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Talk About Grad School and Japanese Studies

Monday, November 21, 2011 • 5:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

A talk with Will Bridges, former alum and PhD candidate at Princeton



Information Regarding the Urdu Placement Exam

Friday, November 18, 2011 • 3:00 PM

PAR 208


The Five Percenters: Islam, Hip-Hop and the Gods of New York

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 • 6:00 PM

AVAYA Auditorium (ACES 2.302)



Book Launch : Tamil Love Poetry

Friday, November 11, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Fri, November 11th in Gebauer (GEB 3.312) 3:30-5pm

The Five Hundred Short Poems of the Ainkurunuru By Martha Selby


To the Nunnery and Beyond: Becoming a 'Tibetan' Buddhist Nun in Nepal

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 • 12:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Dr. Jessamine Dana, a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Religious Studies and the Center for Women's and Gender Studies at UT-Austin, to give a talk.

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JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching Program) Info Session

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 • 6:00 PM

WEL 2.256

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The POSCO-India Story: A Teach-In

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)

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Digital Video for Literature

Saturday, October 29, 2011 • 11:30 AM

Meyerson Conference Room WCH 4.118

Talk with Professor Alexander Huang from George Washington University

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Fall 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Friday, October 28, 2011 • 6:00 PM

Thursday :Gebauer (GEB 3.312) / Friday: AVAYA Auditorium (ACE 2.302)

Bangladeshi Filmmaker Rubaiyat Hossain

Research, Reconstruction, and Breaking Boundaries in the Xiangtangshan Caves Project

Friday, October 28, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Auditorium, Art Building

Talk by Dr. Katherine R. Tsiang, Associate Director, Center for the Art of East Asia, Department of Art History, University of Chicago

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The Truth About the Truth Act (Satyakriya)

Thursday, October 27, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

A talk with Stanley Insler, Salisbury Emeritus Professor of Sanskrit and Comparative Philology at Yale University

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Fall 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Thurs: Gebauer (GEB 3.312) / Friday: AVAYA Auditorium (ACE 2.302)

Rubaiyat Hossain

Historical Background of ‘The Taste of Apples'

Thursday, October 20, 2011 • 3:30 PM

UTC 4.120

Taiwanese author Huang Chunming to give a talk.

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Seminar on Bengali Cinema

Monday, October 17, 2011 • 12:00 PM

WCH 4.118

Audacious Birds Of Dusk: Queer Bengali Cinema


Fall 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, October 13, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)

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Inseparable: The Story of Chinese Punk Rock

Monday, October 10, 2011 • 6:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

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Japan Seminar: Specialization and Happiness in Marriage: A U.S.- Japan Comparison

Friday, October 7, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

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40th Annual Southwest Conference on Asian Studies

Friday, September 30, 2011

Trinity University, San Antonio TX


National Book Award Finalist, Karen Tei Yamashita, reading from her novel, I-Hotel

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 • 7:00 PM

The Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, The Connally Banquet Hall at 2110 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78712


Golden Jubilee Celebration

Saturday, September 17, 2011

AVAYA Auditorium (ACE 2.302)

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Golden Jubilee Celebration

Friday, September 16, 2011

AVAYA Auditorium (ACE 2.302)


A Reading and Lecture by the Author, Chang-rae Lee

Thursday, September 15, 2011 • 7:30 PM

Joynes Reading Room


Japan Seminar: On Teaching Comparative Catastrophe: Japanese and Jewish Responses to War

Friday, September 9, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room WCH 4.118

The Center for East Asian Studies hosts a talk by Professor Alan Tansman

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South Asia Institute's Fall Welcome Reception

Thursday, September 1, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)

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Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze

Friday, May 6, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

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Maestros Jugalbandhi

Sunday, May 1, 2011 • 5:00 PM

South Performing Arts Center, 2150 Cypress Creek Road, Cedar park TX 78613


Hindi Translation Round Table

Friday, April 29, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, April 28, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


The End of LDP Dominance & The Rise of Party-Oriented Politics in Japan

Friday, April 22, 2011 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108

Dr. Ethan Scheiner of UC-Davis to give a talk at the Department of Government

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Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, April 21, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Gautam Premnath, University of California-Berkeley

Bedbugs and Grasshoppers: Translation, Myth and the Becoming of the Nation-State

Monday, April 18, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

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Urdu Placement

Friday, April 15, 2011 • 3:00 PM

PAR 105


South Asia Institute Alternatives Series

Friday, April 15, 2011 • 1:30 PM

Robert A. Welch Hall (WEL 2.256)

Zoe Sherinian, Associate Professor of ethnomusicology at the University of Oklahoma

Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, April 14, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Mysteries of Kongzhai

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 • 5:00 PM

ART 1.120

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Images of Confucius: Teacher, Statesman, Deity

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 • 12:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

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Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, April 7, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

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Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Scholarship Deadline

Monday, March 28, 2011

WCH 4.132 (South Asia Institute)


Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, March 24, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

R. Radhakrishnan, University of California-Irvine

Session: Wilson Chair candidate

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 • 11:00 AM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Christopher Candland - Wilson Chair candidate


What is Religious and What is Secular in Premodern Japan?

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 • 2:00 PM

Burdine Hall (BUR) 436A


Muslim Philanthropy and Human Security in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 • 12:00 PM

Batts 5.108


Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, March 10, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Mahboob Afsar Mohammad

Yoga for Cats, Yoga for Dogs: Reflection on Contemporary Yoga Practice

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

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China Seminar: Culture and Citizenship in East Asia: A Historical Perspective

Friday, March 4, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

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Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, March 3, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Priyamvada Gopal, Cambridge University

Autobiography is Another Story: "Lives" in Hindi

Friday, February 25, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Rupert Snell gives a job talk at the Department of Asian Studies

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Korea Seminar: Christianity and the Transformation of Religion in Korea

Friday, February 18, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

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Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, February 17, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Neloufer de Mel, University of Colombo

China Seminar: Mind-Body Dualism in Early China: A Large-Scale Corpus Analysis

Monday, February 14, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Professor Edward Slingerland of the University of British Columbia to give a talk

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Texas Asia Conference

Saturday, February 12, 2011 • 9:00 AM

UTC 4.124 (welcome address, all panels, keynote addresses, and closing remarks) and WCH 4.118 (for breakfast and registration)

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Texas Asia Conference

Friday, February 11, 2011 • 8:30 AM

UTC 4.124 (welcome address, all panels, keynote addresses, and closing remarks) and WCH 4.118 (for breakfast and registration)

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Sangeetham

Thursday, February 10, 2011 • 6:00 PM

Flawn Academic Center Auditorium (FAC 21)

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Chinese Language Q&A with James Jackson

Thursday, February 10, 2011 • 4:00 PM

ACES 2.402


FLAS Application Deadline

Monday, February 7, 2011

WCH 4.132 South Asia Institute

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Film Screening: Pyaasa

Monday, January 31, 2011 • 6:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

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Alternatives Series: Film Screening

Monday, January 31, 2011 • 3:00 PM

University of Texas, CMA 5.160 (LBJ Room), Guadalupe and Dean Keeton, Austin

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Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, January 27, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Mahmud Rahman