Lectures and Events

Monday, February 8, 2016
Job Talk: "Bearing the Canon on the Crown of the Head: Chŏngdae pulsa and Worship of the Buddhist Canon in Contemporary Korean Buddhism"
Time: 3:30 - 5:00 pm, Monday, February 8
Location: E254 Brownell Board Room, Adler Journalism Building, UI Campus   

Thursday, February 11, 2016
Job Talk: "North Korea: Penetrating a Closed Country"
Time: 3:30 - 5:00 pm, Thursday, February 11
Location: E254 Brownell Board Room, Adler Journalism Building, UI Campus   

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Job Talk: “What Affects US-South Korea Relations?: Domestic Politics and International Factors"
Time: 3:30 - 5:00 pm, Thursday, February 18
Location: 302 Schaeffer Hall, UI Campus   

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 
Brownbag Seminar: “Framing English: The individual, institutional and national costs of English as a global language in Korea" 
     
by Frank Durham, Associate Professor and John Carpenter, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Iowa,
Time: 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wednesday, March 2 
Location: 302 Schaeffer Hall, UI Campus
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Monday, March 21, 2016  
Lecture in Class: “What has Zen got to do with the movie 'Hero'"  
      by Gereon Kopf, Professor, Dept. of Religion, Luther College  
Time: 3:30 pm, Monday, March 21, 2016  
Location: C129 Pomerantz Center, UI Campus
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Tuesday, March 29, 2016   
Literary Workshop: Translating the Collected Poems of Chika Sagawa 
      by Sawako Nakayasu, Poet, Literary Translator, Winner of PEN Award for Poetry in Translation
Time: 12:30 - 1:45 pm, Tuesday, March 29, 2016  
Location: Room A, Iowa City Public Library
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Wednesday, April 6, 2016  
Brownbag Seminar: “Translating Burma through Time"   
      by Geok Yian Goh, Associate Professor of History, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore   
Time: 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Wednesday, April 6, 2016   
Location: 1117 University Capitol Centre, UI Campus
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Wednesday, April 6, 2016   
Seminar: "Building a research career on family violence prevention in the Chinese community"
      by Agnes Tiwari, Professor and Head, School of Nursing, the University of Hong Kong    
Time: 3:30 pm, Wednesday, April 6, 2016   
Location: Wild Bill's Coffeeshop, 321 North Hall, UI Campus
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Co-sponsored with School of Social Work, College of Liberal Arts and Science, the University of Iowa

Friday, April 15, 2016
Public Lecture: "The Making of Standard Modern Chinese (普通话)" by Chaofen Sun, Professor of Linguistics, Stanford University  
Time: 3:30- 5:00 pm, Friday, April 15
Location: 315 Phillips Hall, UI Campus
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