einaudi Center-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program

October 25th, 2017 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

This session will provide PhD students with information on the Einaudi Center – SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development program. The program offers seminars, workshops, and faculty mentoring to 12 PhD students in the social sciences or humanities who are developing research projects abroad, or domestic research projects on topics that connect to global issues. Students will receive up to $5,0...


SEAP Gatty Lecture Series

October 26th, 2017 - 12:00PM-1:30PM

Location: Kahin Center

"The Crown and the Capitalists: The ethnic Chinese, extraterritoriality, and the founding of the Thai nation" Wasana Wongsurawat, Assistant Professor of Chinese History and Director of Thai Studies, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University Wasana Wongsurawat's The Crown and the Capitalists: The Ethnic Chinese, Extraterritoriality, and the Founding of the Thai Nation is a study...


EAP Japan Studies conference: Order and Disorder: Critical Reflections on Japan Studies

October 27th, 2017 - 9:30AM-6:00PM

Location: Rockefeller Hall

Room: 374

A Conference Honoring J. Victor Koschmann with his former students and colleagues presenting work on the writing and uses of Japanese history.  What are the implications, for Japanese Studies, of the successive breakdowns of the Cold War and neoliberal globalization as “world orders”? How do we re-assess the narratives, tropes, and chronotopes that have situated Japan in the mo...


EAP Japan Studies conference: Order and Disorder: Critical Reflections on Japan Studies

October 28th, 2017 - 9:30AM-6:00PM

Location: Physcial Sciences Building

Room: 401

A Conference Honoring J. Victor Koschmann with his former students and colleagues presenting work on the writing and uses of Japanese history.  What are the implications, for Japanese Studies, of the successive breakdowns of the Cold War and neoliberal globalization as “world orders”? How do we re-assess the narratives, tropes, and chronotopes that have situated Japan in the mo...


International Research Travel Grant

November 1st, 2017 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

Wednesday, November 1, G08 Uris Hall, 4:30 pm. These grants provide travel support for Cornell graduate students conducting short-term research and/or fieldwork outside the United States. They also provide travel support for professional students engaged in various academic experiences in the international arena.  https://einaudi.cornell.edu/2016-17-funding-information-sessions...


Haunted: Temporalities of History and (Moving) Image in ‘Asia’

November 3rd, 2017 - 1:00PM-7:00PM

Room: AD White House

The inaugural 4Asia conference in Fall 2017 takes as the notion of haunting as its theme. Across practices, historical events, and media, haunting emerges as a primary and prescient trope of thinking about agency and approaching epistemology in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia. Scholars from the disciplines of history, cinema and media studies, art history, and cultural studies will explo...


In This Corner of the World

November 3rd, 2017 - 9:15PM-11:23PM

Location: Willard Straight Theatre

2016 > Japan > Directed by Sunao Katabuchi With Non, Yoshimasa Hosoya In a heartbreakingly beautiful animated tale of the everyday realities of the Second World War, an 18-year-old housewife in Hiroshima struggles to support her family despite food rationing, air raids, and wartime accusations.  Subtitled. More at inthiscornermovie.com 2 hrs 8 min Trailer: youtu.be/sDPRMcZs5...


The Island Funeral w/screenwriter

November 4th, 2017 - 4:00PM-5:45PM

Location: Willard Straight Theatre

Ithaca Premierew/ screenwriter Kong Rithdee in person! 2015 > Thailand > Directed by Pimpaka Towira With Heen Sasithorn, Aukrit Pornsumpunsuk, Yossawat Sittiwong Laila, with her brother and his friend, head from Bangkok on a thousand-kilometer road trip to Pattani. Along the way they meet Surin, a soldier from the Northeast. Together they journey through increased military presence into...


CCCI: Cultivating A Therapeutic Self in Urban China

November 6th, 2017 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Goldwin Smith Hall

Room: G64, Kaufman Auditorium

The Cornell Contemporary China Initiative Lecture Series, featuring interdisciplinary talks by scholars on issues in China today, runs every Monday this semester.  Li Zhang, Professor of Anthropology, UC Davis "Cultivating A Therapeutic Self in Urban China" Facing intensified market competition and rapid social change, many Chinese are experiencing increased menta...


Hu Shih Distinguished Lecture Series - P. Steven Sangren

November 9th, 2017 - 4:30PM-6:30PM

Location: McGraw Hall

Room: 165

The Hu Shih Distinguished Lecture is an annual lecture given by an influential scholar of East Asian history for the Cornell campus. The lecture is also video archived for the community beyond.  The 2017-18 Hu Shih Distinguished Lecture will be given by Cornell University's own Professor P. Steven Sangren on April 20, 2017. Professor Sangren is a soci...


Hu Shih Roundtable - Theory and Sinology

November 10th, 2017 - 4:00PM-6:00PM

Location: McGraw Hall

Room: 165

Following the annual Hu Shih Lecture given by Professor Sangren will be a roundtable of his former students - all China anthropologists - entitled "Theory and Sinology."  The roundtable will feature Sara Friedman (Indiana University), Kevin Carrico (Macquarie University), and Li Zhang (UC Davis)...


CCCI: Reimagining the Real China: Dilemmas (and Solutions) of Han-ness and Tradition in China Today

November 13th, 2017 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Goldwin Smith Hall

Room: G64, Kaufman Auditorium

The Cornell Contemporary China Initiative Lecture Series, featuring interdisciplinary talks by scholars on issues in China today, runs every Monday this semester.  Kevin Carrico, Lecturer of Chinese Studies, Macquarie University "Reimagining the Real China: Dilemmas (and Solutions) of Han-ness and Tradition in China Today" What, when, and where is the “real...

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