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Hillary Langberg Defense: INVOKING THE GODDESS: THE ROLE OF FEMALE DEITIES IN MAHAYANA INDIAN BUDDHISM OF THE MIDDLE PERIOD

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 • 10:00 AM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Hillary Langberg Defense: INVOKING THE GODDESS: THE ROLE OF FEMALE DEITIES IN MAHAYANA INDIAN BUDDHISM OF THE MIDDLE PERIOD

NATSA 2018: The 24th Annual Conference of the North American Taiwan Studies Association

Saturday, May 26, 2018 • 9:00 AM

Glickman Conference Center, UT Campus

NATSA 2018: The 24th Annual Conference of the North American Taiwan Studies Association

NATSA 2018: The 24th Annual Conference of the North American Taiwan Studies Association

Friday, May 25, 2018 • 9:00 AM

Glickman Conference Center, UT Campus

NATSA 2018: The 24th Annual Conference of the North American Taiwan Studies Association

NATSA 2018: The 24th Annual Conference of the North American Taiwan Studies Association

Thursday, May 24, 2018 • 9:00 AM

Glickman Conference Center, UT Campus

NATSA 2018: The 24th Annual Conference of the North American Taiwan Studies Association

Seminar Series: Projit Bihari Mukharji on "Somatonational: The National Body and its Fragments, India c. 1920-1966"

Thursday, May 3, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Seminar Series: Projit Bihari Mukharji on

Dissertation Defense - Kathleen Longwater "APPROACHING DEATH: RESPONSES TO DYING IN TWO SOUTH ASIAN MEDICAL TRADITIONS"

Friday, April 27, 2018 • 2:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Dissertation Defense - Kathleen Longwater

Media Studies Forum 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018 • 9:30 AM

GAR 1.102

Becoming-media: Rethinking Media History in East Asia and Beyond

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Conversations with Renowned Taiwanese Screenwriter/Playwright - Zhan Jun Jie 詹傑

Thursday, April 26, 2018 • 5:00 PM

Winship Building 2.112

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Guest Speaker: Harjant Gill on "Indian Masculinities through Ethnographic Film"

Thursday, April 26, 2018 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Film still from Roots of Love

Media Studies Forum 2018

Thursday, April 26, 2018 • 9:30 AM

SAC 1.118

Becoming-media: Rethinking Media History in East Asia and Beyond

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Conversations with Renowned Taiwanese Screenwriter/Playwright - Zhan Jun Jie 詹傑

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 • 4:30 PM

Winship Building 2.112

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Foreign Service Roundtable Chat with Professor David Firestein

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 • 1:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

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Seminar Series: Thomas Trautmann on "Elephants, Kings and the Environment"

Thursday, April 19, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Seminar Series: Thomas Trautmann on


Urdu Placement Exam

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 • 2:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

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Asian Studies Undergraduate Honors Thesis Presentation Symposium

Friday, April 13, 2018 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Asian Studies Undergraduate Honors Thesis Presentation Symposium

Seminar Series: Soudhamini on "Sruti: Technology as Inspiration"

Thursday, April 12, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Film still from Soudhamini's The Temple Nagaswaram

Asian Studies Majors/Minors Gathering (drop-in)

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Asian Studies Majors/Minors Gathering (drop-in)

Taiwanese investment in China vis-a-vis the Chinese investment in Taiwan

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 • 5:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Taiwanese investment in China vis-a-vis the Chinese investment in Taiwan

Seminar Series: James Mchugh on "Toddy, Punch, and India Pale Ale: Writing a History of Alcohol in Early India"

Thursday, April 5, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Seminar Series: James Mchugh on

Guest Speaker: Jos J.L. Gommans on "Indo-Dutch Entanglements in the Age of Rembrandt"

Thursday, April 5, 2018 • 2:00 PM

GAR 4.100, UT Campus

Guest Speaker: Jos J.L. Gommans on

China Steps Out: Beijing’s Major Power Engagement with the Developing World

Thursday, April 5, 2018 • 12:15 PM

Sid Richardson Hall, Room 3.124

China Steps Out: Beijing’s Major Power Engagement with the Developing World

Welfare State and Transitional Justice: Thinking Through Trouillot's and Yoneyama’s Discussions

