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2013-14 Events

Spring Term


Thursday, April 10, 2014
“Fiction’s Family: Zhan Xi, Zhan Kai, and the Business of Women in Late Qing China”
Ellen Widmer, Mayling Soong Professor of Chinese Studies, Wellesley College
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm
 

 

 

Friday, April 18, 2014
“The Current State of the Aspect Hypothesis in L1 and L2 Acquisition”
Yashuro Shirai, Professor of Linguistics, University if Pittsburgh
Knight Library Browsing Room
3:00 pm

 

 

Friday, April 18, 2014
“Copyright and Media Pluralism in China”
UO School of Law, Room 142
8:30 am – 4:40 pm

 

 

Monday, April 21, 2014
“The Disappearance of Sombath Somphone: Implications for Civil Society and Human Rights in Laos”
A Special Appearance by Shui-Meng Ng
Unitarian Universalist Church
1685 W. 13th Ave., Eugene
5:30 pm

 

 


Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Tales of Ise: The Shrines, Their Priests and Patrons in Post-war Japan”
John Breen, Professor, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, Kyoto
Allen Hall, Room 140
4:00 pm

 

 

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Yoko McClain Lecture Series in Japanese Studies
“Animating Reality: The Film Theory of Imamura Taihei”
Aaron Gerow, Professor of Film Studies and East Asian Languages and Literatures, Yale University
Ford Alumni Center, Room 202
4:00 pm

 

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
“A conversation with Asian Studies Distinguished Speaker: Amitav Ghosh”
Knight Library, Browsing Room
4:00 pm

 

 

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Myung Sup Lim Lecture Series
“Korean Cinema Today”
Laurence Kardish, Senior Curator Emeritus for Film of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
3:00 pm

 


Friday, May 2, 2014
Myung Sup Lim Lecture Series
“Korea and Regional Relations”
Dr. Stephen Noerper, Senior Vice President of The Korea Society
White Lotus Gallery, 767 Willamette St.
4:00 pm

 


Friday, May 9, 2014
Yoko McClain Lecture Series in Japanese Studies
“Visible Rhymes, Inaudible Echoes: Script and Sound in the Sinitic Poetry of Modern Japan.”
Matthew Fraleigh, Associate Professor, East Asian Literature and Culture, Brandeis University
McKenzie 375
3:30 pm

 

Thursday, May 15th, 2014
Lecture: “The Function of the Constitutional Court of Korea in the Development of Democracy and the Rule of Law”
Jongik Chon, Associate Professor, School of Law
Seoul National University
Ford Alumni Center, Room 403
3:00pm

 

Saturday, May 17, 2014
Lecture: “Introduction to Chinese and Korean Ceramics”
Robert D. Mowry, Retired Alan J. Dworsky Curator of Chinese Art and Head of the Department of Asian Art, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard Art Museums, and Senior Lecturer on Chinese and Korean Art, Department of the History of Art and Architecture, Harvard
2:00 pm

 

 


Sunday, May 18, 2014
Workshop: “Connoisseurship of Chinese and Korean Ceramics”
Robert D. Mowry, Jordan Schnitzer Museum
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Limited to 12 participants; $60 per person (info and registration: kaplan@uoregon.edu or 541-346-0968)

 


Monday, May 19th, 2014
Lecture: “On the Road in Olympic Era Tokyo”
Bruce Suttmeier, Associate Professor of Japanese
Lewis & Clark College
Ford Alumni Center, Room 403
3:30 pm

 

 

Thursday, May 29, 2014
Jeremiah Lecture
“Sent-down Youth and Rural Economic Development in China: The Cultural Revolution and Its Contemporary Legacies”
Emily Honig, Professor, Department of History, UC Santa Cruz and Xiaojian Zhao, Professor,  Asian American Studies, UC Santa Barbara
Executive Board Room, Ford Alumni Center (4th Floor)
4:00 pm

 

Winter Term


Tuesday, February 4, 2014
The Yoko McClain Lecture Series in Japanese Studies
“Japanese Friendship Dolls”
Alan Scott Pate, Alan Scott Pate Antique Japanese Dolls
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Ford Lecture Hall
5:30 pm

 

Monday, February 10, 2014
Myung Sup Lim Series
“The Shifting Images of Korea Through the Lens of National Geographic Since 1890″
Dr. Young Hoon Kim, Professor, Department of Korean Studies; Director.
Research Institute of Korean Culture, Ewha Womans University
PLC, Room 159
4:00 pm

 

Saturday, February 22, 2014
The Yoko McClain Lecture Series in Japanese Studies
Symposium: “The Art of Japanese Traditional Theater”
Presenters:  Laurence Kominz, Portland State University; Alan Pate, Alan Scott Pate Antique Japanese Dolls
Matt Shores, University of Hawaii; Glynne Walley, University of Oregon
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Ford Lecture Hall
1:00 – 4:00 pm

 


Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Bollywood Nights Film Screening: Luck By Chance
Presented by the UO Asian Studies Program
Lawrence Hall, Room 166
5:30pm

 

 


Monday, March 3, 2014
“Heady Flights and Costly Slips: The Fantasy and the Reality of Garden Swings in Classic Chinese Fiction”
Andrew Plaks, Professor Emeritus of East Asian Studies and Comparative Literature, Princeton University
Knight Library Browsing Room
2:00 pm

 


Friday, March 7, 2014
“The Power and Reach of the Tongan Maritime State: Long-Distance Voyaging, Monumental Architecture and Elite Leadership”
Geoffrey Clark, Archaeology and Natural History, The Australian National University
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm

 

 

Fall Term


Friday, October 4, 2013
CAPS/Asian Studies/JSMA Annual Reception
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
3:00-5:00 pm

 


Saturday, October 5, 2013
Picturing Global China: Contemporary Art from Shanghai and Beyond
A Cross-Cultural Panel Discussion
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Lecture Hall
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Please click here to view the conference program.

 

Thursday, October 17, 2013
Jeremiah Lecture
“Voices from the Canefields: Folksongs from Japanese Immigrant Workers in Hawai’i”
Dr Franklin Odo, Founding Director of Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, and former Chief of Asian Division Library of Congress
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm

 


Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Jeremiah Lecture
“Christianity’s Dialogue with Buddhism in Japan”
James Heisig, Nanzan Institute for Religion & Culture
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm

 

Thursday, November 7, 2013
Jeremiah Lecture
Postcolonial Literature as World Literature: World Heritage Preservation and the Unworlding of the Subaltern World in Amitav Ghosh’s The Hungry Tide”
Pheng Cheah, Department of Rhetoric, UC Berkeley
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm

 

Thursday, November 7, 2013
Jeremiah Lecture
“FDI Networks in Production and Innovation in China: Beyond New Regionalism, Beyond Global Production Networks”
Yehua Dennis Wei, Department of Geography, University of Utah
Condon Hall, Room 106
4:00 pm

 

 

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