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EVENTS 2018-19

Fall 2018

Monday, September 24
"Making Borders in Modern East Asia: The Demarcation of the China-Korea Tumen River Border, 1881-1919"
Nianshen Song, Assistant Professor of History, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
4:10 PM-5:30 PM, Buttrick 123

Thursday, October 4
"Buddhist Networks in Southwest China"
Megan Bryson, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, UT Knoxville
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM, Buttrick 206

Wednesday, October 10
"The Ten-thousand Rooms Project"
Mick Hunter, Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Yale UniversIty
12:10 PM - 1:30PM, Buttrick 344

"Rethinking the Warring States 'Masters'"
Mick Hunter, Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Yale University
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM, Burrtick 344

Thursday, October 18
Screening of The Good, the Bad, and the Weird (dir. Kim Ji Woon)
Presented by Se Young Kim &  Haerin Shin
7:30PM, Sarratt Cinema, Q&A to follow

Thursday, October 25
Screening of A Bittersweet  Life and Q&A with Dir. Kim Jee-Woon
7:30 PM, Sarratt Cinema, Q&A to follow

Friday, October 26
"Good, Bad, and Weird Cinema: The Aesthetics of New Korean Film"
A Conversation with Dir. Kim Jee-Woon
4:00 PM, Wilson Hall 103

Spring 2019

Thursday, January 10

"South by South Asia: Food, Passion, and Identity" 
Talk by Farhan Momin
6:00 PM, Buttrick Hall 102

Thursday, January 31
"Bruce Lee: A Life"
A Conversation with Bruce Lee biographer, Matthew Polly
12 Noon, Sarratt 218/220
Screening of Enter the Dragon at Sarratt Cinema, 7:30PM, Q&A to follow

Thursday, February 7
"Illumination and Its Discontents: Tokyo, Electrification, and Japan's Fossil-Fueled Modernity"
Ian Jared Milller, Professor of History, Harvard University
4:10PM, Buttrick 306

Thursday, February 28
"Stock Religous Characters in Secular Stories for Children: What can Japanese Picturebooks Teach Us?"
Talk by Heather Blair, Associate Professor of Religous Studies, Indiana University
4:10 PM, Buttrick 123