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Spring '24 Events

Lunar New Year Dragon
January 23, 2024

Korean Media, Democracy, and Revisiting Pandemic Archives

Welcome to Spring 2024! EAP invites you to join stimulating talks, conversations, and workshops.

This semester, we are excited to welcome Michelle Cho (U of Toronto) to speak on "Transmedia Ecologies of Korean 'New Retro'", and Youngju Ryu (U of Michigan) for a talk titled, "President by Day, President by Night: Media and Democracy in Contemporary South Korea" amongst others. For a little light and warmth, join the DoosTrio concert on February 17 with renowned pipa player Wu Man, whom we are pleased to welcome back!

Most events are at 4:45 p.m. in Goldwin Smith Hall 64 unless otherwise noted.

February

2/2 The Emergence of the Yuan non-Han Ancestry in Late Qing North China

    Tomoyasu Iiyama, Waseda University

    3:30 p.m. | virtual | Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium


2/9 Indigenous (Austronesian) Language Endangerment and Revitalization in Taiwan

    Edith Aldridge, Linguistics, Academia Sinica

    1:00 p.m. | 110 White Hall


2/17 Cornell Concert Series: DoosTrio with Kayhan Kalhor, Wu Man, and Sandeep Das

     7:30 p.m. | Bailey Hall

March

3/4 The Dangerous Politics of State-Business Relations in Contemporary China

    Meg Rithmire, Harvard Business School | Cornell Contemporary China Initiative

    Virtual. Register in advance.


3/7 Transmedia Ecologies of Korean “New Retro”

    Michelle Cho, East Asian Studies, University of Toronto

    5:00 p.m. | A.D. White House, Guerlac Room | EastAsia+ Initiative


3/8 Animating Forces: Late-Ming and Early-Qing Conceptions of “Plucking Life” (caisheng 採生)

    Andrew Schonebaum, Chinese Studies, University of Maryland

    3:30 p.m. | Rockefeller Hall 374 | Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium


3/11 Hideo Kojima and Progressive Game Design

     Bryan Hikari Harzheim, Waseda University

     EAP Graduate Student Steering Committee


3/22 Epitaphs Made Widely Available in the Northern Song (960-1127)

      Man Xu, History, Tufts University

      3:30 p.m. | Rockefeller Hall 374 | Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium


3/25 Book Talk: Sustainable Peace in Northeast Asia

         Steve Lee, Cornell Law School

         Noon to 1:30 p.m. | Uris Hall 204

April

4/8 Negotiating Legality: Chinese Companies in the U.S. Legal Systems

    Ji Li, University of California, Irvine School of Law

    4:45 p.m. | Myron Taylor Hall Room 182 Cornell Law School


4/12 Su-Yeon Seo, Asian Studies, Cornell

     3:30 p.m. | Rockefeller Hall 374 | Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium


4/15 President by Day, President by Night: Media and Democracy in Contemporary South Korea 

     Youngju Ryu, Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Michigan


4/29 Stormy Seas: Taiwan’s Democracy under the Shadow of China

      Thung-Hong Lin, Sociology, Academia Sinica

May

5/3 Pandemic Archives: Media, Geopolitics, and Temporalities of Crisis (Day 1)

      Book Talk: SARS Stories: Affect and Archive of the 2003 Pandemic     

      Belinda Kong, Asian Studies and English, Bowdoin College


5/4 Pandemic Archives: Media, Geopolitics, and Temporalities of Crisis (Day 2)

      10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. | hybrid workshop | Physical Sciences Building 401

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