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The Triangle East Asia Colloquium (TEAC) will be held Saturday, April 30, in Withers 331 on the NC State campus. This year’s theme is “Recent Trends in the Study of Science and Technology in East Asia”. Please RSVP to if you plan to stay for lunch and please do so no later than noon on Wed. April 27.


Session 1: 10:00am-12:30pm

Eugenia Lean (Columbia), “The Science of Beauty and the Gentility of Chemistry in 1910s Chinese ‘How-to” Pieces”

Hiromi Mizuno (University of Minnesota), “Post-colonial East Asia and the ‘Asian Miracle'”

Discussant: TBA

Lunch: 12:30-2:00pm

Session 2: 2:00-4:30pm

Fa-ti Fan, (Binghampton), “The People’s War Against Earthquakes: Science and Mass Politics in Communist China”

Tae-ho Kim (Columbia) “President’s Rice v. King’s Rice: The Unexpected Green Revolution in South Korea.”

Discussant: Ross Bassett (NCSU)


DATE: April 30, 2011
LOCATION: Room 331, Withers, NCSU
TIME:  10:00am-4:30pm

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