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March 2020

Spring Recess

March 16 - March 20

Academic Holidays: Most Administrative Offices Open; No Classes Held

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Syllabus from Scratch (for Graduate Students)

March 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
212 Butler Library, 535 W 114th St
New York, NY 10027
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Are you drafting a syllabus? Whether the syllabus is for the Teaching Scholars program, the academic job market, or a dream course in the future, join us to begin designing an effective syllabus from scratch. During the Syllabus from Scratch workshop, participants will learn about the elements of an effective syllabus, define course learning goals, and discuss assessments and grading that will promote student learning in their course. Facilitated by Caitlin DeClercq, Center for Teaching and Learning. By the end…

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Intertechnology, ca. 1800: Science and Morals in Japan between Woodblock and Copperplate

March 24 @ 6:00 pm
523 Butler Library, 535 West 114th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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The Book History Colloquium Presents:   Intertechnology, ca. 1800: Science and Morals in Japan between Woodblock and Copperplate   Hansun Hsiung, Assistant Professor in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, Durham University (U.K.) This talk examines the meanings attached to the use of copperplate and woodblock illustrations in scientific and moral treatises in Japan ca. 1800, with a focus on the work of the artisan and scientific popularizer Shiba Kōkan (1747-1818). Based on the study of entries on etching…

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CANCELED: Dangerous Youth (1969): Taiwan Dialect Cinema of the 1960s screening and discussion

March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
511 Dodge Hall, 2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Weatherhead East Asian Institute Event Please join us for a film screening with: Chun-chi Wang 王君琦, director Taiwan Film Institute Moderated by: Ying Qian, Assistant Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University Taiwan cinema has been mostly known by its New Wave in the 1980s and its New Wave auteurs Hou Hsiao-Hsien, Edward Yang, and others. Recently the art films of Tsai Ming-liang has also attracted a lot of scholarly attention. But Taiwan cinema of the 1950s…

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Last Day to Pass/Fail

March 26

Columbia College, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, School of Engineering & Applied Science (Graduate), School of Engineering & Applied Science (Undergraduate), School of General Studies, School of International and Public Affairs, School of Professional Studies, School of the Arts

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CANCELED Welfare for Repression: China’s Use of Social Assistance to Suppress Protest and Contention

March 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
School of Social Work, Room C03, 1255 Amsterdam Ave
New York, 10027 United States
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Please join for a lecture with: Jennifer Pan, Assistant Professor of Communication, Stanford University Moderated by: Yao Lu, Associate Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Columbia University About the Speaker: Jennifer Pan is an Assistant Professor of Communication at Stanford University. Her research examines the strategies authoritarian regimes employ to perpetuate their rule, including censorship, redistribution, and responsiveness, using large-scale data from traditional and digital media as well as experiments on media platforms. Her work has appeared in the American…

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CANCELED Japan’s Global Moment in the G-Zero World

March 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Weatherhead East Asian Institute Event Please join for a lecture with: Joshua Walker, President and CEO, Japan Society Moderated by: Carol Gluck, George Sansom Professor of History, Department of History, Columbia University About the Speaker: Dr. Joshua W. Walker is the new President of Japan Society. Previously Global Head of Strategic Initiatives at Eurasia Group, he earned his Ph.D. at Princeton in international affairs, specializing in East Asia and the Middle East. This is a Weatherhead East Asian Institute Lectures…

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April 2020

“The Interrogation Rooms of the Korean War”

April 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
403 Kent Hall, 1140 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Please join us for a book talk with: Monica Kim, Associate Professor of History New York University   About the book: Traditional histories of the Korean War have long focused on violations of the thirty-eighth parallel, the line drawn by American and Soviet officials in 1945 dividing the Korean peninsula. But The Interrogation Rooms of the Korean War presents an entirely new narrative, shifting the perspective from the boundaries of the battlefield to inside the interrogation room. Upending conventional notions…

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Japanese Chat Club

April 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on 04/03/2020 at 2:00pm

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403 Kent Hall, 1140 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States
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CANCELED Visualizing Koryŏ Buddhism: New Insights from Temple Excavations

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Center for Korean Research Colloquium   Please join us for a talk with: Sem Vermeersch, Associate Professor of Buddhism Seoul National University   Abstract: Despite a growing body of research on the Koryŏ Dynasty (918–1392), in world history it still remains a somewhat peripheral presence. Beyond its celadon, there is not really any image that is readily associated with Koryŏ culture. The Mongol invasions of the 13th century certainly played a role in destroying vital visual documentation, as did the…

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