Graduate

2014 Nov 03

Master Class on Chinese Genealogies, Past and Present

10:30am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Yenching Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave. 1st Floor

On Monday, November 3, Michael Szonyi and Peter Bol will hold a Master Class on the Chinese Genealogies, Past and Present, with Professor Mel Thatcher, a leading authority on Chinese genealogies, in the Common Room at 2 Divinity Avenue,  10:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Please sign up with your Harvard email address here. Texts will be posted closer to the date.

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2014 May 02

Korean Literature Symposium: Crossing Borders

8:50am to 5:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club Reading Room, 20 Quincy St.

In honor of Professor David McCann, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Literature

Sponsored by Korea Institute, Harvard University
Co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and Harvard University Asia Center

Schedule:
8:15 – 8:45  Breakfast & Registration

8:50 – 9:00  Introductory Remarks by Professor Sun Joo Kim

9:00 – 10:45   Session I: Form and Freedom in Korean Literature
Moderator: Sun Joo Kim (Harvard University)
Discussants: Edwin… Read more about Korean Literature Symposium: Crossing Borders

2014 Apr 01

Kyōgen (狂言) Lecture and Performance

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Yenching Auditorium - 2 Divinity Ave. 1st Floor

Kyōgen is the name for a dramatic style and repertoire of short comic plays that form one of the oldest theatrical traditions in Japan. Though developed in the 14th century, kyōgen is still performed today: both as an independent form (hon-kyōgen) and as an interlude during the more serious Noh theater (ai-… Read more about Kyōgen (狂言) Lecture and Performance

2014 Mar 05

Talk: Microvariation in Ryukyuan Verbal Morphology

5:15pm

Location: 

Boylston Hall 303

GSAS Workshop on Indo-European and Historical Linguistics

Speaker: Tyler Lau (Harvard University)

Title: "Microvariation in Ryukyuan Verbal Morphology"

The Ryukyuan languages show remarkable diversity in verbal morphology. One area in which differences are of note are in what are traditionally called by Classical Japanese grammarians the "irrealis" forms (comprising of the negative, passive, and causative verb forms). Lau explores differences, especially in the vowel-final verb classes in the Ryukyuan languages vis-à-vis Japanese and discuss implications for… Read more about Talk: Microvariation in Ryukyuan Verbal Morphology

2014 Feb 13

East Asian Media Ecologies Lecture Series - Yomi Braester

4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Doris and Ted Lee Gathering Room (S030), 1730 Cambridge Street, Harvard University

Fairbank Center Special Presentation

From Scroll to Virtual Reality: Navigating Urban Space in China

Yomi Braester, University of Washington

Cosponsored by the CCK Foundation Inter-University Center for Sinology, Department of East Asian Languages and Civility, Harvard University, and the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

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2013 Nov 10

Filmmaker Takahisa Zeze in Person

1:00pm

Location: 

Brattle Thetare 40 Brattle St. Cambridge, MA

Heaven's Story
Filmmaker in Person
Directed by Takahisa Zeze
Japan 2010, 35mm, color, 278 min, Japanese with English subtitles

FREE ADMISSION!

A running time of four and a half hours, a dozen main characters, a plot spanning nine years. This film from former "King of Pink" Zeze Takahisa tells the story of a revenge by proxy in truly epic scope. Eight-year-old Sato, whose… Read more about Filmmaker Takahisa Zeze in Person

2013 Nov 06

East Asian Studies Film Series: The President's Last Bang (Im Sang-soo, 2005)

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

2 Divinity Ave. Room 212

On Wednesday, November 6th at 6:00 p.m. in room #212 at 2 Divinity Avenue, the next screening in the EALC Screening Series will show The President's Last Bang (Im Sang-soo, 2005 with English subtitles), a dark comedy that tells the story of the assassination South Korean dictator Park Chung Hee.

Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History Carter Eckert will… Read more about East Asian Studies Film Series: The President's Last Bang (Im Sang-soo, 2005)
2013 Oct 09

East Asian Studies Film Series:Kanaria (Akihiko Shiota, 2005)

6:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

2 Divinity Ave. Room 212

On Wednesday, October 9 at 6:00 in room #212 at 2 Divinity Avenue, the next screening in the EALC Screening Series will show Kanaria (Akihiko Shiota, 2005, Japanese language w. English subtitles), a harrowing film about a boy's escape from his upbringing in a religious cult in Japan.

In this series each monthly screening is connected to a different course being taught at EALC. Next week's screening will be held in co-operation with Helen Hardacre's Class Animated Spirituality – Japanese Religion in Anime,… Read more about East Asian Studies Film Series:Kanaria (Akihiko Shiota, 2005)

2013 Aug 29

New Student Orientation and Lunch

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Yenching Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave. First Floor

Come and get it!  That is, food and important knowledge about your new PhD program.