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2006-07 Events

SPRING TERM EVENTS

Friday, April 13, 2007
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Dying on Principle: The Claims and Renunciations of Suicide Bombing”
Faisal Devji, Department of History, The New School for Social Research
Lillis Hall, Room 211
4:00 pm

Tuesday, April 17, 2007
Public Lecture
“An Ethics of Reading the Environment in Postcolonial Fiction”
Sangeeta Ray, Department of English, University of Maryland
Lillis Hall, Room 185
4:00 pm

Thursday, May 3, 2007
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Scandalous Sentiments: Improper Desires and Inconvenient Resentments in the Demise of an Elite Chinese Family”
Janet Theiss, Department of History, University of Utah
Lillis Hall, Room 132
4:00 pm

Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Miike Takashi vs. Tsukamoto Shinya: Main Event in Japan’s Genre Film Arena?”
Tom Mes, Independent Film Scholar/Journalist & Founder of MidnightEye.com
Lillis Hall, Room 182
7:00 pm

Wednesday, June 6, 2007
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“China: Rebalancing Economic Growth”
Nicholas Lardy, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Lillis Hall, Room 282
5:00 pm

WINTER TERM EVENTS

Thursday, January 11, 2007
Korean Film Series
Take Care of My Cat (2001 – 112 min)
Director: Jae-eun Jeong
International Resource Center, EMU
7:00 pm

Tuesday, January 16, 2007
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“The Horror of Globalization”
Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, East Asian Studies, New York University
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm

Thursday, January 18, 2007
Korean Film Series
Peppermint Candy (1999 – 129 min)
Director: Lee Chang-dong
International Resource Center, EMU
7:00 pm

Thursday, January 25, 2007
Korean Film Series
A State of Mind (2004 – 93 min)
Director: Daniel Gordon
International Resource Center, EMU
7:00 pm

Wednesday, January 31, 2007
Korean Film Series
Chi-hwa-seon (2002 – 116 min)
Director: Kwon-taek Im
6:00 pm
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

Thursday, February 1, 2007
Korean Film Series
Chi-hwa-seon (2002 – 116 min)
Director: Kwon-taek Im
International Resource Center, EMU
7:00 pm
CAPS, JSMA, and IRC

Wednesday, February 7, 2007
Korean Speaker Series
“Art and Politics: Picasso’s Korean War paintings and Abstract Art of Korea and Japan, 1950’s-1960’s”
Young-Mok Chung, Chair, Department of Painting and Art Theory, College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University; Visiting Scholar, Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, University of Oregon
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art – Lecture Hall
4:00 pm

Thursday, February 8, 2007
Korean Film Series
Shiri (1999 – 125 min)
Director: Je-gyu Kang
International Resource Center, EMU
7:00 pm

Friday, February 9, 2007
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“From Area Studies to Cultural Studies: A Commentary on Paradigm Shifts in Research of Cultures”
Liu Kang, Professor of Chinese Cultural Studies, Duke University
Lillis Hall, Room 132
4:00 pm (please note the time for this event has changed from 3 pm to 4 pm)

Thursday, February 15, 2007
Korean Film Series
Oldboy (2004 – 120 min)
Director: Chan-wook Park
International Resource Center, EMU
7:00 pm

Thursday, February 22, 2007
Korean Film Series
The Isle (2000 – 89 min)
Director: Ki-duk Kim
International Resource Center – EMU
7:00 pm

Tuesday, February 27, 2007
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Burma’s Indigenous Peoples: A Human Rights and Environmental Crisis”
Edith Mirante, Director of “Project Maje” and author of Down the Rat Hole: Adventures Underground on Burma’s Frontiers
Many Nations Longhouse
4:00 pm

Thursday, March 1, 2007
Korean Film Series
Joint Security Area (JSA) (2000 – 110 min)
Director: Chan-wook Park
International Resource Center, EMU
7:00 pm

Thursday, March 8, 2007
Korean Film Series
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring (2003 – 103 min)
Director: Ki-duk Kim
International Resource Center, EMU
7:00 pm

Monday, March 12, 2007
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Hegemony Outsourced: The United States, India and the Struggle for Asian Architecture”
Siddharth Varadarajan, Associate Editor, The Hindu
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm

 

Thursday, March 15, 2007
Korean Film Series
3-Iron (2004 – 88 min)
Director: Ki-duk Kim (II)
International Resource Center, EMU
7:00 pm

FALL TERM EVENTS

Friday, October 6, 2006
CAPS/Asian Studies Welcome Reception
Knight Library Browsing Room
3:00 – 5:00 pm

Monday, October 16, 2006
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Kamishibai: the Construction of Space and the National Imaginary in Modernizing Japan”
Sharalyn Orbaugh, Associate Professor of Asian Studies and Women’s Studies, University of British Columbia
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm

Tuesday, October 24, 2006 – revised
“Archaeological Surveys and Exploration in the Northwest Frontier Provinces, Pakistan”
Dr. Ihsan Ali, Vice Chancellor, Hazara University, Mansehra, Pakistan
204 Condon Hall
3:30 pm

Thursday, November 16, 2006
“The North Korean Nuclear Test and Northeast Asian Security”
Mel Gurtov, Professor of Political Science and International Studies, Portland State University
McKenzie Hall, Room 221
7:30 PM

A public lecture followed by a discussion with Richard P. Suttmeier, Professor of Political Science, University of Oregon; Heung Ho Moon, Professor of Political Science, Hanyang University; and Jinwoo Choi, Professor of Political Science, Hanyang University

Professor Gurtov, a Senior Fulbright Scholar in South Korea in 1994, is editor-in-chief of Asian Perspective, an international quarterly journal published in Seoul, and author of several books, including Pacific Asia? Prospects for Security and Cooperation in East Asia.

This event is presented by the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies and is free an open to the public. Support has also been provided by Hanyang University and the Admiral David E. Jeremiah and Mrs. Connie Jeremiah Speaker Fund. For more information, please call (541) 346-1521.

Friday, November 17, 2006
“Korean-Chinese Migrant Workers and Re-definition of Koreanness”
Jungmin Seo, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Hawaii at Manoa
McKenzie Hall, Room 375
3:30 pm
This talk is cosponsored by the Department of Political Science.

Tuesday, November 28, 2006
Brown Bag Talk
“New Developments in the Korean Governance for Science and Technology Policy”
Hyun Suk Cho, Department of Public Administration at Seoul National University of Technology
CAPS Seminar Room (103 Gerlinger Hall)
12:00 pm

 

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