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This archive contains events that occurred prior to April 2017. For more recent events, please see our new Events Calendar.

Title Date and Time Location
2017 Andrew L. Markus Memorial Lecture: On Native-Speaker-Hood, Translingual Competence, and Asian Language Education
Dr. Junko Mori - Department Chair and Professor of Japanese Language and Linguistics - University of Wisconsin-Madison
May 9 2017 - 6:30pm Kane Hall Room 225 (Walker-Ames Room)
Conceptualizing Premodernities: What, Why, Who, How? 
Wiebke Denecke
May 5 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Simpson Center for the Humanities - CMU 226
How to Insult Someone in Early Medieval China
Jack Chen
Apr 21 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Communications Building Room 120
The 16th Chinese Bridge - Chinese Proficiency Competition Apr 15 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm Johnson Hall Room 102
Asian Languages and Literature Graduate Student Book Sale
The Department of Asian Languages and Literature
Apr 13 2017 - 9:00am to Apr 14 2017 - 5:00pm Gowen Hall M218
Demon Women, Talking Animals, and Mute Androids: Narratives Candrakīrti Tells and Why
Karen C. Lang - The University of Virginia Professor Emerita
Apr 11 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Thomson Hall Room 317
Texts in Motion: The Performance of Japanese Noh Drama
Reiko Yamanaka
Apr 7 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Paccar Hall Room 395
Cherry Blossom Festival
Sponsored by Asian Languages and Literature and the East Asia Library
Mar 29 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:20pm 2M Seminar Room, East Asia Library, Gowen Hall
Religion, Gender, and Diversity in Southeast Asia
A Henry Luce Foundation Collaboration between the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies and University of Washington Southeast Asia Center
Mar 6 2017 - 8:30am to 3:30pm Odegaard Library Room 220
Studying Islam in the Age of Terror and Islamophobia
Dr. Muhamad Ali, University of California, Riverside
Mar 3 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm Thomson Hall Room 317
The New Silk Road - The Perspective from International Law
Professor Dongsheng Zang
Feb 22 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm Denny Hall Room 211
Musha'era Ek Adabi Nashist
The University of Washington Urdu Program and the Pakistani Student Association
Feb 18 2017 - 2:00pm to 5:30pm Thomson Hall Room 317 - The University of Washington
South Asian International Documentary Festival
Feb 18 2017 - 12:00pm to Feb 19 2017 - 3:30pm Northwest FilmForum
Books from Bombay - Tehran's Print Marketplace and its Transnational Dimensions 1900-1950
Professor Afshin Marashi
Feb 11 2017 - 7:00pm Kane Hall Room 220
The Intellectual Chimera of South Asia - Conference
Sponsored by the Simpson Center for the Humanities, South Asia Center, South Asia Conference of the Pacific Northwest
Feb 10 2017 to Feb 11 2017 University of Washington Club (FAC)
Taking the Measure of Meiji Japan
Seth Jacobowitz
Feb 3 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm CMU 202
Chinese Comedy Show 
Jesse Appell, Confucius Institute of the State of Washington
Jan 31 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm Communications Building (CMU) 120
Oshogatsu-kai at the East Asia Library
Sponsored by the UW East Asia Library, Asian Languages and Literature, and the Japan Studies Program
Jan 12 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm Gowen Hall (GWN) East Asia Library - 2M
Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Information Session
Information Session
Jan 11 2017 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm Thomson Hall (THO) 317
Head in the Clouds, Feet on the Ground: Mughal Bureaucracy, Scholars, and Social Mobility in Late Mughal India 
Purnima Dhavan
Dec 6 2016 - 4:30pm Communications (CMU) 202 / 204
Spaces of Possibility: In, Between, and Beyond Korea and Japan; Book Launch
Book Launch
Dec 6 2016 - 3:30pm Thomson Hall (THO) 317
Pedagogy Workshop for K-16 Chinese Language Instructors
Chih-p’ing Chou, Professor of East Asian Studies, Princeton University
