All sessions, unless otherwise stated (*), will be held on Thursdays at 4-6 pm in the John Hope Franklin Room (Social Sciences Research Building, 224).
April 2, *4:30-6 pm, *1155 E. 60th St., Room 319, Roundtable Discussion on Publishing in Academic Journals: “So You’ve Got a Paper. Now What?” with Jennifer Munger (Managing Editor, The Journal of Asian Studies) and Stacie Kent (Managing Editor, Critical Historical Review).
April 9, Anne Walthall (Professor Emerita, University of California, Irvine); “Antiquity and Anachronism: Spear Fighting in Mid-Nineteenth Century Japan”; Discussants: Susan Burns (Professor, History) and Jessa Dahl (PhD Student, History)
April 23, Aniko Varga (PhD Candidate, History); “A Nation of Sorts: Korean Nationalism Revisited”; Discussant: Seong Un Kim (PhD Candidate, History)
April 30, *4:30-6 pm, Uemura Takashi
May 7, Kyle Gardner (PhD Candidate, History); “Incongruent Frontiers: British Attempts to Define the Indo-Turko-Sino-Tibeto-Kashmiri Borderland in Ladakh, 1846-1907″; Discussant: Daniel Webb (PhD Candidate, History)
May 14, *4:30-6 pm, *1155 E. 60th St., Room 319 (Center for East Asian Studies), Ander Permanyer-Ugartemendia (Postdoctoral Fellow, Universitat Pompeu Fabra); “Opium after the Manila Galleon: The Spanish Involvement in the Opium Economy in East Asia (1815-1830)”
May 21, *4:30-8:30 pm, Pushing the Boundaries of East Asia: A Symposium for Master’s Theses-In-Progress; full schedule to follow, includes a catered reception
June 4, *4:30-6 pm, Stacie Kent (PhD Candidate, History); “Bonding and Branding: The Body of Opium and Taxation Technologies in the Late Qing”; Discussant: Evan Randall (PhD Student, History)