Upcoming Talks in the East Asia Speaker Series - Winter 2012

The East Asia Speaker Series is co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Studies, the University of Alberta China Institute and the Prince Takamado Japan Centre. Please follow the link to learn about our upcoming talks.

29 February 2012

East Asia Speaker Series Upcoming Talks - all are welcome!

March 8th - 5:00pm, FAB 220:

Professor Sharalyn Orbaugh, University of British Columbia, "Killer Kitsch: Kamishibai in Japan's Fifteen-Year War, 1931-1945."

March 12th - 5:00pm, PB 358:

Professor Ross King, University of British Columbia, "Glossing and the Problem of Cosmopolitan and Vernacular on Both Extremities of the Eurasian Landmass: Current Research Trends."

March 13th - 11:00am, CAB 281:

Professor Ross King, University of British Columbia, "The Graphic Imagination: Script Primordialism and the Imagining of Script in Korean Antiquity."

March 19th - 5:00pm, PB 358:

Professor Sam Crane, Williams College, "Confucianism and Soft Power: Why Ancient Thought Doesn't Work for Modern Diplomacy."

March 30th - 4:30pm, PB 358:

Dr. Thomas Pellard, French National Centre for Scientific Research/Le Centre national de la recherche scientifique, "The Ryūkyūan Languages and Their Relationship with Japanese."

Abstracts will be announced in advance of each talk.