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2004-05 Events

2004-05 Events


Wednesday, September 15, 2004
Faculty Colloquium
“Between Cultures: Buddhism and Psychotherapy in the 21st Century”
A talk by Professors Nabeshima and Naito
Ryukoku University, Kyoto, Japan
159 PLC
1:00 pm

Friday, October 8, 2004

CAPS/Asian Studies Annual Reception
McKenzie Hall, Room 375
3:00 – 5:00 pm

Monday, October 18, 2004

Poetry Reading by Bei Dao
Knight Library Browsing Room
7:00 pm

Tuesday, October 19, 2004

Lecture: “Underground Literature in Late 60’s China”
Bei Dao
Lillis Hall, Room 112
4:00 pm

Wednesday, October 20, 2004

Public Lecture
“What is the Point of an Economy? Citizenship and Consumption in Postwar Japan”
Laura Hein, Department of History, Northwestern University
McKenzie Hall, Room 375
4:00 pm

Friday, October 22 – Saturday, October 23, 2004
Conference: “Private Life in Late Imperial China: Objects, Images, and Texts”
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
Lecture Hall
9:00 am – 4:00 pm


Thursday, January 6, 2005
Jeremiah Public Lecture
“Inside-Out: A Decade of China Reporting For Overseas Readers”
Peter Wonacott, China Correspondent in Shanghai for The Wall Street Journal
Knight Library Browsing Room
7:00 pm

Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Jeremiah Public Lecture
“Shanxi as Translocal Imaginary: Reforming the Local”
David Goodman, Professor of Political Science and Pro Vice Chancellor at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
McKenzie Hall, Room 375
4:00 pm

Monday, February 21, 2005

Jeremiah Public Lecture
“Early Taoist Meditation”
Harold Roth, Professor of Chinese Religions, Brown University
Lillis Hall, Room 182
7:30 pm

Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Jeremiah Public Lecture
“History, Identity and Security: Commemorating National Humiliation Day in China”
William A Callahan, Senior Lecturer in International Politics; Director, Centre for Contemporary China Studies, University of Durham, England
Clark Honors College Library (Chapman Hall, Room 301)
4:00 pm


Thursday, April 7, 2005
Jeremiah Public Lecture
“Getting to Rapprochement over Kashmir: Blending Realism with Justice”
Rifaat Hussain, Chairman of the Department of Defense and Strategic Studies, Quaid-I-Azam University – Islamabad
Knight Law Center, Room 184
4:00 pm

Thursday, April 14, 2005
CODAC lecture
“Mamiya Rinzo and the Japanese Mapping of Sakhalin Island”
Dr. Brett L. Walker, Associate Professor of History, Montana State University, Bozeman
Knight Library Browsing Room
3:30 pm

Friday, April 22, 2005

Brown Bag talk
“Korean Literature: Oral Epics”
Kyeung-Sin Park, Department of Korean Literature, University of Ulsan, Korea
CAPS Seminar Room (103 Gerlinger)
12:00 pm

Tuesday, April 26, 2005
Diagonal: A performance of music and poetry in English, German, and Japanese by Aki Takase and Yoko Tawada
Gerlinger Lounge
7:30 pm

Monday, May 2, 2005
“A View of the U.S. from Across the Pacific”
Takeshi Kawasaki, Journalist, Foreign News Department at the Asahi Shimbun in Tokyo
Gerlinger Lounge
2:00 pm

Thursday, May 5, 2005
Jeremiah Public Lecture
“Falling Between the Cracks: North Korean Women’s Human Rights”
Mikyoung Kim, Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy, Seoul, Korea; Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Portland State University
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm

Monday, May 9, 2005
Jeremiah Public Lecture
Muslims or Heretics?

A film screening and talk about struggles between moderate and radical Islamist forces in Bangladesh.
Naeem Mohaiemen, Editor, Shobak.Org; Director, project and Muslims Or Heretics
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm

Thursday, May 12, 2005
PPPM Lecture Series
“Strategies for Female Empowerment Used by the Feminist Movement in Pakistan: A Critical Analysis
Huma Haq, Visiting Pakistani Scholar
Hendricks Hall Hearth
3:00 pm

Friday, May 13, 2005
Jeremiah Public Lecture
“Japanese Security Policy: The Times They are a Changing?”
Richard Samuels, Ford International Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
McKenzie Hall, Room 125
3:00 pm


Friday, May 20, 2005
Brown Bag talk
“Structural Change of Consumption in Korea”
Inheun Choi, visiting economist
103 Gerlinger Hall
12:00 pm

Thursday, May 26, 2005
Jeremiah Public Lecture
“Shifting Power: From State-centric to Negotiated Governance in South Korea”
Hyuk-Rae Kim, Professor of Korean Studies, Graduate School of International Studies, Yonsei University, Korea
Knight Library Browsing Room
3:00 pm


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