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2015-16 Events

Spring Term


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Working Futures: Perspectives on
Labor from the Global South
Carla Freeman,Emory University
Lamia Karim, University of Oregon
Ching Kwan, Lee University of California, Los Angeles
Eileen Otis, University of Oregon
Friday, May 27, 2016
Browsing Room, Knight Library



Communication Technologies and
Urban Neighborhoods in Seoul
Yong-Chan Kim, Yonsei University
Monday, May 23, 2016
191 Anstett Hall
4:00 pm




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The Current Situation in East Asia Amid the Rise of China
Dr. Tosh Minohara, Professor
Graduate School of Law and Politics, Kobe University
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 4 pm
375 McKenzie Hall




CAPS Jeremiah-Swogger Poster


“Zap, Pow, Dig! Comics, Communications and Pacific Archaeology”
John Gordon Swogger
Freelance Archaeological Illustrator
Friday April 1, 2016 at 4 pm
Browsing Room, Knight Library




Winter Term




Urban Development in China: Experience and Lessons
Shunfeng Song, Department of Economics, University of Nevada
Eileen Otis, Department of Sociology, University of Oregon
Yizhao Yang, Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management, University of Oregon
Friday January 22, 2016 at 2 pm
106 Condon Hall



CAPS SACPAN Jeremiah-Riaz Poster

The Age of Intolerance in South Asia: Contextualizing Extremism in Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan
Ali Riaz, Department of Politics and Government, Illinois State University
South Asia Conference of the Pacific Northwest (SACPAN) 2016
Friday, February 5-6, 2016
University of Oregon White Stag Building 
Portland, OR
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CAPS Lim-Spartan Creativity poster


Spartan Creativity: The Rise of Korea’s Samsung Empire
Geoffrey Cain, Journalist and Author
Friday, February 12, 2016
185 Lillis Hall, 2:00pm




Fall Term


CAPS reception card 2015


Friday, November 6, 2015
CAPS/Asian Studies Annual Reception
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
Papé Reception Hall
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm



HU event


Wednesday, November 4, 2015
“Shan-Shui City: Exploration of Sustainable Urban Development in China”
Jie Hu, Vice-President of Tsinghua Urban Planning & Design Institute
Lawrence Hall, Room 177
5:30 pm



Saturday,CAPS Chinese Culture poster October 24, 2015
Symposium: “Chinese Culture on a Global Stage”
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

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CAPS McClain-Hatasa PosterMonday, October 19, 2015
Yoko McClain Lecture Series in Japanese Studies
“ARIS-Adopting Place-based Games in Foreign Language Learning: Examples in Japanese”
Kazumi Hatasa, School of Languages and Literatures, Purdue University
Pacific Hall, Room 119
3:30 pm


Traditional Korean Art Religion


Friday, October 16, 2015
Myung Sup Lim Lecture Series
“Traditional Korean Religion and Art in East Asian Perspectives”
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
10:00 am – 5:00 pm



Hei Ying JeremiahFriday, October 9, 2015
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Hei Ying’s Pagan Love Song”
Andrew F. Jones, Louis B. Agassiz Professor of Chinese
Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of California
Knight Library Browsing Room
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm


Kirch TalkFriday, October 9, 2015
Jeremiah Lecture Series
“Vulnerability and Resilience in Island Socio-ecosystems: The Case of Mangareva”
Patrick V. Kirch, Professor Emeritus and Professor of the Graduate School
University of California
Knight Law Center, Room 175
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm