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Smith EALL Events:

Upcoming Events in Spring 2016:


East Asian Languages and Literatures Film Series Spring 2016


Febuary 12, 2016 (Friday)

Miss Chinatown, U.S.A.:Joining the Miss Chinatown Pageant was the last thing on Katie Au's mind. She never learned to speak Chinese and didn't fit in with other Chinese-American girls.


Seeking Asian Female:

An eccentric modern love story about Steven and Sandy- an aging white man with "yellow fever" who is obsessed with marrying any Asian woman, and the young Chinese bride he finds online. Debbie, a Chinese American filmmaker, documents and narrates with skepticism and humor, from the early stages of Steven's search, through the moment Sandy steps foot in America for the first time, to a year into their precarious union. Global migration, Sino-American relations and the perennial battle of the sexes, weigh in on the fate of their marriage in this intensely captivating personal documentary.

Please see the poster and join us for a fun evening of snacks, film, and discussion!

Get the poster.



March 10, 2016(Thursday)

Professor Dennis Washburn from Dartmaouth College will talk about his translation of the Tale of Genji.

* stayed tuned for update.


Past Events:

    Dec 4 Seeyle 211 7:30PM Poetry (Korean movie)

    Dec 11 Seeyle 106 7:30PM Spirited Away (Japanese movie)








East Asian Languages and Literatures Brown Lunch Bag Series

  Friday, November 6, 2015, at 12:15pm

  Wright Hall, Lewis Global Studies Center

 Professor Jessica Moyer from EALL wil present an     overview of her current researchcomparing portrayal

 of women's kin and house holdrelationships across   literary and non-literary genres of the 17th and 18th 

 centuries, along with a discussion on purposes and   

 accidents that shaped the research process. Get the poster


East Asian Languages and Literatures Career Workshop

Friday, November 13, 2015, at 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Lazarus Center For Career Development

Looking for a job or intership in East Asia? Do you want to use your skills in Chinese, Japanese or Korean?

Get the poster



East Asian Languages and Literatures Presentation of the Major

   Tuesday, October 27, 2015, at 12:00-1:00 p.m.

   Campus Center Room 103/104

   Come to explore the languages, literatures and cultures

   of China, Japan and Korea.  Meet the faculty and talk with

   our majors, minors and liaisons.

   Get the poster


Associated Colleges in China (ACC) Study Abroad Information Session                                       

    Friday, October 30, 2015, at 2:30-4:00 p.m.

    Dewey Common Room


   Are you considering study abroad in China?

   Are youinterested in Smith College's consortium 

   program, ACC  (Associated Colleges in China)?

   Explore your options! Please join us for good

   conversation and learn useful information from past

   students from ACC in China. Get the poster














Japanese Reader: A Genre-Based Approach to Reading asĀ a Social Practice and Multiliteracies in World Languages

Thurday, October 15, 2015, at 12:00p.m.

Lewis Global Center

Author Yuri Kumagai, Senior Lecturer of Japanese and Maki Hubbard, Professor of East Asian Languages will focus on Japanese language teaching as an example. Kumagai will address the importance of broadening the scope of foreign language education to include learning how to read various meaning-making systems within and beyond "language" in order to critically engage with the world.


AKP Study Abroad Informational Meeting

Monday, October 5, 2015, at 7 p.m.

Seelye Hall 207

Are you interested in studying abroad in Japan 2016-2017 and beyond? Explore your options. Learn more about the Associated Kyoto Program and other programs in Japan.







East Asia Related Events:

Anime, Manga, Sushi & Cosplay by Roland Kelts


   Monday, October 26, 4:30pm

   Neilson Browsing Room








Five College Events :


March 25, 2016 (Friday) at Smith College

- Five College Chinese Language pedagogy workshop

* stay tuned for updates