Lectures and Events

Saturday, August 23 & Sunday, August 24, 2014
Business Japanese Workshop 
Speaker: Motoko 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. 
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"
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. 

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” 
 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
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.
302 Schaeffer Hall, UI Campus