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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.

Fall 2014 EVENTS

East Asia Center Lecture Series:

Friday, September 12th, 3:15pm, Monroe 130, Reception (4:30-6pm), Pavilian Garden I

Weedon Grant Recipients

"What did I do last summer?": Presentations by Weedon Grant Recipients and a Wecoming Reception

Please see the invitation here (.jpg).

 

Friday, September 19th, 3:15 - 5pm, Monroe 130

Gustav Heldt, University of Virginia

"What's in a Name? On Translating Proper Nouns in the Kojiki"

Please see details of this talk here.

 

Friday, September 26th, 3:15 - 5pm, Monroe 130

Adam Kern, University of Wisconsin Madison

"Comix East and West?! The Shocking Transnational Affair of Japanese and Euro-American Comics (And Their Manga, Manhwa, Manhua Lovechildren)"

Please see details of this talk here.

Jointly Sponsored by the East and South Asia Centers, and Anthropology and History Departments
Friday, October 3rd,1-3pm, Brooks Hall First Floor Commons
Thomas Trautmann, University of Michigan
"Elephants and Kings: India in the Optic of China"
Please see details of this talk here.

Wednesday, October 8th, 6pm, Minor 125
Film Showing: "The Revolutionary", the Life of Sidney Rittenberg in Mao's China

Introduced by Brantly Womack, University of Virginia

 

Jointly Sponsored by the East Asia Center and the National Committee on United States - China Relations

Thursday, October 16th, 6pm, Nau 101

Special Event: China Town Hall (Featuring live webcast with Jimmy Carter)


Friday, October 17th, 3:15-5pm, Monroe130

Faye Kleeman, University of Colorado Boulder

"Literati, Ronin, Rebels, and Popular Oral Tradition: Transculturation between Imperialism and Pan-Asianism in Early 20th Century East Asia"

Please see details of this talk here.

 

Jointly Sponsored by the Institute of World Languages at UVa

Friday, October 24th, 3:15-5pm, Monroe 130

Sahie Kang, Defense Language Institute, Monterey

Planning Assessment in a Proficiency Oriented Foreign Language Program: A Backward Design"

Please see details of this talk here.

 

Jointly Sponsored by the East Asia Center and the Department of Anthropology

Friday, October 31st, 1-3pm, Brooks Hall Second Floor Conference Room

Akiko Takeyama, University of Kansas

Staged Seduction: Gender Politics and Class Struggle in a Tokyo Host Club

 

Friday, November 7th, 4 - 6pm, Monroe 130

Steve Sangren, Cornell University

Filial Obsessions: Desire and Chinese Patriliny

Please see details of this talk here.

Friday, November 14th, 3:15 - 5pm, Monroe 130

Wei-cheng Lin, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Site and Sight: Visualizing China's Mount Wutai

Please see details of this talk here.

 

Jointly Sponsored by the East Asia Center, the Department of Politics, and the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies

Friday, December 5th, 3:15 - 5pm, Monroe 130

Howard French, Columbia University

Placing China's Booming Relations with Africa in Geopolitical Context

Other East Asia Event

Ellen Bayard Weedon Lecture in the Arts of Asia, Fralin Museum of Art

Thursday, September 25th, 6:30pm, Campbell 160

Colin Mackenie, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Laurence Sickman (1906-1988) and the Chinese Art Collection of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City


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