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2010-11 Events


Winter Term Events

Northwest China Council and World Affairs Council presents
Thursday, February 3, 2011
“The Role of Law in China’s Strained ‘Harmonious Society’”
Professor Margaret Lewis, Associate Professor, Seton Hall
UO White Stag  Building in Portland, Room 142/144
12:00 pm
This event is free, but please click here to register.

This event is supported by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations’ Public Intellectuals Program, which is funded by the Henry Luce and C.V. Starr Foundations.  It is also sponsored by the UO’s National Resource Center for East Asian Studies.
Jeremiah Lecture
Monday, February 7, 2011
“Social, Cultural, and Linguistic Dimensions of Creative Language Use in China’s Internet”
Hongyin Tao, Chinese Language and Linguistics, UCLA
Knight Library Browsing Room 3:30 pm
Jeremiah Lecture
Friday, February 18, 2011
“The Origins of Domesticated Water Buffalo in China: An Interdisciplinary Approach”
Li Liu, Sir Robert Ho Tung Professor in Chinese Archaeology, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Stanford University
Condon Hall, Room 204 4:00 pm

Contemporary Chinese Cultural Studies
Tuesday, March 8 2011 at 12pm
“Imagining Atrocity: The Nanjing Massacre on Film and the Curious Case if Scarlet Rose.”
An Illustrated Talk by Michael Berry, Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara
Mills International Center
The Robert D. Clark Honors College presents:
“Adopted Territory: Transnational Korean Adoptees and the Politics of Belonging”
Eleana J. Kim
Clark Honors College Library, 3rd floor Chapman Hall
Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 4pm

This event is sponsored by Clark Honors College, Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, Center for the Study of Women in Society, Global Oregon, Department of History, and CHC Kaleidoscope.
Author Talk
“Pop Culture from a Multipolar Japan”
Roland Kelts, Author and Journalist
Knight Library Browsing Room
March 10, 2011 at 4:00 pm This event is cosponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures.

Fall Term Events

China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections
Monday, October 18, 2010
University of Oregon White Stag Building – Portland
5:00 pm
For a complete schedule, please click here.
Taiwan Film Festival
October 20-22, 2010
Willamette Hall,  Room 110
For a complete festival schedule, please click here.
Jeremiah Lecture
Friday, November 5, 2010
“The Magic of Concepts: Wang Yanan and His 1930s Critique of Social Science”
Rebecca Karl, Associate Professor of East Asian Studies & History, New York University
McKenzie Hall, Room 375
12:00 pm
Jeremiah Lecture
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
“All Disease Comes from the Heart: The Pivotal Role of the Emotions in Classical Chinese Medicine”
A talk by Heiner Fruehauf, PhD, Lac
McKenzie Hall, Room 229
5:30 pm

Workshop Talk and Discussion
Saturday, November 20, 2010
“Modern Girl Culture and Working-Class Women in Interwar Japan”
Barbara Sato, Professor of History at Seikei University in Japan
McKenzie Hall, Room 375
1:00 pm