BUCSA Event Archives

July 2020 – June 2021
July 2019 – June 2020
July 2018 – June 2019
July 2017 – June 2018
July 2016 – June 2017
July 2015 – June 2016
July 2014 – June 2015
July 2013 – June 2014


July 2020 – June 2021

April 2021
Taiwan Under Pressure: A Discussion with former ROC Minister of Defense Andrew Yang

April 2021
The History of British Diplomacy in Pakistan

April 2021
Global Health Lessons from Taiwan: From Japanese Taiwan to SARS and COVID-19

April 2021
Re-producing Colonial Modernity: Official Photo Album of the 1935 Taiwan Colonial Exposition

April 2021
Interpreting South Asian Politics: The Legacy of Lloyd & Susanne Rudolph

March 2021
Town Hall: Confronting Anti-Asian Racism—Unity, Voice, Action

March 2021
Decolonization-In-Progress Seminar (GloDec Initiative)

March 2021
Buddhist Law under Colonialism

February 2021
Weaving the Past for the Digital Age: The Japanese Diaspora Initiative

February – April 2021
Assessing China’s Belt & Road Initiative

February 2021
Manifest Density: Land Reclamation & Casino Culture in Macau

December 2020
Empires of the Senses: Bodily Encounters in Imperial India & the Philippines

December 2020
Decolonization @60 Symposium

December 2020
The Promise and Perils of Chinese Democracy: Hong Kong & Taiwan

December 2020
Cold Wars: Asia, Middle East & Europe (Lorenz Lüthi)

December 2020
The League Against Imperialism: Lives & Afterlives

December 2020
Super Continent: The Logic of Eurasian Integration

November 2020
Mapping Christianity in China, 1550-1950


November 2020
China & WWII: Family Stories from Boston University

October 2020
Learning from Past Pandemic Governance

October 2020
BUCSA Virtual Fall Reception 2020


October 2020
The Emperor’s New Road: China & the Project of the Century

October 2020
TikTok, WeChat, and Sino-American Relations Today


July 2019 – June 2020

April 2020
Asian American Resistance & Creative Clapbacks in the time of COVID-19

April 2020
Rethinking Kyoto Tourism with Dr. Jennifer Prough

April 2020
Coronavirus and the Future of Infectious Diseases

March 2020
Post-Colonial Decolonization of Community Design: Learning from Hawai’i & Taiwan

March 2020
Taiwan Forum: 2020 Election, Political Trends & Cross-Strait Relations

February 2020
The Unforgettable Queens of Islam: Succession, Authority, Gender

February 2020
Raga & Tala: Experiencing the Melodies & Rhythms of South Asia

February 2020
Security for Japan: Foreign Policy Challenges on the Korean Peninsula

January 2020
Emperor Taishō, Mass Media Monarch

January 2020
Counting Women in Buddhist Studies

December 2019
Kamioroshi, the Descent of the Gods

November 2019
China Tomorrow: Dictatorship or Democracy?

November 2019
Citizenship & Migration in East Asia: A Comparative Persepective

November 2019
US-China Relations: Roots of Rivaly & Future Prospects

November 2019
Hiroko Oyamada & David Boyd in Reading & Conversation

November 2019
Taiwan Forum: Epistemic Machines for the Cold War

November 2019
Art of Light in Asia: Diwali Celebration

November 2019
Chinese Painting & Calligraphy as an Art of Resistance Then & Now

November 2019
Historical Imagery, GIS & Lost Landscapes of Early China & Korea

November 2019
Archaeology at Copan: Comparing Early States in Mesoamerica & China

November 2019
Trouble Among East Asian Allies? Washington’s Dirty Secret

October 2019
Detainees at Risk: 30 Years of Human RIghts Work in China

October 2019
The History Wars and the Comfort Woman

October 2019
Ezra Vogel on China and Japan: Facing History

September 2019
Taiwan Forum: How Do Regional Powers View Taiwan In Light of Hong Kong

