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Upcoming Events: Spring 2022 calendar coming soon

 

Previous Events

2021

November 11 (6:00 pm CT, via Zoom) - Global Asia Speaker Series - "Minor Transpacific: Articulating the Zainichi Korean and KoreaUPn American Conversation," by Dr. David S. Roh. VIDEO

November 12 (3:00 pm CST, Capitol Federal Hall, Colloquium) - Business in East Asia SymposiumSymposium Program

October 22 (3:30 pm CT, Kansas Union, Kansas Room & Zoom) - "The Role and Responsibility of Global Citizens: Architecture of the World in the 21st Century," by Mieko Ikegame. VIDEO

October 21 (7:00 pm CT, via Zoom) - Global Asia Speaker Series - "The Inter-Asian Travels of the Global White Snake," by Dr. Liang Luo.

October 19 (5:00 pm CT, via Zoom) - China Town Hall. Co-sponsored by the International Relations Council of KC and the Word Trade Center Kansas City

October 16 (7:00 on CT, Swarthout Recital Hall) - KU ACMI's An Evening of AAAPI Composers' Work. Performed by KU faculty, students, and Alumni. 

September 21 (7:00 pm CT, via Zoom) - Harvest Moon FestivalFestival program.

September 9 (6:00 pm CT, via Zoom) - Global Asia Speaker Series - "The Banality of Good: The UN's Global Fight against Human Trafficking to Japan," by Dr. Lieba Faier. 

May 6 (7:00 pm CDT, via Zoom) - Book Talk - Love Across Borders: Asian Americans, Race, and the Politics of Intermarriage and Family-Making, by Dr. Kelly Chong.

April 22 (5:30 pm CDT, via Zoom) - Guest Lecture - Undō Shōjo: Representations of Schoolgirls and Sports in Prewar Japanese Girls Magazines," by Francesca Pizarro. VIDEO

April 15 (6:00 pm CST, via Zoom) - Grant K. Goodman Distinguished Lecture in Japanese Studies - "Paradise Calls: Hawaiian 'Ukulele and Contemporary Japanese Dreams," by Dr. Christine Yano. VIDEO

March 19 (9:00 am CST, via Zoom) - Inequality in East Asia Symposium - Keynote Speaker, Dr. Arthur Sakamoto. For Full Program, click here. VIDEO

March 11 (7:00 pm CST, via zoom) - Book Talk - Anxious China: Inner Revolution and Politics of Psychotherapy, by Dr. Li Zhang. VIDEO

Feburary 17 (5:30 pm CST, via zoom) - Literature Talk - "Dreaming of a Sentient Land: Posthumanism and Crises of Embodiment in Han Kang's The Vegetarian," by Dr. Ivanna Yi.

February 12 (7:00 pm CST, via zoom) - Lunar New Year Festival - Celebrate the Year of the Ox with CEAS and listen to the stories behind our recipe and travel photo contest winners. 

2020

October 29, (7 pm CT, via zoom) - Transpacific Speaker Series event - "A Pedagogy of Unwellness: Tarot Readings for the Apocalypse" by Dr. Mimi Khúc

October 8, (6pm CT, via zoom) - Wallace Johnson Lecture - The Language of Love: Romance and Affection in Song Dynasty China 

September 11-12, (9am-12:15pm) - Silk Road(s) Symposium- Join us via zoom sessions to learn about Eurasian trade routes.

September 3, (9am- 4:30pm) - North Korea- From The Inside Out - via Zoom

February 13, (4-5pm, Alderson, Kansas Union) - Tea & Talk - Japan's Postwar Film Industry by Dr. Baskett

February 20, (5:30-pm, Malott, Kansas Union) - Goodman Lecture - Dr. Igarashi will gauge TV's socioeconomic effects on Japanese society

February 25, (6-7:30pm, Lawrence Public Library) - Book Talk - Dr. Kennedy & Dr. Yun will discuss their new books

2019

November 7, (4 - 5pm, Bailey 318) - Tea &Talk - Networked Collective Action by Dr. Hyunjin Seo 

November 18, (6 - 8pm, Alderson, Kansas Union) - China Town Hall

November 25, (2 - 3pm, English Rm, Kansas Union) China and The Economy - Christine Wong

October 24, (4 - 5pm, Bailey 318) - Tea & Talk - Bare Branches & Bare Necessities by Dr. John Kennedy

September 17, (4 - 5:15pm,Centennial Room, Kansas Union) Transpacific Speaker Series - Keynote Speaker: Kr.Kyung Hee Ha of Meiji University

September 14, (9am - 4pm, Jayhawk Room, Kansas Union) - Mindfulness Symposium

September 12, (4 - 5pm, Parlors, Kansas Union) - Tea & Talk - Keynote Speaker: Dr. Eric Rath

September 11, (11 - 9pm, The Nest, Oread) - Harvest Moon Festival - RSVP on Facebook for more information

April 19, (3 - 5 pm, Room 455, Watson Library) - East Asian Studies Research Forum - Contact Vickie Doll or Michiko Ito for more information

April 26, (1 - 4.30 pm, Kansas Room, Kansas Union) - Sustainability Symposium - Keynote Speaker: Ke Zhang of Hohai University

April 27, (1 - 4 pm, Room 2112, Learned Hall, School of Engineering) - Kite Making Workshop

March 5, (7 - 9 pm, Liberty Hall - 644 Massachusetts Street) - Hieu Minh Nguyen - "Not Here" reading & book signing.

March 7, (12 - 1.30 pm, Hall Center for the Humanities Conference Hall) - Hall Center for the Humanities, Resident Fellow Seminar -  Dr. Maki Kaneko -  "Memory Insurgent: Migration, Hiroshima, and Internment in the Art of Jimmy Tsutomu Mirikitani"

March 20, (3 - 4.30 pm, 318 Bailey Hall) - CEAS Guest Lecture -  Dr. Jamie J. Zhao - "The Rap of China: Local Queer, Global TV, Authentic Chinese & Western Decadence"

March 28, (12 - 1 pm, Brosseau Learning Center, Spencer Museum of Art) - Artist Talk by Hong, Bo and Lin Zhang - Journey to the West by the Three Sisters 

March 28, (4 - 5.30 pm, English Room, Kansas Union) - Transpacific Speaker Series - Dr. Davorn Sisavath - "Laos Geographical Landscape: From Landlocked to Landlinked"

March 29, (1 - 2 pm, 318 Bailey Hall) - Grad Student Event - Dr. Davorn Sisavath - "Meet and greet with lunch provided"

February 18, (9.30 - 10.45 am, Spencer Museum of Art, Rm 208) - Dr. Mindy Landeck - "Wabi warlords, early modern Japanese tea praxis, and military elites"

February 21, (12 - 1 pm, 318 Bailey Hall) - Tea & Talk #1 - Dr. Tiffany Hong - "Manga, Marvel and the Murakamiverse: Comic Studies and Murakami Haruki"

February 21, (4 - 7 pm, Daisy Hill Commons) - International Jayhawk Festival

February 28, (3 - 4 pm, The ECM - 1204 Oread Avenue) - Coffee & Tea Talk - Tasting of Coffee & Tea with our friends at CLACS & KASC

 


East Asia Events

During Fall 2021, there will be a mix of virtual and in-person events. Please check our events page & follow us on social media @KUEastAsia for updates. 

 


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