Below are upcoming events either being sponsored by the Asian Studies Program or that may be of interest to Asian students.
Monday, April 15
3:00 p.m., Stone Hall, Room 215
"Sound and Fury in Thai Politics Since 2005"
Presented by Dr. Danny Unger, Associate Professor of Political Science, Northeastern Illinois University
Wednesday, April 17
7:00 p.m., Krannert Auditorium
"Timeless Beauty: A Selection of Japanese Prints & Paintings from the IMA"
Presented by Dr. John Teramoto, Asian curator of the Indianapolis Museum of Art
IMA holds one of the best collections of Japanese paintings from the Edo period in the United States. Dr. Teramoto is a specialist in this field.
Wednesday, April 24
5:00 p.m., Physics 114
"Understanding the Current Crisis on Korean Peninsula"
Hosted by the Purdue Korean Association and the Purdue Korean Faculty Association
Wednesday, May 1 - Saturday, May 4
6th Sino-American Sympoisum: Comparative Literature, Religion, and Society
PMU and cultural events at the Pao Mallett Theatre, PU Archives and Special Collections, and Indianapolis Museum of Art
Featuring a keynote by Howard Goldblatt (Notre Dame, emeritus), the foremost translator of modern and contemporary Chinese literature in the West, perhaps best known for his Anglophone translations of Chinese writer and 2012 Nobel laureate in Literature, Mo Yan; and panels with Chinese and U.S. scholars.
Sponsors: Tsinghua University, Beijing, China and Purdue University's International Programs, Comparative Literature Program, Religious Studies Program, Asian Studies Program, Confucius Institute at Purdue, Visual and Performing Arts-Theater, Center on Religion and Chinese Society, and Purdue Libraries.