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Talk About Grad School and Japanese Studies

Monday, November 21, 2011 • 5:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

A talk with Will Bridges, former alum and PhD candidate at Princeton



Information Regarding the Urdu Placement Exam

Friday, November 18, 2011 • 3:00 PM

PAR 208


The Five Percenters: Islam, Hip-Hop and the Gods of New York

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 • 6:00 PM

AVAYA Auditorium (ACES 2.302)



Book Launch : Tamil Love Poetry

Friday, November 11, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Fri, November 11th in Gebauer (GEB 3.312) 3:30-5pm

The Five Hundred Short Poems of the Ainkurunuru By Martha Selby


To the Nunnery and Beyond: Becoming a 'Tibetan' Buddhist Nun in Nepal

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 • 12:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Dr. Jessamine Dana, a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Religious Studies and the Center for Women's and Gender Studies at UT-Austin, to give a talk.

To the Nunnery and Beyond: Becoming a 'Tibetan' Buddhist Nun in Nepal

JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching Program) Info Session

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 • 6:00 PM

WEL 2.256

JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching Program) Info Session


The POSCO-India Story: A Teach-In

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)

The POSCO-India Story: A Teach-In

Digital Video for Literature

Saturday, October 29, 2011 • 11:30 AM

Meyerson Conference Room WCH 4.118

Talk with Professor Alexander Huang from George Washington University

Digital Video for Literature

Fall 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Friday, October 28, 2011 • 6:00 PM

Thursday :Gebauer (GEB 3.312) / Friday: AVAYA Auditorium (ACE 2.302)

Bangladeshi Filmmaker Rubaiyat Hossain

Research, Reconstruction, and Breaking Boundaries in the Xiangtangshan Caves Project

Friday, October 28, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Auditorium, Art Building

Talk by Dr. Katherine R. Tsiang, Associate Director, Center for the Art of East Asia, Department of Art History, University of Chicago

Research, Reconstruction, and Breaking Boundaries in the Xiangtangshan Caves Project

The Truth About the Truth Act (Satyakriya)

Thursday, October 27, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

A talk with Stanley Insler, Salisbury Emeritus Professor of Sanskrit and Comparative Philology at Yale University

The Truth About the Truth Act (Satyakriya)

Fall 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Thurs: Gebauer (GEB 3.312) / Friday: AVAYA Auditorium (ACE 2.302)

Rubaiyat Hossain

Historical Background of ‘The Taste of Apples'

Thursday, October 20, 2011 • 3:30 PM

UTC 4.120

Taiwanese author Huang Chunming to give a talk.

Historical Background of ‘The Taste of Apples'

Seminar on Bengali Cinema

Monday, October 17, 2011 • 12:00 PM

WCH 4.118

Audacious Birds Of Dusk: Queer Bengali Cinema


Fall 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, October 13, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)

Fall 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Inseparable: The Story of Chinese Punk Rock

Monday, October 10, 2011 • 6:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Inseparable: The Story of Chinese Punk Rock

Japan Seminar: Specialization and Happiness in Marriage: A U.S.- Japan Comparison

Friday, October 7, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Japan Seminar: Specialization and Happiness in Marriage:  A U.S.- Japan Comparison

40th Annual Southwest Conference on Asian Studies

Friday, September 30, 2011

Trinity University, San Antonio TX


National Book Award Finalist, Karen Tei Yamashita, reading from her novel, I-Hotel

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 • 7:00 PM

The Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, The Connally Banquet Hall at 2110 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX 78712


Golden Jubilee Celebration

Saturday, September 17, 2011

AVAYA Auditorium (ACE 2.302)

Golden Jubilee Celebration


Golden Jubilee Celebration

Friday, September 16, 2011

AVAYA Auditorium (ACE 2.302)


A Reading and Lecture by the Author, Chang-rae Lee

Thursday, September 15, 2011 • 7:30 PM

Joynes Reading Room


Japan Seminar: On Teaching Comparative Catastrophe: Japanese and Jewish Responses to War

Friday, September 9, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room WCH 4.118

The Center for East Asian Studies hosts a talk by Professor Alan Tansman

Japan Seminar: On Teaching Comparative Catastrophe: Japanese and Jewish Responses to War

South Asia Institute's Fall Welcome Reception

Thursday, September 1, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)

