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2003-04 Events

2003-04 Events

FALL TERM EVENTS
Wednesday, October 8, 2003
CAPS/Asian Studies Annual Welcome Reception
McKenzie Hall, Room 375
3:30 – 5:00 pm
Friday, October 10, 2003
Brown Bag Talk
“Disease and the Dilemmas of Identity: Representations of Women in Modern Chinese Literature”
Eileen Vickery, East Asian Languages and Literatures
12:00 pm
CAPS Seminar Room (Gerlinger Hall, Room 103)

Wednesday, October 15, 2003
Freeman Public Lecture
“Culture(s) in Eastern Asia: Views from Asia”
Wang Gungwu, National University of Singapore
Knight Library Browsing Room
3:00 pm

Wednesday, October 15, 2003
Film Showing
The Life and Times of Wu Zhong Xian
A discussion with the filmmaker Evans Chan to follow
Willamette Hall, Room 110
7:00 pm

Thursday, October 16 – Saturday, October 18, 2003
Freeman Conference

“From the Book to the Internet: Communication Technologies, Human Motions,
and Cultural Formations in Eastern Asia”
October 16-18, 2003
Gerlinger Lounge

Thursday, October 23, 2003
Seminar: “Disappearing Worlds: Anthropology and Cultural Studies in Hawaii and the Pacific,” appearing in the 2001 collection “Native Pacific Cultural Studies on the Edge,” edited by Kehaulani Kauanui and Vince Diaz, The Contemporary Pacific 13(2):381-416.
Geoff White, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaii
PLC, Room 159
12:00 pm

Thursday, October 23, 2003
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Fracturing the Postcolonial: A Pacific Genealogy”
Geoff White, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaii
Willamette Hall, Room 110
7:00 pm

Thursday, October 30, 2003
Film Showings:
Feeding Boys, Ayaya
(Beijing, 2003) 80 minutes
The Old Testament (Beijing, 2001) 74 minutes
207 Chapman Hall.
6:00 -9:00 pm

Friday, October 31, 2003
Film Showings:
Enter the Clowns (Beijing, 2002) 79 minutes
Keep Cool and Don’t Blush (Beijing, 2003) 70 minutes
115 Pacific Hall
5:00 – 8:00 pm

Monday, November 3, 2003
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Legislating Justice: The Evolution of Feminist and Human Rights Jurisprudence in the Postcolonial Sub-Continent”
Dr. Faustina Pereira, Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh; Member and Deputy Director, Ain-o-Salish Kendro (ASK), Dhaka, Bangladesh
Knight Library Browsing Room
3:30 pm

Thursday, November 13, 2003
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“‘Freedom=Death’: Conjurings, Oaths and Secrecy in the Filipino Revolution of 1896”
Vincent Rafael, Department of History, University of Washington
Knight Library Browsing Room
7:00 pm

Friday, November 14, 2003
Seminar: “The Cell Phone and the Crowd: Messianic Politics in the Contemporary Philippines” (Public Culture vol. 15, no. 3, October 2003).
Vincent Rafael, Department of History, University of Washington
McKenzie Hall, Room 375

12:00 PM

Wednesday, November 19, 2003
Brown Bag Talk
“Japanese War Photographers: Image, Identity, and Context of the Vietnam War in East Asia”
Ken Nakajo, University of Oregon Alumnus
12:00 pm
CAPS Seminar Room (Gerlinger Hall, Room 103)

Wednesday, December 3, 2003
Brown Bag Talk
“Histological Transformation and Age Estimation in Prehistoric South Asia”
Gwen Robbins, Department of Anthropology
12:00 pm
CAPS Seminar Room (Gerlinger Hall, Room 103)

Thursday, December 4, 2003
“Early Chinese Oral and Chirogaphic Cultures: The Han Descendants of Mr. Continuous Chanting and Mr. Repeated Inking”
Ken Brashier, Religious Studies, Reed College
10:00 am
CAPS Seminar Room (Gerlinger Hall, Room 103)

WINTER TERM EVENTS

Friday, January 30, 2004
Brown Bag Talk
“Screening Humor in Ozu Yasujiro’s wartime cinema, ‘The Brothers and
Sisters of the Toda Family'”
Junji Yoshida, Ph.D. Candidate, East Asian Languages and Literature
Gerlinger 103
12:00 pm

Wednesday, February 4, 2004
Freeman Public Lecture
“Japanese Knowledge of America Before Perry”
Yumiko Kawamoto, Waseda University and
Frederick Schodt, Independent Translator and Interpreter
180 PLC
12:00 pm

