East Asian Studies

Faculty

Nicola Di Cosmo
Henry Luce Foundation
Professor of East Asian History
East Asian History

Members, 2016-2017

= first term only  = second term only

 

University of California, Santa Cruz
Buddhist Studies
Andrew Chittick
Eckerd College
Early Medieval China
Hwisang Cho
Xavier University
Korean History
Elisabeth Kaske
Carnegie Mellon University
Late Imperial China
Yu-chih Lai
Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Chinese Art History and Visual Culture
Christian Lentz 
The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
History of Modern Southeast Asia
Federico Marcon
Princeton University
History of Early Modern Japan
Xin Yu
Fudan University
Medieval Chinese History

2016-2017 Calendar of Events

FALL 2016 SEMINARS

September 26
Raoul Birnbaum, IAS, University of California, Santa Cruz
"Why are you sitting in that tree? Two intertwined themes in Buddhist China, 17th-20th c.”
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

October 17
Deborah Kaple, Princeton University
“Building Communism: Soviet Advisors in China, 1949-59”
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

November 7
Andrew Chittick, IAS, Eckerd College
"Identities and Boundaries in Early Medieval China"
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

November 14
Elisabeth Kaske, IAS, Carnegie Mellon University
“Privilege vs. Market: Conceiving Government Bonds in Qing China and Meiji Japan”
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

December 5
Yu Xin
, IAS, Fudan University
"Taboos, Rituals, and Magic on Travel in Medieval China"
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

December 12
Nicola Di Cosmo, IAS, Princeton University
“Research Notes on Climate Change and Steppe Empires”
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

 

SPRING 2017 SEMINARS

January 16
Chao-Hui Jenny Liu
, Princeton University, and Virginia Bower, University of the Arts, Philadelphia
“Making ‘The Forgotten Emperor’: Documentaries and Academic Research in a Digital Age”
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

January 23
Cho Hwisang, IAS, Xavier University
“Epistolary Revolution in Early Modern Korea.”
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

February 6
Federico Marcon, IAS, Princeton University
"How Did Money Think in Tokugawa Japan?"
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

February 27
Michael Davis, Princeton Theological Seminary
"Imaginary Histories: Ezra Pound’s China and Japan"
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

March 6
Christian Lentz, IAS, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
"Postcolonial territory in Asia's borderlands."
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

March 13
Lai Yu-chih, IAS, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
“Truth Contested: Imperial Politics, Image Discourse, and European Botanical Studies at the Qianlong Court”
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

 

Past East Asian Studies Events

 

 

For further information, please call or e-mail: Brett Savage, 609.734.8313, bsavage@itg.ias.edu.