Upcoming Events

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

Refugee Crises - Past and Present: A book reading and discussion with author-activists Lauren Markham and Thi Bui

Reading - Nonfiction: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | March 6 | 6-8 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Goldberg Room

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 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Institute | Note change in time

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 | 8:30 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

Monday, March 18, 2019

"Three-Dimensional Chess": Dissecting the Political, Economic, and Military Layers of US-PRC-ROC Relations in 2019

Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 18 | 5-7 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

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

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

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

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

Fireside Chat with Ambassadors Cho and Harris: With Introduction by Former Ambassador Stephens

Special Event: Center for Korean Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 20 | 4-5:30 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

On Twenty-first Century Postcolonialism

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

Monday, March 25, 2019

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Entangling Pacific and Atlantic Worlds

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Other Campus Events | March 26 | 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. |  Anthony Hall

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Like Father, Like Son

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

Storm Clouds of a New Order? An Outlook in the Age of Trump

Lecture | March 27 | 5:30 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Thursday, April 4, 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

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Buddhist Contemplation and Higher Education: Researching and Adapting Contemplation in Modern Universities

Lecture: Center for Buddhist Studies | April 11 | 5-7 p.m. |  Goldman Theater, Brower Center

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

Monday, April 22, 2019

Grit - Film Screening and Discussion

Film - Documentary: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | April 22 | 4:30-8 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maud Fife Room

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

A Tantric Theology from 12th century Tibet

Lecture: Center for Buddhist Studies | April 29 | 5-7 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

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