Asian Studies Program

Past 2007-2008 Events

Sept. 7 Asian/Asian-American Identity Dinner
Location Bruce Trade, 2nd Floor – contact Say-Lee_Teh@berea.edu
Sponsored by Asian Student Union
Sept. 22
Asian Student Union Open House
Alumni Building, Baird Lounge– contact Tuyet_Nguyen@berea.edu
Sponsored by Asian Student Union
Sept. 29 World Music Education Concert
Singletary Center Recital Hall, University of Kentucky
Sponsored by University of Kentucky Asia Center
Sept. 29 Asian Student Union Dance Party
Woods-Penn Commons
Sponsored by Asian Student Union
contact Tuyet_Nguyen@berea.edu
Oct. 3 Asian Studies Colloquium: “Indigenous Boat-building in Asia, Polynesia, and the Andes”
Isaac Bingham
Room 218, Frost Building
Sponsored by Asian Studies Program
Oct. 10-13 “Making Sense of the Vietnam Wars” Conference
Lexmark Room, Main Building, University of Kentucky
Sponsored by University of Kentucky Asia Center
Oct. 15 Asian Student Union Table Tennis Competition
Details TBA – contact Tuyet_Nguyen@berea.edu
Sponsored by Asian Student Union
Oct. 19 Asian Student Union Movie Night
Fairchild Hall
Sponsored by Asian Student Union
Oct. 29 “Sunrise, Sunset: Japan in the American Imagination Since World War II”
Professor William Tsutsui (University of Kansas)
W. T. Young Library Auditorium, University of Kentucky
Sponsored by University of Kentucky Asia Center
Nov. 2 Japanese Cultural Exchange
Fairchild Hall
Sponsored by Asian Student Union
Nov. 7 “The Goddess Visits Tampa: Hindu Women’s Divine Possession Experiences”
Professor Eric Rothgery (Eckerd College)
Room 205, Phelps-Stokes Chapel
Sponsored by Asian Studies Program, Campus Christian Center, Center for International Education, and Philosophy and Religion
Nov. 14 Asian Studies Colloquium: “Reflections on a Summer in China”
Jessica Slaton and Rachel Weaver
Room 218, Frost Building
Sponsored by Asian Studies Program
Nov. 16 Asian Student Union Movie Night
Location TBA – contact Tuyet_Nguyen@berea.edu
Sponsored by Asian Student Union
Nov. 29 “Japanland: a Journey into the Soul of Japan”
Ms. Karin Muller
Phelps-Stokes Chapel
Sponsored by Asian Studies Program, Center for International Education, and Convocations Program
Jan. 1 Asian Student Union Movie Night
Location TBA – contact Tuyet_Nguyen@berea.edu
Sponsored by Asian Student Union
Feb. 10-Mar. 3 “Emphasis on Asia: Selected Work from the ASIANetwork Project
Rogers Gallery
Sponsored by the Department of Art
Feb. 10-Apr.11 Miniature Worlds: Art from India
University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, KY
Feb. 13 Asian Studies Colloquium: “A Semester of Service Learning in Central Vietnam”
Lindsey Walker ‘09
Room 218, Frost Building
Sponsored by Asian Studies Program
Mar. 5 Asian Studies Colloquium: “Travel Writing in India: A Reading”
Audrey Belanger ‘08
Room 103, Frost Building
Sponsored by Asian Studies Program
Mar. 20 Social and Environmental Justice in Asia Symposium
Featuring Tatematsu Wahei, Judith Shapiro, Okinawa Environmental Network, and Greenpeace China.W.T. Young Library Auditorium, University of Kentucky Sponsored by University of Kentucky Asia Center (Free and open to the public)
Mar. 21 Social and Environmental Justice in Asia Symposium
Featuring Tatematsu Wahei, Judith Shapiro, Okinawa Environmental Network, and Greenpeace China.W.T. Young Library Auditorium, University of Kentucky Sponsored by University of Kentucky Asia Center (Free and open to the public)
Mar. 24 “Mandalas in Tibetan Buddhism”
A presentation by Dr. David Gardiner (Colorado College)
Baird Lounge, Alumni Building
Sponsored by the Buddhist Student Association
Apr. 1 “A Tale of Two Tibets? Nascent Tibetan cinema in China and in exile”
Dr. Françoise Robin (Institut national des Langues et civilisations orientales, Paris)
Niles Gallery, University of Kentucky
Apr. 2 “Sino-Tibetan Relations”
Dr. Françoise Robin (Institut national des Langues et civilisations orientales, Paris)
Room 206, Student Center, University of Kentucky
Apr. 7-11 Sand Mandala Construction
Tibetan Buddhist Monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery
Baird Lounge, Alumni Building
Sponsored by Campus Christian Center, Convocations Program, and Peace and Social Justice Studies
Apr. 9 Asian Studies Colloquium: “Himalayan Adventures: Dharamsala, Kathamandu, Lhasa”
Antwuan Buycks ‘08
Room 103, Frost Building
Sponsored by Asian Studies Program
Apr. 10 “The Mystical Arts of Tibet”
Tibetan Buddhist Monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery
Phelps-Stokes Chapel
Sponsored by Campus Christian Center, Convocations Program, and Peace and Social Justice Studies

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