East Asia Center Lecture Series

4/20/2018

Johnathan Skaff, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
"Slavery of the Silk Road of the Tang Empire"
 

2/16/2018

Martin Schoenhals, UNC Chapel Hill
"'Civilizing' China: Cultural Beliefs about the Urban & Modern in the People's Republic of China"
 

 

2/2/2018
Fred Damon, University of Virginia
"Chinese Astronomical Systems in the South Pacific? Conforming Earth to Heaven Through the Reaches of the Austronesian World"

 

11/16/2017
François Jullien, Fondation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme
"There is No Such Thing as Cultural Identity, but We Shall Defend a Culture’s Resources"

 

 

11/3/2017
Jonathan Best, Wesleyan University
"Empress Jingu's Magical Conquest of Korea: A Legend of Multiple Uses"

 

 

10/27/2017
Brandon Dotson, Georgetown University
"A Strange Gift and Stranger Beneficiaries: 1,650 Sutras Copied for the Tibetan Emperor"

 

10/20/2017
Nicole Willock, Old Dominion University
"Lineages of the Literacy: Religious Repertoires and the Cultural Revolution"

 

10/19/2017
Ian Johnson, Journalist
"China's Religious Revival"

 

9/27/2017
Holly Gayley, The University of Colorado, Boulder
"Epistolary Intimacy in the Love Letters of a Buddhist Tantric Couple"