The University of Iowa

Spring 2011 Lectures and Events

Thursday, March 24, 2011 
Luncheon Talk: “U.S.-Vietnam Relations: Fifteen Years after Normalization”

by Mark Sidel, Professor of Law, University of Iowa  
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Congregational Church, 30 North Clinton Street, Iowa City

Friday, March 25, 2011
Brown Bag Seminar: “Propaganda in Twentieth-Century China”

by Matthews Johnson, Assistant Professor of History, Grinnell College 
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
1117 University Capitol Centre

Friday, April 15, 2011 
Round Table Discussion: “Disaster in Japan: How do we try to understand? How do we try to help?” 

by CAPS Faculty and Volunteers at UI/Iowa City Community  
2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
302 Schaeffer Hall 

Monday, May 2, 2011
A Conversation with Michelle Osterfeld Li: Ambiguous Bodies: Reading the Grotesque in Setsuwa Tales

by Melissa Curley, UI Assistant Professor of Religious Studies.
4:30 - 5:45 p.m.
71 Schaeffer Hall

Thursday, May 19, 2011
Brown Bag Seminar: “Planning an Empty Page: the Emperor in Manchukuo’s New Capital”

by David Tucker, Visiting Assistant Professor, Illinois Wesleyan University,  Bloomington, IL
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
302 Schaeffer Hall

Thursday, May 19, 2011
Lecture: Traditional Tibetan Healing in Iowa with Dr. Amjee Keyzom Bhutti: Principles and Practices of Tibetan Medicine followed by an open discussion with Dr. Bhutti

by Dr. Amjee Keyzom Bhutti,
7:00 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room W151, 10 E. Jefferson Street, Iowa City.


Fall 2011 Lectures and Events

Friday, September 30, 2011
CAPS 25th Anniversary Reception
3:30 -5:30 p.m.
Plaza Room, Hotel Vetro, 201 S Linn Street, Iowa City

Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Brown Bag Seminar: " Relationship between Japanese Manga and Eastern/Western Classics "
By Nicholas Theisen, Visiting Professor of Japanese Culture and Literature, the University of Iowa
12:00 -1:30 p.m.
302 Schaeffer Hall

Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Brownbag Seminar: "
A Contested Borderland: Korean Migrants, Confused Identities, and Passports in the Russian Far East, 1880-1910.”
by Alyssa Park, Assistant Professor of History, The University of Iowa
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
302 Schaeffer Hall, UI Campus

Monday, December 5, 2011 (Rescheduled October 1, 2012)
Public Lecture: “New Thinking on the Old Empire: Recent Trends in Qing History."

By Mark Elliott, Professor of Chinese and Inner Asian History, Harvard University
12:30 -2:o0 p.m.
1117 University Capitol Centre