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This archive contains events that occurred prior to April 2017. For more recent events, please see our new Events Calendar.

Title Date and Time Location
"From Sunless Streets to Culture Towns: the Re-territorialization of Tokyo in the 1920"
J. Fujii, University of California, Irvine
May 28 2010 - 3:30pm
English words with Chinese etymologies: a peregrination through the American Heritage Dictionary
Zev Handel, University of Washington
May 27 2010 - 3:30pm
"Sōgi and the Aesthetics of Deference"
S. Carter, Stanford University
May 19 2010 - 3:30pm
"Japan’s France: Fujita Tsuguharu and Kaneko Mitsuharu in 1920’s Paris"
Douglas Slaymaker, University of Kentucky
May 17 2010 - 3:30pm
"Variations of Regional Accent in the Japanese Puppet Theater"
K. Sakamoto
May 13 2010 - 3:30pm
For the Gods Love the Obscure: On Translating the Rig Veda
Professor Stephanie Jamison, University of California in Los Angeles; Head, Program in Indo-European Studies
May 12 2010 - 7:30pm Kane Hall 225, Walker-Ames Room
Finding "Japanese" Jobs in Seattle May 12 2010 - 12:00am
Workshop: Waka Recitation and Writing May 11 2010 - 12:00am
Griffith and Patricia Way Lecture: "Translation as Detour: From Genji to 1Q84"
J. Rubin, Harvard University
May 10 2010 - 12:00am
"Old Chinese Medials and their Sino-Tibetan Origins: A Comparative Study"
Zev Handel, University of Washington
May 4 2010 - 3:30pm
"Nakagami Kenji and Subculture"
Anne Mckinight, University of Southern California
Mar 12 2010 - 3:30pm
Roundtable on Language Textbook Development Feb 25 2010 - 12:00am
"Blood Brothers: Racial Passing and Male Bonding in Japanese Yakuza Films"
Christopher Scott, Macalester College
Feb 19 2010 - 3:30pm
"Constructing Proletarian Literature: Adapting Turgenev for 1920s Korea"
Heekyoung Cho, Yale University
Feb 5 2010 - 3:30pm
"Why not ABC? What happened to the alphabet in East Asia?"
William Boltz, University of Washington
Nov 25 2009 - 7:30pm Walker-Ames Room (Kane 225)
"The Kushans and the Earliest Depictions of Brahmanical Divinities in Gandhara"
Osmund Boperaachichi
Nov 20 2009 - 3:30pm
"The Originality Paradox: Imitation of the Six Dynastie"
Nicholas Williams, University of Washington
Nov 13 2009 - 12:00am
"The Dream of a Philologist: Deciphering the Buddhist Legend of Manicuda"
Michael Hahn, Philipps-University of Marburg
Nov 12 2009 - 3:30pm
Graduation and Awards Convocation 2009 Jun 12 2009 - 12:00am Kane Hall
"Champions of Justice": How "Asian" Heroes Saved Japanese Imperialism
Leo Ching, Duke University
May 28 2009 - 3:30pm
"What Counts as Literature? The Astonishing Revival of The Cannery Ship (1929) in Recession-era Japan"
Professor Norma Field, University of Chicago
May 7 2009 - 7:30pm Walker-Ames Room (Kane 225)
"Variability and Consistency of Chinese Writings from the Warring States Period (480-221 B.C.)"