Dec 3 2016 - 1:30pm to 4:20pm SMITH (SMI) 205
Can a Plantation Be Fair? Pradoxes and Promises of Fair Trade in Darjeeling, India
Sarah Besky
Dec 3 2016 - 9:30am Seattle Asian Art Museum, Volunteer Park
The Origins of Social Inequality and Political Hierarchy in Korea 
Rachel Lee
Dec 1 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Communications (CMU) 202
Peking Opera Demystified
Ghaffar Pourazar
Nov 30 2016 - 12:30pm Music Building, Room 213
Diwali: Lights of India Nov 6 2016 - 12:00am Seattle Center, Armory Main Floor, Fisher Pavilion
Hmong New Year Celebration Nov 5 2016 - 12:00am Seattle Center, Armory Main Floor, Fisher Pavilion
Rakugo! An Evening with Katsura Sunshine
Katsura Sunshine
Nov 1 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC1)
Lecture by special guest 'Arahmaiani Feisal'
Arahmaiani Feisal
Nov 1 2016 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm Thomson Hall (THO) 317
Gender and Indian Cinema 
Dr. Alka Kurian
Oct 27 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm Allen Library (ALB), Allen Auditorium
Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Information Session Oct 27 2016 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm Thomson Hall (THO) Room 317
Old and New Fields of Art in South Asia
Professor Sonal Khullar
Oct 26 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm Allen Library (ALB), Allen Auditorium
Teacher Workshop: The Ramayana and other Tales from South and Southeast Asia
South Asia Center, Southeast Asia Center, Center for Global Studies, UW
Oct 20 2016 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm Mt. Rainier High School, Des Moines, WA
Race, Sexuality and Censorship: Film, Art and Activism in South Asia and Beyond
UW South Asia Center, Tasveer, American Institute of Bangladesh Studies
Oct 18 2016 - 11:00am to 9:00pm Thomson Hall (THO) Room 317 and 101
Approaches to Religious Violence, Radicalism, and Deradicalization: Perspectives from the US and Indonesia 
UW SE Asia Center, Asian L&L, Indonesian Consulate General
Oct 18 2016 - 9:30am to 2:00pm Odegaard 220
Andrew Watsky "Re-framings: Chanoyu and its Objects in Sixteenth-Century Japan
Andrew M. Watsky, professor, Princeton University
Oct 14 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Savery Hall (SAV) 130
Modern China's age of irreverence
Christopher Rea
Oct 10 2016 - 12:00pm East Asia Library, Room 2M
An early 9th century shipwreck and its implications for the history of tea
Professor Mair
Sep 30 2016 - 11:30am THOMSON HALL (THO) 317
Discussion & Book Signing
Davinder Bhowmik & Andrea Gevurtz Arai
Jul 11 2016 - 7:00pm University Bookstore, U-District
NHLRC: Ninth Heritage Language Research Institute Workshop
Dr. Maria Luisa Parra, Senior Preceptor in Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University
Jun 15 2016 to Jun 18 2016 University of Washington, Seattle Campus
Asian L&L Graduation and Awards Convocation 2016 Jun 10 2016 - 3:30pm Kane Hall Room 210
Sundanese Music and Dance of Indonesia Jun 2 2016 - 7:30pm Meany Hall, UW
KERATON 2016: Indonesian Festival featuring Jason Chen May 28 2016 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm HUB Lawn
Ek Adabi Nashist:  An Urdu Literary Session  May 21 2016 - 2:00pm to 5:30pm 230 Communication Hall
2nd Northwest Conference on Japanese Pedagogy May 21 2016 - 9:00am to May 22 2016 - 12:30pm Thomson Hall 101
A Glimpse of China - Chinese Culture and Arts Festival May 21 2016 - 12:00am Seattle Center, Armory Main Floor
Till Death Do Us Part: The Enduring Appeal of the Orpheus & Eurydice Legend May 17 2016 - 7:00pm Brechemin Auditorium, UW School of Music
Experience Korea May 13 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm Mary Gates Hall Commons
2016 Markus Lecture: A Clouded Mirror: The Uttarakāṇḍa of the Vālmīkirāmāyaṇa as an Occluded Guide to Statecraft
Robert P. Goldman, William and Catherine Magistretti Distinguished Professor of Sanskrit, UC Berkeley
May 10 2016 - 7:30pm Kane Hall, 225, Walker Ames Room
 Lecture and Reception for Global Premodernities ProjectWiebke Denecke, Boston University: Talk and Reception
Wiebke Denecke
May 5 2016 - 3:30pm to 6:30pm CMU 226 : Lecture / CMU 204: Reception