Upcoming Events

Friday, December 7, 2018

CripTech: Disability and Technology in Japan and the United States: An International Symposium

Conference/Symposium: Center for Japanese Studies | December 7 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  David Brower Center

Immigration Policy in Japan and South Korea

Colloquium: Center for Japanese Studies | December 7 | 4 p.m. | Barrows Hall, 554, Ethnic Studies Conference Room

Saturday, December 8, 2018

CripTech: Disability and Technology in Japan and the United States: An International Symposium

Conference/Symposium: Center for Japanese Studies | December 8 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  David Brower Center

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Ugetsu

Film - Feature: Center for Japanese Studies | December 12 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Gallery Talk: Elizabeth Sharf on the Japanese Collection

Lecture: Center for Japanese Studies | December 13 | 12-1 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Gallery Talk: Elizabeth Sharf on the Japanese Collection

Lecture: Center for Chinese Studies | December 13 | 12-1 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Sansho the Bailiff

Film - Documentary: Center for Japanese Studies | December 15 | 8-10 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Sanshiro Sugata

Film - Feature: Center for Japanese Studies | December 18 | 6:30-7:50 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Spirited Away

Film - Feature: Center for Japanese Studies | December 29 | 3-5:05 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Double Suicide

Film - Feature: Center for Japanese Studies | December 29 | 7:45-9:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Harakiri

Film - Feature: Center for Japanese Studies | January 9 | 7-9 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Ugetsu

Film - Feature: Center for Japanese Studies | January 13 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Artist’s Talk: Masako Miki

Film - Feature: Center for Japanese Studies | January 16 | 12 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Harp of Burma

Film - Feature: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | January 17 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Is the Śaiva Source of the Buddhist Herukābhidhāna's Treatment of Initiation pre-Tantric?

Lecture: Center for Buddhist Studies | January 24 | 5-7 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Friday, January 25, 2019

No Laughing Matter: Learning to Speak the "Common Language" in 1950s China

Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies | January 25 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Cafe Lumiere

Film - Feature: Center for Japanese Studies | January 26 | 8:15 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Double Suicide

Film - Feature: Center for Japanese Studies | January 27 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

From the Upper Indus to the East Coast of China: On the Origin of the Pictorial Representation of the Lotus Sūtra

Lecture: Center for Buddhist Studies: Tang Center for Silk Road Studies | January 30 | 5-7 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Thursday, January 31, 2019

The "Manananggal": On the Labor of Difference

Lecture: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | January 31 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

The Veda, Indian Grammarians, and the Language of Early Buddhism

Lecture: Center for Buddhist Studies | January 31 | 5-7 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

Friday, February 1, 2019

Book Talk: The Feminist Awakening in China

Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies | February 1 | 3-5 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), IEAS Conference Room (510A)

Dynasties and Democracy in Japan

Colloquium: Center for Japanese Studies | February 1 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Kodo: One Earth Tour: Evolution

Performing Arts - Other | February 2 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Kodo: One Earth Tour: Evolution

Performing Arts - Other | February 3 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Townsend Center's Berkeley Book Chat with Michael Nylan: The Chinese Pleasure Book

Lecture | February 6 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

Labor Regimes of Indenture – A Global Overview of Migrant Domestic Work

Lecture: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | February 6 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 554 Barrows Hall

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Xiao Wu

Film - Feature | February 7 | 2:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Shoroon Bumbagar: Tombs with Mounds in Central Mongolia

Lecture: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Mongolia Initiative | February 7 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Chinese Animal Gods

Lecture: Center for Buddhist Studies | February 7 | 5-7 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

Platform

Film - Feature | February 7 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Friday, February 8, 2019

Unknown Pleasures

Film - Feature | February 8 | 2:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Gallery + Studio: Animal Encounters in Japanese Art

Workshop: Center for Japanese Studies | February 9 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Gallery + Studio: Animal Encounters in Japanese Art

Workshop: Center for Japanese Studies | February 9 | 1-2:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Ash Is Purest White

Film - Feature | February 10 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Monday, February 11, 2019

Taming Japan’s Deflation

Colloquium: Center for Japanese Studies | February 11 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Chou Hall N340/344

Beyond heteronormativity: Queer archaeology in Japan

Lecture: Center for Japanese Studies | February 11 | 4-6 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)

Design Field Notes: Karen Nakamura

Lecture: Center for Japanese Studies | February 11 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | 220 Jacobs Hall

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Friday, February 15, 2019

Multiplicity of Asian Buddhist Modernities: 2019 Sheng Yen Conference

Conference/Symposium: Center for Buddhist Studies: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | February 15 – 17, 2019 every day | 370 Dwinelle Hall

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Multiplicity of Asian Buddhist Modernities: 2019 Sheng Yen Conference

Conference/Symposium: Center for Buddhist Studies: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | February 15 – 17, 2019 every day | 370 Dwinelle Hall

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Multiplicity of Asian Buddhist Modernities: 2019 Sheng Yen Conference

Conference/Symposium: Center for Buddhist Studies: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | February 15 – 17, 2019 every day | 370 Dwinelle Hall

A Touch of Sin

Film - Feature | February 17 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Mongol ‘Translations’ of a Nepalese Stupa: Architectural Replicas and the Cult of Bodnāthe Stūpa/Jarung khashar in Mongolia

Lecture: Center for Buddhist Studies: Mongolia Initiative: Tang Center for Silk Road Studies | February 21 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Friday, February 22, 2019

Points of Transition: Ovoo and the Ritual Remaking of Religious, Ecological, and Historical Politics in Inner Asia

Conference/Symposium: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Mongolia Initiative: Tang Center for Silk Road Studies | February 22 | 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Monday, February 25, 2019

American Sutra: Buddhism and the Incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII

