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Spring 2014 Events

CEAS Lunar New Year Party

Friday, January 31, 2014; 5 to 7 p.m.

ECM Building; 1204 Oread Avenue Lawrence, KS 66044

Come join us for food tastings, music, games and activities!

 

Chinese History Lecture: " 'Believing' in Song Dynasty China "

Robert Hymes, Professor of Chinese History, Columbia University

Thursday, March 6, 2014; 4 p.m.

Malott Room, Kansas Union

 

Tea and Talk Lecture:

"Sounds and Scents of China and Korea: Poetry and Prose Reading"

Maija Devine, Author of The Voices of Heaven, and Long Walks on Short Days

Tuesday, March 11, 2014; 4 p.m.

Pine Room, Kansas Union

 

Tea and Talk Lecture:

"The Future is the Past: Memory, Nostalgia, and Youth Crisis in Chinese Cinema"

H. Faye Xiao, Assistant Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures

Tuesday, March 25, 2014; 4 p.m.

Malott Room, Kansas Union

 

Grant Goodman Lecture:

"Japan's Ongoing 3.11 Nuclear Disaster: Recovery and Resilience"

Daniel Aldrich, Political Science, Purdue University

Wednesday, April 2, 2014; 7:30 p.m.

Malott Room, Kansas Union

 

Wallace Johnson Memorial Lecture:

"The Song Emperor Huizong: Daoist, Painter, Poet, Captive"

Patricia Ebrey, History, University of Washington

Thursday, April 10, 2014; 4:30 p.m.

Centennial Room, Kansas Union

 

Tea and Talk Lecture:

“Sex and Sea Bream: Food and Prostitution in Hishikawa Moronobu’s Visit to Yoshiwara”

Eric C. Rath, Professor, History

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Pine Room, Kansas Union

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


SWCAS & MCAA Joint Conference, 2014

CEAS will host a joint conference of the Southwest Conference of Asian Studies (SWCAS) &
the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs (MCAA) in Lawrence, KS on October 3-5, 2014

Please click here for more information.

Panel and Individual Paper Proposal Deadline:     June 15, 2014
 

Program Chair: J. Megan Greene, mgreene@ku.edu

New CEAS Study Abroad Program

CEAS is very pleased to announce that the University of Kansas has been selected to participate in the Kakehashi Project-Bridge for Tomorrow, a 10 day study abroad trip to Japan for 23 students from Kansas universities. In the 2014-15 school year CEAS will host a group of students from Japan.

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