East Asian Library events

Poster for Have You Eaten Yet? a dialogue with CHEUK KWAN. Includes a row of images: profile picture of Cheuk Kwan, book cover of Have You Eaten Yet?, and profile picture of Dr. Jo (Jayeeta) Sharma.
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4:00 - 5:00 pm EDT
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Zoom
linkhttps://east.library.utoronto.ca/eal-newsletter/have-you-eaten-yet-dialogue-cheuk-kwan
Have You Eaten Yet? A dialogue with CHEUK KWAN The Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library's Event for the Asian Heritage Month 2022 Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2022 Time: 4:00-5:00pm EDT Location: Zoom Register: https://bit.ly/3MQ8ndw The Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library, University of Toronto, cordially invites you to this online event in celebration of Asian Heritage Month 2022. Join us for this dialogue with filmmaker and writer, Cheuk Kwan, about his new book, Have You Eaten Yet? The book draws out… Read more about this event
Poster for "Visions and Desires: Independent Filmmaking in Post-Socialist China," an online forum on Chinese independent filmmaking, featuring Shi Qing, Fan Popo, and Zhu Rikun. Includes profile photos of the three filmmakers, and a QR code for event registration.
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9:45 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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Zoom
linkhttps://east.library.utoronto.ca/eal-newsletter/visions-and-desires-independent-filmmaking-post-socialist-china
                            Visions and Desires: Independent Filmmaking in Post-Socialist China (event booklet) The Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library and the East Asian Studies Graduate Student Union (EASGSU) cordially invite you to join us on Thursday, May 19 for "Visions and Desires: Independent Filmmaking in Post-Socialist China," an online forum on Chinese independent filmmaking, featuring Shi Qing, Fan Popo, and Zhu Rikun. Presentations and discussions will be in English and Chinese… Read more about this event
Poster for the Racial Capitalism and the National Question in the Early People's Republic of China lecture
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12:00 - 1:30 pm EST
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Online
linkhttps://east.library.utoronto.ca/eal-newsletter/racial-capitalism-and-national-question-early-peoples-republic-china
Racial Capitalism and the National Question in the Early People's Republic of China The Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library cordially invites you to join us for a lecture on "Racial Capitalism and the National Question in the Early People's Republic of China" with 2021 Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library Resources Access Grant Program grantee Professor Jeremy Tai. Professor Tai will discuss his research on conceptualizations of race (zhongzu) and ethnicity (minzu) in the People's Republic of China… Read more about this event
Detailed poster for the 2022 Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library Resources Access Grant Program
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11:59pm ET
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Online
linkhttps://east.library.utoronto.ca/eal-newsletter/2022-cheng-yu-tung-east-asian-library-resources-access-grant-program-amid-covid-19
The Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library is excited to announce the 2022 Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library Resources Access Grant Program. This program aims to provide equity and access to East Asian Studies resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through the Grant Program, the Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library: Offers support for faculty and doctoral students in the field of East Asian Studies in Canada to conduct research Assists scholars in Canada to access the Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library's… Read more about this event
Thumbnail for Mysterious Dreams: A Dialogue with Terry Watada event hosted for Asian Heritage Month
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4:00 - 5:30pm EST
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Online
linkhttps://east.library.utoronto.ca/eal-events/mysterious-dreams-dialogue-terry-watada
The Asian Heritage Month Celebration The Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library, University of Toronto, would like to cordially invite you to join this online event to mark the 2021 Asian Heritage Month and celebrate two new books by Terry Watada. The event will feature a book reading by Terry and a dialogue led by Ken Noma, former President of the National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC). Pre-registration is required to get the event link. Watch a recording of the event on YouTube.… Read more about this event
Banner image for The Treasury of Lives Biographical Encyclopedia presentation
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12:30 - 1:30 PM EST
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Online
linkhttps://east.library.utoronto.ca/node/166608
Presenters:  Dr. Alexander Gardner, Director and Editor in Chief; and Catherine Tsuji, Editor Click here to watch the presentation on YouTube. The Treasury of Lives is a biographical encyclopedia of Tibet, Inner Asia, and the Himalayan region. In development since 2007, the online resource provides accessible and well-researched biographies of notable scholars, masters, or leaders in traditional Himalayan and Inner Asian society and culture who are deceased and who were native to the region.… Read more about this event
Event banner for 2021 Taiwan Lecture on Chinese Studies
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8:00 PM EST
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Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library
linkhttps://east.library.utoronto.ca/node/166587
National Apology and Reinvigoration of Indigenous Rights in Taiwan The 2021 Taiwan Lecture on Chinese Studies is delivered by Dr. Awi Mona (Chih-Wei TSAI) 蔡志偉, Director & Associate Professor of Law and Indigenous Studies, National Dong Hwa University. Click here to view event photos on Facebook and here to watch the lecture on YouTube. Transitional justice has received considerable attention in recent years in Taiwan. Despite all this attention, transitional justice is an issue that… Read more about this event
Image used for the event "Viewing Gastronomy from the Garden of Contentment"
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1 - 3 pm
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Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library
linkhttps://east.library.utoronto.ca/highlight/viewing-gastronomy-garden-contentment
Chinese gastronomy, as delineated in the seminal Qing dynasty cookery manual Suiyuan shi dan (隨園食單, or Recipes from the Garden of Contentment), is carried on the shoulders of three entities: the cook, the critic, and the ecosystem in which they exist. Using the culinary guidelines laid out by the manual, we examine the roles and dynamics between these three entities and offer a framework for broadly understanding Chinese cuisine, its dishes, and how they change. We then apply this framework to… Read more about this event
Event photo - Tibetan Studies Librarianship & Resources: An Update
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11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
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Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library
linkhttps://east.library.utoronto.ca/highlight/tibetan-studies-librarianship-resources-update
This session will provide faculty, students, and visitors with an overview of the latest developments in Tibetan librarianship, digitization project, online resources, and newly received publications at the Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library of the University of Toronto. Led by: Dr. Lauran Hartley, Tibetan Studies Librarian, Columbia University Light lunch and refreshments will be provided.  Click here to view the photos of this event...
a kyogen performance with Kaoru Matsumoto
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2 - 4 pm
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Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library
linkhttps://east.library.utoronto.ca/highlight/kyogen-matsumoto-kaoru-%E6%9D%BE%E6%9C%AC%E8%96%AB
Join us for a lecture on kyogen (狂言), a form of traditional Japanese comic theatre, with renowned Kaoru Matsumoto (松本薫). Click here to view events photos... Kaoru Matsumoto was so enthralled by a performance by Sengoro Shigeyama XII (Sensaku IV) that he began following the renowned Kyogen actor from one appearance to the next, eventually becoming his student in 1974. Born in 1951, he debuted on the Kyogen stage at age 23 in a production of “Melon Thief” (瓜盗人). He subsequently appeared in “… Read more about this event