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10:00 am

Javier Cha — The Big Data Turn in the Humanities: Sailing into Uncharted Waters

November 13, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Speaker: Javier Cha, Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies, College of Liberal Studies, Seoul National University; Visiting Scholar and Digital Historian-in-Residence, Department of History, Lingnan University The total amount of data created by 2020, if stored in a stack of single-layer Blu-ray discs, would reach seven times the distance between the Earth and the Moon. Read More »

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1:00 pm

Chinese Literature Across the Borderlands

November 13, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Convened by: David Der-wei Wang, Harvard University Kyle Shernuk, Yale University Miya Qiong Xie, Dartmouth University This workshop aims to explore the shifting definitions of the borderland as a territorial gateway, a geopolitical space, a contact zone, a liminal terrain, and an imaginary portal. To this end, participants will explore the intersection of ethnic, linguistic, Read More »

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