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2007-08 Events

SPRING TERM EVENTS

Friday, April 4, 2008


“Doing Business in China: Pinpointing the Top Emerging Markets”
Ted Plafker, Beijing Bureau Correspondent for The Economist and author of Doing Business in China: How to Profit in the World’s Fastest Growing Market
Lillis Hall, Room 211
2:00 pm

Thursday, April 10, 2008


“Reflecting on the Two-way Educational Exchange between Korea and the United States”
Jae-won Lee, Professor and Director, Journalism and Promotional Communication Division; Director of Curricular Affairs, Office of Academic Affairs, Cleveland State University
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm

Thursday, April 24, 2008


“The Revolution is Dead. Long Lives the Revolution: Rethinking Modern Chinese History”
Joseph Esherick, Hwei-chih and Julia Hsiu Professor of Chinese Studies, University of California, San Diego
McKenzie Hall, Room 221
4:00 pm

Wednesday, April 30, 2008


“From the Heart of a Tradition”
Lecture-Demonstration on South Indian Music and Dance
Aniruddha Knight & Ensemble
EMU Fir Room
2:00 pm
This event is cosponsored by the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, the School of Music, and the Oregon Humanities Center. It is funded in part by the National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Additional funding was provided by The Ford Foundation, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the JP Morgan Chase Foundation, and the MetLife Foundation. Support for the preparation and presentation of this tour was also provided by the Asian Cultural Council, the Samuel H. Scripps Foundation, and the LEF Foundation. For more info, please call 346-1521.

Thursday, June 5, 2008


“Ozu, Directionality, and Quandaries in Cross-cultural Aesthetics”
Ben Singer, Associate Professor of Film, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Lillis Hall, Room 111
4:00 pm

 

Wednesday, May 28, 2008


“Notes from a Gambling Nation: Why China Is Not Going to Be the World’s Next Superpower”
John Pomfret, Editor, Outlook section, The Washington Post and Author of Chinese Lessons: Five Classmates and the Story of the New China
Lillis Hall, Room 282
5:00 pm
This event is presented by the Lundquist College of Business and is cosponsored by the School of Journalism and Communication, the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, the Oregon Humanities Center, the Chinese Flagship Program, the Asian Studies Program, and the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures. For more information, please call (541) 346-1521.

 

WINTER TERM EVENTS

New Japanese Cinema Series
January 10 – March 13, 2008
Sponsored by EALL
A film will be shown each Thursday in Lillis Hall, Room 282, at 7:00 pm. 
JSMA – Buddhist Visions Exhibit EventsFriday, January 18, 2008
Preview Reception: Buddhist Visions
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
5:30-8:00 pm
Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Lecture: “How Chan/Zen Paintings Mean: Two Portraits of Bodhidharma”
Charles Lachman, Curator of Asian Art, JSMA
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
6:00 pm

Wednesday, January 30, 2008
Lecture: “Unframing Experience”
Jacquelynn Baas, author of Smile of the Buddha: Eastern Philosophy and Western Art from Monet to Today
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
6:00 pm

Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Lecture and Demonstration: “In Search of the Meaning of Circles: Calligraphy in Zen Buddhism”
Kaz Tanahashi, Zen Buddhism scholar and calligrapher
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
6:00 pm


Korea in Prehistory: An Archaeological Perspective
Engaging Korea Speaker Series
Dr. Seonbok Yi, Professor of Archaeology and Art History, Seoul National University
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
“Introducing Korean Archaeology and the Paleolithic Period (~10,000 BP)”
4:00 pm
Knight Library, Browsing Room
Thursday, February 14, 2008
“Neolithic and Earlier Bronze Periods (8000 – 2700 BP)”
12:00 pm
Lillis Hall, Room 111

Thursday, February 14, 2008
“Later Bronze and Early Iron Periods (2700 – 2000 BP)”
4:00 pm
Lillis Hall, Room 111

Friday, February 15, 2008
“New Data on the Acheulian-Like Handaxes in Korea and the Hoabihnian in Northern Vietnam”
Noon
Condon Hall, Room 204

Jeremiah Lecture Series

Thursday, February 14, 2008
“Rethinking Language and Culture: The Nishogakusha International Kanbun Project”
Professor Machi Senjuro, 21st Century COE Program, Nishogakusha University, Japan
McKenzie Hall, Room 375
12:00 pm

This talk will be presented in Japanese with English translation.

