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Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | October 21 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
The TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) has become a political flashpoint. Less discussed are the RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership), and AIIB (Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank). This conference explores how the TPP, the RCEP, and the AIIB may reshape the future of Asia, and the implications for the United States.
Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies | October 21 | 3 p.m. | CNMAT (1750 Arch St.) | Note change in location
Francisco Castillo Trigueros (b. 1983) is a composer of contemporary chamber, orchestral and electronic music from Mexico City residing in Chicago. He has received numerous distinctions such as the Jury 1st prize at the NEM Young Composers International Forum, the BMI Student Composer Award, honorable mentions in the 2010 and 2011 Morton Gould Young Composer Awards, and several nominations for... More >
Panel Discussion: Center for Chinese Studies | October 25 | 2-5 p.m. | 1995 University Avenue, fifth floor
This open forum will address two aspects of community planning and design in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Taiwan. First, the social and cultural contexts within which community planning flourished, and second, examples of work done in these two geographic locations. In San Francisco, during the periods of 1960-90s, and in Taiwan, 1990-present.
Seminar: Center for Chinese Studies | October 28 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 210 South Hall
(Note the room change.) The speaker will discuss experience in access to linguistic data from the development of a reader and corpus analysis tools for Chinese Buddhist texts. To begin with there is much promise and hype in open source projects that have been used or investigated in this project. Some... More >
Assessing benefits, costs, and tradeoffs of biologically-diversified farming systems in California's Central Coast
Lecture: Center for Chinese Studies | October 31 | 4-5 p.m. | 112 Hilgard Hall
Our work will explore: (1) the ways that DFS influence ecosystem services and biodiversity; (2) how DFS affect the yields, economic performance, and socioeconomic resilience of farming operations; and (3) how growers perceive and experience the benefits, costs, and tradeoffs of DFS.
Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies | November 2 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Pheng Cheah, Department of Rhetoric, UC Berkeley
Pheng Cheah's book, What Is a World?, offers the first critical consideration of world literatures cosmopolitan vocation. Cheah articulates a normative theory of literatures world-making power by creatively synthesizing four philosophical accounts of the world as a temporal process: idealism, Marxist materialism, phenomenology, and deconstruction.
Lecture: Center for Chinese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | November 7 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
LIN Yatin, Taipei National University of the Arts (TNUA)
SanSan Kwan, Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies
Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Institute of International Studies Interdisciplinary Faculty Program on Gender and the Transpacific World, Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies, Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)
Dance scholar LIN Yatin, from the Taipei National University of the Arts, will present a talk on the repertoire of two female choreographers from the Pacific region, LIN Lee-chen (founder and artistic director of Legend Lin Dance Theatre from Taiwan) and Helen Lai (choreographer of City Contemporary Dance Company from Hong Kong). She will discuss their work within the context of two different... More >
Presentation: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies | November 10 | 5-8 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), 5th floor, Institute for East Asian Studies conference Room
Professional Development for Educators
Over a dozen UC Berkeley doctoral students have each developed a single, polished presentation for delivery to k-12 students, k-12 teachers, or community college students. ORIAS and participating local teachers have worked with them to help them meld their scholarly expertise and passion with good teaching practices, age-appropriate content, and standards alignment.
Additional teacher colleagues are welcome! Please feel free to bring fellow teachers with you. Register online, or by calling Shane Carter at 510-643-0868, or by emailing Shane Carter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies | November 15 | 4-6 p.m. | Faculty Club, Heyns Room
Vivienne Shue, Professor Emeritus of Contemporary China Studies, Associate of the University of Oxford China Centre, and Emeritus Fellow of the College., St. Antony's College, University of Oxford
Kevin O'Brien, Director, Institute of East Asian Studies; Professor, Political Science, UC Berkeley
The speaker will explore analyses of political change through mapping, looking at the meticulous and ambitiously futurist land-use mapping of the entirety of the Chinese nation-space now carried out and incorporated as a central component of the party-states routines of comprehensive national development planning.
Lecture: Center for Chinese Studies | November 15 | 4:10 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room
Ann Swidler will present the Moses lecture on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. The lecture, entitled "Can We Create Good Institutions?," will be held in the Toll Room of Alumni House and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.
Workshop: Center for Chinese Studies | November 29 | 2-4:30 p.m. | International House, Home Room
Jason Patent, Robertson Center for Intercultural Leadership
Students from China continue to come to UC Berkeley in ever-greater numbers. What roles can each of us play in ensuring that we all make the most of this learning opportunity, both for the students and for ourselves? How can we bring awareness to our own and others stereotypes, so that we might transform them into learning opportunities? Through thoughtful conversation and inquiry, we will spend... More >
Who is the 'common' in the 'common good'?: The bifurcation of service and governance in Chinese public health after SARS: Demography Brown Bag
Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies | December 7 | 12:10-1 p.m. | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room
Katherine Mason, Assistant Professor, Anthropology, Brown University
Department of Demography, Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging, Berkeley Population Center
A weekly series of talks by visiting speakers, on varying topics of interest to demographers and scholars in the population sciences.
Lecture: Center for Chinese Studies | April 6 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room 220
Robert Hymes, Carpentier Professor of Oriental Studies, Columbia University
HTNM Lecture with Eden Medina, "Technology and Forensic Evidence Chilean Human Rights Investigations": History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series
Lecture: Center for Chinese Studies | April 13 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Eden Medina, Indiana University, Bloomington
In 1991, Chilean forensic scientists began the exhumation of 126 skeletons from Patio 29, a plot in the General Cemetery where the military ordered the burial of hundreds the disappeared and executed. The exhumations began shortly after Chile returned to democracy and provided proof of the human rights crimes that had taken place during the Pinochet dictatorship. By 2002, the Chilean government... More >
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