Colloquium: Center for Japanese Studies | February 25 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Counter-Trajectories of Agrarian Change: Agroecology and Politics in a Sumatran Plantation Zone

Lecture: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | February 26 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Curating a Decolonial Guide to Hawai‘i: The Detours Project

Lecture: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | February 27 | 12-2 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

Friday, March 1, 2019

Workshop on Tannishō Commentarial Materials

Conference/Symposium: Center for Japanese Studies | March 1 – 3, 2019 every day |  Jodo Shinshu Center

Singing to the People: Evolving Iconic Songs in Contemporary China

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

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Workshop on Tannishō Commentarial Materials

Conference/Symposium: Center for Japanese Studies | March 1 – 3, 2019 every day |  Jodo Shinshu Center

Literary Representations of Buddhist Funerals

Colloquium: Center for Japanese Studies | March 2 | 5-6:30 p.m. |  Jodo Shinshu Center

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Workshop on Tannishō Commentarial Materials

Conference/Symposium: Center for Japanese Studies | March 1 – 3, 2019 every day |  Jodo Shinshu Center

Monday, March 4, 2019

History on the Run: Hmong Refugees and Knowledge Formation

Lecture: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | March 4 | 4:30-6 p.m. | 554 Barrows Hall

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

#MeToo Hong Kong

Lecture: Center for Chinese Studies | March 6 | 12-2 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

Friday, March 8, 2019

Global Reception of the Classic Zhuangzi: Han to Tang (Day 1)

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies | March 8 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | Institute of East Asian Studies (Golden Bear Center, 1995 University Ave., 5th floor), IEAS Conference Room (510A)

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Global Reception of the Classic Zhuangzi: Han to Tang (Day 2)

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies | March 9 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Institute of East Asian Studies (Golden Bear Center, 1995 University Ave., 5th floor), IEAS Conference Room (510A)

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Picturing Identities and Ideologies in Modern Korea: Transnational Perspectives for Visual Culture

Conference/Symposium: Center for Korean Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 14 | 5-7:30 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Institute

Friday, March 15, 2019

Picturing Identities and Ideologies in Modern Korea: Transnational Perspectives for Visual Culture

Conference/Symposium: Center for Korean Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 15 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Institute

New Asian Disorder: Diagnosis and Prognosis

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | March 15 | 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The Specter Haunting Singapore: Why the People's Action Party Cannot Get Over Operation Coldstore

Lecture: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | March 19 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Wai Wai Nu | On Rohingya Citizenship Rights: Talk followed by community updates by UC Berkeley's Rohingya Working Group

Panel Discussion: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | March 19 | 4-6 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)

Beyond Imperial Aesthetics: Theorizing Art and Politics in East Asia

Panel Discussion: Center for Japanese Studies | March 19 | 5-7 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Still Walking

Film - Feature | March 20 | 3:10 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

On Twenty-first Century Postcolonialism

Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies | March 20 | 4-6 p.m. | 220 Stephens Hall

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Like Father, Like Son

Film - Feature | March 27 | 3:10 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019

2019 Stanford-Berkeley Graduate Student Conference In Premodern Chinese Humanities

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies | April 5 | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), IEAS Conference Room (510A)

Key Issues in the Current Global Economy

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | April 5 | 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Saturday, April 6, 2019

2019 Stanford-Berkeley Graduate Student Conference In Premodern Chinese Humanities

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies | April 6 | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), IEAS Conference Room (510A)

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Heavy Metal Bamboo: Making Archaic Bamboo Instruments Modern in Bandung, Indonesia

Lecture: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | April 9 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Monday, April 15, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The Last Whalers: Telling the Story of One of the World's Last Whaling Tribes

Lecture: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | April 16 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Friday, April 19, 2019

China's Growing Sharp Power: Western, Asian, and African Perspectives

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Other Campus Events: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | April 19 | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. | TBD David Brower Center

Friday, April 26, 2019

International Conference on Korean Literature

Conference/Symposium: Center for Korean Studies | April 26 | 10 a.m.-7 p.m. | Institute of East Asian Studies (Golden Bear Center, 1995 University Ave., 5th floor), Conference Room

Maritime Hubs and Mobilities: Rethinking Metropolitan Hong Kong-South China

Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies | April 26 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Gamelan Shadow Play

Performing Arts - Music: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | April 26 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

Saturday, April 27, 2019

International Conference on Korean Literature

Conference/Symposium: Center for Korean Studies | April 27 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | Institute of East Asian Studies (Golden Bear Center, 1995 University Ave., 5th floor), Conference Room

Monday, April 29, 2019

New Archaeology Discoveries in Asia: Book Launch for "Handbook of East and Southeast Asian Archaeology"

Panel Discussion: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Mongolia Initiative: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | April 29 | 3-5 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Noon Concert: Gamelan

Performing Arts - Music: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | May 8 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

Friday, May 24, 2019

Korean Film Workshop

Workshop: Center for Korean Studies | May 24 | 1-5:40 p.m. | Institute of East Asian Studies (Golden Bear Center, 1995 University Ave., 5th floor), Conference Room

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Korean Film Workshop

Workshop: Center for Korean Studies | May 25 | 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Institute of East Asian Studies (Golden Bear Center, 1995 University Ave., 5th floor), Conference Room

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

Boundless: Contemporary Tibetan Artists at Home and Abroad

Exhibit - Painting | October 3, 2018 – May 26, 2019 every day |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Ink, Paper, Silk: One Hundred Years of Collecting Japanese Art

Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | December 12, 2018 – April 14, 2019 every day |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Get Dancin’: Selections from the Collection

Exhibit - Photography: Center for Japanese Studies | January 9 – March 31, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Masako Miki / MATRIX 273

Exhibit - Sculpture: Center for Japanese Studies | January 9 – April 28, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive