Upcoming Events

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

China’s Hong Kong SAR at 20: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | November 14 | 1-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Electronic Resources for Chinese Studies in Social Sciences

Information Session: Center for Chinese Studies | November 14 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 341 East Asian Library

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Noon Concert: Gamelan

Performing Arts - Music: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | November 15 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

Japanese Language Resources

Information Session: Center for Japanese Studies | November 15 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 341 East Asian Library

The Short Films of Hayoun Kwon

Film - Short: Center for Korean Studies | November 15 | 7-8:05 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

Qigong with Director Eric Siegel

Workshop: Center for Chinese Studies: Other Campus Events | November 17 | 10-11 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

Lineage of Japanese Prose Fiction

Panel Discussion: Center for Japanese Studies | November 17 | 4 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Buffalo Boy

Film - Feature: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | November 18 | 5:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Monday, November 20, 2017

They Came From Everywhere: The People of the Amur

Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Mongolia Initiative | November 20 | 5 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The South Korean Rock Music Scene: Interview with Kendra Van Nyhuis, Department of Music

Presentation: Center for Korean Studies | November 21 | 9-9:30 a.m. | Barrows Hall, Radio broadcast, ON-AIR ONLY, 90.7FM

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Manufactured Landscapes

Film - Documentary: Center for Chinese Studies | November 26 | 3-4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Comrades: Almost a Love Story

Film - Feature: Center for Chinese Studies | November 26 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Western Language Resources for East Asian Studies

Information Session: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies | November 28 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 341 East Asian Library

Thursday, November 30, 2017

State-Building And Political Development In US Foreign Policy

Lecture: Center for Japanese Studies | November 30 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room

Rise of the Female Imam: Gender Reform in Islam

Panel Discussion: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | November 30 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall

Center Stage

Film - Feature: Center for Chinese Studies | November 30 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Friday, December 1, 2017

Western Language Resources for East Asian Studies

Information Session: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies | December 1 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 341 East Asian Library

BLC Fellows Forum

Presentation: Center for Chinese Studies | December 1 | 3-5 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, B-4 (Classroom side)

Sunday, December 3, 2017

The Four Treasures of Brush Painting: Plum Blossoms with Karen LeGault: With Karen LeGault

Workshop: Center for Chinese Studies | December 3 | 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Golden Mountain, Iron Heap: A Poetic Ethnography of Extraction in Eastern Mongolia

Lecture: Institute of East Asian Studies: Mongolia Initiative | December 5 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Trans-Regionalism and Economic Co-Dependency across the South China Sea

Lecture: Center for Chinese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | December 6 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs: December's Movie at Moffitt

Film - Documentary: Center for Chinese Studies | December 6 | 7-9 p.m. | 405 Moffitt Undergraduate Library

Thursday, December 7, 2017

An Epic Transformation: The Transition of the Oirat Oral Epic Jangar from ‘Culture’ to ‘Cultural Resource’

Lecture: Institute of East Asian Studies: Mongolia Initiative | December 7 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Friday, December 8, 2017

Qigong with Director Eric Siegel

Workshop: Center for Chinese Studies: Other Campus Events | December 8 | 10-11 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Korean Fashion from the Joseon Dynasty to Today

Lecture: Center for Korean Studies: Other Campus Events | December 9 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Asian Art Museum, Samsung Hall

Center Stage

Film - Feature: Center for Chinese Studies | December 9 | 8 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Friday, December 15, 2017

Dam Street

Film - Feature: Center for Chinese Studies | December 15 | 4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Hero

Film - Feature: Center for Chinese Studies | December 16 | 8:15 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Ran

Film - Feature: Center for Japanese Studies | December 27 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Friday, January 19, 2018

Imagining Sculpture in China

Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies | January 19 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Memorial Service in Honor of Professor Hong Yung Lee (1939-2017)

Reception: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Other Campus Events | January 21 | 2-5 p.m. | Faculty Club, Great Hall