September 2019
The Rise of China & Japan’s Response

September 2019
BUCSA Fall Reception


July 2018 – June 2019

April 2019
BUCSA Spring Reception

April 2019
BUCSA Symposium: Asia in Transition, 1919-2019

April 2019
Global China Research Colloquium Spring 2019: Selina Ho

April 2019
Global China Research Colloquium Spring 2019: Hangwei Li

April 2019
Asia at the World’s Fairs: Online Exhibition Launch Celebration

April 2019
Three Musketeers: A Story about Allied Architects and Its Founders

April 2019
EAAF Lecture: Kyoto: A Modern Imperial City

April 2019
Global China Research Colloquium Spring 2019: Kehan Wang

April 2019
EAAF Lecture: Lustrous Jades

April 2019
Challenges & Responses: Social Change in China’s Muslim-Majority Dongxiang Villages

April 2019
Vicarious Media: Serial Liveness and Fan Mediation in K-pop

April 2019
Rising India, Rising Nationalism, and the National Elections

April 2019
Taiwan Forum: Chang Shan-nan presentation on Taiwan Museums in the 21st C

April 2019
EAAF Lecture: Let Silent Stones Speak-Paleolithic S. China and Southeast Asia

April 2019
Keeping the Goddess in Place in South India: Architectural Changes Transforming Village Goddesses

April 2019
Women and Poetry in Premodern India

April 2019
Red Fort of Delhi, from 1857 until Today

April 2019
The Public Performance of Justice: The Transcultural Career of a Political Installation across Eurasia

March 2019
Global China Research Colloquium Spring 2019: Alvin Camba

March 2019
EAAF lectures: Lyu Peng and Wang Yifan on Neolithic diet and subsistence in China

March 2019
Pairing Patients and Providers: The Role of Ethnolinguistic Divisions and Counseling in Sri Lanka

March 2019
Global China Research Colloquium Spring 2019: Caio Borges

March 2019
EAAF Lecture: A Healthy Long Life: Horticultural Practices for Cherry Trees in Japan

February 2019
Resistance of the Weak: The Invention of Dragon Dance Performance

February 2019
Visual Piety & the Construction of Children in the Modern Islamic World

February 2019
Global China Research Colloquium Spring 2019: Wenjun Cheng

February 2019
By Land and By Sea: China’s Belt and Road in Europe

February 2019
Global China Research Colloquium Spring 2019: Yating Li

February 2019
Film Screening & Discussion: “Art in Smog” by Lydia Chen

February 2019
Surface Reading: Roads, Cyclists and Emergent Politics in India

February 2019
Chinese New Year Gala 2019

February 2019
Film Screening & Q&A: “The Destruction of Memory”

February 2019
Middle East and Asia Film Festival

January 2019
Global China Research Colloquium Spring 2019: Xinyue Ma

January 2019
Global China Research Colloquium Spring 2019: Alicia Garcia Herrero

December 2018
Between Freedom and Death: Female Taxi Drivers as Cross-Gender Labor in Authoritarian South Korea

December 2018
Global China Research Colloquium Fall 2018: Phillip Hannam

December 2018
Global China Research Colloquium Fall 2018: Xu Chen

November 2018
North Korea’s Nuclear Diplomacy: A Conversation with Ambassador Joseph DeTrani 

November 2018
Fall 2018 Geddes Japanese Movie Series: Blade of the Immortal

November 2018
Tulasi Srinavias, “The Place of Wonder”

November 2018
Art of Light in Asia: Diwali Celebration 2018

November 2018
Global China Research Colloquium Fall 2018: Kelly Sims Gallagher

November 2018
Preach Christ, Reform China! Chinese Christian Propganda Posters, 1920-1940

November 2018
The Justice Facade: The Trials of Transition in Cambodia

October 2018
On the Edge: Cultural Appropriation or Cultural Sharing?

