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  1. Week of February 23, 2017

    1. Thursday, February 23, 2017

      1. 2:00 pmAnita Mannur, Miami University
        Lecture: The Tiffin Box and Indian Modernity: Gender, Space and Mobility in Mumbai's Foodscape
        Library 66
    2. Friday, February 24, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmCEAPS Speaker - Michiko Suzuki "Reading Kimono in Text and on Screen: The Case of The Makioka Sisters"
        Foreign Languages Building, 1080 Lucy Ellis Lounge (707 S Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801)
      2. 4:00 pmTavia Nyong'o, African-American Studies/American Studies/Theatre Studies, Yale University
        IPRH "Publics" Event Series: Queer Theory for Dark Times: Entanglements of the Performative
        Third Floor Main Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St, Urbana
  2. Week of February 26, 2017

    1. Monday, February 27, 2017

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLi Zhou (VASP Scholar; Chongqing Technology & Business University)
        VASP Brown Bag - Research on the Labor Relationship - Alerting and Coordinating based on Psychological Contract
        International Studies Building 101 (910 South Fifth Street, Champaign)
    2. Tuesday, February 28, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmNirvana Tanoukhi, University of Wisconsin-Madison
        Lecture: "So, What's Wrong with 'The Relatable' as a Category of Judgment?"
        160 English Building
      2. 4:00 pmDr. Allan E.S. Lumba, Asst. Prof., University of Michigan
        New Histories of Racial Capitalism: The Pacific and Asian America
        AAS Conference Room, 1208 W Nevada St Urbana
  3. Week of March 1, 2017

    1. Wednesday, March 1, 2017

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmAAS Spring Majors and Minors Luncheon
        Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W Nevada, Urbana
    2. Friday, March 3, 2017

      1. All DayOutreach - China: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow Teacher Training Seminar
        March 3, 2017, The Field Museum March 4, 2017, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
      2. 11:00 amLucy Suchman, Professor of Anthropology of Science and Technology, Department of Sociology, Lancaster University
        DESIGN DIALOGUES SPEAKERS SERIES; NCSA COLLOQUIA SERIES - Relocating Innovation: Places and Practices of Future Making
        NCSA Auditorium, 1205 W. Clark Street, Urbana
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmAgnes Sohn (PhD Candidate, Anthropology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
        CEAPS Brown Bag - Future at the periphery: Young adult urban-to-rural migration in South Korea
        Davenport Hall 109A (607 S Mathews Ave, Urbana)
    3. Saturday, March 4, 2017

      1. All DayOutreach - China: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow Teacher Training Seminar
        March 3, 2017, The Field Museum March 4, 2017, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  4. Week of March 5, 2017

    1. Monday, March 6, 2017

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmTim Liao (Professor, Sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign); Esther Peregrine (Silk Raiser & Reeler, Essie's S.E.)
        From Silkworms to Textiles: Japan’s Historical Silk Production Demonstrated with Manual Machinery
        School of Information Sciences 126 (501 E. Daniel Street, Champaign)
    2. Tuesday, March 7, 2017

      1. All DayUIUC - Osaka City University Exchange Symposium
        Foreign Languages Building 1080 - Lucy Ellis Lounge (707 S Mathews Ave, Urbana)
      2. 7:30 pmBarry Lopez (National Book Award winner) and Deke Weaver (Art + Design), moderated by Jane Desmond (Anthropology and Gender and Women's Studies)
        Barry Lopez + Deke Weaver
        Tryon Festival Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin, Urbana
    3. Thursday, March 9, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmChris A. Eng, Chancellor's Post-Doctoral Research Associate
        Separate Camps in Queer of/or Color Critique: The (In)Difference of Asian Labor in Hedwig and the Angry Inch
        Asian American Studies Conference Room, 1208 W Nevada, Urbana
      2. 6:00 pmSouth Korean Millennials: Coming of Age in the 21st Century Film Series: TWENTY
        School of Information Sciences 126 (501 E. Daniel Street, Champaign)
    4. Friday, March 10, 2017

      1. All DayInterdisciplinary Encounters: Exploring Knowledge-Making Across Boundaries
        TBA
    5. Saturday, March 11, 2017

      1. All DayInterdisciplinary Encounters: Exploring Knowledge-Making Across Boundaries
        TBA
  5. Week of March 12, 2017

