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    • Natural Infrastructure in China’s Era of Ecological Civilization 

      Yeh, Emily (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2020-10-19)
      Speaker: Emily T. Yeh is Professor of Geography at the University of Colorado, Boulder Abstract: Although infrastructure is conventionally thought of in reference to human-designed systems such as railroads, pipelines, ...
    • Reframing Disability: Manga's Portrayals of Deaf Characters 

      Okuyama, Yoshiko (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2021-10-18)
      Yoshiko Okuyama, a professor of Japanese studies at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo, discusses "Reframing Disability in Manga" (University of Hawaii Press 2020), which she wrote after interviewing manga artists, conducting ...
    • At the Edge of China—life in a Tibetan town 

      Demick, Barbara (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2021-09-27)
      Barbara Demick - author and journalist, formal Bureau Chief of the Los Angeles Time in Beijing and Seoul, previously reported from the Middle East and Balkans for the Philadelphia Inquirer, press fellow at the Council on ...
    • Intergenerational Reproduction Migration: the Case of China 

      Xiang, Biao (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2021-05-10)
      Professor Xiang Biao, Professor of Social Anthropology, Oxford University, MPI for Social Anthropology, Max Planck Institute - International reproduction migration means that people move for the purpose of maintaining and ...
    • The Rise of “National Heritage” in Modern China 

      Lai, Guolong (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017-09-11)
      Guolong Lai, Associate Professor of Chinese Art and Archaeology, University of Florida - As a national cultural policy, heritage preservation was introduced into China from the West as part of the modernizing efforts under ...
    • To Speak Is to Blunder but I Venture 

      Li, Yiyun (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017-02-27)
      Yiyun Li, Professor of English, UC Davis - Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life, the first nonfiction book by novelist and short story writer Yiyun Li, explores a life lived in reading and writing, with a ...
    • Urbanization and Children of Migrants in China 

      Chan, Kam Wing (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2018-09-24)
      Professor Kam Wing Chan, Professor of Geography, University of Washington - China’s population is rapidly aging. In recent years, the proportion of China's working-age population has been declining, and the society will ...
    • Sinicizing Tibetan Buddhism? Recent Developments in Beijing's Tibet Policy 

      Carlson, Allen (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2019-03-04)
      Allen Carlson, Associate Professor of Government, Cornell University - In recent months China’s detention centers in Xinjiang have attracted considerable attention. However, the challenge in Tibet to China’s leaders is ...
    • The Politics of Relocation: Demolition and Resettlement in Shanghai and Mumbai 

      Frazier, Mark (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2019-02-11)
      Mark Frazier, Professor of Politics, Director of India China Institute, The New School - Shanghai’s record of massive and rapid urban transformation in the 1990s and 2000s has been the envy of many urban planners and city ...
    • The Idological Foundations of the Qing Fiscal State 

      Zhang, Taisu (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2019-04-15)
      Taisu Zhang, Associate Professor of Law, Yale Law School - Professor Zhang provides a new account of Qing fiscal legislation and policymaking that focuses on the interplay between political ideology and state institutions. ...