October 2018
Going Beyond Aid: Development Cooperation for Structural Transformation

October 2018
Dr. Obert Hodzi, “The End of China’s Non-Intervention Policy in Africa”

October 2018
EAAF Lecture: Nations Unknown Even to Trade? Knowledge Transfer and the Silk Road

October 2018
Where is Pakistan Headed? A Conversation with Senator Javed Jabbar

October 2018
BU Global Music Festival 2018

October 2018
Global China Research Colloquium Fall 2018: Natalie Lichtenstein

October 2018
Book Talk with Øystein Tunsjø: The Return of Bipolarity in World Politics

September 2018
Fall 2018 Geddes Japanese Movie Series: Tetsuo, the Iron Man

July 2017 – June 2018

Paper Lanterns v3.1
December 2017:
Film Screening:
“Paper Lanterns”

December 2017:
Ian Miller, “When Tokyo
Went 
Electric”

November 2017:
Film Screening:
We (Wo Men 我们)

art of light 2 (1)
November 2017: 
Art of Light in Asia


November 2017:

After the Chinese Communist
Party Congress: Where does China Go from Here?

China's Dairy Century Poster
October 2017:
Tom Dubois, China’s
Dairy Century


October 2017: 
In Search of New Horizons: 
100 Years of Modern Korean Literature

October 2017: 
Land from the Tiller: China and the Global Land Grab


October 2017:
 
Dastangoi: The Art of Storytelling



October 2017:
Masaoka Shiki
Haiku as World Literature



October 2017:
Showdown on the
Korean Peninsula



September 2017:

China Economic Expansions,
Past and Present

September 2017:
Comparative Persianate
Aesthetics Symposium

September 2017: 
Manjari Miller, “India, Redress, and Domestic Narratives on Colonialism

Asian Fall Reception 2017

September 2017:
BUCSA Asian Studies
Fall Reception 2017

 

July 2016 – June 2017


March 2017:
BUCSA Spring Reception 2017

March 2017: 
Carma Hinton: History in Images, History in Words


March 2017:
 China & Britain:
War & Commerce in the Age of Opium


March 2017:
 Carma Hinton:
The Challenge of Documenting China


March 2017: 
Film “The Depths” with Director Ryusuke Hamaguchi


March 2017:
 Beyond the Island Dispute: Democracy, Regionalism, Global Politics in SE Asia


February 2017:
 Wiebke Denecke, Overstepping the Humanities Crisis


February 2017:
 School in
China, College in the U.S


January 2017:
 The World is Coming:
The Media Machine

January 2017:
 Eric Helleiner:
Sun Yat-Sen’s Legacy Int’l Development Banks

November 2016: The South China Sea: Hague and Aftermath

November 2016: BUCSA
Film Festival: Leaving Home
Asians Venture into the World

November 2016: East
Asian Archaeology Forum, “Faked, Substituted, Expanded: Production and Consumption of White Porcelain Jars with Dragon Motif in 17th-18th c. Korea”

Taiwan-in-Transition

November 2016:
Panel Discussion: Taiwan in Transition?
The Tsai Ing-wen Administration

16.11.8 Klinger

November 2016: Julie Klinger:
Political Ecology of the Silk Road

HUGHES, April EAAF poster for 10.20.16b

October 2016: April Hughes: Maitreya’s Terrestrial Paradise

Worlds of the Tale of Genji

October 2016: Worlds of the Tale of Genji

Fall16 Geddes movie series flyer

September 2016:
(Wo)men Who Dare

Japanese Hajji Flyer Final

September 2016: Mikiya Koyagi: The First Japanese Hajji
Goes Globetrotting

Gingko tree

September 2016:
BUCSA Asian Studies
Fall Reception 2016

 

July 2015 – June 2016

April 2016:
BUCSA Spring Reception 2016

April 2016:
New and Old Silk Road Series

Spring Film Festival

April 2016: 
Asian Film Festival

April 2016:
Red Heroine Film Screening

Asian Women Leaders Forum

April 2016:
Asian Women Leaders Forum


March 2016:
Taiwan Forum: Lung Yingtai

March 2016:
Memory Against Forgetting

March 2016:
New and Old Silk Road Series


February 2016:
Understanding the
Challenge from China

February 2016: 
The Dance of Passion

February 2016: 
Mastumura Shigeki:
Wu Changshuo’s “Yu-Gu-Wei-Tu”

Real SamuraiJanuary 2016: Stephen Turnbull:
Real Samurai: The True Story
behind the Masks

November 2016:
Shelley Rigger:
Taiwan’s Tumultuous
Election Campaign

Murasaki and Metaphysics

November 2016:
Melissa McCormick:
Murasaki and Metaphysics

The End of Dating?

