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

Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019
Conference: Sino-American Literary Dialogue: Lu Xun  and Walt Whitman 
9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Sept. 10 at 315 Phillips Hall
Sponsored by Lu Xun Culture Foundation, China and International Writing Programs and Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, Ramon and Victoria Lim, The University of Iowa
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Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019
Public Lecture: "Internet Literature in China: Early Years" by Michel Hockx, Professor of Chinese Literature, Dept. of East Asian Languages and Cultures and Director of the Liu Institute for Asian and Asian Studies at the University of Notre Dame.
12:00 - 1:30 pm, Sept. 11 at 318 Phillips Hall
Sponsored by UI Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, International Programs.
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Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019
Public Lecture: "What Is Korean Literature?" by Bruce Fulton, Associate Professor and the Young-Bin Min Chair in Korean Literature and Literary Translation in the Dept. of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia, Canada.
3:30 - 5:00 pm, Sept. 12 at 318 Phillips Hall
Sponsored by UI Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, King Sejong Institute, International Writing Programs, Global Health Studies Program, and Literary Translation MFA Program.
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Friday, Sept. 13, 2019
Joint Reading by Bruce Fulton, Ju-Chan Fulton, and IWP Writer Kim Jaehoon
5:00 - 6:00 pm, Sept. 13 at Shambaugh House (430 N. Clinton Street, Iowa City)
Prairie Lights Reading
7:00 - 8:00 pm at Prairie Lights (15 S. Dubuque Street, Iowa City) 
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Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019
CAPS Annual Fall Reception
6:00 - 9:00 pm, Sept. 14 at Fireside Shelter, S.T. Morrison Park, Coralville (1513 7th Street, Coralville, IA 52241) 
Sponsored by UI Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, International Writing Program. 

Workshop and Reading: Perspectives on Japanese Poetry 
Monday, October 28
12:30 - 2:00 pm at 318 Phillips Hall 
Contemporary Japanese Poetry and Translation by award-winning poet and translator Jeffrey Angles and literary scholar and editor Higuchi Yoshizumi. 
7:00 - 8:00 pm at Prairie Lights Bookstore
Factory Girls Reading by Arai Takako and Jeffrey Angles reading from their new work, out from Action Books.
Sponsored by International Writing Programs, UI Japanese Program, the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, the Obermann Center, and the MFA in Literary Translation, at the University of Iowa
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Seminar: The Impact of Anti-Extradition Bill Movement on Art and Life in Hong Kong by Chan Ping-Chiu, Director, Playwright and Curator and Chan Lai-Kuen, Poet and Writer from Hong Kong 

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019
12:00 - 1:30 pm at 318 Phillips Hall (Lunch will be served)
Sponsored by the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies and the International Writing Program, The University of Iowa
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Bilingual Readings with Aria Takako

Monday, November 4, 7 p.m., Cortado Coffee, 26 S. Clinton St.
"Love and Destruction"

Tuesday, November 5, 7 p.m., Cortado Coffee, 26 S. Clinton St.
"Destruction and Love"

Co-sponsored by the International Writing Program, International Programs, the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, and the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Iowa. 
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