Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Lecture: Center for Chinese Studies | October 25 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
Nicolas Tackett, Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley Department of History
Due to an abundance of surviving textual sources, historians of
China's Song Dynasty (960-1279) have made relatively little use of the
archaeological record. In this talk, I will introduce a database I
have compiled of eleventh-century tombs excavated in a broad region
that spans the historical boundary between the Song state and its
northern neighbor, the Eurasian steppe-based Liao Empire.... More >
Lecture: Center for Chinese Studies | October 25 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
This volume brings together fourteen essays that explore the role of hiddennessas both an object and a mode of representationin the history of cultural production in China.
Lecture: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | October 25 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Eric Pido, Associate Professor of Asian American Studies, San Francisco State University
This presentation examines the role of Filipinos who return to their homeland, after living in the U.S. for several decades, in the economic development of the Philippines.
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Painting: Center for Korean Studies | September 13 – December 10, 2017 every day | Mills College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94613
In-Between Places (사이에 머물다) is the story of Korean American artists and their dreams, featuring new work by: Jung Ran Bae; Sohyung Choi; Kay Kang; Miran Lee; Young June Lew; Nicholas Oh; Younhee Paik; and Minji Sohn.
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
Chen Hongshou is a major figure in Chinese art of the late Ming and early Qing dynasties. This exhibition explores his visually compelling work and his response to the turmoil of his times.
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
This presentation showcases exquisite examples of Buddhist art from the Himalayan region.