Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Information Session: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Other Campus Events: Mongolia Initiative | April 26 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 341 East Asian Library
Bruce Williams, C. V. Starr East Asian Library
Introduction to locating materials and information in Western languages in the area of East Asian Studies by using library databases, catalogs and other bibliographic tools.
Back from the Brink: The Global Revival of Manchu Studies: A Memorial Lecture for Professor Emeritus James Bosson
Memorial: Mongolia Initiative | April 26 | 5 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Mark Elliott, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University
Jacob Dalton, East Asian Languages and Cultures, UC Berkeley
With the passing of Professor James Bosson the campus lost an early and important voice in the study of Mongolian, Manchu, and Tibetan language and culture. A memorial lecture in his honor will be presented by his former student Mark Eilliott, Harvard University.
Lecture: Center for Korean Studies | April 26 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility), Seminar Room
The Chulmun culture, documented by over 870 sites across the Korean Peninsula, presents one of the long-standing Neolithic traditions from the Early Holocene, comparable to the Jomon in Japan. The Neolithic landscape of Korea has been understood in a fragmented fashion, as rescue projects have driven archaeological investigations. A more fundamental problem lies in the mode of explanation of... More >