October 2016:
Nancy Smith Hefner:
The End of Dating?

October 2016:
Meeting China Halfway


October 2015:

TPP and Womenomics

October 2015:
 BUCSA Fall Reception 2015

October 2015:
 Hiroshima Panels


October 2015:
 Cinema and
Mobility in Korea


September 2015: 
Thomas Christensen:
The China Challenge
China FTA and Regional

September 2015: China’s
FTA & Regional Economic
Integration Policies


September 2015: Asian
Women Film Director
Series

May 2015: 
Binding Maritime China

 

July 2014 – June 2015

April 2015:
Producing the Political


April 2015:

Howard Zinn in Japan

April 2015: 
BU Asia Film Week

March 2015:
The Ethics of What We Eat

March 2015: TPP: Geopolitics
in Washington and Asia

March 2015: Taiwan Forum: 
Contested Intimacies

Feburary 2015:
The Motionless Crane

January 2015:
Asian Studies BA Launch Party


December 2014: Beyond
Beauty: Taiwan from Above

December 2014: Passion &
Compassion: Images of Love
in Indian Art


December 2014:

Taiwan Forum: Taiwan’s Election


November 2014: Japanese
Noh and Global Theatres

November 2014: 
And the Bride Wore White

November 2014:
The Rise of Bats in Korea

November 2014: Globalization
of Japanese Retailing

November 2014:
Refusing Exile from Kinship?

October 2014: From
Dictatorship to Democracy:
Reporting from Indonesia

October 2014: The Future
is Now: Urban Asia in the
21st Century


October 2014:
 Japanese
Kimono: Now and Then


October 2014:

Power and Magic


October 2014:
The South China Sea

October 2014: Managing
Financial Globalization in China

October 2014: 
Beyond Cute

October 2014: 
Is Hinglish a Metaphor?

October 2014:
Touch of Sin

October 2014: Learning to
Lead: Lessons from Japan

September 2014:
Asian Studies Fall Reception

 

July 2013 – June 2014

April 2014: China Today:
A Conversation with Heino
Klinck and David Barboza

April 2014:  Indian Americans:
The Life and Work of a New
Immigrant Community

April 2014: 
A Reading & Conversation
with Yoko Tawada


April 2014: ASIABU
Boston Chinatown Tour

April 2014:
Asian Cultural Fair


April 2014:
Inconsequence:
March 2014: Bending
Adversity: Japan and
the Art of Survival


March 2014:
Mapping the Kumbh Mela


March 2014: Experimenting
With Apsara 飞天

March 2014:
China Invests Overseas



March 2014: Japan &
Asia Pacific Multilateralism



February 2014:
Profiting Without Producing

February 2014: 
“Asia & the City” Forum

February 2014:
Geddes Japanese Movie Series

February 2014: 
Chinese New Year Party


February 2014:
Eating an Elephant,
Imagining a Community


February 2014:

Conceptions of Democracy

November 2013:  Out of the
Haiku Pan and into the Sijo



November 2013: 
Beyond the Silk Road

November 2013:
Red Love in Korea

November 2013: Approaches
to the City Invisible

October 2014: Managing
Financial Globalization in China



October 2013:

Dateline: Beijing

October 2013: The Indian
Novel as an Agent of History

October 2013:
Geddes Japanese Film Series



October 2013:
Building on Karma

October 2013:
Taiwan Forum Lecture

September 2013:
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry