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2010-11 Events

2010-11 Events

Summer Term Events

The 23rd North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-23)
June 17-19, 2011
HEDCO Building, UO Campus
For more info, please click here.
Film Screening
“Enemies of the People:  One Man’s Journey to the Heart of the Killing Fields”
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Willamette Hall, Room 110
7:00 pm
For more information on the film, please  click here
“China’s Revolution in Information Technology: Ethical Issues”
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
UO Law School – Room 142
7:30 pm
For more info, please click here.


Spring Term Events

Japan 199: New Japanese Cinema
Tuesdays at 7:00pm in Lillis 282
March 29: 5 Centimeters per Secon
April 5: Air Doll
April 12: Millennium Actress
April 19: Tokyo Sonata
April 26: About Her Brother
May 3: Shinobi: Heart Under Blade
May 10: Fish Story
May 17: Swing Girls
May 24: Yatterman
May 31: Summer Wars
Jeremiah Lecture
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
“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
Cinema Pacific
Focus on China
April 6-10 2011
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China Food Studies Workshop
Monday, April 11, 2011

Panelists Include:
Ina Asim, History, University of Oregon
Daniel Buck, Geography, University of Oregon
Françoise Sabban, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
Mark Swislocki, Arts and Humanities, NYU Abu Dhabi
Joanna Waley-Cohen, History, NYU
Knight Library Browsing Room
1:00-3:30 pm  





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

Japan Disaster Relief Events
“Tragedy in Tohoku: A Roundtable Discussion of the Japanese Earthquake/Tsunami Disaster and its Aftermath”
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
Koto Concert featuring Mitsuki Dazai
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

These events are free and open to the public; donations will be collected for Mercy Corps’ Oregon Japan Relief Fund.
World Music Series
Friday, April 15, 2011
Classical Music of North India
Kartik Seshadri, sitar
Arup Chattopadhyay, tabla
Beall Concert Hall
8:00 pm This event is sponsored by the School of Music and Dance.
Jeremiah Public Lecture
Monday, April 18, 2011
“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

This event is cosponsored by the Department of Geography and the Lundquist College of Business Center for Sustainable Business Practices.
“North Korea’s Politics of Survival”
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Mel Gurtov, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Portland State University Mills International Center  EMU
2:00 pm
This talk is presented by LiNK UO and cosponsored by the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies.
Shanghai EXPO 2010: Economy, Ecology, and the 2nd COming of Capitalism in China
Thursday, May 5, 2011
David Leiwei Li, Professor of English & Collins Professor of the Humanities
Browsing Room, Knight Library
12:00 pm
“Project 85 as X-cultural Ecriture”
Thursday, May 12, 2011
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
Jeremiah Public Lecture
Thursday, May 19, 2011
“Korea in the Japanese Colonial Gaze”
Taylor Atkins, Department of History, Northern Illinois University
McKenzie Hall, Room 375
3:30 pmThis event is cosponsored by the Department of History
Jeremiah Public Lecture
Thursday, May 26, 2011
“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

This event is cosponsored by the Department of Ethnic Studies and the Department of History.

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.-Chin 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 Literature.

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.
Lorwin Lectureship/Jeremiah Lecture
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
“Mass Weddings and Garment Factories: The Reintegration of the LTTE Women Fighters in Postwar Sri Lanka”
Cricket Keating, Women’s Studies, The Ohio State University
McKenzie Hall, Room 221
4:00 pm


CAPS/Asian Studies Annual Reception
Thursday, November 4, 2010
Mills International Center
3:30 – 5:00 pm
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

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