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Event videos from our webinar series can be found on the Webinars page.


Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

Speaker: Emily T. Yeh is Professor of Geography at the University of Colorado Boulder

Abstract: Although infrastructure is conventionally thought of in reference to human-designed systems such as railroads, pipelines, tunnels, and ports, landscapes, and nature itself are also increasingly being understood as…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

10:00 am

Virtual

Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium with Meir Shahar, Tel Aviv University

Description of Texts for the Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium

Written materials from late-imperial rural China are relatively rare. I have chosen two specimens for the Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium. The first is…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

The Annual Hu Shih Distinguished Lecture with Meir Shahar, History, Tel Aviv University

Chinese Animal Gods

Abstract: Our ancestors depended upon beasts of burden for a living. In the Chinese case this dependence was reflected in the religious sphere. Chinese religion featured deities responsible…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

9:00 am

Virtual

Rescheduled from April, Dr. Daisy Wang will present this year's annual Stoikov Lecture, "Who is Lai Fong? New Perspectives on 19th-Century Photography in China" as a free webinar.

Daisy Wang is deputy director of the Hong Kong Palace Museum, which will open its doors in 2022. She was…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

12:01 am

Virtual

Ithaca Premiere

2019 > South Korea > Directed by Bora Kim
With Ji-hu Park, Sae-byuk Kim, Seung-yeon Lee
Fourteen-year-old Eun-hee moves through life like a hummingbird searching for a taste of sweetness wherever she may find it. Ignored by her parents and abused by her brother, she finds…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

3:00 pm

Virtual

The food industry has a long history of driving and shaping low wage labor migration regimes, and around the world agriculture is often a site for large undocumented workforces, exploitative visa arrangements, and a disproportionate share of human trafficking as compared with other industries. Agricultural labor…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

The transformation of family patterns in advanced capitalist societies has received much attention in academic and popular writing. While “modern families” are widely accepted in Europe, alarm and anxiety characterize the tenor around the changes in East Asian family structures. South Korea serves as a case study…

East Asia Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

Speaker: Howard Chiang, UC Davis

Transtopia calls into question the coherence of transness and seeks to enable a non-hierarchical continuum of transgender subjects and experiences. This talk explores three examples of transtopia in the history of the Sinophone Pacific: the history of renyao (the “human…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Latin American Studies Program

10:00 am

Virtual

Join us for the launch of the Emerging Markets Theme within the SC Johnson College of Business! The theme will focus on an important cross-cutting and interdisciplinary topic and focus on research, broad teaching/learning initiatives, and external engagement.

Please register here to join us:…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

East Asia Program

8:00 pm

Virtual

Part of the Ronald and Janette Gatty series

Tom Pepinsky, Tisch University Professor, Department of Government, Cornell University

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is the most significant challenge facing Southeast Asia since the 1997-98 economic crisis. As in the case of the economic crisis, politics…