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Spring Semester 2023 Events:

Wed Feb 15, 4 pm, 206 Ingraham Hall: “What the Qing Empire Can Teach Us About Capitalism and its Global History.” CEAS lecture by Stacie Kent, Boston College.

Fri Feb 17, noon, Rennebohm Hall Room 1128 (777 Highland Ave): “Translating Tradition: Meet the Curator.” Guest curator JJ Strange (history PhD) will give remarks and tour her new exhibit in the School of Pharmacy about the history of Chinese pharmacy students at UW-Madison in the early 1900s.

Wed Feb 22, 4 pm, Zoom Webinar: “Understanding Chinese Pragmatics.” CEAS webinar by Wei Hong, Purdue University.

Thu March 9, time and location TBD: “Servants as Sons and Daughters: Hierarchy, Gender, and their Socio-Literary Representation in Ming China (1368-1644).” Lecture at UW-Milwaukee by Shiau-Yun Chen, History and Women’s and Gender Studies, Ball State University. This lecture is part of the CEAS Scholars Across Wisconsin series.

Tues March 21, 12 noon, Lubar Commons (Rm 7200), Law School:  “Uncertainty in the Empire of Routine: The unexpected administrative revolution of the 18th century Qing state.” CEAS lecture, in collaboration with the East Asian Legal Studies Center, by Maura Dykstra, Yale University.

Kaiser Kuo, Sinica Podcast

Tues April 4, 4 pm, Plenary Room (1310), Grainger Hall: “Re-thinking the U.S. Approach to China in a Time of Crisis.” CEAS Professional Series Lecture (title TBD), by Kaiser Kuo, the Sinica Podcast.

April 14-15, Ingraham Hall: the annual Trans Asia Graduate Student (TAGS) conference will feature a CEAS-sponsored keynote talk by Chinese studies and digital humanities professor Paul Vierthaler, William and Mary.

Tues April 18, 4 pm, 206 Ingraham Hall: “How to Make a Genealogy in Late Imperial China: Rethinking Book Culture in Rural Society.” CEAS Scholars Across Wisconsin lecture by Xin Yu, UW-Milwaukee.

May 22-26, Memorial Union: 2023 Summer Institute: Chinese Literature and the Global South: Writing, Translating, Reading, and Looking. Summer Institutes are co-supported by the Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation (CCKF) and the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes. The 2023 event will consist of a series of conversations among writers, poets and artists from India, Taiwan, the U.S. and China, along with public events including a film screen, artists’ conversation, and public readings by the participants. Details and website forthcoming.