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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

12:30 pm

Virtual

Shuang Shen is an Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Chinese, Penn State University

This paper situates Cantonese literature in the context of several key programmatic changes of language in the twentieth-century Sinosphere, including language reforms, language movements, or language policies…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

12:01 am

Virtual

Ithaca Premiere> 2019 > China/Italy > Directed by Rita Andreetti
With Hu Jie
The observer of this documentary's title is China's Hu Jie, maker of films, woodcuts and paintings who courageously documents the years of the Great Famine and the Cultural Revolution. None of his films have…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

Speaker: Bin Xu, Associate Professor, Sociology, Emory University

Chairman Mao’s Children: Politics, Generation, and China’s Difficult Memory

In the 1960s and 1970s, about 17 million Chinese youths were mobilized or forced by the state to migrate to the rural areas and the frontiers. In his…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

12:01 am

Virtual

Ithaca Premiere

1979 > Taiwan/Hong Kong > Directed by King Hu
With Feng Hsu, Yueh Sun, Chun Shih
Buddhist spirituality suffuses this restored wuxia (martial arts) masterpiece from King Hu. Rival gangs compete to steal a priceless scroll from a monastery in "a remarkably photographed…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American Studies Program

South Asia Program

5:00 pm

Alumni Affairs and Development, Ithaca

The Lingua Mater competition invites alumni to translate Cornell's Alma Mater into a different language and submit a video of the performed translation. The inaugural Lingua Mater alumni competition took place in 2018 as part of Cornell's Global Grand Challenges Symposium. Winners included the Cornell…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American Studies Program

South Asia Program

5:00 pm

Virtual

The Lingua Mater competition invites students to translate Cornell's Alma Mater into a different language and submit a video of the performed translation. The inaugural Lingua Mater student competition took place in 2018 as part of Cornell's Global Grand Challenges Symposium. The top three videos received…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Presenter: Tinakrit Sireerat, Ph.D. candidate, Asian Studies, Cornell

This paper is a reassessment of the claim that the natural environment of Hokkaido is ideal for livestock production.

ROUGH WORK: Discussing research in progress, hence the term, rough work. This rough work session is hosted by the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Latin American Studies Program

12:00 am

Online

The EMI will celebrate the 10th anniversary at the EMI conference.

Please join us: https://bit.ly/EMIConference2020

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Latin American Studies Program

12:00 am

Virtual

The Emerging Markets Institute (EMI) annual conference to be held on November 6-7.

The decade that has changed Emerging Markets

The last 10 years has been transformational for Emerging markets; their economies have grown, poverty levels have gone down and, in some cases, extreme poverty has been…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Latin American Studies Program

9:00 am

Virtual

Cornell EMI Case Competition 2020

Along with the conference, the Fourth Cornell Emerging Markets Institute Annual Case Competition will be held on November 7th. The theme is ‘Ten years that changed Emerging Markets’. The competition will focus on identifying and answering questions that real businesses and…

Past Events

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…