Gandhi film screening

Academy Award Winning Biopic Gandhi (1982) will be screened at 7.30pm, Thursday, April 11th in the TV Room, Riverside Community Center. Come to learn about the Indian freedom fighter and to enjoy some Indian food. This event is generously sponsored by The Honors College and Housing and Residential Communities. Please contact Faculty in Residence Amy […]

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Negotiating the Japanese Postmodern Identity Lecture and Film Series

The UA Japan Club and the Asian Studies Program present “Negotiating the Japanese Postmodern Identity” Lecture and Film Series on 3 Monday nights in April. The lectures (April 4 and 18 only) will be at 5:30 pm in Smith Hall 205. The film screenings (Apr 4, 11, and 18) will be at 7:00. Japanese food will […]

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Tibetan Hamlet

On Wednesday, March 9th, 7pm in tenHoor room 125, the History Club and Phi Alpha Theta will host a film with a scholarly introduction. The event is entitled “Remembering Empires, Performing Nations, Shakespeare Style: Negotiating Imperial Histories, Modernity and Tibetan Hamlet in Sherwood Hu’s The Prince of the Himalayas” (China, 2006). See poster here. The […]

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Riverside Bollywood Film Festival

The Asian Studies Program is a co-sponsor for this semester’s Bollywood Film Festival at the Riverside Community Center in Riverside Dormitories (  All films are open to students, faculty and staff, and free food is provided. Tuesday, Feb. 15, 7pm – Black (2005) An inspiring story of a young woman (Rani Mukherji) born without vision, […]

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Concert in Birmingham

Liu Fang, an internationally acclaimed Chinese-Canadian musician, will perform Chinese classical music on the pipa (lute) and guzheng (zither).  The concert is a ticketed event (with discount tickets for students) at the Virginia Samford Theater in Birmingham on April 3 at 2 pm.  The Alabama Asian Cultures Foundation is sponsoring this performance. […]

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