    1. Tuesday, March 14, 2017

      1. 7:00 pmAsiaLENS - Playing with Fire: Women Actors of Afghanistan
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
    2. Wednesday, March 15, 2017

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLila Sharif, Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies
        Olive Insurrections: Palestinian Survival in a Vanishing Landscape
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      2. 5:30 pmDr. Lisa Lowe, Professor, Tufts University
        Archives, Ports, Museums
        1090 Lincoln Hall
  6. Week of March 26, 2017

    1. Thursday, March 30, 2017

      1. 3:00 pm   See LocationHua Qin (Assistant Professor, Rural Sociology, University of Missouri)
        The Interplay Between Migration and the Environment in China
        Thursday, March 30, 3-4, Parkland Community College; Friday, March 31, 12-1:30, Turner Hall W-121 (1102 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana)
    2. Friday, March 31, 2017

      1. 3:00 pm   See LocationHua Qin (Assistant Professor, Rural Sociology, University of Missouri)
        The Interplay Between Migration and the Environment in China
        Thursday, March 30, 3-4, Parkland Community College; Friday, March 31, 12-1:30, Turner Hall W-121 (1102 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana)
  7. Week of April 2, 2017

    1. Wednesday, April 5, 2017

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmMaryam Kashani, Assistant Professor of Gender and Women's Studies and Asian American Studies
        A Seat at the Table: - Muslim Acts in the American Political Landscape
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 910 S. Fifth St
      2. 4:00 pmDr. Sean Metzger, Assoc. Prof., UCLA
        Signs of the Times, or Rendering Semiotics Fashionable with a Little Help from David Henry Hwang
        AAS Conference Room, 1208 W Nevada, Urbana
    2. Friday, April 7, 2017

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmEunmi Mun (Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
        CEAPS Brown Bag - Change above Glass Ceiling: Corporate Social Responsibility and Gender Diversity in Japanese Firms
        Lincoln Hall 3111 (702 S Wright St, Urbana)
  8. Week of April 9, 2017

    1. Monday, April 10, 2017

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmXiaoyun Wang (VASP Scholar, Xiamen University, China)
        VASP Brown Bag - From Chinese Orthodox Classics to Western Holy Bible
        International Studies Building 101 (910 South Fifth Street, Champaign)
    2. Tuesday, April 11, 2017

      1. 7:00 pmAsiaLENS Film Screening: Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten
        Spurlock Museum Knight Auditorium (600 S. Gregory St., Urbana)
    3. Wednesday, April 12, 2017

      1. 5:00 pmNatasha Trethewey, 19th Poet Laureate of the US, 2012-2014
        Poetry Reading: Natasha Trethewey
        Ballroom, Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Ave, Urbana
    4. Thursday, April 13, 2017

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmKorean Scholar-in-Residence - Jae Kyung Lee (Ewha Women’s University, South Korea)
        Foreign Languages Building 1080/Lucy Ellis Lounge (707 S Mathews Ave, Urbana)
    5. Friday, April 14, 2017

      1. 2:00 pmJillian Hernandez (Ethnic Studies/Critical Gender Studies, University of California, San Diego); Ashon Crawley (Ethnic Studies, University of California, Riverside)
        Symposium: Public Spaces: The Art and Sound of Displacement
        IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth floor, 919 W. Illinois St, Urbana
  9. Week of April 16, 2017

    1. Wednesday, April 19, 2017

      1. 6:00 pmSouth Korean Millennials: Coming of Age in the 21st Century Film Series "YOU CALL IT PASSION"
        School of Information Sciences 126 (501 E. Daniel Street, Champaign)
  10. Week of April 23, 2017

    1. Friday, April 28, 2017

      1. 3:00 pmNicole Constable (Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh)
        CEAPS Speaker and CAS/MillerComm Lecture Series - Nicole Constable "Migratory Surveillance and Strategic Resistance in Hong Kong"
        Spurlock Museum Knight Auditorium (600 South Gregory, Urbana)
  11. Week of May 1, 2017

    1. Monday, May 1, 2017

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFumitoshi Yoshizawa (VASP Scholar, Niigata University of International and Information Studies, Japan)
        VASP Brown Bag - The Colonial Responsibility in Japan-ROK Relations after 1965 and the US
        International Studies Building 101 (910 South Fifth Street, Champaign)

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