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Friday, August 25, 2017

    • All Day
    • Foreign Languages Building

    The Japanese and Korean placement tests will be held Friday, August 25, 2017, in the Foreign Languages Building. Please see the link below for times and locations and to register for the tests: https://apps.atlas.illinois.edu/FormBuilderSurvey/Survey/LAS/SLCL/japanese_korean_placement_test/

    • 12:00 pm
    • Room G20 Foreign Languages Building

    August 25, 2017 Foreign Language Placement Exams for Japanese and Korean offered by the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. Important: please bring your University I-Card to the test site. Proctors will check I-Cards as students arrive to take the test. Test Times and Locations: - Japanese is at 12:00 pm in room G20 Foreign Languages Building - Kore

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    • 3:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum Knight Auditorium (600 S. Gregory Street, Urbana)

    In PEOPLE ARE THE SKY, director Dai Sil Kim-Gibson makes a pilgrimage to her place of birth in North Korea for the first time in nearly 70 years, to explore if it is still home. Kim-Gibson is the first Korean-American filmmaker to be given official permission by the North Korean government to film inside its borders. Post-screening Q&A with filmmaker in person.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

    • 3:00
    • Spurlock Museum Knight Auditorium (600 S. Gregory Street, Urbana)

    The Apology follows the personal journeys of three former "comfort women" who were among the 200,000 girls and young women kidnapped and forced into military sexual slavery by the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

    • 6:00 pm
    • 126 School of Information Sciences

    Helpless is a 2012 South Korean psychological thriller written and directed by Byun Young-joo based on the bestselling novel “Kasha” by Japanese writer Miyuki Miyabe.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Lucy Ellis Lounge - 1080 Foreign Language Building (707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana)

    Xiaohui Zhang (PhD Candidate, EALC) presents his essay on Natsume Sōseki’s kanshi of 1916 and the writer's pursuit of the Dao toward the end of his life. Contextualized in both the turbulence of Meiji Japan (1868-1912) and the Chinese poetic and philosophical traditions, this piece offers a comprehensive overview of the thematic and formal features of Sōseki’s 1916 kanshi.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017