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  1. Jan
    28
    Wed
    2015

    1. CTS, Visiting Scholars Lecture Series: Professor Faye Yuan Kleeman, part 2. @ SH 1430
      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

      The Center for Taiwan Studies would like to invite you to attend the talks of Professor Faye Yuan Kleeman from the Visiting Scholars Lecture Series:

      Speaker:

      Faye Yuan Kleeman Professor of Japanese, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Colorado at Boulder

      Lecture Title:

      “(Post) Colonial and the ‘Popular’ — Taiwanese Studies in Comparative Transnational Contexts”

      About the lecture

      Faye Yuan KleemanFaye Yuan Kleeman will be presenting the lecture, “(Post) Coloniality and the “Popular” — Taiwanese Studies in Comparative and Transnational Contexts,” which explores the possibility of transnational cultural studies in (post)colonial East Asia context, with a focus on Taiwan and its cross-cultural interactions with other parts of East Asia.  This lecture investigates issues of gender, ethnicity, and creative expression through poetic, body and fictional languages.  Dr. Kleeman received her Ph.D. in Japanese Languages and Literature from the University of California at Berkeley and is a Professor of Japanese in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

  2. Feb
    1
    Sun
    2015

    1. Movie Screening: The Golden Era @ Isla Vista Theater #1
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      About the Film

      The Golden Era (2014)

      The life of Chinese writer Xiao Hong, from her childhood in the Heilongjiang Province to her final days in Hong Kong’s Repulse Bay. The love of the author’s life, newspaper editor Xiao Jun and the inspiration she drew from him as well as the surrounding literary scene in creating some of China’s most enduring masterpieces is explored against the backdrop of a turbulent time that included the formation of the Chinese Communist government and World War II. Written by China Lion Film Distribution

       

      Please arrive early. Doors will close when the theater is full.

  3. Feb
    2
    Mon
    2015

    1. Confucius Institute Opening Ceremony @ McCune Hall (HSSB 6020)
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      Speakers:

      • Dr. Henry Yang, UCSB Chancellor
      • Dr. Shouxin Li, Shandong University Chairman of the University Council
      • Honorable Jian Liu, Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China in LA

      This event is open to and welcomes the public!

  4. Feb
    3
    Tue
    2015

    1. Confucius Institute, Keynote Lectures @ Alumni Hall
      4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      Lecture 1

      Prof. Kenneth Dean: Globalizing Regions: the Spread of Southeast Chinese Daoist Ritual Traditions to Southeast Asia

      Lecture 2

      Prof. Robert Rogowsky: US-China Trade Policy: Productive Collaboration or Managed Rivalry?

  5. Feb
    27
    Fri
    2015

    1. Conference – Child’s Play: Multisensory Histories of Children and Childhood in Japan and Beyond (all-day)
      Feb 27 – Feb 28
  6. Mar
    5
    Thu
    2015

    1. Screening of HAFU, The Mixed Race Experience w/ Panel Discussion @ Multicultural Center Theater
      4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      hafu“Best Documentary” Award at the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival.

      “It is a heartfelt and deeply human effort to encourage Japan to be an openly multicultural society.”
      - Rob Schwarz, Metropolis

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  7. Mar
    30
    Mon
    2015

    1. Chinese Language Placement Test – Spring 2015 @ HSSB 4080
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Visit the Chinese Language Program website for more information and to sign up for the test. Please fill out the sign-up sheet and send it to Chen-Chuan (Jennifer) Hsu, hsu@eastasian.ucsb.edu.

  8. Apr
    13
    Mon
    2015

    1. Film screening “Us & Them” on Korean Indie rock music @ McCune Conference Room (HSSB 6020)
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      With directors and musicians Stephen Epstein (Victoria University, New Zealand) and Tim Tangherlini (UCLA), David Novak (Music, UCSB) and others.

  9. May
    8
    Fri
    2015

    1. Symposium: “War and Remembrance: Cultural Imprints of Japan’s Samurai Age.” (all-day)
      May 8