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Fall 2016 Schedule
All meetings will be held in Room 319 in the Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS 319). CEAS is located in the Harris School of Public Policy, 1155 E. 60th St. 9/30 Orientation and Planning Meeting 3:00 - 4:00 PM 10/7 A Conversation with Ryo Kagaw (More)
VMPEA: Chelsea Foxwell
Angels and Demons: Toshio Aoki (1853 -1912), A Japanese Artist in California Chelsea Foxwell Assistant Professor, Art History Department, Chicago University Feb 17, 4-6 pm In the 1880s, a little-known Japanese painter named Aoki Toshi (More)
Jan 29 Miriam Wattles
Friday, January 29, 4:30-6:30pm, CWAC 153 Defining Manga Anew in 1928: Ippei, a Book, and History Miriam Wattles Associate Professor, History of Art and Architecture, UCSB It wasn’t until the explosion of mass media in the 1920s that th (More)
April 8 Sandy Lin
Friday, April 8, 4:30 to 6:30pm, CWAC156 The Hōōden (Phoenix Pavilion) Screens from the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition: An Object Biography Sandy Lin Ph.D. Student, Art History, University of Chicago In Summer 2015, a group of three (More)
May 6 Henry Smith
Friday, May 6, 4:30 to 6:30pm, CWAC156 Making Meiji Red: Materiality vs Meaning in the Changing Colors of 19th-century Ukiyo-e Henry Smith Professor Emeritus of Japanese History, EALC, Columbia University Two decades ago, I postulated a (More)
Oct 4 (Thursday): Laura Hein
Laura Hein (Professor of History, Northwestern University) "The Art of Bourgeois Culture in Kamakura" Oct. 4 (Thursday) 4:00-6:00 p.m. Location: JHF Room (SS224) (More)
Nov 1 (Thursday): Amy Stanley
Amy Stanley (Assistant Professor of History, Northwestern University) “Tsuneno's Story: Thinking about Networks and Households (ie) in Late Tokugawa Japan” Nov. 1 (Thursday) 4:00-6:00 p.m. **Location: Judd 313** (More)
Nov 15 (Thursday): Nianshen Song
Nianshen Song (PhD Candidate, History, University of Chicago) "Immigrants, Mobility, and Banditry: the Formation of the 'Kando' Society" Nov. 15 (Thursday) 4:00-6:00 p.m. Location: Judd 313   (More)
Jan 24 (Thursday): Tomoko Seto (Mock Job Talk)
Tomoko Seto (PhD Candidate,  East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago) "Media Representations of the 1906 Protest Against the Streetcar Fare Increase in Tokyo" Jan. 24 (Thursday) 4:00-6:00 p.m. Location: Judd 313 (More)
Mar 7 (Thursday): Douglas Howland
Douglas Howland (David D. Buck Professor of Chinese History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) “Meiji Japan and International Administrative Unions: An Alternative Genealogy of Internationalism” Mar. 7 (Thursday) 4:00-6:00 p.m. Location: Judd 31 (More)
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