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EAP Spring 2021 Event Schedule

Panorama of Hong Kong with mist, clouds, and mountains during the day
February 25, 2021
All event times are EST and held virtually. Please contact for accessibility arrangements in advance. CCCC=Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium; CCCI=Cornell Contemporary China Initiative


27           3:30-5:30 PM     Antiracist Pedagogy Workshop for Asian Studies 


11           4:30-6:00 PM     Eunjung Kim, Syracuse University, Continuing Presence of Discarded Bodies: Occupational Harm, Necro-Activism, and Living Justice event co-sponsored by the CNY Humanities Corridor; this event will have CART (Captioning in real-time) provided.

12           3:30-5:30 PM     CCCC: Yuanyuan Duan, Cornell University

19           3:00-4:00 PM     Chasing Dreams from Africa to China: Guangzhou Dream Factory post-film viewing Q and A with filmmakers Christiane Badgley and Erica Marcus

22           9:30-11:00 AM  CCCI: From Compradors to Hacendados: Cantonese Merchants In Peru and the Expanding Settler Colonial Frontiers of the Cantonese Pacific


5             3:30-5:30 PM     CCCC: Beverly Bossler, Brown University

8             2:30-4:00 PM CCCI: Chenchen Zhang, Queen's University, Belfast Hukou and Suzhi as Technologies of Governing Citizenship and Migration in China

18           7:30-9:30 PM   Inequality, Labor, and Migration in East Asia Through the Prism of Global Pandemic Virtual Workshop

22           11:30 AM-1:00 PM Rough Work: Why is English the Lingua Franca in Chinese Academia?, Xuewen Yan, Ph.D. student, Sociology, Cornell University

24           11:30 AM-1:00PM Rough Work: The Floating World: History, Haiku, Global Modernism Paul Bush, Ph.D., Northwestern University

30           11:30 AM-1:15 PM Rough Work: Loopholes for Lawmakers: Symbolic Prohibition of Bribery, Adoree Kim, Ph.D. student, Government, Cornell University


2              10:00-11:30 AM Image, Stories, and Silences of North Korean Defector “Returnees” to Japan, Artist talk with Soni Kum

2             3:30-5:30 PM     CCCC: Sophie Volpp, UC Berkley

            11:30 AM – 1:20 PM       Rough Work: A New Look at Chinese Paper-making CommunitiesYiyun Peng, Ph.D. student, Cornell History Department

12           4:30-6:00 PM     CCCI: Gerald Roche, La Trobe University Tibet, China, and Settler Colonialism

23-25     Korean Linguistics in Crosslinguistic Context virtual conference details TBA

26           4:30-6:00 PM     Kimberly Chung, McGill University Feminist Futures and Ecological Sense in South Korea

28          11:30 AM-1:30 PM Rough Work: Simon Dennis Posner Melodramatic Afterlives: Visions in Seoul's Blockchain Space

29          4:30-6:00 PM  Southern Effects: Kaiju, Cultural Intimacy, and the Production of Distribution


8             10 AM-Noon   CCCC: Leigh Jenco, London School of Economics and Political Science 

10           4:30-6:00 PM     CCCI: Biao Xiang, Max Planck Institute International Reproduction Migration: the Case of China

20           3:30-5:00 PM  EastAsia+ Workshop with Thomas Lamarre: "Infrastructure and Sensibility: A Physiology of Power"

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