Events

Reconsidering Chinese Literature in the World: An International Symposium in Honor of Stephen Owen

In honor of Harvard University Professor Stephen Owen’s retirement from teaching, the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University and the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Yale University will convene an international symposium on Chinese and comparative literatures on April 26 and 27, 2018, at Harvard University. Papers will …

Reconsidering Chinese Literature in the World: An International Symposium in Honor of Stephen Owen

Reconsidering Chinese Literature in the World: An International Symposium in Honor of Stephen Owen

CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

In honor of Harvard University Professor Stephen Owen’s retirement from teaching, the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University and the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Yale University will convene an international symposium on Chinese and comparative literatures on April 26 and 27, 2018, at Harvard University. Papers will …

Reconsidering Chinese Literature in the World: An International Symposium in Honor of Stephen Owen

Panel Discussion: The End of Concern: Maoist China, Activism, and Asian Studies

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium (S010) 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Panelists: Fabio Lanza, University of Arizona Ellen Schrecker, Yeshiva University Andrew Gordon, Harvard University Joseph Esherick, University of California San Diego Sugata Bose, Harvard University Lien-Hang Nguyen, Columbia University Bruce Cumings, University of Chicago Moderator: Karen Thornber, Harvard University Asia Center Organized by: Arunabh Ghosh, Harvard University Co-Sponsored by: Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies Harvard University Asia Center Reischauer Institute …

Panel Discussion: The End of Concern: Maoist China, Activism, and Asian Studies

22nd Annual Harvard East Asia Society Conference – Voice and Silence: Memory in East Asia

CGIS South CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

The 22nd annual Harvard East Asia Society (HEAS) Conference will take place at Harvard CGIS-South on Friday, February 8 and Saturday, February 9. Organized by a committee of RSEA students, this year's conference offers multiple panels on the theme of Voice and Silence: Memory in East Asia. On Friday, February 8 at 5:30 pm Prof. Xiaofei Tian, Faculty Chair of …

22nd Annual Harvard East Asia Society Conference – Voice and Silence: Memory in East Asia

Workshop: The Birth of the Chinese Population

CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

Speaker: Malcolm Thompson, An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow Discussant: Gail Hershatter, Professor of History, UC–Santa Cruz Abstract: What kind of problem is "the population problem" in China? That it would be a problem, or at least an issue, seems clear, but this tells us little about how, or why, it was specifically problematized there for the …

Workshop: The Birth of the Chinese Population

May Fourth @ 100: China and the World

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium (S010) 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

An international symposium to celebrate and reflect upon the monumental legacy of China’s May Fourth movement. Listen to the keynote speeches by Rudolf Wagner (University of Heidelberg) and Chen Pingyuan on Soundcloud: Download the transcript of Rudolf Wagner's keynote speech here: Reconstructing May Fourth Keynote Speech by Rudolf Wagner   Speakers: Chan, Leonard K.K. Chan, …

May Fourth @ 100: China and the World

Hsin-Hsin Pan – Foreign Visits and the Image of National Security Defender: An Analysis of Voter Attitudes in Taiwan

Speaker: Hsin-Hsin Pan, Post-doctoral research fellow at the Center for Humanities and Social Science, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan Discussant: Chong Ja Ian, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, National University of Singapore This paper looks into the effect of foreign visits to major powers on an image of national security defenders for politicians of minor …

Hsin-Hsin Pan – Foreign Visits and the Image of National Security Defender: An Analysis of Voter Attitudes in Taiwan

The Stories We Tell and the Objects We Keep: Asian American Women and the Archives

The stories of Asian American women extend far beyond the geographic borders of the United States. Inspired by tales and objects from family history, their narratives often reflect the transnational nature of Asian American women’s lives. Despite the importance of these narratives to expanding and complicating our understanding of war, migration, inequity, and difference, the …

The Stories We Tell and the Objects We Keep: Asian American Women and the Archives