Lectures and Events
Since its inception, CAPS has supported several major conferences that have provided opportunities for faculty and students to interact with leading scholars from throughout the world. These conferences are often sponsored in conjunction with other centers at the University of Iowa. CAPS also sponsors lectures and cultural events as part of its service mission to disseminate information about the nations of East and Southeast Asia to interested people in the community.
CAPS 2013-2014 Speaker Series and Events
Friday, April 26, 2013
Music Recital: "The Voices of Spring"
by Rong Zhang, Soprano, and Associate Professor of Voice, Wuhan Conservatory Music.
Time: 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. followed by a Reception
Location: Senate Chamber of the Old Capitol Museum, University of Iowa Campus
Friday, April 19, 2013
Public Lecture: "The Pre-Bazinian Film Theory of Sugiyama Heiichi"
By Aaron Gerow, Professor of Film Studies and East Asian Languages and Literatures, Yale University
Time: 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Place: 101 Becker Communication Studies Building
Monday, April 8, 2013
Chinese Calligraphy Workshop and Demonstration
By Mr. Xueming Zhang, vice chair of the National Calligraphy and Painting Association
Time: 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Room A Iowa City Public Library
Friday, March 29, 2013
Brown Bag Seminar: “Brain Circulation and Transnational Identity of Asian Students Studying Abroad in East Asia”
By In-jin Yoon, Professor of Sociology at Korea University, and a current CAPS visiting scholar.
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m
Location: 1117 University Capitol Centre
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Film Screening: "Buddhism after the Tsunami - The Souls of Zen 3/11 Japan Special"
Directed by Tim Graf and Jakob Montrasio, 2012
Question and Answer Session by Tim Graf.
Time: 4:30 pm
Location: 101 Becker Communication Studies Building, UI Campus.
Friday, February 22, 2013
Public Lecture: "Mo Yan's Nobel Prize: Resetting Chinese Literature"
Presented by: Charles Laughlin, Weedon Chair Professor of East Asian Studies, University of Virginia.
Time: 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: 1117 University Capitol Centre, UI Campus.
Friday, February 8, 2013
CAPS Faculty and Graduate Student Chinese New Year Reception
Time: 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Location: 2780 University Capitol Centre Second Floor Lounge, UI Campus