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Events Archive

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
"Edo/Tokyo from Asakusa to Azuma: Temple, Theater, Brothel, Buraku"
Edward Fowler, University of California at Irvine
Apr 12 2007 - 12:00am
Contemporary Japanese Author Series
Kirino Natsuo
Apr 9 2007 - 12:00am Simpson Center for the Humanities
“The ‘trembling ghost of Yugao’ in a Ruined Garden”
Paul Atkins, University of Washington
Mar 2 2007 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Communications 226
落語 Rakugo: Traditional Japanese Comic Storytelling
Katsura Koharudanji, Special Advisor For Cultural Exchange, Agency For Cultural Affairs, Japan
Feb 28 2007 - 12:00am
"Translating Classical Urdu Poetry: Problems and Possibilities"
Jameel Ahmad, University of Washington
Feb 22 2007 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Savery 211
"Is Japanese 'made in Japan'?"
Dr. Martine Robbeets, Leiden University
Feb 12 2007 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Suzzallo Library, Allen Library Auditorium
"Ancient Texts and Prehistoric Verbal Structures: The Case for Japonic and Korean"
Dr. Kerri Russell, University of Hawaii
Jan 31 2007 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Suzzallo Library, Allen Library Auditorium
"Parallel Worlds, Stretched Time and Illusory Reality: The Tang Tale 'Du Zichun'"
Carrie Reed, Middlebury College
Jan 30 2007 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Communications 226
"The Path to Kana(da): An Overview of the Earliest Written Evidence for Korean and Japanese"
Dr. Marc Miyake
Jan 23 2007 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Communications 226
"Linguistic Rhythm in Japanese and Korean"
Emily Curtis, University of British Columbia
Dec 5 2006 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm Communications 226
"Inner Asian Words for Paper and Silk"
Jerry Norman, University of Washington (emeritus)
Nov 21 2006 - 7:30pm Walker-Ames Room (Kane 225)
"Impressions of Minbei (Northern Fujian)"
Lin Deng and Ed Lien, University of Washington
Oct 24 2006 - 3:30pm to 5:50pm Communications 226
The 39th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages & Linguistics Sep 14 2006 to Sep 17 2006
Graduate and Awards Convocation 2006 Jun 8 2006 - 12:00am Kane Hall
"The Pleasures of Japanese Poetry"
Professor Edwin Cranston, Harvard University
May 15 2006 - 7:30pm Walker-Ames Room (Kane 225)
"Do "subtle words" convey "praise and blame"? The implications of formal variation in the Chuenchiou records"
Newell Ann Van Auken, Lecturer, University of Washington
May 9 2006 - 3:30pm
"Portrait of a Writer in Tokyo, 1910: Mori Ôgai's Seinen"
D. Cuong O'Neill, University of California, Berkeley
May 1 2006 - 3:30pm Thomson 317
"Modernity in Samurai Films"
Kôno Kensuke, Nihon University, Japanese Literature Visiting Scholar
Apr 25 2006 - 7:30pm Kane Hall 225, Walker-Ames Room
"Chan Buddhism in China Today"
Cris Cyders and Tony Fairbank
Apr 20 2006 - 3:30pm Communications 226
"Writing a (M)other's Lyricism: Okamoto Kanoko during the Rise of Nationalistic Discourses of Motherhood"
Fumiyo Kobayashi, Graduate Student, University of Washington
Apr 4 2006 - 3:30pm Communications 226
"The Transmission of the Uṣṇīṣavijaya-Dhāraṇī"
Kuo Liying, École pratique des Hautes Études
Mar 14 2006 - 3:30pm Communications 226
"Intimate Objects: Material Culture and the Space of Literature in Late Choson Korea"
Jiwon Shin, University of California, Berkeley
Feb 24 2006 - 3:30pm Thomson 134
"Speaking in Tongues: The Cultural Discourses of Multilingualism in Eighteenth-Century South Indian Court Poetry"
