Winter 2023 Schedule

Dear colleagues, faculty members, and friends,

The Arts and Politics of East Asia Workshop (APEA) is pleased to announce our Winter 2023 schedule. The workshop will meet on Fridays 3:00-5:00 pm in the Winter quarter unless otherwise noted. As usual, we will send reminder emails with location info prior to every workshop session, along with the link to the pre-circulated papers. Please sign up for our listserv if you have not already received those emails.

Winter 2023 Schedule

January 13th, Friday (in-person), 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Yukun Zeng, Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology
“The Cultural Revolution in a Confucian School: Autonomy, Discipline, and Schismogenesis in the Dujing Movement in Contemporary China”
Discussant: Jacob Eyferth, Associate Professor in Chinese History, ELAC
Location: Center for East Asian Studies 319 (1155 E. 60th St.)

January 26th, Thursday (in-person), 4:00–5:30 p.m.
Graeme Reynolds, Instructor in History
“Publishing Official Histories of Koryŏ in the Chosŏn”
Discussant: Hoyt Long, Professor of Japanese Literature, EALC
Location: John Hope Franklin Room, SSR Building
★Co-Sponsored by East Asia: Transregional Histories Workshop★

January 27th, Friday (in-person), 3:00–5:00 p.m.
MAPH Research Embarkment Workshop
Presenters: Simon Lenoe, Amber Qi, Lucia Wang, Jinhee Kim, Rena Zhang
Discussants: Danlin Zhang, Nick Ogonek, Lilian Kong, Ethan Waddell
Location: Center for East Asian Studies 319 (1155 E. 60th St.)

February 10th, Friday (Zoom), 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Emily Yoon, PhD Candidate, EALC
[Practice job talk, title TBD]

February 17th, Friday (in-person), 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Dahye Kim, Assistant Professor, Asian Languages and Cultures, Northwestern University
“The Crisis and the Rise of the Non-Linear Alphabet: The Cultural Technique of Hangul Only Writing in the Age of Information”
Discussant: Thomas Lamarre, Gordon J Laing Distinguished Service Professor in CMS, EALC, and the College
Location: Center for East Asian Studies 319 (1155 E. 60th St.)
★Co-Sponsored by Digital Media Workshop★

March 3rd, Friday (in-person), 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Yueling Ji, Ph.D. Candidate, EALC
“Wind from the East: Classical Poetics in Mao Zedong’s Yan’an Talks”
Discussant: Qiyu Yang, Ph.D. Student, EALC
Location: Center for East Asian Studies 319 (1155 E. 60th St.)

March 9rd, Thursday (in-person), 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Viren Murthy, Professor, History, University of Wisconsin-Madison
[On Takeuchi Yoshimi, title TBD]
Location: Swift Hall, Room 201
★Co-Sponsored by Philosophy of Religions Workshop★


Please feel free to contact Yuwei ( and Elvin ( with any questions you might have, and we look forward to seeing you at APEA this winter!

Yuwei Zhou

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