Past Events - 2007

2007 Events

Friday, February 23, 2007

Brownbag Seminar: "Gender, Self, Diaspora: Autobiographic Writings of Korean Women in Japan and the US."
by Prof. Sonia Ryang
Dept. of Anthropology, The Unversity of Iowa
12:00 Noon
302 Schaeffer Hall, University of Iowa Campus.

Download Professor Ryang's profile.

Friday, March 9, 2007

Public lecture: "Leaves from an Autumn of Emergencies: selection from the wartime diaries of ordinary Japanese"
Prof. Samuel Yamashita
Dept. of History, Pomona College
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
313 Phillips Hall, University of Iowa Campus.

An Interview with Samuel Yamashita, author of Leaves from an Autumn of Emergencies: Selections from the Wartime Diaries of Ordinary Japanese is available online.

Friday - Sunday, March 30, and 31, & April 1, 2007

WAVES Asian/Asian American Film Festival
7:00 p.m.
101 Becker Communication Studies Building, University of Iowa Campus.

For more information, visit the waves website.

Friday, April 6, 2007

Public lecture: "The Contemporary China: An Introduction of China Business Culture"
by Prof. Allan Guo
Director of China Program Center, University of Massachusetts at Boston
1:30-2:30 p.m.
216 Phillips Hall, the University of Iowa Campus.

Download more information about Prof. Allan Guok.

Friday, April 6, 2007

Public lecture: "Gender Struggles: Radical Women and Male Dominant Unions in Postwar Japan"
by Prof. Christopher Gerteis
Dept. of History, Creighton University
4:00 p.m.
302 Schaeffer Hall. University of Iowa Campus.

Friday, April 13, 2007

Public lecture: "Meiji Religions: The Japanese Rediscovery of Universality?"
Dr. Michel Mohr, Visiting Scholar
Dept. of Religious Studies, Brown University
4:00 p.m.
Atrium on the 3th Floor, Gilmore Hall, University of Iowa Campus.

Download more information about Dr. Michel Mohr.

Friday, April 27, 2007

Public lecture: "The Rise of Local Currencies in Millennial Occupied Japan"
Prof. James Fujii
Dept. of East Asian Languages and Literature, University of California-Irvine
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
218 Phillips Hall, University of Iowa Campus.

Read Trains as a Window on Contemporary Japan by Prof. James Fujii.

Friday, May 4, 2007

Seminar: "The Acquisition of Chinese Classifiers for Second Language Learners"
Professor Xin Jiang, a Visiting Scholar
Dept. of Psychology, Harvard University
5:30-7:00 p.m.
315 Phillips Hall, University of Iowa Campus.

Download a summary of Prof. Jiang's lecure .

Saturday, August 4, 2007

National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) Teachers' Reunion 2007
8:30 am - 5:15 p.m.
1117 University Capitol Centre, University of Iowa Campus
For more information and the full schedule, click NCTA Teachers' Reunion 2007

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Second Chinese Calligraphy Lecture and Demonstration
by Prof. Huang, Liancheng, Commissioner of Calligraphy Committee of Chinese Yinglian Society
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street, Iowa City, Iowa
For more information about Prof. Huang and his art work, click Huang Liancheng.

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Film Screening and Discussion: "Twilight Samurai" by Yoji Yamada
Discussion to be led by Prof. Stephen Vlastos and Junko Kobayashi
6:00 p.m.
316 North Hall, the University of Iowa Campus
For more information about the event, click Twilight Samurai.

Friday, September 21, 2007

Concert: Chinese Folk and Music by Tianjin Conservatory of Music Performing Group
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Iowa Memorial Union Ball Room (243 IMU)
Please click Tianjin Conservatory of Music Program for details.

Sunday, September 30, 2007

CAPS Fall Reception for New Faculty, Scholars and Writers
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
901 Park Place, Iowa City (Prof. Judy Polumbaum's house)
Call 335-1305 or email caps@uiowa.edu for directions.

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Public Seminar: "Working Asia on the Hill" by Jeff Baron, Officer, Stanley Foundation
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
302 Schaeffer Hall, UI Campus

Friday, October 26, 2007

Public Seminar: "Methods of Human Sacrifice in Shang Dynasty Oracle-bone Inscriptions"
by Professor Ping Wang, Confucius Institute Scholar, the University of Iowa.
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
25 Phillips Hall, UI Campus
For more information, please click Methods of Human Sacrifice in Shang Dynasty.

Friday, November 2, 2007

Public Seminar: "Colonialism on the Beach, Colonialism in the Woods, Cultural Imagination of the Imperial Metropolis Tokyo"
by Professor Kota Inoue, University of Redlands.
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
302 Schaeffer Hall, UI Campus
For more information about the talk, please click Kota Inoue talk summary.