CEAPS Events Calendar
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Friday, October 6, 2017
This paper begins with two simple questions: Who is the humble figure that kneels in the middle of the Cave of Perfect Enlightenment, a sculpture-filled grotto in southwestern China constructed during the late 12th and early 13th centuries? More significantly, why is spectatorial attention focused on this enigmatic kneeler rather than the eminent Buddhas he worships?
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The Apology follows the personal journeys of three former "comfort women" who were among the 200,000 girls and young women kidnapped and forced into military sexual slavery by the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Helpless is a 2012 South Korean psychological thriller written and directed by Byun Young-joo based on the bestselling novel “Kasha” by Japanese writer Miyuki Miyabe.
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Friday, October 20, 2017
Xiaohui Zhang (PhD Candidate, EALC) presents his essay on Natsume Sōseki’s kanshi of 1916 and the writer's pursuit of the Dao toward the end of his life. Contextualized in both the turbulence of Meiji Japan (1868-1912) and the Chinese poetic and philosophical traditions, this piece offers a comprehensive overview of the thematic and formal features of Sōseki’s 1916 kanshi.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Friday, November 3, 2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017
A Drop of the Grapevine depicts the relationships between two brothers and the people around them, set against the lush natural environment of Sorachi, Hokkaido.
An empathic period drama, based on Yamamoto Ichiriki's Naoki Award winning novel, starring Nakatani Miki and Uchino Masaaki. The scene is set in Fukagawa in the Edo period, with Eikichi (Uchino Masaaki), a tofu maker who comes from Kyo to Edo, and his Edo-born wife, Ofumi (Nakatani Miki).
Monday, November 6, 2017
Friday, November 10, 2017
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
This documetary focuses on Dokdo/Takeshima territorial dispute related activism in Japan and Korea. It provides individual activities in both countries with a platform to talk about themselves, their activism and their views of the other country.