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Hands Of A Goze: The Tactile Culture of Visually Impaired People in Modern Japan

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Talk by Dr. Kojiro Hirose, National Museum of Ethnology

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Rāmāyaṇa Colloquium

Friday, November 22, 2013 • 1:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

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A Cultural History of Ramen in Japan

Friday, November 22, 2013

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Dr. George Solt, New York University


Devouring Japan Food Film Festival: Screening of Tampopo, a film by Juzo Itami

Thursday, November 21, 2013 • 5:30 PM

Mezes B0.306

Food, love, sex, and death spiced with a bit of comedy and tragedy

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Fall 2013 Urdu Placement Exam

Friday, November 15, 2013 • 3:00 PM

Mezes 1.212


Graduate Fall Festival

Friday, November 15, 2013 • 12:00 PM

WCH 4.118 Meyerson Conference Room

Annual awards ceremony


From Texas to Japan: Working in Japan Through the Eyes of a Longhorn

Thursday, November 14, 2013 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Talk by Andrew Jaroszewski, UT Alumnus


"China: From Cartier to Confucius" Documentary Screening

Friday, November 8, 2013 • 3:00 PM

CMB, Studio 4D

Dr. Ying Zhu, City University of New York


Rāmāyaṇa Colloquium, Organizational Meeting

Friday, November 8, 2013 • 12:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

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2013 Texas Asia Conference: Tradition and Transition: November 1st - November 2nd

Saturday, November 2, 2013

SAC Legislative Assembly Room (2.302) & SAC Second Floor Meeting Room (2.120)

Department of Asian Studies Graduate Student Conference

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Korean-Japanese Marriages in 1920s-40s Korean Prose

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Murakami Haruki, World Literature, and Kafka on the Shore

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

A talk by Dr. Reiko Abe Auestad

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42nd Annual Southwest Conference on Asian Studies

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Asia Society Texas Center - Houston, Texas

October 18-19, 2013

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"Changing Chinese World Orientation: The Introduction of International Law in Late Qing China"

Friday, October 11, 2013 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

A talk by Dr. Rune Svarverud, University of Oslo

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"The Magic of Japanese Rice Cakes"

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Devouring Japan Speaker Series - A talk by Dr. Eric Rath

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Mock job talks and interviews for PhD candidates

Monday, October 7, 2013 • 1:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)


Tengwang Ge: A Case Study of Specific Sites Appearing on Chinese Ceramics in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Friday, October 4, 2013 • 4:00 PM

Art Building, Room 1.120

Art History Lecture Series presents John Johnston

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Mock job talks and interviews for PhD candidates

Friday, October 4, 2013 • 1:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)


Devouring Japan Foodie Film Festival

Thursday, October 3, 2013 • 5:30 PM

MEZES B0.306

Film Screening - Sushi: The Global Catch

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Academic Professionalization Workshop

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 • 2:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)


Conference on Friendship: Pre-modern South Asia

Saturday, September 21, 2013 • 10:00 AM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Friday, September 20th - Saturday, September 21st


Devouring Japan Foodie Film Festival

Thursday, September 12, 2013 • 5:30 PM

MEZES B0.306

Film Screenings - Part of Devouring Japan Seminar

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Troubled Waters: East Asian Contemporary Territorial Disputes Symposium

Friday, September 6, 2013 • 2:00 PM

Avaya Auditorium, POB 2.302 (PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN BUILDING NAME: ACES IS NOW POB)

Free and Open to the Public


New Graduate Student Orientation

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 • 2:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)


Accordion Concert featuring Mario Pedone and Martina Mai

Sunday, August 4, 2013 • 4:00 PM

Trinity United Methodist Church


Graduation Reception 2013

Thursday, May 16, 2013 • 1:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Graduate Spring Festival

Friday, April 26, 2013 • 12:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Asiya Alam's Dissertation Defense

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 • 3:00 PM

WCH 4.118 Meyerson Conference Room


Elliott McCarter's Dissertation Defense

Monday, April 22, 2013 • 3:00 PM

WCH 4.118 Meyerson Conference Room


Gender and Violence in Religious Contexts: Differential Comparisons of Ancient Greece and Early Modern India

Friday, April 19, 2013 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

A talk by Dr. Florence Pasche Guignard

Dr. Florence Guignard

Urdu Placement Exam

Friday, April 19, 2013 • 3:00 PM

Mezes 1.202


Schedule for TransPacific China in the Cold War Conference on Friday, April 19th

Friday, April 19, 2013 • 9:30 AM

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center


Schedule for TransPacific China in the Cold War Conference on Thursday, April 18th

Thursday, April 18, 2013 • 2:00 PM

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center


TransPacific China in the Cold War

Thursday, April 18, 2013

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

A conference presented by the Institute for Historical Studies, April 18-19,2013


Honors Symposium

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 • 4:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room


Asian Studies Honors Program Information Session

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 • 4:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Buddhism in Burma

Thursday, April 4, 2013 • 2:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

A talk by Dr. Erik Braun


Undergraduate Spring Festival 2013

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


CANCELLED: Life, Liberty, and the U.S.-China Relationship with Chen Guangcheng

Monday, April 1, 2013 • 5:30 PM

Francois Auditorium, University of Texas School of Law

A talk by world-renowned Chinese human rights lawyer Chen Guangcheng

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Literature, Society, and Memory

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 • 3:00 PM

Julius Glickman Conference Center, CLA 1.302B

A talk by Chinese writer Yan Lianke

Yan Lianke

Returning Souls

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 • 5:00 PM

Art Auditorium (ART 1.102)

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"Blossoming Opportunities: Women and Ikebana in Postwar Japan"

Friday, March 22, 2013 • 12:00 PM

GAR 4.100

A talk by Asian Studies faculty member Nancy Stalker


"Deficient in Commercial Morality"?: Japanese Business Ethics in Comparative Perspective, 1870s-1930s"

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

A talk by Janet Hunter

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"Literature and History: From Taipei People to My Father and the Republican China"

Friday, February 22, 2013 • 3:00 PM

Mezes 1.306

A talk by Professor Kenneth Pai

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"Making Home Abroad: Language Practices of Japanese Diaspora in the US and Brazil"

Friday, February 22, 2013 • 12:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

A panel discussion by Chiho Sunakawa and and Tomoko Sakuma

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