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Metropolitan Migrations and Interwar Vietnamese Culture

Lecture: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | January 23 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Richard Vinograd and Philip Kafalas on Chen Hongshou

Panel Discussion: Center for Chinese Studies | January 27 | 1 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Sunday, January 28, 2018

The Four Treasures of Brush Painting: Bamboo with Karen LeGault

Workshop: Center for Chinese Studies | January 28 | 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Gendered Politics of Socialist Consumption in North Korea, 1953-1965

Colloquium: Center for Korean Studies | February 1 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Buddhism and Divination in Tibet

Lecture: Center for Buddhist Studies | February 8 | 5-7 p.m. | Faculty Club, Heyns Room

Friday, February 9, 2018

Spreading the Word: Woodblock Publishing Sites and Book Distribution Networks in the Qing

Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies | February 9 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Monday, February 12, 2018

The Displacement of Borders among Russian Koreans in Northeast Asia

Colloquium: Center for Korean Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Mongolia Initiative | February 12 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Thursday, February 15, 2018

The Merit of Words and Letters: Sutra Recitation in Japanese Zen

Lecture: Center for Buddhist Studies | February 15 | 5-7 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Sunday, February 18, 2018

The Four Treasures of Brush Painting: Orchid with Karen LeGault

Workshop: Center for Chinese Studies | February 18 | 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

From Turks to Mongols: David Ayalon’s Vision of the Eurasian Steppe in Islamic History

Lecture: Institute of East Asian Studies: Mongolia Initiative | February 20 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Decolonial and Deimperial Crossings: An Inter-Asian Feminist Genealogy

Lecture: Center for Korean Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | February 21 | 12-2 p.m. | 602 Barrows Hall

The North Korean Quagmire and the Moon Jae-in Government: Nukes, Humanitarian Assistance, and Prospects for Inter-Korean Relations

Lecture: Center for Korean Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | February 21 | 3 p.m. | Barrows Hall, 8th Floor Social Science Matrix

Thursday, February 22, 2018

An Evening of Korean Poetry

Conference/Symposium: Center for Korean Studies | February 22 | 4-7 p.m. |  Berkeley City Club

Friday, February 23, 2018

Labor Relations in Southeast Asian Fisheries

Panel Discussion: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | February 23 | 12-2 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Buddhism and Social Discrimination in Japan

Colloquium: Center for Japanese Studies | March 1 | 4-6 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

Annual Chinese New Year Banquet

Special Event: Center for Chinese Studies | March 1 | 6-9 p.m. |  China Village

Friday, March 2, 2018

Workshop on Tannishō Commentarial Materials

Conference/Symposium: Center for Japanese Studies | March 2 – 4, 2018 every day |  Jodo Shinshu Center

The Killing Season

Lecture: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | March 2 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Workshop on Tannishō Commentarial Materials

Conference/Symposium: Center for Japanese Studies | March 2 – 4, 2018 every day |  Jodo Shinshu Center

Gamelan Çudamani's 20th Anniversary Tour

Performing Arts - Music: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | March 3 | 7 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Workshop on Tannishō Commentarial Materials

Conference/Symposium: Center for Japanese Studies | March 2 – 4, 2018 every day |  Jodo Shinshu Center

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Storm Clouds Over The Western Pacific: Challenges To American Strategy In East Asia

Lecture: Center for Chinese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | March 6 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

Friday, March 9, 2018

An Intellectual History of Literati Localism, 1100-1500

Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies | March 9 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Monday, March 12, 2018

The Political Economy and Legal Aspects of Trade Policy in the Trump

Conference/Symposium | March 12 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Goldberg room 297

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Ethnographic films by Director-cinematographer Xiangchen Liu

Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies: Mongolia Initiative | March 14 | 4-6 p.m. |  1995 University Avenue, fifth floor

Meditation and Nonconceptual Awareness: Perspectives from Buddhist Philosophy and Cognitive Science

Lecture: Center for Buddhist Studies | March 14 | 5-7 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Protesting Precarity in South Korea: Space, Infrastructure, and the Politics of the Body

