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2008-09 Events

July 6 – 8, 2009
Documenting Taiwan on Film: Methods and Issues in New Documentaries
Workshop and Film Screenings
At the University of OregonThese events are free and open to the public. For a complete schedule, please click here.
Thursday, June 4, 2009
Panel Discussion
“Retrospectives on Tiananmen:  Two Decades Later”
Knight Library Browsing Room
7:00 pmPanel Participants:
Bryna Goodman, Department of History
David Li, Department of English
Richard Suttmeier, Department of Political Science
Tuong Vu, Department of Political Science
Friday, May 29, 2009
Brown Bag Talk
“Water Pollution Control Issues in China”
Zhuoni Wang, PhD Candidate, School of Environment and Natural Resources, Renmin University of China; Courtesy Research Assistant, Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, University of Oregon
Gerlinger Hall, Room 103 (CAPS Seminar Room)
12:00 pm
Friday, May 15, 2009
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Male Friendship and Male Homosexuality in Late Imperial China”
Martin Huang, Professor, East Asian Languages & Literature, University of California at Irvine
Lillis Hall, Room 175
3:30 pm
Thursday, May 14, 2009
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Transforming an Urban Informal Settlement in an Asian Mega City: The Work of the Orangi Pilot Project, Karachi.”
Arif Hasan, Architect and Planner; Visiting Professor of Architecture and Planning, University of Karachi in Pakistan
Knight Library Browsing Room
3:30 pm
Friday, April 17, 2009
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“The Japanese Community of Shanghai: The First Generation, 1862-1895”
Joshua Fogel, Canada Research Chair and Professor, History Department, York University
McKenzie Hall, Room 375
3:30 pm
Thursday, April 16, 2009
Department of History Pierson Lecture Series
“The Precious Raft of History: The Past, the West, and the Woman Question in China”
Joan Judge, Associate Professor, Division of Humanities/School of Women’s Studies, York University
McKenzie Hall, Room 229
3:30 pm
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
“Humiliate-able Bodies: Rape in Wartime Propaganda Cartoons of the Sino-Japanese War”
Louise Edwards, Director, China Research Centre, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia
Knight Library Browsing Room
3:30 pm
Thursday, March 5, 2009
“South Asian Models: New Strategies for Book History in the 21st Century”
Abhijit Gupta, Reader in English, Jadavpur University; Fulbright Senior Research Fellow, University of California at Riverside
EMU Maple Room
3:00 pm
Thursday, February 26, 2009
“How to Write a Woman’s Life Into and Out of History: The Case of Wang Zhaoyuan (1763-1851)”
Dr. Harriet Zurndorfer, Sinological Institute, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm
Friday, February 20, 2009
Workshop: “Social Complexities in the Centers and Frontiers in Northern China”
Education Room, Museum of Natural and Cultural History
9:00 am – 3:00 pmFor a complete program, please click here.
November 18, 2009
Impacts and Aftermath of the Cambodian Genocide
Mills International Center, EMU
5:30 – 7:00 pm
October 23 – 25, 2008
Taiwan Film Festival
For a complete schedule, please click here.
Thursday, October 16,2008
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Border Crossing and the Woman Writer: The Case of Gui Maoyi (1765-1835/6)”
Ellen Widmer, Edith Stix Wasserman Professor of East Asian Studies, Wellesley College
Thursday, October 16,2008
Jeremiah Lecture Series
”What is Buddhist Philosophy?”
M. David Eckel, Distinguished Teaching Professor of the Humanities, Boston University
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm 

Friday, October 10, 2008

CAPS/Asian Studies Annual Reception
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 – 5:30 pm*A meeting with the new Dean of CAS, Scott Coltrane and the Associate Dean for Social Sciences, Larry Singell, will precede the reception. It will be held in the Knight Library Administration Office, Room 115 at 3:00 pm. This is a great opportunity to speak with them about the future of Asian Studies, your wishes, concerns, etc.
August 25-29, 2008
“The Physician Manase Dosan (1507-1594): An International Workshop on Medical Texts and Sino-Japanese Writings in Early Modern Japan”
McKenzie Hall, Room 375This event is co-sponsored by the Nisho Gakusha University Center of Excellence (COE) Program and the University of Oregon’s Center for Asian and Pacific Studies. Financial support is provided by Nishogakusha COE, the Yoko McClain Faculty Endowment Fund, the Office of International Programs, the Oregon Humanities Center, the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, and the Departments of History and Art History.For a complete program, please click here.

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