Lectures and Events

Spring  2015 Lectures and Events

Friday, April 3, 2015
Symposium: From Local to Global: Photojournalism in the New Millennium
Time: 8:30 am - 5:45 pm, Friday, April 3
Location: Adler Lobby and Rotunda and E105 Adler Journalism Building
Sponsors: UI Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development, Center for Asian & Pacific Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, International Programs, Honors Program, and School of Journalism and Mass Communication
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Friday, April 3 - Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Photo Exhibition: Depicting Post-revolutionary China: The Photojournalism of Wang Wenlan 
Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Friday, April 3 - May 12
Location: School of Journalism and Mass Communication Resource Center Gallery, E350 Adler Journalism Building 
Sponsors: UI Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development, Center for Asian & Pacific Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, International Programs, Honors Program, and School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Public Talk: "What the Temple Stay Program Reveals about Contemporary Korean Buddhism” by Mark Nathan, Assistant Professor of History and Asian Studies, State University of New York at Buffalo. 
Time: 3:30 pm, Wednesday, April 8
Location: 3rd Floor Atrium, Gilmore Hall, UI Campus
Sponsors: UI Center for Asian and Pacific Studies and UI Dept. of Religious Studies

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Thursday, April 16, 2015
Public Talk: "Stigma, Marginality, and Occupational Hierarchies in South China: Pre-socialist Formations" by James Watson, Professor Emeritus, Harvard University
Time: 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Thursday, April 16
Location: 302 Schaeffer Hall, UI Campus. 

Monday, February 16, 2015
Job Talk: "Transnational Cultural Power: the New Korean Wave in the Era of Social Media"
Time: 3:00 - 4:20 pm, Monday, February 16
Location: E254 Adler Journalism Building, UI Campus 
Sponsors: UI Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, International Programs and School of Journalism and Mass Communication.  

Monday, February 23, 2015
Job Talk: ":  “Waiting Wife, Detained Husband: Diaspora and Family in Southern China, 1570 to 1850"
Time: 2:30 - 4:20 pm, Monday, February 23
Location: Room 14 Schaeffer Hall, UI Campus 
Sponsors:
 UI Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, International Programs and Dept. of History

Monday, February 23, 2015
Job Talk: ":  “Waiting Wife, Detained Husband: Diaspora and Family in Southern China, 1570 to 1850"
Time: 2:30 - 4:20 pm, Monday, February 23
Location: Room 14 Schaeffer Hall, UI Campus 
Sponsors: 
UI Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, International Programs and Dept. of History

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Job Talk: “Charting Frontiers: From Sea Nomads to Breast Cancer" 
Time: 3:30 - 4:50 pm, Thursday, February 26 
Location: 112 Mcbride Hall, UI Campus 
Sponsors: 
UI Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, International Programs and Dept. of Anthropology 

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
The University of Iowa Japanese Speech Contest

Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Tuesday, March 10
Location: 100 Phillips Hall, UI Campus
Co-sponsored
by UI Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, Division of World Languages and Literatures, Department of Asian & Slavic Languages and Literatures 

2014 FALL Lectures and Events

Saturday, August 23 & Sunday, August 24, 2014
Business Japanese Workshop 
SpeakerMotoko Tabuse (Eastern Michigan University)
Location: 2390 University Capitol Centre (Executive Boardroom) University of Iowa
Sponsors: The Center for Asian and Pacific Studies (CAPS) in International Programs at the University of Iowa, with additional funding from the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (DWLLC) in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the University of Iowa
Coordinator and contact: Professor Yumiko Nishi at yumiko-nishi@uiowa.edu 

Saturday, September 27, 2014
CAPS Fall Welcome Reception

Time: 6:00 - 9:00 pm, Saturday, September 27
LocationThe Ashton House, 820 Park Rd, Iowa City, IA 52246. 
Sponsors:
UI Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, International Programs

Friday, October 3, 2014
Public Lecture: "A Comparative Study on CFL Teachers and Learner’s Perception of Corrective Feedback and their Impact on CFL Development"
Speaker: 
Hong Gang Jin, William R. Kenan Professor of East Asian Language and Literatures at Hamilton College.
Time: 4:00 - 5:30 pm, Friday, October 3

Location: 1117 University Capitol Centre, UI Campus.
Sponsors: UI Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, International Programs, UI Confucius Institute, UI FLARE/Second Language Acquisition PhD Program. 

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Roundtable: Literary translation from and to Chinese—challenges and pleasures: A conversation with Jennifer Feeley, Steve Bradbury, Ye Mimi
Speakers: Steve Bradbury, Ye Mimi, and Jennifer Feeley
Time: 12:00 noon - 1:30 pm, Tuesday, Oct. 14
Location: Shambaugh House, 430 North Clinton Street, Iowa City, Iowa 

Co-sponsored by UI Center for Asian and Pacific Studies and International Writing Program

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Public Lecture: Confessions of a Chinese Translator: The View From Taiwan”
Speaker: Steve Bradbury, Associate Professor of English, National Central University, Taiwan.   
Time: 3:30 - 4:50 pm, Thursday, October 16
Location: 140 Schaeffer Hall, UI Campus 
Sponsors: UI Center for Asia and Pacific Studies, International Programs, Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Chicago|
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Friday, October 17, 2014
Public Reading of Poetry and Fiction
Speakers: Steven Bradbury, Ye Mimi and Chen Li
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 pm, Friday, October 17
Location: Shambaugh House, 430 North Clinton Street, Iowa City, IA 
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Friday, October 17, 2014
Public Lecture: 
“Moving Forest, Moving Villages: Dynamics of Livelihood and Hunting in the Mountains of Northeastern Japan” 
Speaker:
 Hiromi Taguchi, Prof. of Anthropology & Environmental Studies, Dept. of Historical Heritage at Tohoku University of Art and Design
Time: 12:30 - 2:15 pm, Friday, October 17
Location:
118 Macbride Hall, UI Campus.
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Friday, October 24, 2014
Public Lecture: "
Wandering in a Garden, Waking from a Dream: Song Lyrics by Xiang Ziyan as Textual Locus for Refuge Memories of Resettlement in the South​"
Speaker: Benjamin Ridgway, Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese and Japanese Studies, Grinnell College.
Time: 3:30 - 5:00 pm, Friday, Oct. 24.
Location: 
302 Schaeffer Hall, UI Campus
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Monday, Nov. 3, 2014
Public Lecture: "Hong Kong in the Air ... and On the Ground"
Speaker: Tang Siu Wa, Writer, Participant of UI 2014 International Writing Program 
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm, Monday, Nov. 3.

Location: 302 Schaeffer Hall, UI Campus
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Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
Public Lecture: “Traveling the Cosmos: Cultural Iconography in the Japanese Tales of Urashima Tarou and Kenji Miyazawa's Night Train to the Milky Way”
Speaker: Steve Renshaw, CAPS Visiting Research Fellow
Time: 3:00 -4:30 pm, Thursday, Nov. 13
Location:
302 Schaeffer Hall, UI Campus
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