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2008-2009

WINTER 2009

  • Wednesday January 28, 2009
    37th Japan Seminar of Montreal
    Adrienne Hurley, East Asian Studies, McGill University
    Title: Teaching Takiji Today: Kobayahsi Takiji in the Contemporary North American Classroom (Click to see abstract)
    5:00 - 7:00
    Stephen Leacock bldg (Room 738)
  • Thursday January 29, 2009
    EAS Lecture Series
    Viren Murti, University of Ottawa
    Title: Resistance to Modernity and the Logic of Self-Negation as Politics: Takeuchi Yoshimi and Wang Hui on Lu Xun (Click to see abstract)
    5:30 - 7:00
    3434 McTavish(Room 302)
  • Monday, February 2, 2009
    Speaker: Nathan Rosenstein (Ohio State University)
    Title: "War, State-Formation, and the Evolution of Military Institutions: Ancient and Early Imperial China and Republican and Imperial Rome."
    Time: 1.30pm
    Location: TBA
    (Co-sponsored with the dept. of History and Classical Studies)
  • Friday February 20, 2009
    EAS Lecture Series
    Hyun Ok Park, York University
    Title: Everyday Life of North Koreans as Problematic: History, Capital, and Becoming Human (Click to see abstract)
    4:30 - 6:00
    Arts Building (Room 260)
  • Friday March 6, 2009
    Paul Hsiang Lecture Series on Chinese Poetry co-sponsored with Zen Poetry Festival with translator David Hinton
    Title: The Deep Ecology of Classical Chinese Poetry
    4:30 - 6:00
    Faculty Club- Heritage Room (1st fl)
  • March 14, 2009
    The 20th Japanese Language Speech Contest of Quebec
    Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre of Montreal
    8155 Rousselot Street, Montreal
  • Sunday March 15, 2009
    HSK Test
    McGill University
    McLennan Library (3459 McTavish- Lab 3)
    1:00
  • Wednesday March 18, 2009
    38th Japan Seminar of Montreal
    Vincent Mirza, East Asian Studies, McGill University
    Title: Young Women in Tokyo and the Changing Definition of Work: Morality, Marriage and Flexible Capitalism (Click to see abstract)
    5:00 - 7:00
    Stephen Leacock bldg (Room 738)
  • Saturday March 21, 2009
    2009 Chinese Speech Contest for University Students from Quebec, Nova Scotia, and Ottawa and Preliminary Selection of Contestants for World College Student Chinese Competition
    Saturday March 21, 2009
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Leacock Building Room 232
    McGill University Campus
  • Monday March 23, 2009
    EAS Lecture Series presents:
    (1) "Exit the Heroine: Represetations of Women Assassins and the Emperor System" by Chizuko Naito, Otsuma University in Tokyo
    (2) "The Pitfall Called the Face of the Nation:Japan-Korea Currency and the Image of Higuchi Ichiyo" by Youngran Ko, University of Tokyo
    Click to see Abstracts
    6:00pm-7:30pm( Note time change)
    Desautel Faculty of Management (Room 451)
  • Tuesday March 24, 2009
    EAS presents A Hero Terrorist: Adoration of Jing Ke Rivisted with Professor Yuri Pines, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    4:00-5:30
    3434 McTavish (Room 302)
  • Wednesday April 1, 2009
    Mini-Beatty Lecture presents Decoupled from History: North Korea, The Nuclear Problem and the U.S. (Click to see abstract)
    by Bruce Cumings
    Leacock Building(Room 232)
    4:30 - 6:00
  • Wednesday April 8, 2009
    Korean Culture Night 2009
    An evening of traditional Korean performances followed by buffet of authentic Korean food.
    6:00 – 8:00 pm
    Players Theater, Shatner Building 3480 McTavish 3rd Floor
    Cost $ 5.00 Seats are limited, for tickets contact Josh Redel at josh [dot] redel [at] mac [dot] com

FALL 2008

  • Paul Hsiang Lecture Series on Chinese Poetry present Why Didn't Zhao Mingcheng Send Letters or Poems to his Wife, Li Qingzhao, When He Was Away by Professor Ronald Egan, University of California, Santa Barbara.
    October 17, 2008
    4:30 - 6:00
    Old McGill Room, Faculty Club
  • EAS Speaker Series present "The Profit That Does Not Profit: Paradoxes With Li In Early Chinese Texts" by Carine Defoort, Catholic University of Louvain
    October 22, 2008
    5:30 - 7:00
    3434 McTavish, Room 302

  • Friday February 20, 2009
    EAS Lecture Series
    Hyun Ok Park, York University
    Title: Everyday Life of North Koreans as Problematic: History, Capital, and Becoming Human (Click to see abstract)
    4:30 - 6:00
    Arts Building (Room 260)