Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 20, 2019

National Security and Foreign Relations with North Korea: A South Korean Perspective

Panel Discussion: Center for Korean Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | June 20 | 3:30-6 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library | Note change in time and location

 Chung-in Moon; Ihk-pyo Hong; Jae-jung Lee; Jong Dae Kim; Sung-Hwan Kim; Sun-sook Park; Jaeho Hwang

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Korean Studies (CKS), East Asia Foundation, The Asia Foundation

A bipartisan delegation of members of South Korea’s 20th National Assembly, led by special advisor to the ROK President Chung-in Moon and former South Korean foreign minister Sung-Hwan Kim, will discuss South Korea’s current stance on national security and foreign relations in relation to North Korea. This event will be held primarily in Korean with consecutive English interpretation.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Body and Identity: an exploration of disability and sexuality across disciplines: Summer Institute for k-12 Educators

Workshop: Institute of East Asian Studies: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | June 26 – 28, 2019 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Suite 510 Conference Room

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

Body & Identity will explore disability and sexuality in World History, Art, Literature, and other disciplines. Participants will learn about current research and scholarship in these areas, as well as developing a deeper understanding of the diverse and changing experiences, roles, and identities of people in the disability and LGBT communities...   More >

 This event is for k-12 teachers.

 free

  Registration opens January 9. Register online or or by emailing Shane carter at orias@berkeley.edu by June 20.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Body and Identity: an exploration of disability and sexuality across disciplines: Summer Institute for k-12 Educators

Workshop: Institute of East Asian Studies: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | June 26 – 28, 2019 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Suite 510 Conference Room

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

Body & Identity will explore disability and sexuality in World History, Art, Literature, and other disciplines. Participants will learn about current research and scholarship in these areas, as well as developing a deeper understanding of the diverse and changing experiences, roles, and identities of people in the disability and LGBT communities...   More >

 This event is for k-12 teachers.

 free

  Registration opens January 9. Register online or or by emailing Shane carter at orias@berkeley.edu by June 20.

Friday, June 28, 2019

Body and Identity: an exploration of disability and sexuality across disciplines: Summer Institute for k-12 Educators

Workshop: Institute of East Asian Studies: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | June 26 – 28, 2019 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Suite 510 Conference Room

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

Body & Identity will explore disability and sexuality in World History, Art, Literature, and other disciplines. Participants will learn about current research and scholarship in these areas, as well as developing a deeper understanding of the diverse and changing experiences, roles, and identities of people in the disability and LGBT communities...   More >

 This event is for k-12 teachers.

 free

  Registration opens January 9. Register online or or by emailing Shane carter at orias@berkeley.edu by June 20.

Sunday, July 28, 2019

East Asian Calligraphy Workshop

Workshop: Center for Japanese Studies | July 28 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Kazuaki Tanahashi, Calligrapher and painter

 Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Master calligrapher and painter Kazuaki Tanahashi offers a demonstration and hands-on workshop in conjunction with Meditation in Motion: Zen Calligraphy from the Stuart Katz Collection. After a forty-five-minute lecture-demonstration about the formation of ideographic symbols, the...   More >

 Hands-on workshop limited to 50 participants.

 $13 BAMPFA - General admission, $11 BAMPFA - Non-UC Berkeley students, disabled, 65+, FREE BAMPFA - BAMPFA members; UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff; 18 & under; one adult per child 13 & under; and artists in the BAMPFA collection/MATRIX

 Registration cost is included with BAMPFA admission. Register online

Friday, September 13, 2019

CSEAS events will resume in September

Lecture: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | September 13 |  Institute of East Asian Studies (Golden Bear Center, 1995 University Ave., 5th floor)

 Center for Southeast Asia Studies

The regular lecture series hosted by CSEAS during the academic year will begin in September.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Help (Not) Wanted: Immigration Politics in Japan

Colloquium: Center for Japanese Studies | September 20 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Michael Strausz, Texas Christian University

 Center for Japanese Studies (CJS)

Why has Japan’s immigration policy remained so restrictive, especially in light of economic, demographic, and international political forces that are pushing Japan to admit more immigrants? In this presentation, Strausz will argue that Japan’s immigration policy has remained restrictive for two reasons. First, Japan’s labor-intensive businesses have failed to defeat anti-immigration forces within...   More >

Friday, November 1, 2019

The Spatiality of Emotion in Early Modern China: From Dreamscapes to Theatricality

Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies | November 1 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Ling Hon Lam, Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures, UC Berkeley

 David Marno, Associate Professor of English, UC Berkeley

 Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)

Emotion takes place. Rather than an interior state of mind in response to the outside world, emotion per se is spatial, at turns embedding us from without, transporting us somewhere else, or putting us ahead of ourselves. In his book The Spatiality of Emotion in Early Modern China, Ling Hon Lam gives an original account of the history of emotions in Chinese literature and culture centered on the...   More >

Friday, November 15, 2019

Pilgrimage and Identity Formation in Taiwan

Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies | November 15 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Craig Quintero, Associate Professor, Chair, Department of Theatre and Dance, Grinnell College

 SanSan Kwan, Associate Professor, Theater Dance and Performance Studies, UC Berkeley

 Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)

In 1991, the Taiwanese experimental theatre company U Theatre started incorporating the Baishatun Matsu pilgrimage into their actor training. The actors joined thousands of Taiwanese pilgrims in the religious procession devoted to the goddess Matsu, walking 350 kilometers from Baishatun to Bei-gang in nine days. During the late 1990s, an increasing number of experimental theatre companies also...   More >