Past Events

March 3rd, 2015
Please join us for a screening of the documentary The Land of Many Palaces as a part of the EAS Spring 2015 Colloquium series.  This screening, which will be followed by a Q & A session with one of the directors, Adam Smith, is free and open to...
March 3rd, 2015
March 3rd  4pm Albert Welter  Reading a Zen Classic: The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch     April 14th 4 pm Celestino Fernandez  Happiness and Buddhism     May 5th 4 pm Jiang Wu Religious Imagination in the World of Lotus Sutra  
February 20th, 2015
JPN 345: Megacity Tokyo info meeting   Megacity Tokyo, led by EAS faculty member Nathaniel Smith is happening for the first time in summer 2015! Join us on Friday to hear all the details for this five-week, 6-unit course. Students will explore the...
January 30th, 2015
As part of the School of Geography and Development Spring 2015 colloquium series, EAS faculty member Dr. Fabio Lanza will give a talk on "Theory and Practice of the Socialist City: Beijing in the 1950s." This presentation looks at the first few...
December 3rd, 2014
This presentation explores the complex and contradictory ways in which the category of "youth" was deployed, exploited and contested at the time of the 1989 movement in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, twenty-five years ago. Dr. Lanza examines the self-...
November 19th, 2014
EAS professors will discuss Hong Kong and the recent protests at a brownbag panel discussion sponsored by the Global Studies Program, Department of East Asian Studies and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.  
October 17th, 2014
Dr. Huamei Han of Simon Fraser University will deliver a talk on "'China Shops' in Oshikango: Grassroots Multilingualism at the Namibia-Angola Border in Globalization." The talk is part of the Department of East Asian Studies Colloquium Series, with...
October 16th, 2014
The National Committee on United States - China Relations and the UA East Asian Studies Department present two events:   Public WebcastJimmy Carter “China and the U.S.” Webcast Moderator: Stephen A. Orlins, President, National Committee on U.S.-...
October 13th, 2014
Dr. Maggie Camp will give a talk entitled "Geishas to Harajuku Girls: The Changing Femininity of Japanese Women" as part of UA Humanities Week.   Western stereotypes typically represent Japanese women as quiet, submissive, polite, and feminine. On...
October 2nd, 2014
 EAS Professor Nathaniel M. Smith will give a talk at the School of Anthropology on "Doubling Down on the Negative: Anti-anti Nukes, the Anti-anti Foreign, and Rightist Positivity in Post-3.11 Japan"   How have right-wing activists in Japan...

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