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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

In Search for a Cure: Trust and Social Inequality in Contemporary China

Presenter: Xisai Song, Ph.D. candidate, Anthropology

This paper unpacks how social inequality shapes patients’ trust in medicine in contemporary China. In particular, I examine how rural low-income patients struggle with chronic…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

3:30 pm

Virtual

Reading Adultery in the Criminal Records of Late Chosŏn Korea

Jisoo Kim, George Washington University

CCCC is a reading group for students and scholars with an interest in premodern Sinographic text.

All are welcome, at any level of experience with classical Chinese. Please email us to register…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

Speaker: Miki Kaneda, Music, Musicology, Boston University

What can graphic musical scores tell us about sounds yet to be heard, as well as the stories that may be told about their creators and their worlds? This talk examines two exhibitions of graphic scores, both held in Tokyo in 1962. Miki Kaneda offers…

Past Events

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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> 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

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

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…