South Asia Institute's Fall Welcome Reception

Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze

Friday, May 6, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze

Maestros Jugalbandhi

Sunday, May 1, 2011 • 5:00 PM

South Performing Arts Center, 2150 Cypress Creek Road, Cedar park TX 78613


Hindi Translation Round Table

Friday, April 29, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, April 28, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


The End of LDP Dominance & The Rise of Party-Oriented Politics in Japan

Friday, April 22, 2011 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108

Dr. Ethan Scheiner of UC-Davis to give a talk at the Department of Government

The End of LDP Dominance & The Rise of Party-Oriented Politics in Japan

Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, April 21, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Gautam Premnath, University of California-Berkeley

Bedbugs and Grasshoppers: Translation, Myth and the Becoming of the Nation-State

Monday, April 18, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Bedbugs and Grasshoppers: Translation, Myth and the Becoming of the Nation-State

Urdu Placement

Friday, April 15, 2011 • 3:00 PM

PAR 105


South Asia Institute Alternatives Series

Friday, April 15, 2011 • 1:30 PM

Robert A. Welch Hall (WEL 2.256)

Zoe Sherinian, Associate Professor of ethnomusicology at the University of Oklahoma

Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, April 14, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Mysteries of Kongzhai

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 • 5:00 PM

ART 1.120

Mysteries of Kongzhai

Images of Confucius: Teacher, Statesman, Deity

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 • 12:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Images of Confucius: Teacher, Statesman, Deity

Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, April 7, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Scholarship Deadline

Monday, March 28, 2011

WCH 4.132 (South Asia Institute)


Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, March 24, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

R. Radhakrishnan, University of California-Irvine

Session: Wilson Chair candidate

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 • 11:00 AM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Christopher Candland - Wilson Chair candidate


What is Religious and What is Secular in Premodern Japan?

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 • 2:00 PM

Burdine Hall (BUR) 436A


Muslim Philanthropy and Human Security in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 • 12:00 PM

Batts 5.108


Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, March 10, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Mahboob Afsar Mohammad

Yoga for Cats, Yoga for Dogs: Reflection on Contemporary Yoga Practice

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Yoga for Cats, Yoga for Dogs:  Reflection on Contemporary Yoga Practice

China Seminar: Culture and Citizenship in East Asia: A Historical Perspective

Friday, March 4, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

China Seminar: Culture and Citizenship in East Asia: A Historical Perspective

Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, March 3, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Priyamvada Gopal, Cambridge University

Autobiography is Another Story: "Lives" in Hindi

Friday, February 25, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Rupert Snell gives a job talk at the Department of Asian Studies

Autobiography is Another Story:

Korea Seminar: Christianity and the Transformation of Religion in Korea

Friday, February 18, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Korea Seminar: Christianity and the Transformation of Religion in Korea

Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, February 17, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Neloufer de Mel, University of Colombo

China Seminar: Mind-Body Dualism in Early China: A Large-Scale Corpus Analysis

Monday, February 14, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Professor Edward Slingerland of the University of British Columbia to give a talk

China Seminar: Mind-Body Dualism in Early China: A Large-Scale Corpus Analysis

Texas Asia Conference

Saturday, February 12, 2011 • 9:00 AM

UTC 4.124 (welcome address, all panels, keynote addresses, and closing remarks) and WCH 4.118 (for breakfast and registration)

Texas Asia Conference

Texas Asia Conference

Friday, February 11, 2011 • 8:30 AM

UTC 4.124 (welcome address, all panels, keynote addresses, and closing remarks) and WCH 4.118 (for breakfast and registration)

Texas Asia Conference

Sangeetham

Thursday, February 10, 2011 • 6:00 PM

Flawn Academic Center Auditorium (FAC 21)

Sangeetham

Chinese Language Q&A with James Jackson

Thursday, February 10, 2011 • 4:00 PM

ACES 2.402


FLAS Application Deadline

Monday, February 7, 2011

WCH 4.132 South Asia Institute

FLAS Application Deadline

Film Screening: Pyaasa

Monday, January 31, 2011 • 6:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Film Screening: Pyaasa

Alternatives Series: Film Screening

Monday, January 31, 2011 • 3:00 PM

University of Texas, CMA 5.160 (LBJ Room), Guadalupe and Dean Keeton, Austin

Alternatives Series: Film Screening

Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, January 27, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Mahmud Rahman