Autumn 2021 Schedule

October 14th | Gabriel Groz

PhD Student in History, The University of Chicago

Title: “‘All Under Heaven a Commonwealth’: The Fengjian Theory of the State in Ming China”

Discussant: Xiangning Li, PhD Student in History, The University of Chicago

(Location: CEAS Room 319, 4:00 – 5:30 pm CT)

October 21st | Zhengyuan Lin

MA Candidate, MAPH, The University of Chicago

Title: “Sheng Xuanhuai’s dingyou and the private-public boundary in the 1900s China: the political, intellectual, and technological changes in late imperial China”

Discussant: Xiaoyu Gao, PhD Student in History, The University of Chicago

(Zoom, 4:00 – 5:30 pm CT)

October 28th | Heangjin Park

PhD in Anthropology & Teaching Fellow in the Department of Anthropology and the College, The University of Chicago

Title: “Reimagining ‘Korea’: The Topography of ‘Korea’ in Korean Kimchi, Korean-Chinese, and Qingdao Koreatowns”

Discussant: Robert Burgos, PhD Candidate in History, The University of Chicago

(Zoom, 4:00 – 5:30 pm CT)

November 4th | Yujie Li

PhD Candidate in History, The University of Chicago

Title: “Earthwork Methods on Huai River: Engineering the Waterscape and the Rise of a New Labor Regime”

Discussant: Xiangli Ding, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Rhode Island School of Design

(Zoom, 3:00 – 4:30 pm CT)

November 18th | Carl Kubler

PhD Candidate in History, The University of Chicago

Title: “Dealing with Barbarians: Negotiating and Contextualizing Conflict between East and West”

Discussant: Yuan Tian, PhD Candidate in History, The University of Chicago

(Zoom, 4:00 – 5:30 pm CT)

December 2nd | Yang Zhang 

Assistant Professor, School of International Service, American University

Title: “The Politics of Bureaucratic Development and Devolution in Imperial China, 900s-1800s”

Discussant: TBA

(Location: TBA, 4:00 – 5:30 pm CT)

 

If you have any concerns or questions, please do not hesitate to contact Jiakai Sheng (jiakaisheng@uchicago.edu) and/or Xiaoyu Gao (xiaoyugao@uchicago.edu) .