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2018

Nov 16
Speaker: Kaiser Kuo Founding Member of Tang Dynasty, China’s First Heavy Metal Band Co-Host, Sinica Podcast University of Arizona Alumnus Against the backdrop of a brewing Cold War, one of the major drivers of American anxiety over China is China’s...
Nov 5
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Seventeen years ago when the 9/11 tragedy occurred, some hardliners in the leadership of the PRC regarded this event as a strategic opportunity for China: a weakened USA trapped in a confrontation with the forces of radical Islam would be in the...
Oct 9
John L Holden
John L. Holden is President and CEO of the US-China Strong Foundation, an NGO dedicated to strengthening American capacity to understand China. Prior to joining US-China Strong, Holden was Associate Dean at Peking University and Professor of...
Oct 3
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Tiexin Liang is the director of the documentary “Indie Game in China.” He is a senior gaming practitioner and researcher. In 2008, he founded the web- site WanGa.me. He played and recommended more than 5000 games through this website. In 2014, he...
Aug 31
Language Swap Tucson
Practice Mandarin on Wednesdays, from 7:00 - 8:30 pm. This is a free event near the University of Arizona, sponsored by Duolingo and not associated with the East Asian Studies Department. However, it's a wonderful opportunity for our students to...
Sep 28
This presentation discusses the establishment of literary history (bunga- kushi) as an academic discipline in late nineteenth-century Japan, with special attention to the role of traditional Chinese fiction in defining the contours and content of...
Sep 26
Famed Japanese Heikyoku artist Tsutomu Arao will perform the 800-year-old epic tale, accompanied by biwa. The Tale of the Heike is the greatest of all Japanese warrior tales and one of the seminal works that has shaped Japanese literature, theatre,...
Sep 26
Live, Work and Discover Japan! The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program offers young professionals the opportunity to work in Japan as Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) or Coordinators for International Relations (CIRs). Since 1987, more than...