JSMA – Buddhist Visions Exhibit Events

Wednesday, February 27, 2008
JSMA Buddhist Visions Exhibit
Lecture: “The Giver of Sons and Mother of Daoist Goddesses
Erin Cline, Assistant Professor of Chinese Philosophy and Religious Studies, University of Oregon
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
6:00 pm

Jeremiah Lecture SeriesMonday, March 3, 2008
A Confucian Contribution to Justice, Gender, and the Family
Philip J. Ivanhoe, Reader-Professor of Philosophy, Department of Public and Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong
Gerlinger Lounge
5:00 pm
Response by Rebecca L. Walker, Assistant Professor of Social Medicine and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

This talk will be held in conjunction with conjunction with the conference, Confucian Virtues at Work, held at the UOMarch 2-3, 2008.

JSMA – Buddhist Visions Exhibit EventsWednesday, February 27, 2008
JSMA Buddhist Visions Exhibit
Lecture: “The Giver of Sons and Mother of Daoist Goddesses
Erin Cline, Assistant Professor of Chinese Philosophy and Religious Studies, University of Oregon
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
6:00 pm
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
JSMA Buddhist Visions Exhibit
Concert: Chamber Music on Campus
Enjoy an evening of Asian-inspired music performed by students in the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance.
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
6:00 pm

Wednesday, March 12, 2008
JSMA Buddhist Visions Exhibit
Lecture: Marketplace Morality in 19th and 20th Century Chinese Hell Scrolls
K.E. Brashier, Associate Professor of Religion (Chinese) and Humanities (Chinese), Reed College
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
6:00 pm

Wednesday, April 2, 2008
JSMA Buddhist Visions Exhibit
Lecture: The Letter of the Law and the Splendor of the Pure Land: The Artistry of Images and Character Calligraphy
Mark Unno, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, University of Oregon

FALL TERM EVENTS

Friday, October 5, 2007
CAPS/Asian Studies Annual Reception
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Knight Library Browsing Room

 

Thursday, October 11, 2007
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Confessions of an Ex-Con: Reading Repentance in Meiji-era Japan”
Christine Marran, Associate Professor of Japanese Literature and Cultural Studies, University of Minnesota
4:00 pm
Knight Library Browsing Room

Thursday, October 18 – Saturday, October 20, 2007
Taiwan Film Festival
Please click here for a listing of films, times and venues

 

Monday, October 22, 2007
“The Other Origin of Species: Ethnic Categorization and Ethnic Identity in Contemporary China”
Thomas Mullaney, Stanford University Department of History
4:00 pm
McKenzie 375
This event is sponsored by History, Ethnic Studies and CAPS.
Friday, November 9, 2007
Korea Speaker Series – brown bag talk
“The American Electronic Voting System: Problems and Solutions”
Yonghi Kim, Director General of the E-Voting Promotion Bureau of the National Election Commission (NEC) of Korea
12:00 pm – CAPS Seminar Room (103 Gerlinger)
Friday, November 16, 2007
Korea Speaker Series – brown bag talk
“A Comparative Study of the National Trust for Historic Preservation in the US & Korea”
Hongdong Kim, Cultural Heritage Administration in the Republic of Korea
12:00 pm – CAPS Seminar Room (103 Gerlinger)
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
“The Political Turmoil in Pakistan: Return from a Ringside Seat”
Anita Weiss, Professor of International Studies, University of Oregon
Mills International Center – EMU
4:00 pm 
This talk is cosponsored by the Concerned Faculty Group. 

 

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