In 2018W, the topic for HIST 105B is Pacific War in History and Film. This course interrogates Japanese Pacific War films to contemplate how Japan's contemporary history has been shaped by, and shapes, the presentation and memory of World War II in the Pacific.
Taiwan Fellowship is established by the Foreign Ministry in Taiwan to encourage scholars to do research in Taiwan, on topics ranging from Taiwan, cross-strait relations, mainland China, Asia-Pacific region to Chinese studies. The research term is 3-12 months and the finalists begin their research in Taiwan in 2019.
This conference aims to illuminate the interplay between traditional literary cultures in an East Asian context by examining the reception and narrative developments of the major traditional Chinese novels, especially Sanguozhi yanyi 三國志演義 (Romance of the Three Kingdoms; hereafter Three Kingdoms) in East Asia. All are welcome! Light refreshments will be provided. Programme for May […]
An informal and intimate performance of ritual music of the Yarsan tanbur (lute) and Jalaluddin Rumi's Mevlevi Sufi tradition on ney (reed flute) with Rob Simms, professor of music at York University, Toronto. This event will take place on February 19th, 2018 at the Asian Centre's Tea Gallery.