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Events

  • James Joo-Jin Kim Program in Korean Studies Conference: "Korea on Trial: Law and Justice in the Face of Violence"

    Claudia Cohen Hall, Room 337

    At the bar of history, Korea can alternatively be called as a witness, an accused, or a plaintiff.

  • East Asia Digital Humanities event: “Building a Corpus and Making it Work!”

    Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center Room 626

    With the collaboration of the Price Lab for Digital Humanities, the Penn Libraries will be hosting a series of presentations titled, "Building a Corpus and Making it Work!" on the afternoon of Tuesday, May 2.  From 1-4, in Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center Room 626, seven speakers will discuss projects related to East Asian text digitization, manipulation, and analysis:

    Molly Des Jardin and Brian Vivier (University of Pennsylvania)
    Mima Hideki (University of Tokyo)
    Kevin Bullaughey (University of Pennsylvania)
    Mark Ravinna (Emory University)

  • FPRI Asia Symposium: US Policy toward East Asia under the Trump Administration: A preliminary assessment

    Perry World House (3803 Locust Walk)

    Since becoming President, Donald Trump has held summits with Japan’s Premier Abe Shinzo and China’s President Xi Jinping that have been widely regarded as improving (dramatically in Japan’s case) potentially shaky relations, canceled US participation the TPP, dispatched the vice president and cabinet level officials to the region who have offered assurances of continuity in US policy, reaffirmed US adherence to its one China policy (after casting doubt on that policy following a post-election phone call with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen), foregone (for now) conflict with China over curr