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Indiana University

Programs & Events

As the university’s central site for the promotion of interdisciplinary education and research related to East Asia, we host a variety of academic symposia, seminars, and lectures throughout the year, drawing on the participation of East Asian specialists at IU, in the Midwest, and beyond. Our ongoing projects and new initiatives foster innovative research and dialogue among faculty, students, and practitioners from professional fields, making us one of the region’s leading centers for East Asia-focused research.

Upcoming Events


Friday, March 2, 2018

12:00 PM1:30 PM

Global and International Studies Building 2067

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Jisoo Kim is a specialist in gender and legal history of early modern Korea. Her broader research interests include crime and justice, forensic medicine, history of emotions, literary representat...Read More »

Friday, March 30, 2018

12:00 PM1:30 PM

Global and International Studies Building 2067

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Despite scholarly interest in the contributions of Christian missionaries and international women’s organizations to the development of the women’s movement in Japan, there has been r...Read More »

Friday, April 13, 2018

12:00 PM1:15 PM

Global and International Studies Building 2067

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Betrayal With Integrity: Conformance and Estrangement in Translating Chinese Science Fiction

A one-hour talk in which award-winning author and translator discusses the origin of Chinese ...Read More »

Friday, April 20, 2018

12:00 PM1:30 PM

Global and International Studies Building 2067

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Getting a Divorce After Death in Late Medieval Chinese Entombed Epitaphs

In late medieval China (500-1000 CE), burying a husband and wife together was the norm. Yet, many elite...Read More »

Saturday, May 12, 2018

8:30 AM5:30 PM

PianoForte Studios, 1335 S Michigan Ave, Chicago IL 60605

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NCTA Enrichment: East Asian Poetry Workshop

Educators will be introduced to Chinese, Japanese, and Korean poetic forms (jueju, haiku, and sijo, respectively) through a series o...Read More »

Sunday, July 8, 2018

8:00 AM4:30 PM

Indiana Memorial Union

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Each day professors and experts will lead lectures and discussions on the literature and history of China, Japan, and Korea. Every afternoon a high school world literature teacher experienced in teach...Read More »

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