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2009-10 Events



Friday, April 9 – Saturday, April 10, 2010
International Workshop
Infinite Worlds: The Cultural Biography of Chinese Classical Gardens
UO White Stag Block Buildings in Portland
For a complete workshop schedule and registration, please click here.
Thursday, April 15, 2010
Jeremiah Lecture “Crisis and Reconciliation in Swat”
Dr. Sultan-i-Rome, Professor of Politics and History, Jahanzeb College, Swat, NWFP, Pakistan
Gerlinger Lounge 4:00 pm
Monday, April 19, 2010
“Where is Shanghai? Visual Art and the City”
Lisa Claypool, Associate Professor of Art History and Humanities, Reed College
Mills International Center (EMU)
3:00 pm

Thursday, April 22, 2010
Jeremiah Speaker
“Inequality and Its Enemies in Contemporary China”
Mark Selden, Senior Research Associate in the East Asia Program at Cornell University
Mills International Center (EMU)
3:00 pm
Friday, April 30, 2010
Public Lecture
“Why So Blue?: Mandala Transmission and the Transformation of Eighth-Century Representational Modes”
Cynthea Bogel, University of Washington
Pape Room – Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
5:00 pm
Friday, April 30 – Saturday, May 1, 2010
“Nara, City of East Asia: Cosmopolitanism and Localism in 8th-Century Japan”
Pape Room – Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
9am – 4 pm
For a complete symposium schedule, please click here.

Friday, May 14, 2010
“International Conference on Nuclear Weapons and the Security of Korea and East Asia”
Knight Library Browsing Room
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
For a complete schedule, please click here.
Friday, May 14, 2010
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Looking Backward to Go Forward: On Future Korea-U.S. Relations”
Dr. Yang Sung-chul, Chairman, the Kim Dae-jung Peace Foundation Advisory Committee and a Distinguished Professor, Korea University; former Korea Ambassador to the United States, 2000-2003
Knight Library Browsing Room
5:30 pm


Thursday, January 7, 2010
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Kitty on the Go: Japanese Cute as Transborder Fetish”
Christine Yano, University of Hawaii
Knight Library Browsing Room
2:30 pm
Friday, January 8 – Saturday January 9, 2010
Conference: Modern Girls on the Go: Gender, Mobility, and Labor in Japan
For a complete Conference schedule, please click here.
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
Jeremiah Lecture
“Politics and Passion in Maorist and Post-Mao China”
Ban Wang, Professor Chinese Literature, Stanford University
Mills International Center EMU
3:00 pm

Thursday, January 28, 2010
“Who owns Taiwan
Peng Ming-min, Chairman, Peng Ming-min Foundation
Knight Library Browsing Room
3:30 pm
The talk by Peng Ming-min can be found here.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Music Competitions in Bali: Enlisting the Invisible World to Become Champions of the Visible”
Wayne Vitale, Trotter Visiting Professor, University of Oregon School of Music and Dance
Knight Library Browsing Room
7:00 pm
Monday, February 22, 2010
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Crime and Punishment in China – A History of Penal Systems in the Twentieth  Century”
Klaus Muehlhahn, Professor of History, Indiana University
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm
Monday, March 15, 2010
Digital China and Social Media

Livestream of New York panel from The Paley Center for Media plus Portland panel discussion
UO White Stag Block Buildings in Portland
3:30 – 6:00 pmFor more information and registration, please click here.This event is cosponsored by the Northwest China Council and the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies.


Thursday, September 24, 2009
Brown Bag talk
“Shamans, Nostalgias, and the IMF: South Korean Popular Religion in Motion”
Laurel Kendall, American Museum of Natural History
159 PLC (OHC Conference Room)
12:00 pm
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Jeremiah Lecture Series
Yomi Braester, Department of Comparative Literature and Program in Cinema Studies, University of Washington
“The Instant City and the Postspatial Turn in Chinese Cinema”
Knight Library Browsing Room
3:00 pm
Thursday, October 22, 2009
CAPS/Asian Studies Annual Reception
Mills International Center (above the EMU Post Office)
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Poetry Reading
“Tiger Tracks: Poetry and Performance from Southwest China”
By Aku Wuwu, Poet and Professor of Yi Studies and Ethnic Minority Literature at the
Southwest Nationalities University in China
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art – Lecture Hall
4:00 pm
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Tilting Toward Quagmire: Afghanistan and Vietnam”
John Prados, Senior Fellow and Project Director, National Security Archive
Knight Library Browsing Room
7:00 pm
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Dangerous Amusements: Labor, Sociability and Counterpublic Culture in Hawaii, 1909-1930”
Denise Khor, Lecturer, Department of History, Harvard University
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm

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