Colloquium: Center for Korean Studies | March 15 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Friday, March 16, 2018

Sunflowers and Umbrellas: Social Movements, Expressive Practices, and Political Culture in Taiwan and Hong Kong

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 16 | 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Sunday, March 25, 2018

The Four Treasures of Brush Painting: Chrysanthemum with Karen LeGault

Workshop: Center for Chinese Studies | March 25 | 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

Monday, April 9, 2018

Disaster Management in East Asia

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | April 9 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

ARCH Lecture: Chat Chuenrudeemol

Lecture: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | April 11 | 6:30-8 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall

Friday, April 13, 2018

Rethinking Labor: Work and Livelihood in Japan

Conference/Symposium: Center for Japanese Studies | April 13 |  UC Berkeley Campus

Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Student Conference in Modern Chinese Humanities

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies | April 13 | 1-6 p.m. |  1995 University Avenue, fifth floor

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Rethinking Labor: Work and Livelihood in Japan

Conference/Symposium: Center for Japanese Studies | April 14 |  UC Berkeley Campus

Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Student Conference in Modern Chinese Humanities

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies | April 14 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  1995 University Avenue, fifth floor

Friday, April 20, 2018

The Origins of the Chinese Nation: Song China and the Forging of an East Asian World Order

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

Theater: The Dream of Kitamura: Written and Directed by Philip Kan Gotanda

Performing Arts - Theater | April 20 – 22, 2018 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Theater: The Dream of Kitamura: Written and Directed by Philip Kan Gotanda

Performing Arts - Theater | April 20 – 22, 2018 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Theater: The Dream of Kitamura: Written and Directed by Philip Kan Gotanda

Performing Arts - Theater | April 20 – 22, 2018 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Book Talk: Figuring Korean Futures: Children’s Literature in Modern Korea

Colloquium: Center for Korean Studies | April 26 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Friday, April 27, 2018

Migrations and New Mobilities in Southeast Asia

Conference/Symposium: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | April 27 – 28, 2018 every day | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Theater: The Dream of Kitamura: Written and Directed by Philip Kan Gotanda

Performing Arts - Theater | April 27 – 29, 2018 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Migrations and New Mobilities in Southeast Asia

Conference/Symposium: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | April 27 – 28, 2018 every day | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Javanese Shadow Play

Performing Arts - Music: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | April 28 | 7:30 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

Theater: The Dream of Kitamura: Written and Directed by Philip Kan Gotanda

Performing Arts - Theater | April 27 – 29, 2018 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Theater: The Dream of Kitamura: Written and Directed by Philip Kan Gotanda

Performing Arts - Theater | April 27 – 29, 2018 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Noon Concert: Gamelan

Performing Arts - Music: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | May 2 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

Friday, May 4, 2018

Across the High Seas: Cross-Cultural Encounters in the Indian Ocean Littoral

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Tang Center for Silk Road Studies: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | May 4 – 5, 2018 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Maritime Asia

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | May 4 | 2-5 p.m. | Faculty Club, Heyns Room

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Across the High Seas: Cross-Cultural Encounters in the Indian Ocean Littoral

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Tang Center for Silk Road Studies: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | May 4 – 5, 2018 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

In-Between Places: Korean American Artists in the Bay Area

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Korean Studies | September 13 – December 10, 2017 every day |  Mills College Art Museum

Couture Korea

Exhibit - Multimedia: Center for Korean Studies: Other Campus Events | November 3, 2017 – February 4, 2018 every day | Asian Art Museum, First Floor Special Exhibition Gallery

Repentant Monk: Illusion and Disillusion in the Art of Chen Hongshou

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | October 25, 2017 – January 28, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Buddhist Realms

Exhibit - Multimedia: Center for Buddhist Studies | October 25, 2017 – April 22, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Avant Dictee

Exhibit - Multimedia: Center for Korean Studies | January 31 – April 22, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive