Brown Bag Series

"Meet the Authors of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute"
December 2013 - March 2014

This series provides new insights into Japan, China, and Tibet from Weatherhead East Asian Institute authors. For more information on WEAI publications, visit here

December 9
(Monday)

"Jamesian Precisions in Natsume Sōseki: Contending with Light and Dark"
John Nathan, Takashima Professor of Japanese Cultural Studies, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Kent Hall, Room 403

No registration required.

Co-sponsored by the Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture

February 25
(Tuesday)

"Neither Donkey Nor Horse: Medicine and the Struggle Over China's Modernity"
Sean Lei, Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica, Taiwan; 2013-14 Member, Institute for Advanced Study
Moderated by Eugenia Lean, Associate Professor of Chinese History, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.

March 25
(Tuesday)

"Taming Tibet: Landscape transformation and the gift of Chinese development"
Emily Yeh, Associate Professor of Geography, University of Colorado at Boulder
Moderated by Robert Barnett, Director, Modern Tibet Studies Program, Columbia University
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.

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