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3 weeks ago
How can films create communities and help us understand history? Dr. Nathaniel Smith of East Asian Studies discussed these questions with UA News after an on-campus showing of the film "Tora! Tora! Tora!."
1 month ago
As part of the Tucson Humanities Festival, Dr. Albert Welter will present a talk titled "Buddhist Escapes: Caught Between Two Worlds." It is to be held on October 13 at 4:30pm, in the UA Poetry Center's Dorothy Rubel Room (Helen S. Schaefer Building...
1 month ago
Dr. Kenneth Lieberthal of the Brookings Institution will be presenting a talk called "Where are the United States and China Headed?" as part of the China Town Hall series. It will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 5:00-6:00pm, in 101 Saguaro Hall....

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Dr. William Marotti
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 1:00pm | Center for Creative Photography room 108
Join the Department of East Asian Studies in welcoming the second speaker in our Colloquium Series. Friday, March 7th, we welcome Dr. William Marotti, of the Department of History at UCLA, in his talk "Perceiving Politics: Art, Protest, and Everyday Life in Early 1960s Japan." The talk will take place at the Center for Creative Photography from 1-2:30pm.   Flier   -----    The talk was a... Read More
David Novak
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 3:30pm | Center for Creative Photography room 108
The Department of East Asian Studies is excited to welcome David Novak (Music, UCSB; http://www.music.ucsb.edu/people/academic/david-novak) to Tucson on Tuesday, March 25 for the third installment of our spring colloquium series: "Japanoise and the Cultural Feedback of Global Media." The talk will take place at 3:30pm at the Center for Creative Photography. Dr. Novak's theoretically rich... Read More
Michael Berry
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 12:30pm | Poetry Center Rubel Room
The Department of East Asian Studies is excited to welcome Michael Berry (East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies, UCSB;  http://www.eastasian.ucsb.edu/home/faculty/michael-berry/) to Tucson on Tuesday, April 15 for the fourth and final installment of our spring colloquium series with the talk: "Chinese Cinema with Hollywood Characteristics." The talk will take place from 12:30 to 2pm at the... Read More
Dr. Hong-Yee Chiu and Nonny Hsueh, EHGBooks
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 4:00pm | Presidio Room, Student Union Memorial Center
Public lecture: "Digital Publishing in Chinese: From Tradition to Creative Innovation"  by Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Hong-Yee Chiu, Á∏ΩÁ∑®ËºØ‰∏òÂÆèÁæ©Âçö£´ and Chief Executive Nonny Hsueh, ËñõÈ∫óÁèçÂü∑Ë°åÈï∑ of EHGBooks ÂæÆÂá∫ÁâàÂÖ¨Âè∏ and EHanism Global Corporation ʺ¢‰∏ñÁ¥Ä (Lecture delivered in both English and Chinese) Sponsored by the East Asian Studies Department  
Professor Hai Ren
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 12:00pm | Ventana Room, UA Student Union Memorial Center, 1303 E. University Blvd.
Professor Hai Ren from the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Arizona will discuss the relationship between public time-telling and media as a way of understanding the history of public time-telling in China. Admission: Free
Professor Dian Li
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 12:00pm | Ventana Room, UA Student Union Memorial Center, 1303 E. University Blvd.
Professor Dian Li from the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Arizona, will talk about the dramatic changes in people’s perception of and receptivity to Confucius from the past to today’s China. Admission: Free
Dr. Julia Schiavone Camacho
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 12:00pm | Kiva Room, UA Student Union Memorial Center, 1303 E. University Blvd.
Learn about the Chinese Mexican, the story of the creation of mixed families and their eventual ousting from northern Mexico and ensuing journeys.  In their persistent claims to belong, Chinese Mexicans widened and complicated notions of Mexican identity and mestizaje.   Julia Maria Schiavone Camacho is Guest Faculty in Gender and the Global South at Sarah Lawrence College. Author of Chinese... Read More
Dr. Huamei Han, Simon Fraser University
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 1:00pm | J.P. Schaefer Center for Creative Photography, Room 108, 1030 North Olive Road
Dr. Huamei Han of Simon Fraser University will deliver a talk on "'China Shops' in Oshikango: Grassroots Multilingualism at the Namibia-Angola Border in Globalization." The talk is part of the Department of East Asian Studies Colloquium Series, with generous additional support from Africana Studies, SLAT and the College of Humanities. The lecture is free and open to the public.   Drawing from an... Read More
Professor Maggie Camp
Monday, October 13, 2014 - 4:00pm | UA Poetry Center, 1508 E. Helen Street
Dr. Maggie Camp will give a talk entitled "Geishas to Harajuku Girls: The Changing Femininity of Japanese Women" as part of UA Humanities Week.   Western stereotypes typically represent Japanese women as quiet, submissive, polite, and feminine. On the flip side, an average Japanese person may insist there is a lack of femininity exhibited by young Japanese women. But what is this ideal femininity... Read More
Former President Jimmy Carter; Dr. Rian Thum
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 4:00pm | Cesar E. Chavez, Room 111, 1110 E. James E. Rogers Way
The National Committee on United States - China Relations and the UA East Asian Studies Department present two events:   Public WebcastJimmy Carter “China and the U.S.” Webcast Moderator: Stephen A. Orlins, President, National Committee on U.S.-China Relations Thursday, October 16, 4:00 pm, Chavez 111   The normalization of relations between the U.S. and the People’s Republic of China occurred... Read More

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