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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
Anthropology of Colonialism and War under Imperial Japan
Kyung-Soo Chun, Seoul National University
Feb 7 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Odegaard Library, Room 220
Tokyo Stories: Reading Urban Space Jan 26 2013 - 12:00am Simpson Center, CMU 206
A Computational Approach to the Study of Japanese
Atsushi Fukada, Purdue University
Jan 25 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Simpson Center, CMU 226
Jains to the Rescue: On Sati, Pati, and Jati Saviors of Maharana Raj Singh and his Son Sultan Singh
Lindsey Harlan, Connecticut College
Jan 18 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm 317 Thomson Hall
A Study on the Role and Task of South Korean Taxpayers' Organizations. Sponsored by the Jackson School of International Studies.
Wonseok Choi
Jan 17 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Thomson Hall 317
Doing Business in Thailand
Suttharud Liangwonnaporn, American Embassy Bangkok
Jan 14 2013 - 8:00am to 9:30am Southeast Asia Center
"Monstrous Prequels: Medieval Tales of the Demon Shuten Doji in His Youth"
R. Keller Kimbrough
Dec 7 2012 - 3:30pm Communications 226
"Sex on the Mind: Queer Theory Meets Cognitive Narratology (in Japanese Literature!)"
J. Keith Vincent
Nov 30 2012 - 3:30pm CMN 202
Workshop for Applying for TA Positions in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Language Programs Nov 16 2012 - 1:30pm to 2:50pm Denny Hall 304
"New Geographies of Feminist Art: China, Asia + The World" - An international conference Nov 15 2012 to Nov 17 2012 Henry Art Gallery
"Outlines of Buddhism in East Asia"
Seattle Asian Art Museum
Nov 12 2012 - 8:30am to 4:00pm Seattle Asian Art Museum
Evenings with Ai Weiwei - "One Recluse" Nov 2 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm Smith Hall, Room 102, Seattle, WA
Evenings with Ai Weiwei - "So Sorry" Nov 1 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm Smith Hall, Room 102, Seattle, WA
Evenings with Ai Weiwei - "Ordos 100" Oct 31 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm Smith Hall, Room 102, Seattle, WA
Evenings with Ai Weiwei - "Disturbing the Peace" Oct 30 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm Smith Hall, Room 102, Seattle, WA
Evenings with Ai Weiwei - "Fairytale" Oct 29 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm Smith Hall, Room 102, Seattle, WA
An Evening with Sidney Rittenberg - "The Revolutionary" Film Screening & Fireside Chat Oct 23 2012 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm Thomson Hall, Room 101, Seattle, WA
"Evolution of US-South Korea Relations"
Drs. Gheewhan Kim & Abraham Kim
Oct 23 2012 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm Mary Gates Hall 074
"What Makes a Poem Good?"
Frances Pritchett
Oct 23 2012 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm 317 Thomson Hall, Seattle, WA
"Academically Talented Women in South Korea: Career Experiences and the Career Decision-Making Process"
Dr. Jinhee Son
Oct 17 2012 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm 317 Thomson Hall, Seattle, WA
"Reflections on Japan 1990 vs. 2012: What’s Changed and What Hasn’t?"
Glen S. Fukushima
Oct 8 2012 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm 317 Thomson Hall, Seattle, WA
"Japan: Challenges and Opportunities"
Ichiro Fujisaki, Ambassador of Japan to United States
Oct 5 2012 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm Kane Hall 225, Walker-Ames Room
The Sino-Japanese Island Conflict: How Much Cause for Concern?
David Bachman
Oct 4 2012 - 11:00am to 12:30pm Thomson Hall, Room 317
Graduation and Awards Convocation 2012 Jun 8 2012 - 3:30pm to 6:00pm Walker-Ames Room (Kane 225)
"Welcoming Vali: An Exploration of the Literary Legacy of Vali Dakhani"
Heidi Pauwels (Asian L&L) and Purnima Dhavan (History)
May 18 2012 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm THO 317
"The Reception of Carol Salomon's Fieldwork among the Bauls of Bangladesh"
Saymon Zakaria
May 14 2012 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm THO 231
Centenary of Sa'adat Hasan Manto May 11 2012 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm SAV 166
"Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown: Some Buddhist approaches to kings and their problems"
Professor Paul Harrison, Stanford University
May 8 2012 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm Walker-Ames Room
Northwest Conference on Japanese Pedagogy Apr 21 2012 to Apr 22 2012
"A Century (almost) of Ghalib’s English Translations: A Historical and Comparative Perspective”
Jameel Ahmad
Feb 16 2012 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm SAV 137
Yuki Shigeto, Whitman College Jan 9 2012 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm SMI 107
"A multilingual poet in eighteenth-century India: A Krishna bhakta's experiments with Urdu"
Heidi Pauwels, University of Washington
Nov 29 2011 - 7:30pm Walker-Ames Room (Kane 225)
Ba-yaad-e 'Faiz': In Memory of Faiz Ahmad 'Faiz' (1911-1984) Nov 19 2011 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm THO 317
"Authority and Allusion: The Love-song of Lord Takafusa and Its Illustrated Scroll"
Joshua Mostow, University of British Columbia
Nov 4 2011 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm SAV 156
"Mountains, Magic, and Mothers: Envisioning the Female Ascetic in Medieval Japan"
Melissa McCormick, Harvard University
Oct 28 2011 - 12:00am
Fukushima! Life in Japan After the Earthquake
Chie Goto
Oct 20 2011 - 12:00am
Graduation and Awards Convocation 2011 Jun 8 2011 - 12:00am
Title TBA
Koji Tanno, University of Washington
May 17 2011 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Denny 206
"Literary Languages, Koines, and the Emergence of Modern Standard Chinese"
South Coblin, University of Iowa
May 11 2011 - 7:30pm
On the Anxiety of Doubling: Parody and Paranoia in Sato Haruo's "Fingerprints"
Charles Exley, University of Montana
Apr 15 2011 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Thomson 317
2011 Graduate Student Colloquium Apr 9 2011 - 9:00am to 4:00pm Savery Hall 408 & 409
"Using Media-Based Projects in Teaching Japanese"
Richard Harrison, Kobe University
Mar 8 2011 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Denny 211
"Humans, Beasts, Ghosts of Modern China: The Comedic Vision of Qian Zhongshu"
Christopher Rea, University of British Columbia
Feb 25 2011 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Denny 205
Japanese Technical Translation
Benjamin Barrett
Feb 1 2011 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Denny 216
Topic TBA
Chris Hill, Columbia University
Jan 20 2011 - 12:00am
Book Talk: "Manufacturing Modern Japanese Literature"
Ted Mack, University of Washington
Dec 7 2010 - 12:00am
Finding Japanese Jobs in Seattle
Andrew Kim, Siemens
Dec 6 2010 - 12:00am
"Historical Phonological Strata of the Chinese Tong, Yui, and Liu Rhyme Groups as reflected in Sino-Korean"
Hyokjun Kwon, Korea University
Nov 19 2010 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Savery 130
Graduation and Awards Convocation 2010 Jun 11 2010 - 12:00am Kane Hall
"Why Meter Matters: Reading 20th Century Hindi Poetry from the Perspective of Metrical Structure"
Michael Shapiro, University of Washington
Jun 3 2010 - 3:30pm