Spring 2011 Events

Chinese Spring Festival Celebration The Spring Festival Celebration, organized by the Association of Chinese Students and Scholars, will be held on Feb 2nd in the Ferguson Center Ball Room.  This is the eve of the Chinese New Year.  It will start at 6:30 pm and will include a Chinese buffet and Chinese cultural performance.  Advanced […]

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Fall 2010 Events

Sampling Asia at Alabama 2010 On Thursday, September 2, close to 150 people came to Woods Quad, behind Manly Hall for an interactive fair to kick off the new semester and introduce students to the variety of activities and learning opportunities at UA.  Activities included a taste of Asian foods, Japanese drums, Korean calligraphy, mehndi, and […]

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Spring 2010 Events

Three Asian Studies Film Series Mondays at 7 pm, Alston Hall 10 Mira Nair Film Series Asian Studies films this semester began with a series of three films by Mira Nair, the international-award winning film director whose films address issues of love, family, culture and identity in transnational Indian communities (pdf). Jan. 25 The Namesake […]

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Fall 2009 Events

Asian Film Series 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 Dr. Nathan Katz, Florida International University, Miami, FL The Department […]

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Spring 2009 Events

Films on Asia Throughout the Spring semester, faculty affiliated with Asian Studies presented a series of films on Asia.  In addition to the films listed on the linked flyer, faculty also showed a three-part series of Mira Nair’s films. Re Caste-ing Women in Nepal Dr. Sangita Rayamajhi, a professor at University in Kathmandu, Nepal, served […]

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