East Asian Studies

Faculty

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

Members, 2017-2018

= first term only  = second term only

 

University of British Columbia
Chinese History
Constance Cook
Lehigh University
Ancient China
Catherine E. Clark
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Modern European History & International Relations
Marta Hanson
Johns Hopkins University
Late Imperial China, History of Medicine
William Hedberg
Arizona State University
Japanese Literature and Translation Studies
Minoru Inaba
Kyoto University
Medieval History of China and Central Asia
Kwangmin Kim
University of Colorado, Boulder
Late Imperial China
Eugenia Lean
Columbia University
History of Modern China
Weijing Lu
University of California, San Diego
Chinese History
Ying Zhang
The Ohio State University
Early Modern China

2017-2018 Calendar of Events

FALL 2017 SEMINARS

October 16
Inaba Minoru, IAS, Kyoto University
"Wukong’s itinerary to India”
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

October 30
Timothy Brook, IAS, University of British Columbia
“Narrating the Concept of the Great State.”
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

November 6
Ying Zhang, IAS, Ohio State University
“Making Confinement Confucian: Imprisoned Officials and Their Families”
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

November 13
Miriam Kingsberg Kadia, IAS, University of Colorado, Boulder
“Men of One Age: Japanese Fieldworkers in the Transwar World”
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

November 27
Eugenia Lean, IAS, Columbia University
“Upending Convention: ‘Lettered’ Experimentation and New Technologies in Turn-of-the-Century Hangzhou”
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

December 4
Yitzchak Jaffe, The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University
“Assembling communities of culinary and mortuary practice - Rethinking Zhou contact with their Western Neighbors (1046-771 BCE)”
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

SPRING 2018 SEMINARS

January 22
William Hedberg, IAS, Arizona State University
"The Role of China in Japanese Literary Historiography of the Meiji Period (1868-1912)”
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

January 29
Kwangmin Kim, IAS, University of Colorado
“Asian borderlands and millenarianism, 1850-1900”
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

February 5
Ksenia Chizhova, Princeton University
“Feelings and the Logic of Space in the Lineage Novel of Late Chosŏn Korea (1392-1910)”
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

February 26
Marta Hanson, IAS, Johns Hopkins University
“Ritual Healing: The Body-as-Technology in mid-7th-century Tang China”
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

March 5
Zvi Ben-Dor Benite, New York University
“Mao Zedong between Caopi and Yuan Shikai: another look at 20th century Chinese History”
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

March 12
Weijing Lu, IAS, University of California, San Diego
“Marriage and Intimacy in Late Imperial China”
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

March 19
Yvonne Chiu, IAS
“The Chinese model of soft authoritarianism”
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

March 27
Don Wyatt, Middlebury College
“The Expanding Boundaries of Slavery in Tang China”
Meeting from 4:30 to 6:00 pm
White-Levy Room

April 2
Constance Cook, IAS, Lehigh University
“Divination and the Body in Ancient China”
Meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
West Building Seminar Room

April 9
Catherine Clark, IAS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Picturing China for the Western World: the PRC, US Anticommunism, and French Photojournalists 1948-1958”
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.