The University of Iowa

CAPS 2013-2014 Speaker Series and Events

Thursday, September 19, 2013 
Public Lecture: "Why Are Chinese Media So Timid?
by Chin-Chuan Lee, Chair Professor, Dept. of Media and Communication, City University of Hong Kong.
Time: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. 
Location: 302 Schaeffer Hall, University of Iowa Campus
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Friday, September 27, 2013  
Public Lecture: "There's No Getting Beyond: Bataille, Buddhism, and the Economics of Decline" 
By Leah Kalmanson, Assistant Professor, Dept. Philosophy, Drake University.
Time: 2:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Gerber Lounge, English-Philosophy Building, The University of Iowa Campus

Monday, September 30, 2013  
Public Lecture: "Why the North Vietnamese Fought: A Study of Motivation from Personal Memory"
By Van Cam Hai, Poet and Scholar, Viet Nam Television
Time: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Location: 302 Schaeffer Hall, The University of Iowa Campus.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013  
Public Lecture: "Classical Daoist Mediation: How and Why the Huainanzi is a Daoist Text" 
By Harold Roth, Professor of Religious Studies and East Asian Studies, Brown University 
Time: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Location: 3rd Floor Atrim, Gilmore Hall, The University of Iowa Campus. C
Co-sponsored by UI Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, Dept. of Religious Studies.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Poetry Reading
By Jeongrye Choi, Korean poet and translator
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Shambaugh House, corner of Clinton and Fairchild Streets
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Thursday, October 10, 2013   
Public Lecture: " Phonotaxis: Singing the Songs of Interlanguage or 吟歌丽诗  (A Manifesto of Sorts)
By Jonathan Stalling, Associate Professor of English, Poet, Scholar, University of Oklahoma, 
Time: 4:00 noon – 5:30 p.m.
Location: 302 Schaeffer Hall, University of Iowa Campus. 

Friday, October 11, 2013    
Literary Reading: Chinese in Three Voices: a Reading in English and Chinese. 
By A Lai (阿来), Jonathan Stalling (石江山)Wang Jiaxin (王家新)
Time: 5:00 noon – 6:15 p.m.
Location: Shambaugh House, (430 N. Clinton Street, Iowa City)  

Friday and Saturday, October 18 and 19, 2013 
International Conference: "The Rise of Public Opinion in China
Organized by Wenfang Tang, Chair Professor, Dept. of Political Science.
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: 2520D University Capitol Centre, the University of Iowa Campus.
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Thursday, October 24, 2013 
Public Lecture: "Sacred High City, Sacred Low City: Religious Sites in Two Tokyo Neighborhoods"
By Steve Heine, Professor of Religion and History, Director of Institute of Asian Studies, Florida International University
Time: 4::00 – 5:30 p.m

Location: 3rd Floor Atrium, Gilmore Hall, The University of Iowa Campus. 

Wednesday, November 6, 2013  
Brownbag Seminar: "The Face of Multiculturalism in Korea: Media Ritual as Framing in News Coverage of Jasmine Lee
By Frank Durham, Associate Professor of Journalism and John Carpenter, Doctoral Student.
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m

Location: 302 Schaeffer Hall, The University of Iowa Campus.