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March 28, 2011-Spring Term Events

Please mark your calendars for these upcoming events:

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Jeremiah Public Lecture
“Challenging the 18th Amendment and the NRO (National Reconciliation Ordinance), or How to Stop the Cycle of Coup
d’etats in Pakistan?”
Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb, Barrister-at-Law Advocate, Supreme Court of Pakistan
Gerlinger Lounge
4:00 pm

April 6-10, 2011
Cinema Pacific Film Festival
• New films by Zhang Yimou, Feng Xiaogang and Lu Chuan
• Visiting directors Liu Jiayin (Oxhide, Oxhide II) and Zhu Wen (Thomas Mao)
• Shelly Kraicer introduces “digital generation” of Chinese film
• classical Chinese film, The Goddess, with Ruan Lingyu (1934)
• Symposium with producers Terence Chang and David Linde
• Animation by Sun Xun and video art by Hung Keung at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
For a complete schedule, please visit

Friday, April 8, 2011
“China’s Role in Regulating the Global Information Economy”
University of Oregon School of Law, William W. Knight Law Center
9am – 5:30pm (A reception will follow the event)

Monday, April 11, 2011
Panel Discussion
“Foodways in China: New Scholarly Trajectories”
Ina Asim, History, University of Oregon; Daniel Buck, Geography, University of Oregon; Françoise Sabban, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales;  Mark Swislocki, History, NYU Abu Dhabi;, Joanna Waley-Cohen, History, NYU
Knight Library Browsing Room
1:00-3:30 pm

Monday, April 11, 2011
Jeremiah Public Lecture
“Reflections on Pets in Twentieth Century China”
Mark Swislocki, Department of History, NYU Abu Dhabi
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm

Monday, April 18, 2011
Jeremiah Public Lecture
“Drivers of Globalization: From the Developmental State to the Rise of Lead Firms in the Asian Newly Industrialized Economies”
Professor Henry Wai-chung Yeung,  Department of Geography, National University of Singapore
Knight Library Browsing Room
3:30 pm

Thursday, May 12, 2011
Public Lecture
“Project 85 as X-cultural Ecriture”
Claire Huot, Department of Germanic, Slavic, and East Asian Studies, University of Calgary and Robert Majzels, Department of English, University of Calgary
EMU Gumwood Room
3:00 pm

Thursday, May 19, 2011
Jeremiah Public Lecture
“Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze”
Taylor Atkins, Department of History, Northern Illinois University
McKenzie Hall, Room 375
3:30 pm

Thursday, May 26, 2011
Jeremiah Public Lecture
“How Filipino Veterans Joined the Greatest Generation: Transnational Politics
and Postcolonial Citizenship, 1945-2009”
Christopher Capozzola, Associate Professor of History, Massachusetts Institute
of Technology
Knight Library Browsing Room
3:30 pm