Events

Contextual Annotation in Textual and Visual Media: COMARKUS and IMMARKUS

CGIS South, Room S153 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Speaker: Hilde De Weerdt,  Professor of Chinese and Early Modern Global History, KU Leuven Hilde De Weerdt joined the Early Modern History Research Group, KU Leuven in March 2022 as Professor of […]

2024 Gender Studies Workshop – The Chinese Family Romance

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

9:10 AM: Introductory remarks  9:15 AM: Literature Panel Tina Lu, Yale University - "The Family Romance, Chuanqi, and What Can't Be Said" Maria Sibau, Emory University - "Inventing Mothers in Late Imperial Literature" Discussants:Thomas Kelly, Harvard UniversityWai-yee Li, Harvard University 11:00 AM: Break 11:15 AM: Presentations on the Chinese Family Romance by students of Eileen […]

Big Waves, Great Earthquakes Screening No. 2 – Skirting Censorship in Tibet: No. 16. Barkhor South Street, featuring an introduction by Janet Gyatso and remarks from Lobsang Sangay

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

Introduction: Janet Gyatso, Hershey Professor of Buddhist Studies, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Harvard Divinity SchoolProgrammer: Sam Maclean, Communications Manager, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies Update: Post-screening discussion with Lobsang Sangay, former […]

Tiananmen @ 35 Film Screening: The Gate of Heavenly Peace

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

Introduction: Carma Hinton, Art historian and Documentary Filmmaker; Robinson Professor of Visual Culture and Chinese Studies, George Mason University (retired) "In The Gate of Heavenly Peace (the literal translation of the […]

Film Screening: In Our Time (Guang yin de gu shi)

Harvard Film Archive, Carpenter Center 24 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA, United States

The omnibus film In Our Time initiated radical innovations in terms of aesthetic styles, industry practices and commonly depicted themes, thereby revolutionizing the filmmaking industry in Taiwan and inaugurating the movement of Taiwan New Cinema. The four segments are shot by four young emerging directors and each film—set in different decades from the 1950s to the 1980s—represents […]

Michael Stanley-Baker – Evolution of A Recipe: How DocuSky’s Post-Search Classification function reveals historical change

CGIS South Room S250 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Speaker: Michael Stanley-Baker, Nanyang Technological University Join us for an illuminating workshop hosted by the Digital China Initiative (DCI) and the China Biographical Database Project (CBDB), showcasing the innovative DocuSky platform. Developed by the Research Center for Digital Humanities at National Taiwan University, this online platform is ingeniously designed to cater to the intricate demands […]

Tiananmen @ 35: What Have We Learned? A Conversation with Journalists

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

Speakers:Dorinda Elliott, Newsweek, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies Seth Faison, South China Morning Press, Brunswick Group China Hub Orville Schell, New York Review of Books, Asia Society Center on U.S.-China Relations Katherine Wilhelm, Associated Press, NYU […]

Gyal Lo – The Impact of China’s Colonial Boarding Schools in Tibet on Children and Communities

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

Speaker: Gyal Lo, Educational sociologist and expert on China’s assimilation and education policies in TibetModerator: James Robson, James C. Kralik, and Yunli Lou Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations; Victor and William Fung Director, Asia Center, Harvard University More information: https://asiacenter.harvard.edu/events/impact-chinas-colonial-boarding-schools-tibet-children-and-communities Venue