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Calendar of Events
 

Calendar of Events

The East Asia Center sponsors a series of speakers throughout the academic year. This semester's events are listed below, whereas past semesters' events are available only in poster form.

Spring 2016 EVENTS

East Asia Center Lecture Series

Friday, February 5th, 3:15 pm, Clark 107

Jointly Sponsored by the Department of Media Studies and the Nelson Lecture Series for Southeast Asia

"Multiplexes, Malls, and Ideal Publics: Independent Cinema in Manila "

Jasmine Trice, UCLA

Please see here for more information

Friday, February 19th, 3:15pm, Clark 107

"Southeast Asia in the Face of Major Power Initiative: East Asia’s Shifting Institutional Landscape?"

Alice Ba, University of Delaware

Wednesday, March 16th, 5:00pm, Nau 101

Special Japanese Documentary Film Screening Event

"The Slow Way Home: How a Society Intent on Keeping Streets Safe for Kids Made Them Walkable for Everyone "

Skye Fitzgerald, Spin Film & Leonard Schoppa, University of Virginia

Friday, March 25th, 3:15pm, Clark 107

"A Russian Hero's Journey through Time and Space: Pavel Korchagin in China"

Frederik Green, San Francisco State University

Friday, April 8th
"Stars and Icons in East Asian Buddhism and Buddhist Art "

Workshop: 2:00-4:15PM, Robertson 260

"Making and Donating Buddhist Figures in 6th Century Shandong"

     Lukas Nickel, University of London

"Modes of Iconographic Development: Images of the Crowned Buddha in China"

     Dorothy Wong, University of Virginia

TBA, Wendi Adamek, University of Calgary

"Dipper Worship, Non-Buddhist (Gejutsu) Deities, and Lineage Disputes: Framing Rokujiten in Medieval Japan"

     Benedetta Lomi, University of Virginia

Keynote Speaker: 4:30-5:45PM, Robertson 258

"Stars and Icons in East Asian Buddhism and Buddhist Art"

     Lucia Dolce, University of London

Other East Asia-Related Events:

Ellen Bayard Weedon Lectures in the Arts of Asia

Thursday, March 24th, Time and Location TBA

"Mithila Painting: Inside Their Imagery -- and Ours"

David Szanton, Ethnic Arts Foundation

Thursday, April 7th, Time and Location TBA

"First Emperor of China and the Wider World"

Lukas Nickel, University of London


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