Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Lecture: Center for Korean Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | February 21 | 12-2 p.m. | 602 Barrows Hall
Laura Kang, Professor of Gender & Sexuality Studies, English and Comparative Literature, UC Irvine
Part of the Feminist Studies and Decolonial Epistemologies Lecture Series
This talk recalls and retraces the inter-Asian network of feminist mobilizations against Japanese sex tourism and U.S. military prostitution in the early 1970s. The work of attending to the discrepant yet linked histories of imperialist sexual violence, military dictatorship, and neocolonial exploitation of Asian womens... More >
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
Chung-in Moon, Distinguished University Professor at Yonsei University John Linton, Director, International Health Care Center, Severance Hospital of Yonsei Medical School; John Linton, Director, International Health Care Center, Yonsei University Severance Hospital
With the ongoing crisis over North Korean nuclear weapons, questions of humanitarian assistance to North Korea have fallen by the wayside. Prof. Chung-in Moon will talk about the Moon Jae-in governments policy towards North Korea. Prof. John Linton will talk about about overall humanitarian conditions in... More >
Reconfiguration of Ceramic Production and Trade in China at the Threshold of Global Trade: An Archaeological Perspective
Lecture: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Tang Center for Silk Road Studies: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | February 21 | 5-7 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Li Min, UCLA
Taking archaeological ceramics from production, transportation, and consumption sites during the 13th to 17th century, this paper examines the changing configuration of ceramic production and trade on Chinese coast during the critical transition from the Asiatic Trade Network to the beginning of early global trade. I will explore how potter communities in China linked to emerging maritime... More >
Meeting: Center for Chinese Studies | February 21 | 5-7 p.m. | Civic Center Secondary School
ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)
Teachers in ORIAS World History Reading Groups read one book each month within a global studies theme. Participants meet monthly to eat and spend two hours in collegial conversation. It is a relaxing, intellectually rich atmosphere for both new and experienced teachers.
This event is for k-14 teachers.
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
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.
Exhibit - Multimedia: Center for Korean Studies | January 31 – April 22, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Avant Dictee offers viewers an opportunity to experience the work of this prolific artist in a new way, through her best-known work, the artists book Dictee. Placing the book as a point of entry into her wider creative production, the exhibition explores resonances between Dictees ten thematic sections (nine of them named for the Greek muses) and artworks drawn from the... More >