Colloquium Speaker Series

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The events are held in person from 12 noon - 1:15pm on Wednesdays. 

If the speaker makes them available before the colloquium, background materials can be downloaded.
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2023-2024 EAS Colloquium Schedule

Shinji Sato, University Lecturer, Japanese Language
“Who needs Keigo (honorific language)?”
Anna M. Shields, Professor of East Asian Studies
"The Shapes of Sorrow: Chou 愁 in Tang and Song Dynasty Poetry and Song Lyrics"
Nicola Di Cosmo, Professor of East Asian Studies, Institute for Advanced Studies
“Climate, Silver and Crops: Insights into the Political Economy of the Early Manchu State”
He Bian, Associate Professor of History and East Asian Studies
“Field Notes from the First Historical Archive in Beijing, or Another Look at Qing Archives”
Naima Green-Riley, Assistant Professor of Politics and International Affairs
"China in the Classroom: Reactions to Confucius Programming in American High Schools"
Martin Kern, Professor of East Asian Studies
"The taishigong 太史公 Speaks: Voice and Representation in Early Chinese Historiography"
Hanruo Zhang, Ph.D. Candidate, East Asian Studies
"Spreading Pure Land Teachings: The West Lake Lotus Society and Literati Networks in Early Northern Song"
Bryan Lowe, Assistant Professor of Religion
“The End of the Silk Road? The Shōsōin in Comparative Perspectives”
Thomas D. Conlan, Professor of East Asian Studies and History
"Space, Place, Monuments and Memory in Japan: Kinkakuji 1222-1994"
Trenton W. Wilson, Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies and History
"Servants of Empire: Labor Management and the Anxiety of 'Working' for the Empire"
Paize Keulemans, Associate Professor of East Asian Studies
“Playing a Literary Game in the Song Dynasty: The Game of Go and the Aesthetics of Autopoesis”
Filippo Gradi, Ph.D. Candidate in East Asian Studies
“The Agitation for Suffrage in Post World War I Japan”
Xin Wen, Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies and History
“Living with the Empire: Social Change in Turfan after the Tang Conquest"
Xiaoyu Xia, Cotsen Fellow of East Asian Studies, Society of Fellows
"Elliptical Poetics, Redaction Marks, and a Transnational History of Modern Chinese Censorship"
Yang Li, Ph.D. Candidate in History of Science
“Making the People’s Pharmacy: Antibiotics and China’s Socialist Transformation 1949–1990”