Friday, March 30, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

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Seminar Series: Sudipta Sen on "River Ganga and the Crucible of Empires: Warfare, Spoliation and the Making of a Political Icon"

Thursday, March 29, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Seminar Series: Sudipta Sen on

Workshop on ”Buddhist Traces and Early Twentieth-Century Art”

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 • 2:00 PM

Glickman Conference Center (CLA 1.302E), UT Campus

Nicholas Roerich,

Concert: Music by Akshaya Avril Tucker, featuring Hindustani vocalist Saili Oak

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 • 7:30 PM

MRH Bates Recital Hall (2406 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin TX, 78712)

Saili Oak

Seminar Series: Archana Venkatesan on "Fluid Text and Open Boundaries: On Poetry, Experience and Experiments in Translation"

Thursday, March 8, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Seminar Series: Archana Venkatesan on

Explore UT - Japanese Language Program Presents "Yookoso Japan!"

Saturday, March 3, 2018 • 12:00 PM

UT Austin Campus (GAR 2.128)

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Adil Najam on "Climate Change in South Asia: Living in the Age of Adaptation"

Friday, March 2, 2018 • 12:15 PM

LBJ School of Public Affairs, SRH 3.122

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A Conversation with Adil Najam (Dean of the Pardee School, former Vice Chancellor at LUMS)

Friday, March 2, 2018 • 9:00 AM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

A Conversation with Adil Najam (Dean of the Pardee School, former Vice Chancellor at LUMS)

Seminar Series: Ann Grodzins Gold on "Jahazpur Passages: Thinking Through a Rajasthan Market Town"

Thursday, March 1, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Seminar Series: Ann Grodzins Gold on

Role Models, Foreign Friends and Hurt Feelings - Politics of Celebrity in China

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 • 3:30 PM

CLA 1.302E (Glickman Center)

Role Models, Foreign Friends and Hurt Feelings - Politics of Celebrity in China

Contested Embrace: Transborder Membership Politics in Twentieth-Century Korea

Friday, February 23, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Contested Embrace: Transborder Membership Politics in Twentieth-Century Korea

Guest Speaker: Chandan Gowda on "The Way She Saw It: Introducing Gauri Lankesh"

Thursday, February 22, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Guest Speaker: Chandan Gowda on

Guest Speaker: Niko Pfund on “Careers in Book Publishing: What Everyone Needs to Know"

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Guest Speaker: Niko Pfund on “Careers in Book Publishing: What Everyone Needs to Know

Seminar Series: Lisa Mitchell on "Hailing the State: Collective Assembly and the Politics of Recognition in the History of Indian Democracy"

Thursday, February 15, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Seminar Series: Lisa Mitchell on

Seminar Series: Ivette Vargas-O’Bryan on "Negotiating Political Tibetan Medicine, Spirit Diseases and Environmental Spaces"

Thursday, February 8, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Seminar Series: Ivette Vargas-O’Bryan on

Reflections from Padmini’s Palace: Gender, Language, and Desire in Early Modern Hindi

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

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“Setting Fires and Burning Trash”: Fierce Satire, Communalism, and Literary Habitus

Monday, January 29, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

“Setting Fires and Burning Trash”: Fierce Satire, Communalism, and Literary Habitus

"Brazil and 'Modern Japanese Literature'"

Friday, January 26, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus


Seminar Series: Srilata Raman on "Crypto-Christian and Atheist – The Westward Journey of the 17th century Śaivite Poet Tāyumāṉavar"

Thursday, January 25, 2018 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Seminar Series: Srilata Raman on

Rethinking the early modern sant tradition: Sundardas and his poetic discourse

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Rethinking the early modern sant tradition: Sundardas and his poetic discourse

Reading Kinaram: Saint, Poet, Reformer, Enigma

Monday, January 22, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Reading Kinaram:  Saint, Poet, Reformer, Enigma

Guest Speaker: Dipali Mukhopadhyay (Columbia University)

Friday, January 19, 2018 • 9:30 AM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Guest Speaker: Dipali Mukhopadhyay (Columbia University)