The Society of East Asian Studies (SEAS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is pleased to present the 6th annual Graduate Student Symposium on East Asia on April 13, 2019 at the University of Illinois campus. With the theme “Lives Across Borders”, this conference aspires to nurture interdisciplinary discussions about the past and present of East Asia, including Greater China, Japan, and Korea, as well as their diasporic communities outside of East Asia. Papers can approach the theme in diverse ways.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sara Friedman (Professor of Anthropology, Indiana University)
Panel 1 STATE AND SOCIENTY | Haochen Wang (Washington University in St. Louis); Aolan Mi (Indiana University Bloomington); Lingxiao Zhou (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Panel 2 GENDER | Kyungmin Kim (Seoul National University); Yuan Zhang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign); Suisui Wang (Indiana University Bloomington)
Panel 3 MIGRATION | Xue Ma (Northern Illinois University); Fangheyue Ma (University of South Florida); Yuefan Wang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
This event is sponsored by the Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies at the University of Illinois and the East Asian Studies Center at Indiana University with support from the Department of Education Title VI Program and co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures.