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1140 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States
212-854-5027 ealac.columbia.edu

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September 2017

Academic Writing Workshop

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
403 Kent Hall, 1140 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Mandatory for all first year MA students (but open to all).  Reviews University guidelines on academic integrity and plagiarism.  With brief presentations by representatives from the Writing Center and the Counseling and Psychological Services. Prepares students for submission of their first graduate term papers.  Offers a chance for students to check in, ask questions, and socialize. 403 Kent Hall

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Columbia in Beijing Information Session

September 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
403 Kent Hall, 1140 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Columbia University in Beijing provides a rare opportunity for advanced students to directly enroll in a broad range of courses at Tsinghua University, one of China's top institutions. University options include courses in the humanities, social sciences, economics, environmental science, sciences, information sciences, engineering, and architecture. Attend this info session to learn more! For more info, visit: http://ogp.columbia.edu/program/columbia-beijing-semester

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October 2017

“Mt. Fuji as Lived Environment” DKC Lecture by Andrew Bernstein

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
403 Kent Hall, 1140 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States
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A lecture by Andrew Bernstein (Associate Professor of History, Lewis & Clark College) sponsored by the Donald Keene Center. Click below for more information: Mt. Fuji as Lived Environment: A Story of Ecological Adaptation and Technological Manipulation from the 17th Century to Today Thursday 5 October, 6pm, 403 Kent Hall, Columbia University No registration required.

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PhD Application Workshop

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
403 Kent Hall, 1140 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Open to all first year and continuing MA students. This workshop will introduce students to the PhD application process, taking as its focus the Columbia University's EALAC Department application guidelines and standards. Several of the department's new PhD students will share their experiences, as well as circulate examples of their Statements of Purpose and CVs. All students who are considering applying to PhD programs are encouraged to attend. 403 Kent Hall

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Looking Closely at Color in 19th-Century Nishiki-e

October 20 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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403 Kent Hall, 1140 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States
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A One-and-a-Half-Day Workshop, October 20-21, 2017 Co-Sponsored by: Mary Griggs Burke Center for Japanese Art Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture Columbia University “Looking Closely at Color in 19th-Century Nishiki-e” is a one-and-a-half day workshop to be held on October 20-21, 2017 (all day Friday and Saturday morning) at Columbia University. Co-sponsored by the Mary Griggs Burke Center for Japanese Art and the Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture, the workshop will bring together academic historians of art and culture,…

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Looking Closely at Color in 19th-Century Nishiki-e

October 21 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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403 Kent Hall, 1140 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States
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A One-and-a-Half-Day Workshop, October 20-21, 2017 Co-Sponsored by: Mary Griggs Burke Center for Japanese Art Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture Columbia University “Looking Closely at Color in 19th-Century Nishiki-e” is a one-and-a-half day workshop to be held on October 20-21, 2017 (all day Friday and Saturday morning) at Columbia University. Co-sponsored by the Mary Griggs Burke Center for Japanese Art and the Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture, the workshop will bring together academic historians of art and culture,…

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“The Nature of Unequal Treaties” DKC Lecture by Toshihiro Higuchi

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
403 Kent Hall, 1140 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States
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The Nature of Unequal Treaties: Illegal Sealing in Meiji Japan and an Environmental Consequence of Extraterritoriality A lecture by Toshihiro Higuchi (Assistant Professor, Department of History, Georgetown University) sponsored by the Donald Keene Center. Thursday 26 October, 6pm, 403 Kent Hall, Columbia University No registration required.

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November 2017

Research Paper Workshop

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
403 Kent Hall, 1140 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Mandatory for first year MA Students (but open to all). This workshop encourages students to get an early start on developing their research projects and their academic identities. To prepare for the workshop, students are to send to MA Director a one-paragraph (max 200 words) synopsis of a seminar paper they are planning for the end of the semester. The paragraph should concisely introduce the paper's topic, thesis, and significance. MA Director will distribute paragraphs at workshop. Students will then be separated…

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“From Cold-War Coeds to Pioneering Professors” DKC Lecture by Alisa Freedman

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
403 Kent Hall, 1140 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States
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From Cold-War Coeds to Pioneering Professors: The Forgotten Story of Japanese Women Who Studied in the United States, 1949-1966 A lecture by Alisa Freedman (Associate Professor, Japanese Literature & Film, University of Oregon) sponsored by the Donald Keene Center. Thursday 16 November, 6pm, 403 Kent Hall, Columbia University No registration required.

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“Modernist Snark: How Fights Shaped Japanese Literature” DKC Lecture by Alisa Freedman

November 17 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
403 Kent Hall, 1140 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Modernist Snark: How Fights Shaped Japanese Literature A Lecture by Alisa Freedman (Associate Professor, Japanese Literature & Film, University of Oregon) sponsored by the Donald Keene Center. Friday 17 November, 11:30am, 403 Kent Hall, Columbia University No registration required.

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“The Age of Nitrogen: Agricultural Modernization and the Japanese Empire” DKC Lecture by Hiromi Mizuno

November 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
403 Kent Hall, 1140 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States
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A lecture by Hiromi Mizuno (Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Minnesota) sponsored by the Donald Keene Center. The Age of Nitrogen: Agricultural Modernization and the Japanese Empire Thursday 30 November, 6pm, 403 Kent Hall, Columbia University No registration required.

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December 2017

“Right Thoughts at the Last Moment: Buddhism and Deathbed Practices in Early Medieval Japan” DKC Lecture by Jacqueline Stone

December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
403 Kent Hall, 1140 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States
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A lecture by Jacqueline Stone (Professor, Department of Religion, Princeton University) sponsored by the Donald Keene Center. Right Thoughts at the Last Moment: Buddhism and Deathbed Practices in Early Medieval Japan Thursday 7 December, 6pm, 403 Kent Hall, Columbia University No registration required.

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