The University of Iowa

2009 Events

Friday, Feb. 27, 2009

Public lecture: "Solving the Manchuria Problem: Uchida Yasuya and the Long Russo-Japanese War (1904–1933)"
By Rustin Gates, Assistant Professor of history, Bradley University
12:30 – 2:20 p.m.
61 Schaeffer Hall

Monday, March 9, 2009

Public lecture: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: How Culture Complicates Medicine"
By Anne Fadiman, award-winning author, essayist, editor, and prof. of English at Yale Uni.
7:30 p.m. at W10 (Buchanan Auditorium), Papajohn Business Building.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Public lecture: "Marx Boys Hit the Streets: Proletarian Subjects and the Popular Culture in Pre-war Japan"
By Mariko Schimmel, Assistant Professor of Japanese, Grinnell College
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
302 Schaeffer Hall.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Public Lecture: “Decentralization in Comparative Perspective: Sub-national Economic Governance in Indonesia and Vietnam"
By Alasdair Bowie, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University
12:30 p.m.
302 Schaeffer Hall

Friday, September 11, 2009

Brown Bag Seminar: National Myths of Modern Japan
By Stephen Vlastos, UI Professor of History.
12:00 Noon
302 Schaeffer Hall

Friday, October 2, 2009

Brown Bag Seminar: Survey of Identity among Chinese Ethnic Groups
By Wengfang Tang, UI Chair Professor of Stanley and Hua Hsia Foundation.
12:00 Noon
302 Schaeffer Hall

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Panel: Chinese Literature Today and Yesterday
By Ge Fei, Participant of 2009 International Writing Programs and Poala Iovene, Assistant Professor of Chinese Literature, University of Chicago.
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
S207 Papajohn Business Building

Friday, October 30, 2009

Lecture and Screening: 2008 Beijing Olympics and its Music
By Jim Polachek, Research Associate, Columbia University.
Shambaugh Auditorium, Main Library

Friday, Nov. 13, 2009

Brown Bag Seminar: Contemporary Japanese Literature
By Marc Yamada, Post Doctoral Scholar of Japanese Literature and Culture
12:30 p.m.
302 Schaeffer Hall

Friday, December 4, 2009

CAPS Graduate Conference of East Asian Studies
Speaking Across Borders: Emergent Subjects in Asia and the Pacific
8:30 am – 6:00 p.m.
1117 University Capitol Centre

Friday, December 11, 2009

Brown Bag Seminar: When a Translation is Not a Translation: Consummating the Human and the Mechanical in Hsia Yü’s Pink Noise”
By Jennifer Feeley, UI Assistant Professor of Chinese Literature
12:30 p.m.
302 Schaeffer Hall