Wednesday, February 11, 2004
Brown Bag Talk
“Modern Girl and the New Life Movement: Body Politics and National Salvation”
Hsiao-pei Yen, Department of History, University of Oregon
CAPS Seminar Room (103 Gerlinger)
12:00 pm

Tuesday, February 17, 2004
“Globalization and the Minority Question in India”
Anjan Ghosh, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, India
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm

Friday, February 20 – Saturday, February 21, 2004
Symposium – Japanese-American Internment and Its Contemporary Implications
Participants: Frank Chin, Frank Emi, James Hirabayashi, Lawson Inada, Peggy Nagae, Sonny San Juan, Jr., Delia Aguilar, Moustafa Bayoumi, and Michi Okuda.
This event is presented by the Center for Critical Theory and Transnational Studies and cosponsored by the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, the Department of History, the Ethnic Studies Program and the College of Arts and Sciences.

Thursday, February 26, 2004
Brown Bag Talk
“Speculative Fiction and the Spectacle of Race: Negotiations of Race, Space, and National Identity in 20th Century Asian America”
Serenity Hee Jung Joo (Comparative Literature)
CAPS Conference Room – Gerlinger 103
12:00 pm

Thursday, February 26, 2004
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“East Asia and Northeast Asia in Contemporary South Korean Discourse”
Paik Nak-chung, Editor, the quarterly Creation and Criticism (Changbi Publishers, Seoul); Professor Emeritus of English Literature, Seoul National University
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm
Reception to follow

SPRING TERM EVENTS

Thursday, April 1, 2004
Jeremiah Lecture Series – Postcolonial Inscriptions
“Eugenic Sexuality and Colonial Modernity”
Tani Barlow, Women’s Studies, University of Washington
Knight Library Browsing Room
7:00 pm

Thursday, April 15, 2004
South Asia Speaker Series
“My Body is in Pain”: Violence, the State, and Women in the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971″
Yasmin Saikia, Department of History, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm

Monday, April 19, 2004
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Ethnicity, Violence and the State in Pakistan”
S. Zulfiqar Gilani, Rector (President), the Foundation University, Islamabad; Former Vice Chancellor, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm

Friday, April 30, 2004
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Institutional Templates of East Asian Capitalism: China, Korea and Japan”
Hong Yung Lee, Department of Political Science, University of California-Berkeley
McKenzie Hall, Room 375
3:30 pm

Wednesday, May 5, 2004
South Asia Speaker Series
“Maps, Borders and Identities: Cartographic Anxiety and Conflict in South Asia.”
Willem Van Schendel, Professor of Modern Asian History, University of Amsterdam
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm

Thursday, May 6, 2004
Freeman Lecture Series
“Hong Kong Bilingual Child Language Acquisition: Insights from the Dative”
Virginia Yip, Department of Modern Languages and Intercultural Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong and Stephen Matthews, Department of Linguistics, University of Hong Kong
EMU River Rooms – Metolius
3:30 pm

Monday, May 10, 2004
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Dancing with My Mistress: Embezzlement and the Professionalization of Banking Employees in Republican-era Shanghai”
Pui Tak Lee, Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong
159 PLC
4:30 pm

Tuesday, May 11, 2004
Jeremiah Lecture Series – Premodern Japanese Buddhism: An Interdisciplinary Tapestry
“In the Name of the Buddha: Armed Monks and Protesters in Heian and Kamakura
Japan”
Mikael Adolphson, Department of History, Harvard University
Knight Library Browsing Room
7:00 pm

Wednesday, May 12, 2004
Freeman Lecture Series
“A Sea of Flowers: Matter, Sense and Affect in the Botanical Exploration of Southwest China
Eric Mueggler, Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan
375 McKenzie Hall
4:00 pm

Tuesday, May 25, 2004
Jeremiah Lecture Series – Premodern Japanese Buddhism: An Interdisciplinary Tapestry
“Chinese Threads in the Tapestry of Medieval Japanese Zen Buddhism”
Martin Collcutt, Department of History and East Asian Studies, Princeton University
Knight Library Browsing Room
7:00 pm

Thursday, May 27, 2004
Freeman Lecture Series
“Together-in-Difference: Beyond Diaspora, Into Hybridity”
Ien Ang, Professor of Cultural Studies and Director of the Centre for Cultural Research, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm

Friday, May 28, 2004
“The Predicament of Diversity: Presenting ‘Asian Art’ in the Art Museum”
Ien Ang, Professor of Cultural Studies and Director of the Centre for Cultural Research, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Gerlinger Lounge
7:00 pm

ASPAC 2004 (Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast Annual Meeting)
June 18-20, 2004
University of Oregon
For more info, please visit the ASPAC website.

 

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