East Asian Studies

Faculty

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

Members, 2019-2020

= first term only  = second term only

 

Robert Antony
Guangzhou University
Chinese History
Jan Bemmann
University of Bonn
History and Archaeology of Inner Asia
Tamara Chin
Brown University
Comparative Literature and East Asian Studies
Joshua Howard
University of Mississippi
Modern Chinese History
Fabio Lanza 
University of Arizona
Modern Chinese History
Gideon Shelach-Lavi 
Hebrew University
Archaeology of China and Mongolia
Ao Wang
Wesleyan University
Chinese Poetry
 
Judith Zeitlin 
University of Chicago
Chinese Literature

2019-2020 Calendar of Events

Spring 2020

UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ALL MEETINGS ARE HELD IN THE WEST BUILDING SEMINAR ROOM, 3:30-5:00 P.M.

January 20
Susan Naquin, Princeton University
“Is it finished? Problems in the history of Chinese buildings, with some thoughts on xiu 修”

February 3
Gideon Shelach-Lavi,
IAS, Hebrew University
"New insights on the transition to agriculture and sedentary way of life in North China”

February 17
Jan Bemmann,
IAS, University of Bonn
“Instability, crises and disintegration of the Turkic empires on the Mongolian plateau”

March 2
Julia Chuang, IAS, Boston College
"Beneath the China Boom: Labor, Citizenship, and the Making of a Rural Land Market"

March 16
Wang Ao,
IAS, Wesleyan University
"The Afterlife of Du Fu in Contemporary Chinese Poetry"

March 23, 
Horacio Ortiz,
IAS, East China Normal U.
"The digitalization of money in China: conceptual and methodological questions"

April 6
Judith Zeitlin, IAS, University of Chicago
“Instrument of Flesh’: The Operatic Voice in Late Ming and Early Qing Musical Culture”

April 13
Wang Cheng-hua, Princeton University
“Eighteenth-Century Chinese Perceptions of the West (Xiyang): Things European in China and Their Ramifications in Art”

 

FALL 2019

UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ALL MEETINGS ARE HELD IN THE WEST BUILDING SEMINAR ROOM, 3:30-5:00 P.M.

October 7
Tamara Chin
, IAS, Brown University
"China's Afro-Asian Philology (ca. 1955-65)"

October 14
Robert Antony, IAS, Guangzhou University
“Rats, Cats, and Bandits in the Early Modern Canton Delta”

October 28
Nicola Di Cosmo
, IAS
“The Climate of the Manchu Conquest”

November 4
Fabio Lanza
, IAS, University of Arizona
“The Barbers of Beijing”

November 25
Tom Conlan
, Princeton University
“From the Ground Up: Refining Views of Japanese History (850-1550) Through Mining”
NB: THIS TALK WILL START AT 5 P.M.

December 16
Joshua Howard,
IAS, University of Mississippi
"New China Daily: Social Change and the Class Project in Wartime Nationalist China"

Past East Asian Studies Events

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