Asian Studies

The University of Alabama

Fall 2009 events


ASIAN FILM SERIES

For a complete list of the regular film series movies, download the Film Series flyer (PDF).

In October, the film series focused on Shakespeare in Asia.  For a complete list of the Shakespeare in Asia Film Festival, download the Shakespeare Films flyer (PDF).

LECTURE ON JEWS IN INDIA

Tuesday, November 17, 2009, 7:00 pm, Gorgas Library Room 205 (PDF)

Dr. Nathan Katz, Florida International University, Miami, FL

The Department of Religious Studies will host Dr. Katz as the 2009-2010 Aaron Aronov lecturer.  The Asian Studies Program will be co-sponsoring the visit.

LECTURE ON SUICIDE PROTEST IN SOUTH ASIA

Wednesday, November 19 at 5:00 pm in Gorgas 205 (PDF)

Dr. Simanti Lahiri, Assistant Professor in Political Science at UA will give a lecture for the International Honors Program Advisory Board.  Her lecture “The Motivation and Effectiveness of Suicide Protest in South Asia” will discuss her recent research in India and Sri Lanka.  The lecture is open to the public.