• News & Events in the Field

    Tributes to Prof. Conrad Schirokauer and the Celebration of His Life

    Professor Conrad Schirokauer, the historian of Middle Period China and East Asia, passed away on September 19, 2018 at the age of 89. The Society deeply mourns the loss of such a fine colleague. See tributes written by David and Oliver Schirokauer.

    The celebration of Professor Conrad Schirokauer’s life will be held on May 18th at 2 PM in the main reading room of Columbia University's C.V. Starr East Asian Library. The main reading room is on the 300 level of the library, which is located in Kent Hall. The library's website is library.columbia.edu/locations/eastasian.html and has a link to a campus map which shows the venue’s location.

    If you would like to attend, please RSVP to David Schirokauer at schiroadams@gmail.com. If you have any questions, please contact either David at schiroadams@gmail.com or Oliver Schirokauer at oas641@gmail.com.

    Tang Prize in Sinology: Profs. Shiba Yoshinobu 斯波義信 and Stephen Owen.

    Conference Updates

    Save the Date!

    The “Third Middle Period China Humanities Conference”will be held June 25-28, 2020, at Yale University. More details are forthcoming, and will be posted to the conference website: https://ceas.yale.edu/3rd-Middle-Period-China-Humanities-Conference. Be sure to save the date on your calendars!

    Please send news and announcements regarding Song, Yuan, and Conquest Dynasties Studies to Reiko Shinno (shinnor@uwec.edu) .