Laurel Kendall at UA

A packed room of students and faculty listened and asked questions as Dr. Laurel Kendall, curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, discussed Korean shamans and various issues in their contemporary practices in an Asian Studies lunch discussion. Dr Kendall explained how the designation of shamanic practices as cultural or […]

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Southeast Asian Films

Beyond Rice Paddies, Shadow Puppets, and the Vietnam War: Alternative Views of Southeast Asia through Cinema 8 pm, Riverside Community Center Media Room With Free Thai food! 28 March Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Thailand 2010) 3 April Adrift (Vietnam 2009) 11 April Be With Me (Singapore 2005) 18 April Opera Jawa (Indonesia 2006) […]

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Legends of Bollywood Film Series

Join us once again for the fun and food-filled Riverside Bollywood Film Series. Starting Tuesday, February 7, Honors College, Housing and Residential Life, and Faculty in Residence along with Asian Studies will be presenting the following classic and beloved Bollywood films with free Indian food for your enjoyment: Tues. 7 Feb. – Agneepath (1990) Amitabh […]

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Symposium on India and the US in 2012

India and the U.S. in 2012: International Issues and Perspectives January 30, 2012 Forum Room, Ferguson Center SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 1:30     Symposium Opening Statements and Introductions            Dr. Fran Oneal The Honors College, UA The Forum Room, Ferguson Center 1:45     Featured Speaker:  Dr. Saleem Kidwai Professor of American Studies School of International Studies Jawaharlal Nehru University […]

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