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2012-13 Events

2012-13 Events

Spring Term

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Jeremiah Lecture
“Rice in China: Histories and Myths”
Professor Francesca Bray, Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
5:30 pm
To view this lecture please click here.


 Monday, April 8, 2013
Myung Sup Lim Lecture Series in Korean Studies
“Shared Youth Predicaments: Education Notes Among South Korea, Finland, and the US”
Nancy Abelmann, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research – Humanities, Arts, and Related Fields;  Harry E. Preble Professor, Anthropology, Asian American Studies, East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Illinois
Gerlinger Lounge
4:00 pm



Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Oriental Democracies”
Panel Discussion with “The Shadow of China, ” Benjamin Reilly, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, “Paradoxes of Democracy in East Asia, ” Bruce Gilley, Political Science, PSU, Moderator: Tuong Vu, Political Science, University of Oregon
Knight Library Browsing Room
3:30 – 5:30 pm


Sunday, April 14 – Monday, April 15, 2013
International Conference
“China and the Restructuring of International Political Economy”
Gerlinger Lounge
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Please click here to view the conference program.



Thursday, April 25, 2013
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Bengali Harlem and the Lost Histories of South Asian America”
Vivek Bald, Associate Professor of Writing and Digital Media Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Gerlinger Lounge
4:00 pm



Friday, May 3, 2013
Documentary Film Screenings
The Revolutionary and Fumiko Hayashida: The Woman Behind the Symbol
Panel discussion with Sidney Rittenberg and filmmakers Irv Drasnin, Lucy Ostrander, and Don Sellers to follow.
180 PLC
6:00 pm



Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Film Screening
“A Bite of China”
Willamette 110
6:00 pm (refreshments); 6:30 pm (film)




Thursday, May 9 – Friday, May 10, 2013
International Conference
“Foodways in China: New Scholarly Trajectories”
Gerlinger Lounge
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
For a more information and a full conference program please click here.



Friday, May 17, 2013
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Neolithic Ways of Food Production in Central and Western Northeast China: Geoarchaeological, Zooarchaeological and Archaeobotanical Approach”
Professor Tang Zhouwei, Department of Archaeology, Research Center of Chinese Frontier Archaeology, Jilin University, China
204 Condon Hall
4:00 pm


Winter Term

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Chinese Capitalism: Beyond Variety?”
Jamie Peck, Canada Research Chair in Urban & Regional Political Economy, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia
Condon Hall, Room 106
4:00 pm



Monday, February 4, 2013
Myung Sub Lim Lecture Series in Korean Studies
“They Think They’re Normal: Explaining North Korea”
David Kang, Professor of International Relations and Business; Director of the Korean Studies Institute, University of Southern California
Knight Library Browsing Room
3:30 pm



Fall Term



Friday, October 19-20, 2012
Conference:  “The Storied Self: Issues in Buddhist Narrativity.”




Friday, October 26, 2012

“Rock and Roll Jihad”
Salman Ahmad
Beal Hall; $10 general admission, $7 student admission
7:30 pm





Wednesday, November 7, 2012
CAPS/Asian Studies Annual Reception
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
3:30 pm




Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Tea Ceremony with Megumi Unno
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
5:30-6:30 pm






Friday, November 16, 2012
Short Films from Vietnam
Global Scholars Hall Room 117
7:00-9:00 pm
*Please note that the directors are unable to attend






Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Design at the Speed of Sound – Chinese Architectural Practice
Presented by: Shanghai Xian Dai Visiting Architects
115 Lawrence Hall
6:00 pm




Friday, November 30, 2012
“Chinese Urban Planning Systems and Unique Practices in Chengdu City”
Mr. Peng Tang
Hendricks Hall Room 100
11:30am – 12:30pm






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