University of Iowa

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 
Public Lecture: "From March First to April 19th: Enacting Memories of Anticolonial Resistance in Cold War South Korea" by Charles Kim, Associate Professor of Korean Studies, Dept. of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison. 
Time and Venue:  3:30-5:00 pm, 213 Phillips Hall, UI Campus
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Co-sponsored by UI Dept. of History, Center for Asian and Pacific Studies (CAPS), International Programs. 

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 
Public Lecture: “Resisting the Nation(s):  Okinawa's Resistance to the U.S.-Japan Security Treaty” by David Obermiller, Associate Professor of Japanese Studies, Gustavus Adolphus College, MN
Time and Venue:  3:30-4:45 pm, 66 Schaeffer Hall, UI Campus
Co-sponsored by UI Dept. of History and Center for Asian and Pacific Studies (CAPS), International Programs

Thursday, April 4, 2019 
Public Lecture: “Battle of Okinawa: Okinawans as victims and victimizers in the era of Japanese Fascism”  by David Obermiller, Associate Professor of Japanese Studies, Gustavus Adolphus College, MN
Time and Venue:  11:00-12:15 pm, E220 Adler Journalism Building, UI Campus
Co-sponsored by UI Dept. of History and Center for Asian and Pacific Studies (CAPS), International Programs

Thursday, April 4 to Saturday, April 6, 2019  
Conference: Travel is Home: Travel and Landscape in Japanese Literature, Art, and Culture
Time and Venue:  6:00 pm, 1117 University Capital Center, 9:00 to 6:00 pm, 256 Academic Room, Iowa Memorial Union
Co-sponsored by Japanese Program, Center for Asian and Pacific Studies (CAPS), International Programs, and Japan Foundation
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Saturday, April 13, 2019  
Symposium: Iowa 2019 Chinese Language Teaching and Research 
Time and Venue:  9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., 1117 University Capitol Centre, UI Campus
Sponsored by UI Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, Confucius Institute, International Programs.

Friday, April 19, 2019  
Brown Bag Seminar: The Story of Qiu Ju: Culture, Apology, and Shuo-fah (说法) by Professor Ilhyung Lee, Edward W. Hinton Professor of Law, and Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution, at the University of Missouri
Time and Venue:  12:00 Noon, 1117 University Capitol Centre, UI Campus
Sponsored by UI Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, International Programs.

Friday, April 19, 2019  
Public lecture: "People of the Sea: What Divers Can Teach us about Human Physiology and Evolution" by Dr. Melissa Ilardo, Molecular Medicine, University of Utah, Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley
Time and Venue:  2:30 p.m., 27 MacBride Hall, UI Campus
Co-sponsored with UI Dept. of Anthropology, UI Center for Asian and Pacific Studies (CAPS), International Programs

Monday, April 22, 2019
Public lecture: "Kim and Trump: North Korea and the United States in an Era of Change" by Gi-Wook Shin, Director of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center and Andray Abrahamian, the 2018-2019 Korea Fellow at Stanford University
Time and Venue: 4:30-6:00 p.m., 1117 University Capitol Centre
Sponsored by The Korea Foundation, the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies (CAPS), International Programs