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2014-15 Events

2014-15 Events

Spring Term

CAPS Lim-Jong Poster

Thursday, April 9, 2015
“South Korea as the World’s Most Wired Nation: Its Digital Democracy as a Real-Life Case Study”
by Jo Jong, Seoul National University School of Law, Korea
110 Knight Law Center
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.



CAPS Jeremiah-Adams Poster
Monday, April 20, 2015
“Contemporary Human Rights Challenges in Asia”
Brad Adams, Director, Asia Division, Human Rights Watch
Oak Room, EMU
3:00 pm



CAPS Jeremiah-Perry Poster
Saturday, April 25, 2015
“China’s Higher Education Reform: A New Great Leap Forward?”
Elizabeth J. Perry, Harvard University
White Stag Building, Room 142/144 (Portland)
4:15 pm



CAPS Jeremiah-Pepinsky poster
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
“The Problem with Peripheries: Lessons from Southeast Asia and Beyond”
Thomas B. Pepinsky, Cornell University
Browsing Room, Knight Library
12:00 pm



CAPS Jeremiah-Majumdar Poster
Thursday, May 7, 2015
“The Indian History of a Global Category”
Dr. Rochona Majumdar, University of Chicago
Gerlinger Lounge
3:00 pm



CAPS Jeremiah-Takamiya Poster

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
“The Prehistory of the Ryukyu Archipelago in Japan, with a Special Focus on Discoveries from Amami and Okinawa”
Professor Hiroto Takamiya, Research Center for Pacific Islands, Kagoshima University
Knight Library Browsing Room
3:00 pm



CAPS Jeremiah-Holden Poster
Tuesday, May 26, 2014
“Divorce (Khul) at the Women’s Initiative in Pakistan and in the Diaspora”
Dr. Livia Holden, Karakoram International University, Pakistan
110 Knight Law Library
4:00 pm




Friday and Saturday, May 29-30, 2015
“Japanese and Korean Mediascapes: Youth, Popular Culture, and Nation”
Gerlinger Alumni Lounge
For more information, [click here.]



Winter Term

CAPS Ancient China Poster


February 13-14, 2015
Ancient China: Texts, Traditions, and Transformations
A symposium in honor of Steven Durrant
For conference program, [click here].




CAPS Jeremiah-Rymeski Poster

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
“Bhutan: Can Happiness Sustain Tourism?”
by Jay Rymeski
375 McKenzie Hall
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm



CAPS Jeremiah-Griffen Poster


Friday, February 27, 2015
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“‘Ping Pong Diplomacy’: Mao, Nixon and the Art of Soft Power”
by Nicholas Griffin
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm

Fall Term

CAPS reception card 2015


Friday, October 3, 2014
CAPS/Asian Studies Annual Reception
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art 

Papé Reception Hall
3:00 – 5:00 pm




Monday, October 6, 2014

Jeremiah Lecture
“Linguistic Politeness in Korean: Phonetics and Multimodality”
Bodo Winter,  University of California, Merced
Knight Library Browsing Room
3:30-5:30 pm


Friday, October 10, 2014
Conference: Comparative Historical Ecology in Ancient Northeast Asia
Many Nations Longhouse
9:00 am – 5 pm
For conference schedule please [click here].




CAPS Lim-Robinson Poster

Monday, October 13, 2014

Lecture: Moral Society and Amoral State: Political/Social Controversies in South Korea
Michael Robinson, Indiana University
McKenzie Hall, Room 375
12:00 pm



October 25-26, 2014
Conference: China in Asia: Historical Connections and Contemporary Engagement
Alumni Lounge, Gerlinger Hall
Oct 25: 9:00am – 5pm
Oct 26: 9:00am – 1pm
For the full conference schedule please [click here].

CAPS Vietnam poster
November 5-8, 2014

Conference: Engaging with Vietnam
EMU Ballroom
For more information about registering please [click here].




CAPS City in S. Asia Poster

November 13-14, 2014
Conference: The City in South Asia and Its Transnational Connections
Knight Library, Browsing Room
Nov 13: 11:00am – 4pm
Nov 14: 10:00am – 5:30pm
For the full conference schedule please [click here].




CAPS Jeremiah-Kern Poster

Friday, December 5, 2014
Lecture: Comix East and West?! The Shocking Transnational Affair of Japanese and Euro-American Comics (And Their Manga, Manhwa, Manhua Lovechildren)
Adam Kern, Professor of Japanese Literature and Visual Culture
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Browsing Room, Knight Library
1:00 pm