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Study Session for Asian Studies Majors

Monday, December 8, 2014 • 9:00 AM

WCH 4.118 Meyerson Conference Room


Contemporary Japanese Film Screening: Rebirth (2011)

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union Theatre


“Perceiving Politics: Art, Protest, and Everyday Life in early 1960s Japan.”

Friday, November 21, 2014 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room

A talk by Dr. William Marotti, Asociate professor of History, University of Califiornia, Los Angeles


Nathan Tabor's Dissertation Defense

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 • 1:00 PM

WCH 4.118 Meyerson Conference Room


"Watching a Wedding in 1735: A Chinese Painting of a Wedding Procession in the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris"

Friday, November 14, 2014 • 4:30 PM

Doty Fine Arts Building, Rm. 2.204

Talk by Ann Waltner, University of Minnesota


Contemporary Japanese Film Screening: Someday (2011) and The Summit (2009)

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 • 3:30 PM

Texas Union Theatre


Graduate Fall Festival

Friday, October 31, 2014 • 12:00 PM

WCH 4.118 Meyerson Conference Room


"Educating the Chinese Individual: A Case of Authoritarian Individualization?”

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room

Talk by Mette Hansen, University of Oslo


Contemporary Japanese Film Screening: Abacus and Sword (2010)

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 • 3:00 PM

Texas Union Theatre


"Dark Samurai"

Monday, October 27, 2014 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room

A talk by Dr. David Desser, Emeritus Professor from The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

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"How East Asians Understand Democracy"

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 • 12:30 PM

BAT 5.108

Talk by Yu-Han Chu, CCK Foundation



Japanese and Korean Language materials at the University of Texas

Thursday, October 2, 2014 • 3:00 PM

Perry Castañeda Library PCL 4.102

Presented by Meng-Fen Su, East Asian Librarian


Vibha Shetiya's Dissertation Defense

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • 1:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)


"The Korea Exception: Locating Land Mines in the InterKorean Borderlands"

Friday, September 26, 2014 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room

Talk By Eleana Kim, University of California Irvine

Photo by Nicola Kountoupes

South Asia Institute hosts Book Launch Celebration: Rigveda by Joel Brereton and Stephanie Jamison

Thursday, September 25, 2014 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)


"Chinese Migration to the EU Periphery: New Survey Data from Hungary and Portugal"

Friday, September 19, 2014 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room

Talk By Amy Liu, University of Texas at Austin


Taiwan Resource Center for Chinese Studies and Chinese Language Library Resources at the University of Texas Libraries

Friday, September 19, 2014 • 12:00 PM

Perry Castañeda Library PCL 1.124

Presented by Meng-Fen Su, East Asian Librarian


“Iron Lotus: The Story of Sophia Zhu Tierong”

Friday, September 19, 2014 • 12:00 PM

GAR 1.102

Talk by James Hudson, PhD Candidate in History


Library Tour for South Asia students

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 • 1:00 PM

PCL Main Lobby


New Graduate Student Orientation

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 • 2:00 PM

WCH 4.118 Meyerson Conference Room


Welcome reception for new graduate students

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 • 1:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)


Peter Knapczyk's Dissertation Defense

Friday, August 8, 2014 • 1:00 PM

WCH 4.118 Meyerson Conference Room


Dean Accardi's dissertation defense

Thursday, July 3, 2014 • 1:00 PM

WCH 4.118 Meyerson Conference Room


Urdu Placement Exam

Friday, April 25, 2014 • 3:00 PM

Mezes 1.202


Emilia Bachrach's Dissertation Defense

Friday, April 18, 2014 • 10:00 AM

WCH 4.118 Meyerson Conference Room


Rakugo with Katsura Sunshine: Japanese ‘Sit-Down’ Comedy in English

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • 5:30 PM

Avaya Auditorium, POB 2.302

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Film Screening: Life of Pi

Saturday, April 12, 2014 • 1:30 PM

Galaxy Highland Theatre 10

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Maeri Megumi's Dissertation Defense

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • 11:00 AM

WCH 4.118 Meyerson Conference Room


Globalization, Social Class, and Hegemonic Masculinity among Young Men in South Korea

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Talk by Dr. Seungsook Moon, Vassar College


China and Chips: High-Speed Change in China's Semiconductor Industry, 1985-2005

Friday, April 4, 2014 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Talk by Dr. Susan Mays, Research Affiliate at UT LBJ School of Public Affairs


Yokohama, 1858-60: Reconsidering the Origins of Globalization in Japan

Friday, March 21, 2014 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Talk by Dr. Simon Bytheway, Nihon University


Buddhism’s Boundaries

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

The University of Texas at Austin - March 1-2, 2014

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Sinoglossia: Taiwan, China, and Beyond

Saturday, March 1, 2014 • 9:00 AM

(Friday) SAC 1.106 and (Saturday) POB 2.402


Devouring Japan Conference

Saturday, February 22, 2014

CLA 1.302E


Independent Study and Research for Graduate Students

Monday, February 17, 2014 • 2:00 PM

WCH 4.118 Meyerson Conference Room


Brown Bag Chat on Teaching English in Taiwan with Kelly Daniels, UT Alum Class of 2012

Monday, February 17, 2014 • 11:15 AM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


“Not War/Not Peace: The 60-Year-Old Korean Armistice Under a Nuclear Shadow"

Friday, February 7, 2014 • 5:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

A talk by Dr. Bruce Cumings, University of Chicago


Transcultural Lenses on Islam DELAYED AND RELOCATED

Friday, February 7, 2014 • 12:00 PM

SAC 3.112 Balcony Room B

DELAYED UNTIL NOON AND RELOCATED TO ATT CONFERENCE CENTER CONFERENCE ROOM


Roundtable Chat with Kevyn Kennedy on the Business Culture in China

Friday, January 31, 2014 • 2:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

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Public Talk by Pakistani Author and Journalist Mohammed Hanif

Friday, January 24, 2014 • 6:30 PM

Avaya Auditorium, ACES 2.302

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"The Future of Korea-US Relations" by Ambassador Park Suk-Bum, Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Houston

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Free and open to the public

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