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Lecture by Zelideth Maria Rivas

August 20, 2015

Please join us for the following lecture on Thursday, September 24 5:15-6:15 PM, FedEx GEC, Room 4003, UNC-CH Zelideth Maria Rivas, Assistant Professor of Japanese, Marshall University “Glocal Multiculturalism in Japan: Idol groups, Matsuri, and Festivais” Today’s globalism and cosmopolitanism … Continued

Cine-East: “Always – Sunset on 3rd Street”

January 10, 2014

Screening in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Southeast Conference of the Association for Asian Studies (SEC/AAS), Jan 17-19 Introduced by Simon Partner (History, Duke) Set in a digitally recreated postwar Tokyo (in 1958), Takashi Yamazaki’s Always – Sunset … Continued

Cine-East: “From Up on Poppy Hill”

November 1, 2013

(Goro Miyazaki, 2011, 91 min, Japan, in Japanese with English subtitles, Color, BluRay) With an introduction by Eileen Chow (Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Duke) Goro Miyazaki’s From Up on Poppy Hill was the top-grossing animated film in Japan in 2011, and … Continued

Conference: Bordering the Borderless: Faces of Modern Buddhism in East Asia

September 27, 2013

Duke/Korea University Conference  Bordering the Borderless: Faces of Modern Buddhism in East Asia  Co-organizers: Richard Jaffe and Hwansoo Kim (Duke University, USA), Sungtaek Cho (Korea University, Seoul Korea), and Jin Y. Park (American University, USA)  Sponsors: Duke’s Asian Pacific Studies Institute … Continued