Asian Studies Program

Past 2011-2012 Events

 

8-5-2011 to 10-7-2011 Kempo Kujo: Supporters of Article Nine, the Japanese Peace Constitution
Crane House (The Asia Institute), Louisville, KY
8-20-2011 3:00-9:00 PM  JAPAN! Summer Festival
Jacobson Park, Lexington, KY
Sponsored by Japan/America Society of Kentucky
9-1-2011 to 11-1-2011     A Shining Heritage: Contemporary Chinese Lacquer Art from the Wang Family
Headley-Whitney Museum, Lexington, KY  
9-2-2010 to 9-4-2010 WorldFest 2011
The Belvedere, Louisville, KY
9-7-2011 5:30-6:30 PM Asian Studies Colloquium: “Understanding Ceramics Patronage during Japan’s Edo Period” Dr. Andrew Maske (University of Kentucky)
Room 103, Frost Building
Sponsored by Asian Studies Program
9-10-2011 4:00-8:00 PM Chinese Moon Festival
Moondance Amphitheater, Lexington, KY
Sponsored by Kentucky Chinese American Association
9-20-2011 3:00 PM China in the American Imagination: From the Days of the Boxer Rising to the Age of the Internet Dr. Jeffrey Wasserstrom (University of California-Irvine)
Niles Gallery, Little Arts Library, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
9-21-2011
7:00 PM
“Postcards from Tomorrow Square: China’s Economic Lives”
James FallowsThe Atlantic Newlin Hall, Centre College, Danville, KY
10-6-2011 through 10-16-2011 The Monkey King: Havoc in Heaven
Guignol Theatre, University of Kentucky
10-8-2011 Huun Huur Tu: Tuvan Throat Singers
Singletary Center, University of Kentucky
10-11-2011
5: 00 PM
Dr. Matthew Wells (University of Kentucky) Room 118, Whitehall Classroom Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
10-12-2011 5:30-6:30 PM   Asian Studies Colloquium: “The Absent Audience: Cinema and Society in Malaysia”
Dr. Gordon Gray Room 103, Frost Building Sponsored by Asian Studies Program
10-13-2011 5:00 PM UK Year of China Lecture
Dr. Eugene Wang (Harvard University)
Room 118, Whitehall Classroom Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
11-2-2011 5:30-6:30 PM Asian Studies Colloquium
Dr. Akiko Takenaka (University of Kentucky)
Room 103, Frost Building Sponsored by Asian Studies Program
11-3-2011 3:00-4:00 PM “From Mao to Now”
Dr. Kenneth J. Hammond (New Mexico State University) Phelps-Stokes Auditorium Sponsored by Asian Studies Program and Convocations Program
11-3-2011 5:00 PM UK Year of China Lecture
Ms. Julia Chang Bloch (President, US-China Education Trust) Room 118, Whitehall Classroom Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
11-3-2011 5:00 PM UK Year of China Lecture Dr. Vanessa Fong (Harvard University) Room 118, Whitehall Classroom Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
1-26-2012 3:00-4:00 PM . “Immigration and Citizenship in the Age of Globalization”
Ms. Rinku Sen (Applied Research Center) Phelps-Stokes Auditorium
Sponsored by Convocations Program and Department of Sociology
2-1-2012
5:30-6:30 PM
Asian Studies Colloquium: “Marco Polo and Zheng He: Reevaluating Cultural Tokens”
Dr. Kyle Anderson (Centre College) Room 103, Frost Building
Sponsored by Asian Studies Program
2-8-2012
1:00 – 2:00 PM
“The Global Economic Crisis and Change in Chinese Foreign Policy”
Dr. Thomas Moore (University of Cincinnati)
Room W104, Ekstrom Library, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
Sponsored by Center for Asian Democracy
3-1-2012
6:00 PM
Mandarins, Missionaries, and Christian Resistance in China
Dr. Anthony Clark (Whiteworth University)
Room 118, Whitehall Classroom Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
3-21-2012
1:00-2:00 PM
“Religion and Democracy in East Asia”
Dr. Richard Madsen (University of California at San Diego) Room W104, Ekstrom Library, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
Sponsored by Center for Asian Democracy
3-22-2012
6:00 PM
UK Year of China Lecture
Dr. Shu-mei Shih
 (University of California-Los Angeles)
Room 118, Whitehall Classroom Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
3-23-2012
2:00 PM 
“Inspiring Buddhist Ways of Being: Monasteries in Sri Lanka”
Dr. Jeffrey Samuels (Western Kentucky University)
President’s Room, Singletary Center for the Arts, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
 3-29-2012
6:00 PM
 “China’s Role in Global Food Security”
Dr. Shenggen Fan (International Food Policy Research Institute)
Room 118, Whitehall Classroom Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
4-4-2012
5:30-6:30 PM
Asian Studies Colloquium: “Challenging Caste and Patriarchy through Hindu Marriage Reform in South India, 1925-1950.”
Dr. Uma Ganesan
Room 103, Frost Building
Sponsored by Asian Studies Program and History Department 
 4-12-2012
6:00 PM
UK Year of China Lecture
Dr. Liang Luo (University of Kentucky)
Room 118, Whitehall Classroom Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
 4-19-2012
3:00-4:00 PM
  “To Serve with Love: Life Lessons on Servant Leadership”
 
Prof. Kavita Ramdas (Stanford University)
Phelps-Stokes Auditorium
Sponsored by Appalachian CenterCampus Christian CenterCELTS, and Convocations Program
 4-19-2012
 6:00 PM
 UK Year of China Lecture
Dr. Keiko Tanaka (University of Kentucky)
Room 118, Whitehall Classroom Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 
 4-27-2012
3:00 – 4:00 PM
  Asian Studies Colloquium: “The Halos of Tōkyō: Spirituality, Performance, and Politics”
Dr. Liang Luo (University of Kentucky)
Room 103, Frost Building
Sponsored by Asian Studies Program        

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