McGill East Asian Studies Graduate Symposium 2014

EXPANDING (EAST) ASIA: MOVEMENT, TERRITORY, EXCLUSION

April 25-26, 2014

 Keynote speaker: Prof. James Hevia (Dept. of History, University of Chicago) “Border Crossings (Theories/Methods/Disciplines): New Work in Chinese History

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Any questions can be addressed to the organizing committee Ronald Chung-yam Po, Daniel Murray, Fu Meng, Anne-Sophie Pratte, or Ina Lo at  eas.mcgill@gmail.com.

This symposium is supported by the McGill Arts Development Fund, the Post-Graduate Students’ Society of McGill, the Department of East Asian Studies and the Institute for the Study of International Development.

Friday, April 25, 2014

Time

Ballroom

Room 406

12:30pm – 1:00pm

Registration

1:00pm – 1:15pm

Opening Remarks

1:15pm – 2:45pm

James Hevia
Keynote Address:

Border Crossings (Theories/Methods/Disciplines): New Work in Chinese History

2:45pm – 3:00pm

Break

3:00pm – 4:45pm

 Ethnic Minorities and National Cultures

 

4:45pm – 5:00pm

Break

5:00pm – 6:30pm

Qing Female Poets: Verse and Awareness

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Time

Ballroom

Room 406

8:30am – 9:00am

Breakfast

9:00am – 10:45am

Mediation/Socialization

Neither Cooked nor Raw

10:45am – 11:00am

Break

11:00am – 12:30am

Expansion of Ideas and Empires

Boundaries of Consumption

12:00am – 1:30pm

Lunch

1:30pm – 3:15pm

Nationalism, Colonialism, Violence

National Identities and the Circulation of Discourse

3:15pm – 3:30pm

Break

3:30pm – 5:00pm

Trade, Wealth, Diaspora

5:00pm – 6:30pm

Closing Remarks & Reception

 

 

 

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