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Medical Practice During The Song Dynasty (960-1279) And Changing Perceptions Of The Female Body

Mon, Oct 9, 2017, 4:30 pm  The clinical space, in which a physician diagnoses a patient, differentiates the disorder based on detected signs and symptoms, and treats the patient, is the epicenter of medicine. It is during these brief moments that years of preparation, study, and training culminate into what the doctor hopes will be the cure of…

The Way And The Words: Religion And Poetry In Medieval China, A Conference In Honor Of Professor Stephen Bokenkamp

Fri, Oct 6, 2017 (All day) to Sat, Oct 7, 2017 (All day).  “The Way and the Words” is a conference held to honor Professor Stephen Bokenkamp, distinguished scholar of medieval Chinese Daoism and literature, and Regent’s Professor at Arizona State University.  The conference will be October 6…

Fake News And Information Leaks: Constructing Documentary Authority In Late Imperial China

Thu, Sep 28, 2017, 4:30 pm  In seventeenth-century China, the Qing dynasty inherited a troubled information order. Within the bureaucracy, lengthy procedural correspondence buried urgent messages and covert networks troubled official hierarchies. Beyond the reach of the state, gossip and rumor endangered the stability of the new dynasty.

The Competition Of Soft Power Between China And The U.S. In Asia: Evidence From The Asian Barometer Survey

Wed, Oct 4, 2017, 4:30 pm

Yun-han Chu,  distinguished research fellow of the Institute of Political Science at Academia Sinica and professor of political science at National Taiwan University.

Location:  A71 Simpson International Building

This lecture is co-sponsored with the Center for Contemporary China.

Planned Architectures of Cinematic Realism: Notes on Foreign Non-fiction Film in Colonial Korea

At noon on October 4 there will be a departmental colloquium seminar in Jones 202 at which Professor Steve Chung of the Department of East Asian Studies will speak.

The Struggle For LGBT Rights In Mainland China: The Voice Of A Student Activist

Tue, Oct 3, 2017, 4:30 pm  Xia Xu is originally from Yingtan, a small city in Jiangxi province. She is currently a law student at Shanghai International Studies University. Passionate about LGBT causes, she has been working with LGBT non-profit organizations and leading national campaigns in support of LGBT students’ rights in mainland China…

Traditional Community Associations (She 社) And Buddhism In Medieval China

Mon, Oct 2, 2017, 4:30 pm  This paper is a preliminary study of the relationship between traditional community associations (she 社) in villages, towns, and cities that originally involved semi-annual sacrifices and the Buddhist religion during the Wei, Jin, Period of Division (North and South), Sui and Tang dynasties (fourth-tenth centuries). …

Introducing Origins of Chinese Political Philosophy: Studies in the Composition and Thought of the Shangshu (Classic of Documents)

At noon on September 27 there will be a departmental colloquium seminar in Jones 202 at which Professor Martin Kern of the Department of East Asian Studies will speak.

The Geopolitical Aesthetic of (Post-) Socialisms: China, Russia, and Beyond

Fri, Sep 29, 2017 to Sat, Sep 30, 2017
Organized by Erin Y. Huang and Katherine M. H. Reischl
Princeton University

Faculty and Staff of the Department of East Asian Studies

The East Asian Studies Department at Princeton University invites you to explore the culture, history, societies, politics, and languages of East Asia (China, Japan, and Korea). A total of 40 full-time professors and language lecturers offer students,…