Indira Peterson, Mount Holyoke College
Feb 23 2006 - 3:30pm Savery 211
"Modernist Sketches of Tokyo Stations: How Stories of Ordinary Places Recall What History Forgot"
Alisa D. Freedman, University of Oregon
Feb 16 2006 - 3:30pm Communications 226
Contemporary Japanese Author Series
Tawada Yôko
Feb 13 2006 - 12:00am Simpson Center for the Humanities
"In Search of the Words of the Buddha"
Richard Salomon, University of Washington
Jan 26 2006 - 3:30pm Kane Hall 110
"Did 'Moat' End in M? Implications for an Old Chinese Word Family"
Zev Handel, University of Washington
Dec 1 2005 - 3:30pm Thomson Hall 211
"'To be' or Not 'to be': Observations by a Chinese Linguist on Matters of Grammar"
Anne Yue-Hashimoto, University of Washington
Nov 22 2005 - 7:30pm Walker-Ames Room (Kane 225)
"Relics at the Heart of Buddhist Devotion, Art, and History"
Peter Skilling, President, Fragile Palm Leaves Foundation, Bangkok
Nov 17 2005 - 3:30pm Communications 226
"Using Asian Scripts via Unicode in Microsoft Office"
Han-yi Shaw, Microsoft
Oct 27 2005 - 3:30pm Mary Gates Hall 241
"Field notes on Buddhism in Uzbekistan: New Interest in Ancient Sites"
Stefan Baums, PhD. Candidate, Buddhist Studies University of Washington
Oct 11 2005 - 3:30pm Gowen Hall M21
World of Grand Kabuki at the Seattle Asian Art Museum Jun 11 2005 to Jun 12 2005 Seattle Asian Art Museum
Graduate and Awards Convocation 2005 Jun 8 2005 - 12:00am Kane Hall
Two Japanese Short Stories
Ichiji Nanako, Kai Daisuke, Kanai Keiko
May 26 2005 - 12:00am
Sex and Food in the Films of Asia May 22 2005 - 12:00am
"A Project for a Chinese Buddhist Dictionary"
Seishi Karashima, Professor, International Research Institute for Advanced Buddhology, Soka University, Tokyo, Japan
May 18 2005 - 3:30pm Communications 226
"Travels of a Culture: Chinese Poetry and the European Imagination"
Professor Pauline Yu, American Council of Learned Societies
May 11 2005 - 8:00pm Walker-Ames Room (Kane 225)
"Kurosawa in Black and White"
Paul Anderer, Columbia University
May 4 2005 - 12:00am
"Masaoka Shiki and the Appeal of Haiku"
Professor Keiko Kanai, Waseda University
Apr 21 2005 - 12:00am
"Reconstructing the Pronunciation of Old Chinese -- and Beyond"
Zev Handel, University of Washington
Feb 22 2005 - 3:30pm Communications 226
"The New Urdu Ghazal from 1947 to 1970"
C.M. Naim, University of Chicago
Jan 19 2005 - 3:30pm Savery 211
"The Anti-Agent: [ha] in Huangshui Chinese"
Keith Dede, Lewis & Clark College
Jan 5 2005 - 3:30pm Communications 226
"Grammatically Speaking: Linguistics, Literary Criticism, and the Interpretation of Indian Texts"
Michael Shapiro, University of Washington
Nov 23 2004 - 8:00pm Walker-Ames Room (Kane 225)
"Sublime Darkness in Heian Diary Literature"
Sudeshna Sen, University of Utah
Nov 17 2004 - 3:30pm Communications 226
"The Osaka Kannon Pilgrimage and Chikamatsu's 'The Love Suicides at Sonezaki': Text, Context, and Performance"
Michael Brownstein, University of Notre Dame
Oct 21 2004 - 3:30pm Communications 206
"Is Akutagawa Worth Re-Translating?"
Jay Rubin, Harvard University
Oct 7 2004 - 3:30pm Communications 226
Graduate Reception and Awards Ceremony 2004 Jun 11 2004 - 12:00am
"What's 'Lovely' About It? (Korean) Poetry's Appeal and Survival (even in English)"
Professor David McCann, Harvard University
May 12 2004 - 8:00pm Walker-Ames Room (Kane 225)
"Fetishizing a Medieval Japanese Text: Fujiwara no Teika's 'Diary of the Brilliant Moon'"
Paul Atkins, University of Washington
Feb 20 2004 - 3:30pm Communications 226
"Cinema and Urban Renewal in the PRC"
Yomi Braester, University of Washington
Jan 21 2004 - 3:30pm Communications 226