Haeree Park, University of Washington
Mar 14 2009 - 3:30pm
"All frills: Girlie taste and consumer culture in Japan"
Tomiko Yoda, Duke University
Mar 7 2009 - 3:30pm
"The World is Superflat: Arts and Politics in Contemporary Japan"
Marilyn Ivy, Columbia University
Feb 25 2009 - 3:30pm
"Princess Nukata and the Birth of Man’yō Poetry"
Mack Horton, University of California Berkeley
Jan 30 2009 - 3:30pm
"Tenkô and the Specter of Language"
Yukiko Shigeto, University of Washington
Jan 8 2009 - 3:30pm
Graduation and Awards Convocation 2008 Jun 13 2008 - 12:00am Kane Hall
2008 Graduate Student Colloquium May 18 2008 - 12:00am Thomson Hall 101
"Figures for Memory: Personal Moments in Medieval Chinese Poetry"
Professor Paul W. Kroll, University of Colorado at Boulder
May 14 2008 - 7:30pm Walker-Ames Room (Kane 225)
"'Once their strings are cut, they easily crumble': Uncanny Dolls in Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence"
Steven Brown, University of Oregon
May 9 2008 - 3:30pm Communications 120
"From Biological Racialism to Cultural Racialism: Some Reflections on the Imperial Subject in Tôson's Hakai and Yokomitsu's Shanhai"
Dennis Washburn, Dartmouth College
Apr 28 2008 - 3:30pm Communications 202
"'The Woman Waylaid at the Well’: A Theme in Medieval Devotional Literature and Popular Hindi Film"
Heidi Pauwels, University of Washington
Apr 24 2008 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Smith 304
"Ideologies and Theories of Literature: Tsubouchi Shôyô's Shôsetsu Shinzui (Essence of the Novel, 1885-6) as a Mirror for Natsume Sôseki's Bungakuron (Theory of Literature, 1907)"
Michael Bourdaghs, University of Chicago
Apr 21 2008 - 3:30pm Thomson 317
Careers Using Foreign Language Skills in the US Department of State
Robert B. Laing, Diplomat in Residence, Arizona State University
Apr 16 2008 - 12:00am
"Variability and Consistency of Chinese Writings from the Warring States Period (480-221 B.C.)"
Haeree Park, University of Washington
Mar 14 2008 - 12:00am
"All Frills: Girlie Taste and Consumer Culture in Japan"
Tomiko Yoda, Duke University
Mar 7 2008 - 12:00am
"The World is Superflat: Art and Politics in Contemporary Japa"
Marilyn Ivy, Columbia University
Feb 25 2008 - 12:00am
Contemporary Japanese Author Series
Kakuta Mitsuyo
Feb 15 2008 - 12:00am Simpson Center for the Humanities
"Collecting Su Shi: Material Culture and Literati Self-Fashioning in Early Nineteenth Century Korea"
Jiwon Shin, University of California at Berkeley
Feb 11 2008 - 12:00am
"Is there a copula in Japanese?"
Michio Tsutsui, University of Washington
Jan 24 2008 - 12:00am
"Why ABC?"
Richard Salomon, University of Washington
Nov 20 2007 - 7:30pm Walker-Ames Room (Kane 225)
Graduate and Awards Convocation 2007 Jun 8 2007 - 12:00am Kane Hall
"Correlative Thinking, Recitation and the Realization of Desire in early Han Fu"
Cheng Yu-yu, National Taiwan University; Visiting Professor, Harvard University
Jun 1 2007 - 12:00am
2007 Graduate Student Colloquium May 26 2007 - 9:30am to 3:45pm Gowen Hall 201
Patronage, Performance, Procession and Pilgrimage: Channels of the Flow of Religious Exchange in Early Modern India May 18 2007 to May 19 2007
"Heterodox Reasoning in Early Modern North India: To What Consequence?"
Monika Boehm-Tettelbach, University of Heidelberg
May 16 2007 - 7:30pm Walker-Ames Room (Kane 225)
"National Nostalgia: The Phenomenon of the 'Otoko wa tsurai yo' Film Series"
Hosea Hirata, Tufts University
May 8 2007 - 12:00am
"_Kepu Jjylur Shy-a-te_": Finding cosmology, ritual, geography, sociology, and reproductive physiology, all in a Nuosu (Yi) ritual text for repairing a broken marriage
Stevan Harrell , University of Washington & Lygur Ajy (Ergu Azhi), Southwest Nationalities Institute in Chengdu
May 1 2007 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Communications 226
"Overcoming Modernity: Toward a General Theory of Cultural Dissemination"
Richard Calichman, City College of New York
Apr 19 2007 - 12:00am
"Huo Yuanjia: The Death and Birth of the Modern Chinese Martial Hero"
Chris Hamm, University of Washington
Apr 18 2007 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Communications 226